The first-generation Lexus GX was unveiled at the 2002 North American International Auto Show. It was fitted with a 4.7-liter, 32 valve engine. In 2009, the redesigned second generation was introduced at the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition. Aside from an upgrade in its exterior, the cabin received contemporary changes that provide an added comfort to its riders.
In 2013, the Japanese premium carmaker released a refined Lexus GX bearing the company’s acclaimed grille design. Through the years, more improvements were made to satisfy the demand of fans and new followers.
In 2019, the Lexus GX 460 was made available in the Philippines.
The Lexus GX 460 measures 4,880mm long, 1,885mm wide, and 1,845mm tall. Its gorgeous front is styled with the famous spindle grille, three-eyed Bi-beam LED headlamps with an auto-leveling function, and LED daytime running lights. Its robust structure is made graceful with dramatic curves and lines. It is affixed with a pair of LED side turn signal lamps, illuminated side step, flared wheel arches, side skirts, a roof rail, and a power moonroof with one-touch mode and jam protection system. Its rear features a back door glass hatch and combination taillights. Supporting its athletic physique is a set of sturdy 18-inch alloy wheels.
The cabin of the Lexus GX 460 is spacious and luxurious filled with leather and wood trimmings. Highlights include the power tilt and telescopic steering wheel, an easy to read and redesigned instrument cluster, charging outlet at the rear, eight-way power-adjusted seats, and power lumbar support for the driver and front passenger seat.
Technology & Safety Features
The Lexus GX 460 is fitted with an 8-inch display electro multi-vision system that shows the status of your fuel economy, air conditioner settings, a navigation system, and more.
In terms of safety, the crossover is packed with safety features such as a generous number of SRS airbags, an anti-lock braking system, brake assist, electronic brakeforce distribution, vehicle stability control, traction control, sensors for clearance and reverse, active traction control, and rain-sensing wipers.
Platform & Chassis
The Lexus GX 460 is a four-wheel-drive crossover built with Double Wishbone suspension at the front with coil springs, shock absorbers with gas, and a stabilizer bar. Its rear is fitted with a four-link type with a lateral rod, air springs, shock absorbers with gas, and a stabilizer bar.
Engine & Drivetrain
The Lexus GX 460 is powered by a 4.6-liter V8 32 Valve Dual VVT-I engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. It is capable of producing 292 horsepower with a torque of 438 Newton meters.