The modular nature of Lexus GX is one among the most profitable of this range of SUVs produced. Sharing an on-body frame with Land Cruiser Prado and 4Runner, 2018 Lexus GX rumors flood automobile enthusiasts and potential buyer alike. Improvements regarding powertrain and technology enhancements are expected along with other significant changes.
The currently available model was launched in 2009 and Lexus is keen to develop its premium SUV to make it lighter and faster. This fourth generation GX is claimed to be sensationally designed for the premium customer and provides them an impetus over the smaller RX models.
2018 Lexus GX Specs
2018 Lexus GX rumors suggest that it might house a 4.6 liters V8 engine which is capable of producing 300 HP and 330 lb-ft of torque. Lexus combines a 6-speed auto transmission designed for improved fuel efficiency. Lexus has promised an improved acceleration to the tune of 0-60 mph in a scant 7.5 seconds.
The new GX is rumored to release turbocharged versions of the existing engine intended to consume less fuel. In addition to that, Lexus is also expected to come up with hybrid engines for GX though it is not yet officially confirmed. New GX is supposed to give 17 mpg in the city and 20 mpg on the highway.
2018 Lexus GX rumors for its exterior
Lexus is not keen on transforming GX’s exterior. Instead, it has tried to improve the existing body with modern fittings and a lighter chassis. The new GX gets a minor facelift with raised bumpers and larger grilles sporting company logo in the middle. The kinetic Dynamic-Suspension aims to improve off-road qualities. Crawl control system seeks to keep this vehicle stable with robust traction control when sloping up or down.
Rough mounted spoiler provides better dynamics providing more power to the vehicle. Angular taillights and stretched concept inspired headlamps add more visibility than its current version.
Lexus GX rumors 2018 has it that 460 trim has enhanced classier looks from the inside with spacious legroom, leather upholstered seats and foldable back seats. The dashboard has been modified with a sleeker design and wooden finish.
Lexus promises complete entertainment to the passengers with Mark-Levinson surround speaker system for the higher trims. High definition touchscreen ensures all round entertainment with separate screens in back seats as well. New installments in dashboard include improved communication assist in wooden polish.
Anti-collision and lane departure monitoring systems aim to provide more security. Other safety features include child safety and emergency systems. Rear seats are 8 way powered adjustable and heat controlled. Air conditioning has been improved keeping in mind maximum comfort.
The Lexus GX rumors 2018 exceed customer’s expectations for to-be-announced RX-L. With a smaller engine and lesser towing capabilities RX-L fails to impress customer in need for speed and comfort. The Grand Crossover from Lexus takes on Acura MDX in terms of a bigger engine and larger in dimensions, costing a bit higher.
Pricing and Expected Release Date
2018 Lexus GX rumors are on that it might be released by 2017 end or early 2018. It can burn a hole to the tune of $50,000 for base model and up to $70,000 for top end.