Innovation never stops at Lexus. It seems as if engineers lose sleep over even the smallest details; and that is why the new Lexus GX 460 is gaining plush amenities and technology. Starting off with comfort, the windshield and all side glass is now sound insulated. A new Premium plus package includes Amazon Alexa, a heated wood steering wheel, and a 17-speaker Mark Levinson system with 4 USB ports.
Their flagship 7-passenger SUV retains the 4.6-liter V8 rated at 301 horsepower and 329 lb-ft of torque. This gives it a towing capacity of 6,500 lbs thanks to the standard Trailer Sway Control system. Gray Sapele wood and brushed aluminum coddle you while a 3-zone climate control keeps the family happy. The latest is safety includes pre-collision warning with automatic braking, lane departure alert, intelligent high beams, and dynamic radar cruise control.
One option you must have is KDSS, it incorporates a sway-bar disconnect with hydraulic accumulators at each corner. They are linked to constantly move fluid to keep the SUV level on steep terrain. It is not unlike what McLaren does for their Super Series cars. A full-time 4WD system uses a TORSEN center differential to lock the power output at 40:60 front to rear. If you need more, it can be locked at 50:50 and you can select 3:1 low range in the transfer case. This enables crawl control to maintain a climb up aggressive grades. The front and rear differentials are “Virtually Locked by the computer modulating the brake calipers, this saves fuel in every situation by not having lockers inside the ring gears. Click the button below to learn more and stay with us for all your Lexus news.