2020 Lexus GX 460 Launches With Rugged Off-Road Package

This swanky new SUV can take on virtually any terrain.
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The 2020 Lexus GX 460 is large, luxe, and ready rumble even across challenging off-road terrain. 

Toyota's high-end auto brand just unveiled the latest iteration of the luxury SUV with an Off-Road trim, and it includes a lot more than a lift kit and suspension tweaks. 

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The package's Multi-Terrain Select feature allows you to input what surface you're driving on, like loose rocks, mud, sand or moguls. In turn, the high-tech system will regulate wheelspin by adjusting the throttle and brakes, thus improving traction. 

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The front passengers can also watch what's happening around and underneath the vehicle on the navigation screen via multiple Panoramic View Monitors. 

On the most punishing landscapes, a Crawl Control System that automatically modulates the throttle and brakes in forward or reverse gears over five low-speed settings can be activated at the push of a button, freeing the driver to focus on steering. 

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The 2020 GX 460 also gets an brawnier look via an updated spindle grille and new standard triple-beam LED headlights. Spring for the Sport Design Package to add a matte black exhaust tip, a lower grille surround and 19-inch alloy wheels finished in Gunmetal Metallic.

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The other notable new feature is the now-standard Lexus Safety System+ with pre-collision, pedestrian, and lane departure detection. 

Like past GX 460 models, it's powered by a 301-horsepower, 4.6-liter V8. With 329 lb-ft of torque, it can tow up to 6,500 lbs—perfect if you've got a penchant for weekend boating trips. 

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We'd be remiss if we didn't mention the swanky, spacious interior equipped with a leather-clad heated steering wheel, an available Gray Sapele wood-and-aluminum trim, and seating for seven courtesy of a third row.

Prices haven't been revealed, but Car and Driver expects a hike of at least a few hundred dollars over the 2019 model's $53,530 base price.