Once again Lexus Company is preparing a redesign of its well known SUV with great towing abilities and excellent interior space. It is 2017 Lexus GX.
Design of exterior
The brand new 2017 Lexus GX will appear with elegant exterior styling, new modern features and luxurious cabin. This seven seater will be very popular on the market after its release, especially among families. It will most likely continue to ride on the same platform as Toyota Land Cruiser Prado. We can also expect some weight reduction in order to make it more fuel efficient, and to improve general performance of the vehicle. Speaking of the exterior design, new Lexus should get many refreshments all over the body. On the front end, some of the changes will be revised spindle grille, large headlamps equipped with latest LED technology and new bumper. The air intakes will be redesigned and will look aggressive. All over the body, we will notice nice chrome details. The taillights will be large and wide and will get LED lighting as well.
2017 Lexus GX design of interior
The interior of 2017 Lexus GX will be in the top of the class. The cabin is nicely designed, quiet, very well built and equipped with modern features. The seats are comfortable and upholstered in leather. The interior is spacious and provides great head and leg room. When it comes to equipment, it will come standard with a rearview camera, audio system with nine speakers, Bluetooth, USB, a sunroof etc. We can expect many other modern standard and optional features.
Engine and acceleration
Under the hood of 2017 Lexus GX should be powered with a 4.6-liter V8 engine. This engine will be able to produce 301 horsepower. It will be paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. It will be able to reach 60 mph in 7.8 seconds. As for the fuel economy, it is rated at 15 mpg in the city, 20 mpg on the highway and 17 mpg combined.
Release date and price
According to the rumors, 2017 Lexus GX should appear on the market sometime during 2016, probably in the end of the same year. As for the price, it is estimated to be around $50,000. However, the information is not yet confirmed.