Fourteen years. That’s how long we had to wait for a new generation of Lexus’ flagship SUV. However, the fourth iteration has finally dropped anchor at the southernmost tip of the African continent. And recently, we were handed the key fob to sample the luxurious and capable box-fresh LX 600 in F Sport guise. (Note: in the review, we mention the LX’s gross weight, not the LX’s kerb weight, and then the Jimny’s kerb weight.) Watch our video review below…

At a glance:

Lexus LX 600 F Sport 

  • Price: R2 314 400
  • Engine: 3.5 L, V6, turbopetrol 
  • Transmission: 10-spd AT
  • Driven wheels: 4
  • Power: 305 kW @ 5 200 r/min
  • Torque: 650 Nm @ 2 000-3 600 r/min
  • 0-100 km/h: n/a
  • Top speed: 210 km/h
  • Fuel consumption: 11.3 L/100 km
  • CO2272 g/km

Read our Launch pad review of the LX here.