Lexus has revealed first details of the new-generation 2010 GX 460 luxury SUV, the US brother of new Toyota Land Cruiser. The new 7-seater SUV is powered by a new 32-valve DOHC 4.6-litre V8 engine with aluminium alloy cylinder heads and obstruct, as well as dual Variable Valve Timing with Intelligence (VVT-i). It is more athletic, more able and quieter than the old 4.7-litre it replaces.
The most powerful engine is 221kW (301hp) and acme torque is 446Nm (329 lb-ft) made at 3,500rpm. Driving all four wheels is a 6-speed automatic transmission. The Lexus GX 460 retains the GX 470′s 6,500-lb. Designers did not stray far-off they’re proven styling formula. The car is directly recognisable and skin a three-bar front grille with chrome surround, integrated front fog lamps, low-profile roof rails and operation embark courtesy lamps.
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