Supreme All-Terrain Luxury
In just over a decade Lexus has developed an undisputed reputation for building award-winning luxury SUVs of exceptional quality, durability and comfort. Now, benefiting from this extensive experience, comes the seven-seat GX460. Developed from the ground up as a ‘Dual Concept’ vehicle—to be equally at home on- or off-road—and tested on the world’s roughest terrain, this muscular Lexus SUV offers incredible power, safety, roominess and flexibility. Fusing off-road prowess with the on-road refinement of a Lexus sedan and fitted with an ultra-smooth, hand-assembled V8 gasoline engine, the GX460 gives you the freedom to go almost anywhere.
Combining futuristic design cues with formidable off-road strength, the stunning GX460 offers all the classic space of a large and powerful SUV. Exuding dynamism and making full use of an impressive wheelbase, its commanding yet reassuring profile gives a very resolute impression. Viewed from the front, the dynamic low-set ‘spindle grille’ with the three-dimensional form of the horizontal bars of the upper grille and the honeycomb of the lower grille emphasizes the bold robust stance. The distinctive low beam LED headlamps and iconic L-shaped LED DRL (Daytime Running Lamp) provide a refined touch. From the side, the vehicle’s lines and side protection moldings add a wedged and streamlined aspect, again hinting at its athletic and versatile capability, underscored by beautiful 18-inch alloy wheels. At the rear, LED lamp clusters round off the GX460’s exquisite Lexus styling, while the back door also features a practical, lifting glass hatch.
The GX460 is one of most capable 4WD vehicles ever built. At its heart is a full-time 4WD system that gives maximum traction on slippery surfaces like snow, mud and ice, while a rugged new TORSEN® LSD (Limited Slip Differential) automatically directs power to the wheels that need it most. In addition, to ensure that as many wheels as possible stay in contact with the ground, Lexus developed an electronically modulated KDSS (Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System). When driving off-road, KDSS virtually disconnects the front and rear stabilizer bars so each wheel can apply traction independently to cope with very rough terrain.
The GX460 is available with the bespoke Mark Levinson Premium Surround Sound System (Optional), which is among the finest in-car entertainment systems available today. Supplying 5.1-channel audio, the key to its superlative 330 watt performance is 17 speakers, each one custom-engineered for its acoustic location within the cabin. Together with the 8-inch EMV (Electro Multi-Vision) display, it offers a complete home theater experience that incorporates an in-dash DVD player, and 2 USB ports/mini-jack for an iPod® or other media player. The GX460 is also available with a rear seat entertainment system (Optional) which features 7-inch screens mounted in the back of the front seat headrests.
The GX460 has been engineered to achieve class-leading safety performance. High tensile steel has been used throughout to produce a stiff structure that is very effective at absorbing energy in a collision. The GX460 also features ten SRS airbags as standard, including front seat SRS knee airbags and SRS side airbags in the outboard second row seats. The driver’s and front passenger’s seats also feature WIL (Whiplash Injury Lessening) concept and Active Headrest, to help minimize the risk of neck injuries in low speed rear-end collisions.