The 2017 Lexus GX will be the last body on frame since the other vehicles will have a uni-body design with an objective of reducing the total weight by 20%. This modern crossover will have both on and off-road capabilities. One of the primary aspects of this vehicle that are more prominent is the attractive and powerful exterior look facilitated by various exterior features. The interior is equipped with different state of the art features which are meant to make it comfortable despite being an off-road vehicle. Furthermore, the engine is also anticipated to be sufficiently powerful and has high fuel economy just like many modern vehicles.
2017 Lexus GX – Exterior and Interior Design
This 2017 Lexus GX is endowed with a unique look which is perfect for an off-road vehicle and also makes the vehicle appear elegant. On the front area there is a bulkier bumper which is vital in enhancing the powerful look of this vehicle. This bumper has a steel shield that protects it from rocks while on rock rails. The grille of this vehicle has anew shape compared to the previous models and as a result this new vehicle looks more elegant. There are also standard LED head lights which not only reduce power consumption of the vehicle, but also increase visibility while driving in places with poor visibility. On the side, this 2017 Lexus GX has steel shields that are integrated with the skirts with an objective of protecting the body. The rear area has sleeker tail lights which provide the vehicle with a unique and sharper look. This powerful vehicle comes with off-road rims and all terrain tires which work together with the upgraded suspension to improve driving dynamics especially on off-road terrains.
Even though the 2017 Lexus GX is more suited for off-road driving, luxury and convenience on the interior have not been neglected. The comfort is facilitated by having spacious seats that are covered using fine cow hide and use the heating technology to increase comfort. The length of this vehicle has been increased by a few inches compared to its predecessor and as a result there is more space on the interior including cargo space. There is also a modern dual zone climate control which is useful in regulating temperatures on the interior. Entertainment is provided through an improved infotainment unit that works with a total on ten speakers. One can also enjoy a variety of connection options including smart phone connectivity, wireless Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB ports and GPRS. The dashboard of this vehicle has also gone through some upgrading including rearranging of the various buttons and knobs to make this dashboard friendlier and more interactive. Technology is applied on the steering wheel to make it more sensitive. Another area where technology is applied is on the windows which can open automatically and there is also a keyless starting system.
2017 Lexus GX – Engine and Performance
This 2017 Lexus GX will begetting its power from a 4.6 V8 unit that has the ability to produce an optimum power of 310 HP and 329 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated with a six speed automatic transmission and is available in all wheel drive. This unit has a fuel economy of 16 mpg on city and 25 mpg on the highways. The engine can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in six point five seconds and has a top speed of 165 mph.
2017 Lexus GX – Release Date and Price
The 2017 Lexus GX is anticipated to be available for sale during the last half of 2016 and its base price is anticipated to be about $ 49, 000.