Concept cars mostly don’t get to the production unit and stay in the perimeters of motor shows. However, some concept cars are perfectly built that the enthusiasts demand to give life to that concept or idea. The 2019 Lexus GXOR concept is one such vehicle which is an off-road version of the GX variant presented in Colorado at the Fj Summit in Ouray. It is basically designed for those who want the luxury of an SUV along with its off-road capabilities. Lexus carried this idea when the company noticed that its customers are upgrading and customizing their SUV for off-road adventures. It is based on the latest model of GX460.
2019 Lexus GXOR Concept Exterior
Lexus didn’t play much for the exterior of the vehicle it is almost the same as of GX 460 however, minor changes have been done to make it stand-alone SUV. The team has used the same exterior paint as on the 2018 RC F special edition. i.e. Matt Nebula Grey. The first and foremost features of the off-road truck is their wheels and tires, so Lexus has installed General Grabber X3s 275/70 tires housed by 18 inches F-sports wheels to stay smooth on the rugged paths.
There is a safari snorkel incorporated with the bonnet at the A-pillar. The roof of the Lexus GXOR concept has a lot to offer. Furthermore, along with the roof rack, it consists of a storage box, MAXTRAX recovery board and even an overland solar panel of 160 watts. Isn’t it amazing? The roof also has an LED light bar installed which measures 50 inches. The customized bar grill and stealth bumper contain hidden warn winch. The D pillar proudly holds the embossed GXOR logo.
Lexus GXOR Concept 2019 Interior
When it comes to the interior of the new Lexus GXOR concept, there is a surprise for the enthusiasts. No third row! Yes, you heard it right, Lexus has completely removed the third-row seating to create more space for campers and their storage boxes and equipment. To utilize maximum space the team has used Goose gear aluminum storage boxes for storage and equipment. The center console incorporates a navigation system and a radio to stay updated on long journeys. Moreover, most of the interior features of the GX variant are carried in the GXOR concept.
The drivetrain remains the same for the GXOR concept. A 4.6-liter, V-8 engine which is able to generate an output of 301 horsepower and 329 pound-feet of torque is installed under the bonnet, which is paired up with six-speed automatic transmission. The engine shows a fuel economy of 15 mpg in the city and 18 mpg on the highway. The high tech engine accelerates from 0-60 mph in just 7.8 sec. The suspension system shows the major changes. The team has installed ICON suspension 2.5 CDC remote reservoirs along with billet control arms and delta joints.
Price and Release date
There is no news from the Lexus team that whether this concept is going to hit the production line or not. All we can do is to wait for the positive news to get our hands on this off-road giant.