Lexus has introduced an all-new, second-generation Lexus GX 460 luxury utility vehicle for 2010 that is more powerful, more efficient, quieter and more luxurious than the Lexus GX 470 model it replaces. The 2010 GX 460 achieves all of these significant developments while its 10 standard airbags and the available Pre-Collision System help enhance safety.
Positioned between the brand's LX 570 premium luxury utility vehicle and unibody-based Lexus RX models, the 2010 Lexus GX 460 combines "right sized" midsize packaging with family-friendly comfort and premium craftsmanship. The Lexus GX 460 has a standard seven-passenger configuration. Once again built with rugged body-on-frame construction, the 2010 Lexus GX 460 is also equipped with full-time four-wheel drive and the advanced Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System (KDSS) to help provide both exceptional on-road ride and handling and true off-road capability.
The 2010 Lexus GX 460 is powered by an all-new 4.6-liter V8 that is both more powerful and more efficient than the 4.7-liter V8 it replaces. The new engine produces 301 horsepower and 329 lb.-ft. of peak torque, and is teamed to a new six-speed automatic transmission with sequential shift. Combined city/highway fuel economy is improved by 13 percent to an EPA-estimated 17 mpg (vs. 15 mpg in the 2009 GX 470) -- better than other V8 luxury utility vehicles and competitive with some six-cylinder models. The Lexus GX 460 has an EPA-estimated 15 mpg city and 20 mpg highway. 2010 Lexus GX 460 2010 Lexus GX 460
With the same vehicle footprint as the Lexus GX 470 it replaces, the 2010 GX 460 provides a more versatile interior. The second row seat slides 4.1 inches fore/aft to maximize passenger and cargo carrying ability. The foldable and reclining second row seats also feature a 60/40 walk-in function to access the standard power fold-flat third row seats. The rear door window uses a flip-up glass panel for added convenience.
Luxury is enhanced in the 2010 Lexus GX 460 by an even quieter cabin, as well as new additional standard features and options. The 2010 Lexus GX 460 features standard heated and ventilated front seats for example. Among the new luxury options are semi-aniline leather, a heated steering wheel, and heated outer second-row seats. New multimedia features - both standard and optional - expand onboard family entertainment choices.
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