2016 Lexus GX 460 release date, review
2016 Lexus GX is a widely awaited car that is set to take the world by storm in the upcoming year. This seven seater SUV will be based on a new platform and will boast of a structure developed in Uni-body style. Apart from changes in body design, there shall also be various improvements in its interiors and performance to power ratio. 2016 Lexus GX would also have better fuel efficiency. Further exciting news is the availability of various colours like silver, mica, metallic brown, star fire and classic black.
2016 Lexus GX: Redesign Exterior and Interior
It comes to us as quite a surprise that the company has done so much to bring such radical changes to the car’s exterior visuals. The 2016 Lexus GX will foremost be lighter in weight due to change in its platform, thus leading to better fuel consumption rates. This car will also get extended in length and, as a result, will get more cabin space. Overall, the car has been designed to resemble an aggressive body line, which has been accomplished by featuring a modified grille design, sleeker air intakes and bolder grille. Both front and rear lights are to be equipped with LED thus lending a touch of elegance to the otherwise aggressive appearance. It will ride on 20 inch alloy wheels making this car ideal for on and off-road driving.
Inside of new Lexus GX, there will be increased cabin space that can comfortably seat seven passengers while providing ample head and legroom. There will also be comfortable seats covered with leather along with an additional option for heat control on higher trim models. It will also have a high on utility dashboard that features a 5 inch centre control touch screen that will allow the user to control a selection of safety and infotainment tools.
Technological features include Navigation system, high-end stereo, triple-zone climate control, and connectivity tools such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Other additional tools will be available on premium trim models as revealed by the company.
2016 Lexus GX: Engine and Fuel Economy
The new Lexus GX will be powered by a 4.6 litre V8 engine that will be capable of producing a maximum of 310 hp and 300 lb-ft of torque. This standard engine model will be paired with an 8-speed auto transmission and come on both front wheel and all-wheel drive options. This powerful engine will make this vehicle a better performer than its predecessor and also excel in better fuel economy. According to official stats, this car will return on an average 18 mpg on city drive and 25 mpg on the highway. There are also rumours that a hybrid variant might become available sometime later than its release.
2016 Lexus GX: Release Date and Price
Contrary to popular expectations, 2016 Lexus GX would be priced at a humble $ 53 000 for the standard version, and go reasonably high for advanced trim levels. Even though there are no official statements yet regarding release, the 2016 Lexus GX might go on sale during later period of 2015 or in the early months of 2016.