The 2014 Lexus GX 460 made its debut at the Frankfurt Auto in Germany show just a couple of days ago.
It was one of the cars that many car enthusiasts have been waiting to see. Lexus promises an exciting new design for this GX model.
|Vehicle Type: SUV||Base Price: $53,795|
|Fuel Tank Capacity: 23 gals (87 L)||MPG: 15 city / 20 hwy|
|Length: 189.2 in. (480.5 cm)||Wheel Base: 109.8 in. (279 cm)|
|Height: 74.2 in. (188.5 cm)||Width: 74.2 in. (188.5 cm)|
|Curb Weight: 5128 lbs (2326 kg)||Ground Clearance: 8.1 in. (20.5 cm)|
|Luggage Capacity: 64.7 cu ft*||Maximum Seating: 7 people|
|Engine: 4.6 Liter V8 VVT-i||Compression Ratio: 10.2: 1|
|Horsepower: 301 HP||Max RPM: 5500 RPM|
|Torque: 329 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm||Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic ECT-i|
|0-60 mph: 7.8 seconds||Tow Capacity: 6500 lbs** (2948 kgs)|
* Maximum Cargo capacity
** With tow hitch
The new six-speed Electronically Controlled Transmission is something that Lexus is incorporating in all the new models. It comes with a powerful 4.6-liter V8 engine that gives out 301 horse power at 5,500 rpm.
The new model is a pleasure to drive. It includes Adaptable Air Suspension as well as a Blind Spot Monitor. The safety features in this 2014 GX460 model have been enhanced with the driver in mind.
It includes the standard ten airbags and pre-collision control. It also delivers trail driving capability, making its off-road performance exceptional.
Exterior & Interior
The new Lexus GX460, as promised, underwent a whole new face lift. It features a new grill with standard LED headlamps as well as daytime running lights. It also received a number of enhancements on the inside and is more spacious than ever.
This new model has a new touch-screen display located in the center console and has a lot of techie features which were not available in the last year's model.
The new 2014 Lexus GX 460 gives drivers more options when it comes to the premium and entry-level packages. It is perfect for drivers who want to get their hands on a fully capable SUV.
There are new features added to make this vehicle very attractive. These includes things like three zone climate control, heated and ventilated seats, intuitive parking assistant and a navigation system with a back-up monitor.