Lexus still offers some SUVs designed in traditional manner. One of those models is GX 460. It is a mid-size luxury SUV, which was originally launched in 2002, as 2003 year model. During this period, we saw two generations of it and, according to the latest reports, this state will remain for some more time. The most of these reports claim that 2017 Lexus GX 460 will come with the pretty much same characteristics as current model. We will have to wait for some more time to see a third-generation model.
2017 Lexus GX 460 specs
This model offers something that is not so easy to find nowadays. It is a mid-size luxury SUV, which is characterized by excellent abilities in many aspects and some of those is an off-road drive. Unlike most of the modern vehicles, 2017 Lexus GX 460 will continue to ride on traditional body-on-frame structure, which provides excellent performances in all types of drives. With perfect balance between comfort, luxury and refinement on the one and toughness on the other side, this excellent SUV still attracts many drivers.
This model will probably come without any bigger change, which means that it will basically come same as refreshed model that came two years ago. This mid-cycle update included adaptation to the new design language, so we will see company’s new spindle grille on the 2017 Lexus GX 460 too. The only changes that we can expect for new model are about new standard features and similar stuff. Rest of the vehicle remains the same.
2017 Lexus GX 460 engine
For excellent performances you need a mighty engine. The 2017 Lexus GX 460 will be powered by the same 4.6 liter V8 engine, which will have an output of 301 horsepower and 329 pound-feet of torque. Beside huge amount of power, this engine is also characterized by great economy. Thanks to the advanced systems like Dual Variable Valve Timing which provides better fuel economy and ultra-low emission rating, 2017 GX 460 will have an average fuel consumption rating around 17 mpg, which is great result, it we consider the size of an engine. It will be paired with 6-speed automatic transmission.
2017 Lexus GX 460 release date
Well, it is still early to predict some more precise date, but it is pretty much for sure that 2017 Lexus GX 460 will come later next year.