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Business_news Lexus turned its GX luxury SUV into a camper van with a pop-up tent on the roof — see inside

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Lexus GX Overland Concept.

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  • Lexushas debuted the GX Overland Concept which has a pop-up tent on top of the vehicle.
  • The “quick deploying” tent includes a bed, awning, and shower area.
  • The off-roader concept vehicle is on display at Lexus’s exhibit at the Montréal International auto Show ahead of the company’s 30th anniversary in the Canadian market.

Lexushas debuted the GX Overland Conceptwhich has a pop-up tent on top of the truck, turning it into a camper van.

The concept vehicle was built using most of the features of the 2020 GX 460 executive package, which is only available in Canada. However, theoff-road packagewith similar features can be purchased in the US.

Both optimize the GX for off-roading by including options that steady the truck over rough terrains, cool the transmission, and adjust the engine and brakes according to the driving environment, to name a few.

The Overland Concept’s special feature, however, is the pop-up tent that turns the Luxury SUV into a camper van.

The off-roader concept vehicle is on display at Lexus’s exhibit at the Montréal International auto Show ahead of the automaker’s 30th anniversary in Canada.

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Business_news The automaker calls the truck “beauty meets beast.”

Lexus GX Overland Concept.

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Business_news “The Lexus GX Overland Concept pushes the limits of the idea and the emergence of luxurious camping,” the automaker wrote in a statement.”

Lexus GX Overland Concept.

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Business_news The vehicle has a 4.6-liter V8 engine.

Lexus GX Overland Concept.

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Business_news It has a body-on-frame build, which means the body and frame are separate pieces.

Lexus GX Overland Concept.

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Business_news “This gives GX unparalleled strength while still providing the driver and guests with the [unparalleled] Lexus Luxury experience,” the automaker wrote in a statement.

Lexus GX Overland Concept.

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Business_news Body-on-frame construction is often used for Trucks because it gives the vehicle a taller ground clearance, which is better for off-roading.

Lexus GX Overland Concept.

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Source:Auto Review Hub

Business_news The concept vehicle has the same features as the 2020 GX 460 executive package, but with the addition of a “quick deploying” tent on the rooftop.

Lexus GX Overland Concept.

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Business_news The tent has a bed, awning, and shower area.

Lexus GX Overland Concept.

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Business_news The executive package includes entertainment for the rear seats…

Lexus GX Overland Concept.

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Business_news …crawl control, which Lexus claims helps the car maintain a slower and more consistent pace while off-roading on difficult terrains…

Lexus GX Overland Concept.

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Business_news …and a system that allows drivers to select different surfaces so the car can adjust its own engine and brakes…

Lexus GX Overland Concept.

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Business_news …and a transmission fluid cooler, to name a few.

Lexus GX Overland Concept.

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Business_news The automaker claims this aids in “remote exploration” while still being comfortable.

Lexus GX Overland Concept.

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Business_news It also has special tires, wheels, and suspension to aid in that effort.

Lexus GX Overland Concept.

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Business_news There’s also under and side body armors, and a front winch bumper, which is useful if the vehicle gets stuck while off-roading.

Lexus GX Overland Concept.

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