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7 Celebrities That Own The Lexus LX570

Lexus LX 570

On April 4, 2007, Lexus debuted the LX 570 (2008 model year) at the New York International Auto Show.

The Lexus LX570 is a full-size luxury SUV. It is the third-generation of the LX range of SUVs. 





The LX570 is based heavily on the long-running Toyota Land Cruiser SUVs. The gigantic SUV is available as a two-row SUV with seating for five or a three-row that can carry eight passengers.

The LX has a V8 engine powertrain, a welded steel unibody shell combined with full-size steel ladder frame (body-on-frame construction). The LX570 can seat eight passengers. It has a 5.7 L  V8 engine. The Power output is 383 hp with 546 N⋅m (403 lb-ft) of torque.

The more powerful engine helps give an increased towing capacity of up to 3,900 kg. The LX in the name stands for “Luxury Crossover”.

The Lexus LX 570 is an excellent machine for driving through urban jungles such as Lagos

The LX 570 doesn’t come cheap. The current cost of a Lexus LX 570 is in the neighbourhood of N50 million depending on the model year.

 

7 Nigerian Celebrities  Who Own The Lexus LX 570

The Lexus LX 570 is the leading and most luxurious SUV for the Lexus brand. This king in the Lexus lineup is yet another hot cake for our Nigerian Celebrities. In this article, we highlight seven Nigerian celebs who cruise, or in some case, once cruised around town, in their LX570.





E-money

E-Money whose real name is Emeka Okonkwo is the younger brother of pop artiste KCee. He is known for a lifestyle of opulence. E-Money is the boss of Five Star Music which houses his older brother KCee.

On September 28, 2016, E-Money defiled the recession in the country at the time when he acquired the 2017 Lexus LX 570.

Tonto Dikeh

On October 2016, controversial actress, Tonto Dikeh, announced on Instagram that her then-husband, Churchill Olakunle, had gifted her a new 2017 Lexus LX570.

At the time, the 2017 Lexus LX570, had a price of N60 Million in Nigeria. In the Instagram post, she heaped praises on her husband for bestowing the car upon her.

The ownership of the car would later become one of the subjects of contention during their infamous split. It was later reported that she sold the SUV without her ex-husband’s consent.

 

Chris Ubosi

Chris Ubosi is the chairman of three (3) radio stations in Nigeria: Classic FM 97.3, The Beat 99.9FM and Naija FM 102.7. On December 12, 2016, he turned 50 years old. He got a Lexus LX 570 as a surprise birthday present from his wife, Ijeoma Ubosi.

 

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The current Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu uses several official cars. Besides an armoured Range-Rover Sentinel SUV, he also uses a Lexus LX570 SUV.

The cost of a Lexus LX 570 is in the neighbourhood of N50 million. However, the armoured variant (which we assume is the one used by the Lagos State Governor) should come with a price tag of about N120 million.

 

Comedian AY

On July 2019, popular comedian and showbiz impresario –Ayo Makun, famously known as AY,  took delivery of two vehicles. Reportedly, the vehicles were a 10th Year Wedding Anniversary gift for himself and his wife, Mabel.  One of the vehicles was a Lexus LX570.

Don Jazzy

Michael Collins Ajereh, better known as Don Jazzy, is a Nigerian record producer, singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur.

The co-founder of the defunct record label Mo’ Hits Records and CEO of Mavins Records owns a Lexus 570. Several of his social media photos were taken by the SUV. This previous generation LX570 which currently comes with an average cost of N20 million is still loved by many.

 

Dabota Lawson

On February 7, 2020, actress and ex-beauty queen, Dabota Lawson, announced her acquisition of a luxury Lexus LX 570 SUV. She made the announcement on Instagram.

The luxury SUV cost the Ex-Miss Nigeria UK, about ₦40 million.

 





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  1. Joseph Daniels

    March 18, 2020 at 08:09

    Your research is incomplete. I have one.

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