2018 Lexus GX 460 Review and Performance
Hearing that new 2018 Lexus GX 460 made us wonder what they will change on him because his current version is still quite young. Previous, current version of GX was released in 2016 which means this new generation will be released in less than 2 years. That means something will definitely be changed, at least refreshed. We can`t wait to see him and because of that, we`ve created small review about what we can expect from new 2018 Lexus GX 460 as one of the most popular upcoming SUV.
2018 Lexus GX 460 Exterior and Interior
Size and overall style of 2018 Lexus GX 460 is exactly the same as before. When it comes to the some details changes, we must say that all of those which will happen will make him look more modern. Also, Lexus ensured us that the customers will have way more exterior color options than before. Headlights are the same as before just with slightly sharper edges on the part where they`re finishing. Fog lights, again in the L-shape are slightly bigger than before. Of course, all the lights will be updated with newly developed lamps. Grille remained that spectacular look that made Lexus famous previous few years. Wheels on which new 2018 Lexus GX 460 will be placed will be larger than before. Probably 21.0-inches wide this time. New spoilers are added on the back of new GX 460 which will be the biggest difference on the back of this crossover. Everything else, including taillights and exhaustion pipes, will remain the same as before. Rear glass is a bit larger than before as well.
Cabin of new 2018 Lexus GX 460 will remain it`s stunning look and classy design. You already know that most of the materials will be top class. There won`t be plastic used inside new GX 460 at all. Instrument board, for example, will be made using only leather, wood and carbon fiber. This time, mostly white leather color will be used. Thanks to more effort of the Lexus`s designers and engineers, even though new 2018 Lexus GX 460 will remain the same size as before, it`s going to offer more room for the passengers. Seats will have slightly different style and design. Now, a bit better sides support will be offered. Heating and cooling options in the seats will be included again. Focus for new 2018 Lexus GX 460 will be turned to the safety functions this time. There will be some newly installed ones: all-around view camera, emergency braking, parking sensors all around the vehicle, blind spot alert, emergency service provisions and child safety among many others.
2018 Lexus GX 460 Engine
At the moment, we are only aware about one engine unit for new 2018 Lexus GX 460. That will be 4.6-liter V8 unit. This engine can develop 300 horsepower and torque amount of 330 lb/ft as maximum amount. 6-speed automatic transmission system will be paired to this engine and we expect it to reduce fuel consumption a bit. Official estimations still aren`t ready but some unofficial are telling that could be 15/20 mpg city/highway. Using this kind of automatic transmission system and this kind of engine, new GX 460 can reach from 0-60 mph in only 7.5 seconds which is small but significant improvement.
2018 Lexus GX 460 Price and Release Date
Starting price for new 2018 Lexus GX 460 can`t be under $51.000. When it comes to some more demanding trim levels, it`s going to be over $65.000. Release date is still unsure but we expect it to be around the beginning of February 2018.