LEXUS CONFIRMS GX LINEUP FOR 2024 INCLUDING RUGGED OVERTRAIL GRADE
The GX 550 Overtrail grade, meanwhile, offers inspired off-road performance with a number of mechanical and specification enhancements to help customers tackle the toughest Aussie terrain.
Overtrail includes AVS, a rear locking differential and the electronic Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System (eKDSS) which allows for increased wheel articulation and improved tyre grip over uneven surfaces.
eKDSS is augmented with the Multi-Terrain Select (MTS) off-road traction control system, a Multi-Terrain Monitor for complete vision around the vehicle, Downhill Assist Control and multi-stage Crawl Control. It also has a larger alternator to run ancillaries.
Overtrail is clearly differentiated by its rugged exterior styling, including black 18-inch alloy wheels with all-terrain tyres, extended wheelarch mouldings, unique bumpers, black trim elements and bridge-type roof rails.
Available in five-seat configuration only, Overtrail adds olive green Ultrasuede accents and stitching on the front seats, stiffer seat bases with softer side bolsters, unique door ornamentation, garnish and finish, an additional card-shaped smart key designed to fit neatly into the owner's wallet and a refrigerated cool box.
All GX variants are powered by the same smooth and commanding 3.5-litre twin-turbocharged V6 petrol engine producing 260kW from 4800-5200rpm, and a strong 650Nm of torque from 2000-3600rpm.
Power is channelled through a 10-speed automatic transmission with manual shift mode and second start function, driving all four wheels though a full-time 4WD system with low-range gearing and a locking centre differential.
A full 3500kg braked towing capacity is offered on Luxury and Overtrail, and 3130kg on Sports Luxury.8
Australian customers may select from seven exterior colours for the Luxury and Sports Luxury, while Overtrail is offered with two single-colour finishes and four two-tone colours featuring a black roof.2
More details on the all-new GX range including Australian pricing will be shared closer the vehicle's launch around mid-2024.