The new 2018 Lexus GX will be among the best selling models that Lexus has manufactured till date. However, this is because the SUV has the great combination of style, engineering, performance, and luxury all assimilated in one.
The SUVs across the world are becoming more and more stylish with each passing day with the ladder-frame vanishing gradually. Only a few SUVs today have that frame and the 2018 Lexus GX is one of them along with the Toyota Land Cruiser.
2018 Lexus GX – More Aerodynamic Shape
The changes have been implemented in both the interior and exterior of the 2018 Lexus GX. The new SUV is expected to have a car-like chassis, which will make the car light in weight but strong and tough at the same time. The traditional styling cues will still be there in the SUV crossover. However, the previous models of the Lexus GX were very boxy and rectangular.
The current 2018 Lexus GX is expected to have more aerodynamic shape. The Lexus is developing a new design language and this is excellently implemented in the SUV crossover. The giant spindle grille that covers the front fascia of the vehicle gives it a bold and masculine look and appearance. Furthermore, the Lexus logo is placed strategically right in the center of the grille. The headlights in the crossover are excellently styled and so are the fog lights. The taillights have slight vertical orientation. All the lights in the crossover run on LED technology.
After the exterior, it is time to focus on the interior of 2018 Lexus GX. The cabin of this crossover SUV can accommodate 7 people comfortably. This vehicle also has abundant leg space and head space for comfortable traveling. The 3rd row of the seat can be folded for making extra room for luggage and cargo. The seats are covered in premium quality leather, making them soft and extremely comfortable. However, the seats are 8-way power adjustable. The wooden trim on the dashboard, door panels, and steering wheel make the interiors look extremely classy and sophisticated.
Advanced Safety and Security Features
The 2018 Lexus GX is equipped with some of the best technologically advanced safety and security features. These features provide safety not only to the driver but also to the passengers traveling in the SUV in the case of some unfortunate accidents.
Some safety and security features that need special mention include airbags for each passenger and driver (side airbags and head airbags), traction control, stability control, anti-lock brakes, brake assist, child safety locks, engine immobilizer, various kinds of sensors, security system etc. Its higher trims might contain some additional safety and security features but the ones mentioned are there right in the base level SUV.
Other fascinating features that make the SUV interior also include high range entertainment system with HD quality touchscreen display, 3D navigation display on the screen, entertainment system in rear seats with dual DVD screens, Mark Levinson 17-speaker sound system for excellent audio quality etc.
Engine and Transmission
The 2018 Lexus GX will be powered by an excellent drive train. The engine that will keep the SUV crossover running is a 4.6-liter V-8 engine. Furthermore, the engine has the capacity of producing 301 HP of energy @5500 rpm. The torque produced by the engine is 329 lbs-feet. With 4-wheel drive, the engine of the SUV is coupled to the 6-speed automatic transmission.
Price and Availability
The pricing of 2018 Lexus GX will start from somewhere around $50,000; while the higher trims will reach to the extent of $70,000.
There is no clear news regarding the debut of the 2018 Lexus GX in the market. As per speculations in the market, it is estimated that the crossover SUV will be available towards the end of 2017 or latest by early 2018.
Summing it up
On the whole, the 2018 Lexus GX is expected to be an excellent SUV crossover, which can give stiff competition to other SUVs in the market. Along with offering luxurious accommodation to people, this vehicle flaunts amazing style and poise to impress any car lover.