The LX 470's standard four-wheel-drive system is always engaged and employs a center differential to split power 50/50 front-to-rear. For steep grades or more treacherous terrain, you can switch the...
... system to four-wheel low, locking the center differential and increasing the vehicle's overall traction.
The gearbox also includes a downhill assist that keeps the vehicle from accelerating during steep descents. Even when you are motoring at highway speeds - a task made effortless by the marvelously smooth 4.7-liter V8 - a litany of advanced traction, stability and brake controls ensure that the LX 470 will do everything possible to get you and yours home safe and secure and in complete control.