The GX 460 is one of the most extravagant SUV from Lexus who are always known for their high quality automotive. The GX 460 premium SUV that is loaded with true off-road capability. Currently this Company is working on Lexus GX 460 2017 model which will be redesigned model and they are planning to launch this model in 2016. This time Lexus will rectify all the deficiency that was present in the previous version and will satisfy its customer with high performance. Like other top end SUV model the new 2017 Lexus GX 460 will be loaded with high-class amenities and upgraded components.
2017 Lexus GX 460 – Brief History:
This is a mid-size luxury SUV that was first launched in 2002 as a 2003 model. During this 14 year, Lexus has launched two generation of this model but this new 2017 Lexus GX won’t be a part of this model. According to some rumors this model will carry the same outlook although it would undergo some cosmetic makeover. Lexus is focusing on the unit body design of this model so that it performance and look get enhanced. This model is ideal for family member or buyers who are looking for a decent looking SUV with sophisticated interior.
Experts are suggesting that its outer surface will be designed in such a way that it can attract buyers just by outlook. Lexus will upgrade the engine specification which will increase the performance, efficiency and mileage of the SUV by large margin. Previous model of GX 460 has many similarities with Toyota Land Cruiser Prado SUV but this 2017 model is expected to boast a different outlook mainly due to its body structure. This can be stated as the unique and remarkable thing in this facelift. They have focused more on appearance this time which is pretty much understood from above.
The 2017 Lexus GX 460 is a very well-known model in the mid-size luxury SUV segment but it is always under stiff competition from other model in this segment. According to experts GX 460 might outplay other models with its new design and performance figure. Lexus is targeting those buyers who are looking to buy an elegant and high performance family car. It’s new EPA rating might boost up its sales rate in the market although exact road test rating is still unknown.
2017 Lexus GX 460 – Exterior Modification:
The 2017 Lexus GX 460 will attract a lot of buyers with its subtle curves and lavish design. Some rumor has suggested that its platform will be upgraded which is expected to improve the performance of the car. Lexus will reduce the overall curb weight which will ensure better fuel efficiency.
Some body parts will be upgraded that include restyled front grille, updated LED headlamp with enhance visibility range, sleek bumper, improved aerodynamics, large air intake panel, improved LED tail light, 20 inch improved wheel etc. Apart from this it will also equip all kind safety equipment that is standard in most of the SUV models of Lexus.
This new 2017 Lexus GX 460 will be fully furnished with top of the earth furnishing along with modern technical gadgets. The dashboard will be modified with new infotainment system, updated audio system, USB, 4G LTE feature, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth etc. Interior will also feature wood and high-end leather upholstery. Bigger wheelbase will provide better leg and head space in the cabin along with large cargo area.
2017 Lexus GX 460 – Engine Specification and Fuel Economy:
It will be powered by a 4.6 liter V-8 engine which has the capability to produce 301 HP and 329 lb-ft. This engine is expected to be coupled with a six speed automatic transmission although Lexus haven’t confirmed this detail. The 2017 Lexus GX 460 will use Dual Variable Valve Timing system which enhance will enhance the fuel economy by large margin and the EPA rating will go around 20 mpg in city roads and 25 mpg on highways.
Expected Price and Availability in the Market:
Base price of 2017 Lexus GX 460 is likely to stay around $50,000 and price of other variants will increase gradually. Top model of this car might cost around $70,000 and all these model will hit the showroom by the mid of 2016.