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Old 10-31-12, 10:53 AM   #1
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Default New Lexus Models - A Hybrid: NX300h; and a Turbo, NX200t "revealed"

Toyota Motor Corporation applied On October 15, 2012 for the trademarks NX300h and NX200t in United States and Canada for use in association with automobiles and structural parts thereof.

United States Trademark Application No. 85754116 for NX200t.

United States Trademark Application No. 85754176 for NX300h.

Canadian Trade-Mark Application No. 1598147 for NX200t.

Canadian Trade-Mark Application No. 1598148 for NX300h.
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Old 10-31-12, 10:58 AM   #2
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Damn! I wanted IX!

IX-IS

GX-GS

LX-LS
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Old 10-31-12, 11:06 AM   #3
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so thats first application of new Turbo? Cool :-)
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Old 10-31-12, 11:08 AM   #4
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Will the NX hybrid be the LF-CC or a CUV?

Edit: Since it includes a X in the designation it will most likely be a CUV...
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Old 10-31-12, 11:12 AM   #5
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n Monday, October 15, 2012, an european community trademark registration was filed for LEXUS NX200t by Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha (also trading as TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION) 1, Toyota-cho, Toyota-shi, Aichi-ken JP 471-8571. The OHIM has given the LEXUS NX200t trademark application number of . The current status of this trademark filing is Application under examination. The correspondent listed for LEXUS NX200t is KUHNEN & WACKER PATENT- UND RECHTSANWALTSBÜRO of Prinz-Ludwig-Str. 40A, Freising, DE 85354 . The LEXUS NX200t trademark is filed in the category of Vehicles and Products for locomotion by land, air or water
europe too.
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Old 10-31-12, 11:13 AM   #6
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Will the NX hybrid be the LF-CC or a CUV?

Edit: Since it includes a X in the designation it will most likely be a CUV...
small suv, aka lexus version of rav4.
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Not surprised by the name change from the speculated "CX". There was no way CX would fly with Mazda that already has the CX-5. After hearing the 2017 expectation date, I'm surprised to see things moving along faster with a trademark filing.
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small suv, aka lexus version of rav4.
Interesting, so that vehicle is due within the 6-30 months for sure then, as all Lexus trademarks have been filed within that time frame. The GS460 trademark was filed as early as November 2004 and that barely got introduced in 2007. The IS200 was an all-new model in March 1999 and got filed in November '97, so I'm guessing a similar pattern for the NX with an early 2014 on sale date.
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Old 10-31-12, 05:51 PM   #8
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Not surprised by the name change from the speculated "CX". There was no way CX would fly with Mazda that already has the CX-5. After hearing the 2017 expectation date, I'm surprised to see things moving along faster with a trademark filing.

Interesting, so that vehicle is due within the 6-30 months for sure then, as all Lexus trademarks have been filed within that time frame. The GS460 trademark was filed as early as November 2004 and that barely got introduced in 2007. The IS200 was an all-new model in March 1999 and got filed in November '97, so I'm guessing a similar pattern for the NX with an early 2014 on sale date.
Toyota said that vehicle with 2.0T is coming out in 2014... so this must be it.
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exciting news!! 2013/14 can't come soon enough
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I was also hoping for IX to go with GX and LX, which also goes with GS and LS.
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I'm curious what the N will stand for.

RX - Recreational Crossover
GX - Grand Crossover
LX - Luxurious Crossover

NX - Newest Crossover?
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I'm curious what the N will stand for.

RX - Recreational Crossover
GX - Grand Crossover
LX - Luxurious Crossover

NX - Newest Crossover?
The X stands for Cross Country, not crossover.
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The X stands for Cross Country, not crossover.
You are correct. On the Lexus of Australia website it does state cross country as oppose to crossover. I guess in the U.S. we tend to use crossover.
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I'm curious what the N will stand for.

RX - Recreational Crossover
GX - Grand Crossover
LX - Luxurious Crossover

NX - Newest Crossover?
Next Generation Crossover/Cross Country? :-
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Damn! I wanted IX!

IX-IS

GX-GS

LX-LS
Just think of it as a smaller RX, which has no sedan name equivalent.

I think this will be a hot, sporty, small crossover just like the CT is a hot little hatchback, especially with that turbo!
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