Toyota leaves its hardcore SUVs to ripen on the vine for lengthy spells. That implies that compared with the remainder of the posh section, Lexus SUVs are almost fermented by the point the make approach for the brand new harvest. Annually will get its small updates, although, Lexus saying the fiddling its performed on the 2023 GX 460. Final 12 months noticed a bigger roster of adjustments, together with a Black Line version like different Lexus fashions with accessible Nori Inexperienced Pearl paint, a protracted overdue replace to the infotainment system that noticed the set up of a ten.3-inch touchscreen atop a revised heart stack with extra minimalist buttons and switches, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, plus normal navigation, parking sensors, and energy folding and heated mirrors.
For 2023, the Black Line returns with new normal package and a manufacturing cap of three,000 models. Out there on the Premium trim, there is a darker end on the grille and encompass, the fog lamp surrounds and skid plate. The roof rails and shark fin are painted black, and as an alternative of crimson taillights, there are clear lights with black inserts. The package deal sits on unique 18-inch gloss black wheels. Inside, a black headliner lords over Boulder Grey NuLuxe-trimmed seats, black matte ash wooden trim, and contrasting grey stitching. The particular version comes with Panoramic View Monitor thrown in as properly.
The colour palette shrinks by one hue, Claret Mica going away. Starfire Peal additionally disappears, however it’s been changed by Eminent White Pearl. The highest Luxurious trim — above base and Premium —picks up Mark Levinson Premium Encompass Sound Audio as normal gear.
Costs are barely increased than final 12 months. The bottom 2022 GX 460 has gone up $300 to $57,575 after vacation spot, Premium trim additionally $300 extra expensive at $58,910, the Luxurious trim up by $1,445 to $68,230.
Two years in the past, Toyota filed a trademark utility in Costa Rica for a Lexus GX 550. The worldwide market Toyota Land Cruiser Prado that the GX relies on is anticipated to get a next-generation mannequin subsequent 12 months, maybe with the choice of the three.3-liter twin-turbo V6 discovered within the new Land Cruiser. At any time when the revamped Prado debuts, an all-new Lexus GX should not be far behind.