2021 Lexus UX, NX And RX Crafted Editions Bring Extra Gear And Services To Aussie Customers

Lexus has launched the Crafted Edition for a trio of its SUVs Down Under, namely the UX, NX and RX, all of which get the Encore Platinum Owner Benefits program as standard.

The program brings eight valet parking vouchers at certain shopping centers and unlocks the Lexus on Demand, a feature that allows owners to hop inside another Lexus, such as the RX L, LX 570 and LS, for up to eight days, or the RC F and LC for the weekend.

2021 Lexus UX Crafted Edition

Defined by the dark chrome accents on the grille, black trim for the headlamp surrounds, grille, side marker lamps, mirror casings and roof rails, the UX 200 Crafted Edition sits on black 18-inch alloy wheels.

It also features puddle lamps, moon roof, exclusive black and blue interior trim with light grey stitching, head-up display, 10.3-inch infotainment, sat-nav, smartphone integration, wireless charging pad, heated front seats with power adjustment, climate control, power tailgate, and keyless entry and go.

The Lexus Safety System+ is also standard, and power comes from a 126 kW (171 PS / 169 HP) 2.0-liter petrol engine that’s hooked up to a CVT and front-wheel drive.

2021 Nexus NX Crafted Edition

Boasting a similar makeover to the UX, the NX Crafted Edition features black exterior detailing, 18-inch wheels, illuminated scuff plates, moonroof, smart keycard entry, panoramic-view monitor, 10-speaker audio, 10.3-inch multimedia display, smartphone integration, and several other gizmos.

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The Lexus Safety System+ is included as well, bringing Pre-Collision Safety with night and day pedestrian and daytime cyclist detection, Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Radar Active Cruise Control, Lane Trace Assist, Road Sign Assist and Automatic High Beams.

This model is offered with two engines, a 175 kW (238 PS / 235 HP) 2.0-liter turbo-four petrol, and a 147 kW (200 PS / 197 HP) 2.5-liter hybrid, both with front- or all-wheel drive.

2021 Lexus RX Crafted Edition

The RX Crafted Edition comes with black exterior accents, 20-inch wheels, a 12.3-inch touchscreen display inside, sat-nav, voice control, smartphone integration, premium audio, power front seats, dual-zone climate control and so on. The Safety System+ bundle of driver assistance gear is also included.

Power is supplied by a 175 kW (238 PS / 235 HP) 2.0-liter turbo-four in the RX 300 and a 221 kW (300 PS / 296 HP) 3.5-liter V6 in the RX 350 Luxury.

Pricing for the UX 200 Crafted Edition starts at AU$55,075 (US$43,334), while the NX 300 2WD Crafted Edition is available from AU$61,500 (US$48,390). The RX 300 and RX 350 will set buyers back at least AU$76,886 (US$60,496) and AU$86,136 (US$67,774) respectively.

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