Lexus has done it again! With the consistent nudge towards hybrid and electric vehicles

the 2023 Lexus GX remains powered by a naturally aspirated V8 engine. For all car enthusiasts

this is a win, regarding the love for raw power and torque.

Not only does Lexus provide a powerful engine for this luxury SUV

ut they've also incorporated a body-on-frame build which is now rare and comes with

the Mercedes-Benz G-wagon and the Land Rover Defender.

A quick look at Lexus’ website reveals that $57,575 gets you a naturally aspirated 4.6-liter V8 engine linked to a 6-speed automatic transmission.

This powertrain is old, and you almost expect it to have a manual transmission, but it doesn't

Lexus figured if it isn't broken, why fix it?

Regardless, the GX comes standard with 4WD, an engine that churns out 301 horsepower and 329 lb-ft of torque.

This impressive SUV can tow up to 6,500 pounds and is perfectly at ease tackling some of the most demanding off-road trails.

The exterior shows its take on Lexus' modern signature spindle grille with an hourglass shape.

Not to mention its chunky body that has undergone modifications over the years, but remains recognizable.

Let’s take a closer look at the 2023 Lexus GX.