Saturday, August 7, 2010

New 2010 Lexus GX460 | AUTO WORLD

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.

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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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Lexus insists the vehicle is a fitting off-boulevard tamer gratitude to some technologies. A strengthened Torsen differential distributes country 40:60 under ordinary pouring circumstances but varies it depending on the necessary. Others enter the Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System (KDSS) which can lessen most body-roll outlook by as much as 50 percent, the Adaptive Variable Suspension (AVS) with three dynamic modes, Rear Adjustable Height Control (AHC) and Crawl Control to help the car through treacherous smooth, mud or snowstorm. It rides on superior 18-shuffle alloy wheels with 265/60 R18 tyres.

The interior is as luxurious as it is versatile. For request the second row seat can slide up to 4.1 inches and is also foldable. The third rowed has an ability fold-tedious order for luxury functionality. Items such as a potential moonroof, spit-sensing windscreen wipers, three-zone habitual climate regulate, a rear camera, a hard disc instinct, Bluetooth connectivity, leather trimmed and heated/ventilated seats (front) and steering turn audio reins are on the paradigm skin menu.