The Lexus GX is a mid-size luxury SUV that was first introduced back in 2003 and is closely related with its corporate cousin, the Toyota 4Runner. The vehicle is only in its second generation, having been completely redesigned for 2010
, so the 2011 Lexus GX gets by with only a few minor changes.
It now has only one engine, a 4.6-liter V-8, though there are two different trim levels: Base and Premium.
Squeezing in between the hulking LX 570 and top-selling RX in Lexus’ tall-riding lineup, the GX is a fully capable off-roader with a powerful V-8 engine and plenty of luxury amenities including power-folding third-row seats.
Starting with the engine, the GX carries the 460 engine designation, which means it’s powered by a 4.6-liter V-8. This engine was a brand new design introduced just last year, coming with an electronic throttle body and low-friction technologies and producing 301 horsepower and 329 pound-feet of torque.
The luxury laden SUV comes with a full-time...