Lexus is a subdivision of Toyota which is a Japanese automobile manufacturing company. The Lexus division is mainly known for making high-quality luxury vehicles which are marketed all over the world in nearly 70 countries. Recently, speculations are on air that the automaker may roll out its latest model of 2018 Lexus GX 460. The new model will feature slight modifications and it will go against rivals like Jeep Grand Cherokee, VW Touareg, Acura MDX, etc.
2018 Lexus GX 460: Interior, Available features:
Interiors of this model will be Lexus exclusive, crisp and classy. Superior designing has been implemented on each and every corner in the interior of this car. The front seats will provide plenty of comforts and there will be captain’s chairs option for the middle row. The third row will be suitable for the kinds.
As for available features, the model should again come in two trim levels. The base models will include 18-inch alloy wheels, automatic LED headlights, dual-zone climate control, power steering wheel, power front seats, driver memory setting, etc. On the tech side, it will include 8-inch touchscreen infotainment interface, HD and satellite radio, strong sound system, Siri Eyes Free, etc. However, the base model will also offer options that include heated and ventilated front seats, leather upholstery, heated steering wheel, tri-zone automatic climate control, navigation, etc.
The top trim will include all available options plus adaptive suspension, upgraded upholstery, unique trim inserts, premium sound system, etc.
For the safety of passengers, the models will include active systems such as forward collision warning, blind-spot monitors, rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning, etc.
From the visual point of view, the 2018 Lexus GX 460 will feature a strong and solid look that won’t stray far from the current version. The model will feature large spindle grille which will dominate on model’s front end. There will also be attractive LED headlights adorned with L-shaped accents. Sculpted fenders will also add to its look.
Some reliable blogs speak about Toyota Sequoia redesign if this comes true we can expect some big changes on the GX model also.
Engine of 2018 Lexus GX 460
2018 Lexus GX 460 should house a 4.6-liter V8 engine. It will be capable of developing around 300 HP of power and around 330 lb-ft of torque. An upgraded 6-speed automatic transmission gearbox will work with this engine.
The model will come with the standard full-time all-wheel drive system. This system includes a dual range transfer case and provides the strong off-road capability. However, the new GX 460 will also provide pleasant on-road cursing thanks to the available adaptive suspension.
2018 Lexus GX 460: Release Date and Price
The 2018 Lexus GX 460 should be available in all the showrooms by the last half of this year. It will have pricing of nearly $53,000 for its base version.