An over sized scary Toyota Land Cruiser Parado? The 2014 Lexus GX 460 is a tough resilient, but classic Japanese luxury SUV. This well rounded SUV manages to look fierce on the outside, but really delicate on the inside. It does suffice the roll of a Land cruiser when it comes to supreme off-roading. But wait a minute, what makes it deserve a different title?
Well, this big SUV isn’t a spaceship per se but it does offer so much technology and comfort which might qualify it for one, and on the downside it is pretty heavy too. Lexus offers this neat SUV as an alternative to the already great Toyota Land Cruiser with some extra luxury equipment and creature comfort features which make you feel at home, just the thought of having my couch travel with me on long journeys makes me smile.. Yes, those seats are pretty comfy to say the least.
The interior of the 2014 Lexus GX 460 provides more than enough comfort for a family of five, and all the baggage they intend to bring on board. The cabin theme spells luxury throughout and is very well put together, which makes the driver feel at home both on the pavement and off-road.
Well, the 2014 Lexus GX 460 has some neat utilities under its belt, especially the durable hardware that powers this beast. Thanks to its adaptive suspension (with three selectable modes) and its sports adaptive stabilizer bars, that work in minimizing body lean in corners, and providing maximum suspension travel while off-roading. A lot of you Lexus and Toyota fans know about the Crawl Control function which lets The 2014 Lexus GX 460 slide down a descending hill, by modulating the throttle and braking input to control the speed and the vehicle on both an ascending and a descending hill. But most of these feature come at a price, as The 2014 Lexus GX 460 weighs a staggering 2268 KG.
The engine that moves this beast is a wonderful 4.6 Liter V8 which can tow up to 2700 KG’s. This stunning engine produces 301 hp and 329 lp-ft of torque delivered via a 6-speed automatic transmission, unfortunately no manual transmission is going to be available. Although the engine is kind of under-powered, compared to most of the 2014 Lexus GX460 competitors, it does manage to provide great crawling abilities thanks to its high tech off-roading skills and.
Now, some of you may dare to mention the Range Rover, and how it fares off against this sand battering luxury SUV. But we all know it stands no chance in the face of this amazing off-roader in terms of durability, and sand bashing talents. We have grown to like both the Toyota and Lexus SUV ranges, and would most likely welcome any new offering from the giants.