News of the Baby Jogger City Select LUX first broke back in 2016 but the pushchair has finally arrived in the UK now. We went to check it out at the launch event - and it looks like it was worth the wait!
Based on the classic Baby Jogger City Select but with a whole host of new features, including some parent and child-friendly innovations that got us really excited, the LUX is designed to cater to your growing family as its needs evolve.
The pushchair comes in single mode with an RRP of £669.99 but a second seat can be purchased separately to transform it into a tandem buggy in a couple of clicks. Indeed, with a carrycot kit, car seat adaptors, the Glide Board and - wait for it - a really nifty bench seat available, there are more than 20 possible configurations to provide the right solution for up to three children.
The bench seat is a moulded seat with a similar feel to a swing seat that clips onto the pushchair in front of the handlebar and includes a three-point harness and foot board to keep your not-quite-so-little one safely contained and comfortable when their legs get tired or you need to keep them close, but with the sense of being more grown-up.
The other innovation that gets a huge parenting thumbs-up is the fact that the pushchair can be set up with siblings facing one another. While the seats are obviously at staggered heights, there is no huge difference so your twins or baby and toddler can enjoy true interaction as they travel.
Whether you're travelling with one or two little ones, the amount of accompanying paraphernalia is always impressive, so we were pleased to see that the City Select LUX not only has an extremely generous luggage basket but the option of an additional deep Shopping Tote (with shoulder strap) that can be attached to the pushchair in three different places to suit your configuration.
Anyone who lives on a hill or regularly has to negotiate one with a laden buggy will also appreciate the hand-operated decelerating brake that is fitted to the City Select LUX, in addition to the parking brake.
We'll be taking a more detailed look at the Baby Jogger City Select LUX soon with an independent in-depth review, so keep an eye on Pushchair Expert!