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The more luxurious Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series is officially coming soon! 2022 Lexus LX to take LC300 to new 4x4 heights

The fourth-generation Lexus LX will be based on the soon-to-be-released Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series.

Lexus has confirmed when its version of the highly anticipated Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series, the fourth-generation LX, will be revealed.

The new LX will make its big debut on October 14 at 3:30am (AEDT), when it will officially put its luxurious spin on the LC300, which is already facing delivery wait times of up to 12 months ahead of its imminent release.

Apart from the above teaser image that gives us a glimpse of the LX’s tailgate - featuring badging that confirms a petrol-powered LX600 variant - Lexus hasn’t released any other information on the 4x4 upper-large SUV.

As reported, though, we already know the LX will enter Australian showrooms by the end of first quarter of next year, with it set to be the third of four new models being launched locally in the next six months.

And, of course, the LX rumour mill has gone into overdrive following the related LC300’s reveal, with key differences under the bonnet widely expected.

For reference, the LC300 will be internationally available with 227kW/700Nm 3.3-litre diesel and 305kW/650Nm 3.5-litre petrol twin-turbo V6s from its arrival.

Meanwhile, the next LX has been tipped to offer Lexus’ new 4.0-litre twin-turbo petrol V8, with Spanish forum Cochespias recently publishing an alleged screenshot of a leaked internal document, which lists the aforementioned LX600 nameplate and yet-to-be-seen VJA310R engine code.

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That said, the LX600 badge could instead be worn by the LC300’s petrol engine, while the LX500d moniker has been suggested by some to be used by its diesel unit.

Then there’s the case of the LX750h ‘self-charging’ hybrid, which Japanese publication Creative Trend recently claimed is on the way, with it set to pair the LC300’s petrol engine with at least one electric motor for combined outputs of 358kW/870Nm.

Naturally, time will tell how closely the LX follows the LC300 formula, so stay tuned.