Lexus LX 570

 

Lexus first unveiled the all-new LX 570 for the 2008 model year and onward. The LX 570 is equipped with a powerful 5.7-liter V8 engine that produces 383 horsepower — over 110 more than the vehicle it replaces — and over 400 pound-feet of torque. The engine is mated to a new six-speed sequential-shift automatic transmission.

With its upgraded powertrain mated to a new chassis and suspension system, the current generation LX 570 has a towing capacity of 8,500 pounds, an improvement of 2,000 pounds over the previous model.

Significant upgrades to the suspension and full-time four-wheel-drive system improve ride and performance. A Four-Wheel Electro-Hydraulic Suspension with Active Height Control (AHC) and Adaptive Variable Suspension is quicker and allows for a greater range of adjustment than the system it replaces. The new cross-linked system allows each wheel to react to the driving surface it is in contact with and also react to the actions of the opposing wheels.

Using a valve at each corner and a center or master valve, the cross-linked suspension system detects the extension or deflection of each of the LX 570’s 20-inch wheels and counters that with appropriate response at the opposite wheels.

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