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Lexus GX470 Sport Utility

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Lexus GX470 Sport Utility

4-door 5-seater sport utility vehicle (SUV), 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4670 cm3 / 285.0 cu in / 285.0 cu in, 196.0 kW / 262.8 hp / 262.8 hp @ 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm, 438.0 N·m / 323.0 lb·ft / 323.0 lb·ft @ 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, four wheel drive, consumption 11.8 l/100km / 23.9 mpg-UK / 19.9 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)LexusIssued from2008
ModelGX470 Sport UtilityIssued until
SerieGXNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerLexusCountryAU,UK,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesport utility vehicle (SUV)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5520 l / 194.94 cu ft / 194.94 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)430 l / 15.19 cu ft / 15.19 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4790 mm / 188.6 in / 188.6 inTotal (curb) weight1905 kg / 4200 lb / 4200 lb
Width1890 mm / 74.4 in / 74.4 inDry weight
Height1900 mm / 74.8 in / 74.8 inLoad capacity304 kg / 670 lb / 670 lb
Wheelbase2800 mm / 110.2 in / 110.2 inGross (max.) weight2209 kg / 4870 lb / 4870 lb
Track frontTowing weight2948 kg / 6499 lb / 6499 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance220 mm / 8.7 in / 8.7 inFuel capacity87 l / 19.1 UK gal / 23.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)3.05 m2 / 32.9 sq ft / 32.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.92 m2 / 9.9 sq ft / 9.9 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)22.8 kW / 30.5 hp / 30.5 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore
FuelStroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjection. Sequentially electronic fuel injectionEngine displacement4670 cm3 / 285.0 cu in / 285.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power196.0 kW / 262.8 hp / 262.8 hp at 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm
AspirationMax. torque438.0 N·m / 323.0 lb·ft / 323.0 lb·ft at 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)78.4 kW / 105.1 hp / 105.1 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output42.0 kW/l / 0.922 bhp/cu in / 0.922 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque93.8 N·m/l / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio140.2 kW/ton / 106.2 bhp/ton / 106.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)16.8 l/100km / 16.8 mpg-UK / 14.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)13.1 l/100km / 21.6 mpg-UK / 18.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)11.8 l/100km / 23.9 mpg-UK / 19.9 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions278 g/km / 447 g/mi / 447 g/mi
  Range737 km / 458 mi / 458 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Lexus GX470 Sport Utility

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