The 2018 Lexus GX 460 review speaks a lot of the elevated standards that has set for itself and its competitors and continuously adheres to. Keeping with its norm of creating new designs for style and comfort, Lexus is launching the new luxury sports utility vehicle. Known for its high-quality products, the latest entrant in the luxury SUV market is sure to turn heads.
2018 Lexus GX 460 – Exterior and Interior Changes
Though the SUV resembles models from other manufacturers available in the market, a closer look definitely brings out the differences. This one has a more aggressive look and redesigning the exterior makes it more appealing. There are more color options that customers can now choose out of. The new body-on-casing enables a rougher ride protecting the exteriors.
The head lights, tail lights, and fog lights work on LED technology making the beast brighter to look at from a distance as well. The grill has been given a more assertive look to match with the slightly broader tires. Which is now said to be around 21 inches wide. Adding to the entire get up is a spoiler that is mounted on the back side of the roof.
The interiors have been designed to look more suave and sophisticated. The instrument board is made of leather, carbon fiber, or wood making the entire effect look classy and elegant. There are three rows of seats, that 10-way power-propelled. Designed ergonomically and placed adequately to offer ample leg room for seven to eight adults. An improved sliding mechanism has been installed with the seats to ensure that they can be folded comfortable to create more space if required. The steering wheel is made of cow-hide leather.
With a moon roof, nine-speaker sound system, high definition and satellite radio, blue tooth, USB ports, automatic atmosphere control, rearview camera, voice control system, and an infotainment framework with an 8-inch touchscreen, this model has been upgraded with the best luxury and safety features that Lexus has to offer.
2018 Lexus GX 460 – Engine Performance
The engine is powerful and built with a 4.6-liter V8 unit. It can generate a torque of 330 pounds per feet with 300 hp. It boasts of a 6-speed automatic transmission that will reduce fuel consumption from before. Is said to have a pickup speed that can reach 0 to 60 mph in 7.5 seconds and can run around 15 mpg in the city to 20 mpg on the highway.
2018 Lexus GX 460 – Release Date and Price
There is a lot of speculation on how much the 2018 Lexus GX 460 is going to cost the customer. The car will come out in three types, the base, the premium, and the luxury. The base model is definitely going to be in the north of $50,000. The high-end models are speculated to be anywhere between $65,000 or $70,000. A luxury SUV that is a direct competitor to the Toyota Fortuner or the Land Cruiser is undeniably going to be expensive.
Though Lexus has not announced any tentative timelines for the release. The 2018 Lexus GX 460 is expected to hit the streets by the end of 2017 or the first quarter of 2018.