Toyota refreshes the Mark X sedan, giving it cosmetic as well as mechanical tweaks. Toyota Mark X is a mid-size saloon in the Japanese market, which shares the platform with Toyota Crown with exclusive V6 powertrains and also come with optional rear and all wheel drive. All models come loaded with 6-speed automatic transmission. The price for the refreshed Mark X will start from USD 30,500 (Rs. 16.96 Lakh) for the 2.5-litre drivetrain model and rises up to USD 53,400 (Rs. 29.70 Lakh) for the 3.5-litre version.
Toyota has given it a refresh in terms of new styling in front with new headlamps incorporating the Bi-Xenon along with LED daytime running lights, new grille with ‘X’ logo and a redesigned bumper. The rear end as well gets the new set of tail lamps and re-sculpted bumper. The exterior also gets a new finishing with silver accents etc. With a more refined chassis the car now makes lesser noise due to the expanded use of damping materials.
The Mark X G variant is developed with its racing partner Gazoo Racing. The G variant sports an aggressive exterior styling with a new bumper and restyled grille, boot lid spoilers, clear tail lamp lenses, a diffuser that houses quad tail pipes and 19inch alloy wheels.
The Gazoo Racing has upgraded chassis such that with the new sports suspension the ride height reduces by 20mm and delivers a better ride handling. Under the hood, there are no changes with the Mark X G model.
From inside, Toyota Mark X gets a leather steering wheel along with shifter with red stitching along with white instrument panel. Adding to the sporty looks are the black seats with red accents and stitching along with carbon fiber trims.