Lexus GX 460 2018

In the Russian market, European cars such as Audi, Mercedes, BMW and others traditionally enjoy great demand in the premium segment. However, the Japanese premium is used by our drivers in fairly high demand. No exception is the Lexus brand, whose cars are popular with the wealthy part of our population. Not so long ago, there were rumors on the Web that the company would refuse to release a Lexus GX 460, but new photos of the 2018 model are increasingly appearing on the Internet. So what will it be?

Lexus GX 460 2018 front

Exterior

New 2018-2019 Lexus GX model in design is not much different from the previous generation, although its appearance has become more aggressive due to the sharp bends of the side stamping. The main innovation is the fact that the body of the SUV began to weigh less, this is a direct consequence of the use of new materials. This innovation had a positive effect on the car’s handling. The changes also affected the front optics, in particular, Lexus will receive improved LED optics, which will allow the driver to see small details on the road even in the most impenetrable darkness.Concerningdimensionscar, then insider data is different. Some of them argue that the dimensions have slightly increased, and the other part, on the contrary, reports on maintaining the size of the dimensions at the same level, namely:

  • car length is 4880 millimeters;
  • width - 1890 millimeters;
  • height - 1850 millimeters;
  • clearance - 215 mm.

Lexus GX 460 2018 left

In addition to optics, there are other changes in the front of the car, in particular the shape of the bonnet and chrome false grille. According to sources, the car will be sold in 8 colors.

Lexus GX 460 2018 interior

The car will be offered to customers to choose from in 4 colors:

  • beige;
  • the black;
  • brown;
  • gray brown

Luxury car add an insert of mahogany.

Lexus GX 460 2018 interior

As a finishing material, the new GX460 will initially offer its customers leather. It is noteworthy that passengers in the back rows will have something to do: you can watch movies or play games thanks to the screens built into the rear seats. In total, the GX 460 has three rows of seats, for each row, thanks to a special air conditioning system, you can select a separate temperature mode.

Pay attention to the front panel. The developers decided to split it horizontally into two parts with a beam, with ventilation built into it and a clock in the center.

Separately, it should be noted multimedia system: according to sources, it will work without complaints.

The system will be controlled via an 8-inch screen. The GX460 will have a surround sound audio system - this effect will be achieved using 9 speakers in the base and 17 speakers in the maximum configuration.

The navigation system in the new SUV will be built. It will appear in the form of a sliding screen with a sensor. An SUV, like other cars of this class, will be very safe: there will be a huge number of electronic assistants, passive and active safety systems on board, and the number of airbags will be 10.

Additionally, the basic equipment will be equipped with heated seats, ventilation of the driver’s and passenger’s seats of the first row, parking sensors, a panoramic sunroof, and electronic adjustment of not only the seats and the steering wheel, but also the pedal assembly.

Lexus GX 460 2018 interior

Specifications

As an engine, potential customers are offered exclusively petrol (for sure it will be equipped with a turbine) an engine of 4.6 liters. The engine consists of 8 cylinders and 32 valves.PowerThis unit will be 296 horsepower, and torque - about 483 Nm. It is noteworthy that with such a large engine volume the car will be quite economical - on the highway at high speeds its appetite will be about 4-5 liters per hundred kilometers. It is recommended to refuel the car with gasoline with an octane rating of 95 or higher, i.e. it will correspond to the Euro-4 class. Acceleration to 100 km / h will take only 8.3 seconds, the maximum speed is limited to 175 km / h. A 6-speed automatic with electronic control is offered as a transmission.

Lexus GX 460 2018 engine

The beginning of sales in Russia and the price

It will be possible to buy a car in Russia at the end of 2017, while sales in Japan will traditionally begin in spring. It will be sold in 5 trim levels - from the base Standard to the top Luxury. The price of Lexus GX 460 2018 in the basic configuration will be from 3 100 000 rubles, the maximum modification of the car will reach 4 800 000 rubles. The car will certainly be in demand.

Lexus GX 460 2018 on the road

Conclusion

Thus, the Lexus GX 460 2018 will outwardly become somewhat more aggressive due to the new optics, the shape of the false grille and side stamping, however, the car will not lose its solidity. Its exact size is not yet known, the sources contradict each other.

Inside, the car will still be comfortable (thanks to a powerful multimedia system, comfortable seats, advanced climate control) and safe (a huge number of electronic assistants and 10 airbags). The engine is proposed engine capacity of 4.6 liters and a capacity of 296 horsepower. It is worth noting that, despite the rather large volume, on the highway the engine will consume only 4.5 liters of gasoline. You should expect the car at the end of 2017, while the price of the basic configuration will be about3.1 million rubles.



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