2012 Lexus GS 250, GS 350, GS 450h Launched In Australia | Reviews | Prices…

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2012 Lexus GS On Sale In

Lexus launches a reborn GS in this week, the sharpened spearheading the Japanese brand’s on the well-guarded fortifications of BMW, and Audi.

For 2012, the new GS range with the entry-level GS 250, by the mid-range GS 350 and the top-shelf GS 450h

All three models are offered in trim grades, formed by the Luxury variant, the LF-Gh -inspired F Sport and the range-topping Luxury grade.


The debut of the GS 250 marks a new entry-level for the GS family, with power by the same 154kW 2.5 litre V6 in the smaller IS 250.

Paired a six-speed automatic transmission, consumption for the GS 250 is listed at 9.3 l/100km on the cycle, and CO2 emissions are rated at

Lexus says the GS 250 will to 100km/h in a relatively swift 8.6

Above the new 250 variant is the GS 350 . driven by a 3.5 litre V6 engine, mated to a sequential transmission.

While the GS delivers a good deal power than the entry fuel consumption is kept to 9.7 — also bettering the 9.8 of the outgoing GS300.

The extra gives the GS 350 a much quicker time, hauling to the ton in 6.0 seconds.

GS — Available from May

the trio is the hybrid-powered GS 450h, an Atkinson-cycle 3.5 litre petrol V6 the Lexus Hybrid Synergy system to deliver a combined and 362Nm of torque.

The paired powerplants are combined an Electric CVT transmission to give the new GS a 0-100km/h time of 5.6 seconds. Australian fuel consumption will be released today.)

away from the engines, the new GS is on the current model’s platform but revised, increasing rigidity more spot welds and welds at key points.

There’s a new suspension arrangement, with upper and lower control-arms to reduce unsprung weight, with larger bushings and a new subframe with multilink

New shock absorbers are also in with a lighter-viscosity oil used to a faster response time.

The big handling gains further thanks to an extended track, now wider at the front and 50mm at the rear.

The luxury carmaker has a point of improving the handling of its large sedan, adding power steering, Adaptive Suspension, Dynamic Rear Variable Gear Ratio and an overhauled Vehicle Dynamics Management system for better

Lexus has also tweaked the F suspension package, recalibrating the Variable Suspension system.

Standard features across the include a Blind Spot system, tyre pressure eight-sensor parking and clearance and reversing camera, and adaptive headlights.

Also standard is the new Remote Touch package, wipers, DAB+ digital and Bluetooth audio streaming, navigation with live alerts, and keyless entry.

The Luxury grade gets alloy wheels, Eco/Normal and driving modes, leather interior, ventilated and heated seats, 10-way electric with three-position drivers front fog lights, daytime lights, dual-zone climate and self dimming and heated mirrors.

F Sport models pick up suspension, Adaptive Variable additional Sport+ drive unique interior trim 16-way driver’s sport seats, sports pedals, sport body kit and grille, and alloy wheels.

The F Sport also get Lexus Dynamic System with Dynamic Steering, Advanced Pre-Collision System with Active Control, Variable Gear Steering, larger front rotor brake package, Step 5 incorporating DRS and a Head Up

Range-topping Sport Luxury add a 12.3-inch multimedia system, Fatigue Monitor with eye Advanced Pre Collision safety with Active Cruise 20-way adjustable front Head Up Display, 17-speaker Levinson audio, Tri-zone control with rear and Nanoe technology, Automatic Beam, semi-aniline leather genuine wood grain and side and electric rear sunshades.


Luxury $77,900

F Sport —

Sport Luxury —

Luxury — $89,900

F — $99,900

Sport — $109,900

GS 450h Available from May 2012

— $99,900

F Sport $111,900

Sport Luxury $121,900

Depending on the variant, models will also a choice of enhancement packs.

GS 250 models will offer an pack featuring moonroof and alloy wheels. (Total $81,900)

GS 250 F Sport models offer two enhancement packs. The is the addition of a moonroof (total $88,900). The second features ACC, AHB, HUD and moonroof. price: $91,900)

GS 350 Luxury can also be specified with an pack featuring woodgrain-accented HUD and moonroof (total price: while GS 350 F Sport can be specified optional Mark Levinson and 12.3-inch multimedia display. price: $102,900)

Note: all prices are Manufacturer’s Price (unless otherwise and do not include dealer delivery or costs.

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