The internet has been buzzing with hype regarding the new 2016 Lexus GX 460 everywhere around the globe. Everyone is anticipating to hear what the seven seater family Sport Utility vehicle is up to. In this review you’ll find out more about the release date, engine specs, design changes and more!

2016 Lexus GX 460
2016 Lexus GX 460

This SUV is expected to come with a body casing developed in a Uni-body design that will host several improvements related to its visuals, performance and fuel economy. The auto makers have also promised a variety of color palettes such as, Star Fire, Silver, Metallic Brown, Mica and Classic Brown.

The new 2016 Lexus GX 460 will also weigh lighter in comparison to the previous model due to the extensive use of aluminium in the car’s core architecture. The following review will provide you with exclusive updates regarding what to expect from the new vehicle.

Exterior

What comes to us as a surprise is the amount of radical changes the car has undergone. The car’s dimensions have been increased in relation to the current model. It will be longer thus creating more interior space for passenger’s heads and legs.

2016 Lexus GX 460 front
2016 Lexus GX 460 front

It will come with sharp air intakes and a redesigned grille that will lend it an aggressive appearance to its anterior side. The car will also use LED technology for the first time on both its headlights and taillights.

2016 Lexus GX 460 rear
2016 Lexus GX 460 rear

The massive car will be supported by a large wheel base made possible by the 20” alloy wheels. This will add to its aggressive quotient and will improve both handling and driveability on any terrain.

2016 Lexus GX 460 – Interior Redesign

The interior of the 2016 Lexus GX 460, on the other hand, will come with loads of security and infotainment features that the current model in the market lacks. The seats will be redesigned and will be wrapped in fine quality leather with an option of heat control on higher trim versions.

2016 Lexus GX 460 interior
2016 Lexus GX 460 interior

Its dashboard will feature a 5” touchscreen display from where the driver will have absolute control to unleash a plethora of entertainment tools that will offer passengers an enjoyable experience.

Enhanced technologies to be made available include satellite navigation, high end audio system, triple zone climate control, and Bluetooth or Wi-Fi connectivity solutions.

Engine Specs

Under the hood of the enormous 2016 Lexus GX 460 is a standard 4.6L V8 engine that will deliver up to 310 hp and 330 pounds of torque. This car will make the car very powerful than any of its predecessors and will return better gas mileage as well. More details in this Youtube video:

The EPA estimated ratings are 25/18 mpg in the highway/city. The engine will most likely be paired to either an eight-speed or a six speed automatic transmission system. Unconfirmed news allege that the new car will be offered with both front and all-wheel drive.

2016 Lexus GX 460 price and release date

The new 2016 Lexus GX 460 will be made available with a reasonable price tag of $53,000 for the base version and increasing accordingly for upper trim versions. Rumours allege that the new 2016 Lexus GX 460 will be available in the market towards the close of this year.