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2020 Lexus GX facelift unveiled

The Toyota LandCruiser Prado's more luxurious Lexus sibling has been given a light refresh for the 2020 model year.
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The Lexus GX, essentially a Toyota Land Cruiser Prado in a Saville Row suit, has been given a light refresh and improved off-road ability.

Compared to the outgoing model, the updated GX has a redesigned spindle grille with a crosshatch-style design that fits in better with the newer cars in the Lexus range.

The only other major change are the headlights, which feature new internals with three LED pods and the brand's signature arrowhead driving lights.

From what we can tell, the front and rear bumpers, as well as the tail-lights are untouched with this latest update.

Similarly the interior, which features a more formal dashboard than the Prado, remains largely unchanged, with changes limited to new aluminium and wood trim.

For the US, the revised GX is once again solely powered by a 4.6-litre V8 rated at 224kW of power and 446Nm of torque.

The engine is connected to a full-time four-wheel drive system with a Torsen limited-slip centre differential, which under normal conditions distributes torque 40:60 front-to-rear.

A new off-road package gives the luxury SUV a bit more capability off-the-beaten track thanks to its Multi-Terrain Monitor and Panoramic View Monitor camera systems, transmission cooler, crawl control mode, petrol tank protection, and Multi-Terrain Select.

The GX's safety suite has been upgraded with autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian detection, lane departure monitoring, automatic high beams, and radar-guided cruise control now standard on all models.