2014 Lexus GS 350 | car review @ Top Speed

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Lexus GS 350 AWD


year: 2014 Lexus Model: GS price: Engine: V6 Transmission: 8-Speed Horsepower @ RPM: 306 @ 6400 19 MPG(Hwy): 28 Torque @ RPM: 277 @ Energy: DI and Port Displacement: 3.5 L time: 5.6 sec. Top Speed: 144 mph Front-engine, Rear-Drive (AWD

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If every car has one division of rock star and stylists assigned to work on the important projects, what do ’s biggest brains focus on? The new sedan platform is the result of engineering at the very highest in the Toyota and Lexus organization. with the IS sedan, the GS was all-new for with looks that warm up over time.

But the GS has somewhat failed to deliver on its V-8 initial Something Wicked Way Comes advertising campaign, more than 15 years the GS400 made every dealer a little bit more and trendy lounge’ versus a replacement center.’

The world like quite a different now. The GS competes in the most and action-packed segment of the luxury market, the $40,000 to $60,000 that also includes exceptional machines as the Mercedes-Benz with a new nine-speed automatic, the BMW 535i and the quietly stellar A6 .

The GS needs to be among the best if is to be successful outside its core of affluent and comfort-focused car shoppers who not to own a German car.

Whether the servicing will be too expensive, the is not right, or myriad other Lexus wants to expand its to real car guys. If all goes the company should be able to its existing clients and also a shot at some respect in and China, where Lexus is destroyed in sales by the three luxury juggernauts.

Coming in the GS Hybrid or the gasoline GS 350 or the GS 350 F Sport, the Lexus gets a new eight-speed and some detail trim like something Lexus a ’superchrome’ finish on the wheels. The for luxury sedans is hotter ever, and the new GS finally has some advantages over its competition.

But is enough for the 2014 Lexus GS

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The Lexus GS F Sport’s new nose can stop you in your tracks. It is interesting with elaborate to form the new lower jawline, far lower air dams, and even mean-looking slashes for extra cooling versus the fog lights in the corners of the regular GS sedan.

The new grille mesh is quite a fun that made it from popular concept cars the real world, and it looks and expensive.

The jaw is tough to love at Both the F Sport and the GS 350 wear a full-frame grille that to be shaped by water. It is smooth and but also has structure and aerodynamic

After a few viewings, the nose starts to grow on you even for who thought it was a wreck when

Despite the LF-A-type vents and up front in the grille, the rest of the GS is looking absolutely fantastic. tight surfaces keep the sides from having the blob appearance of the third-gen LS. A trunk lid and standard sills help the GS look sharp the back. It looks wide, new and

Thinner LED brake lights the arrowhead of LEDs in the headlights, and the GS is very, very handsome in and from behind.

2014 GS 350 — Key Updates for 2014:

mounted sensors for available Park Assist Full display added to optional Display Available Blind Monitor adds Rear Traffic Alert and power-folding Luxury Package changes: LED Superchrome finish for 18-inch and the rear armrest control display adds display to view radio station and title information. Optional trunk opener Lexus View system discontinued

Lexus GS 350


The interior a huge leap in this with a broad center low and broad dashboard shape, and detailing at every touch Available in a few leather colors, the of this latest GS ditches all the green-glow clocks, cheap buttons, and all traces of Lexus’s woods. Far too much coating on the pieces made them fake, even though were in fact authentic.

Lexus GS 350 AWD

wood in cars is the most thing, because wood is all us and can be made into virtually any How much time does GM designing new wood tones? put the wood in the car as nature intended.

The new Lexus materials boot also moves the big L brand higher above Toyota in quality, real quality, and comfort. The days of a loaded and a Lexus ES350 feeling the same inside are through. new Lexus models are clearly special.

The interior works with new seats and a lower position possible than The F Sport setup brings a few items inside, but is not a make or thing.

The new Lexus infotainment is also quite pretty. makes it unique versus the of the new S-Class, which seem slapped onto the dashboard the deep Lexus binnacle and a made specifically for this monitor.

2014 Lexus GS 350 Interior Highlights:

Other equipment includes a color Up Display, a Blind Spot that helps detect in rear/side blind spots and Keep Assist (LKA) Lane Departure Warning Standard entertainment and connectivity include enhanced Bluetooth with automatic phonebook and streaming audio. Standard DVD and video compatibility, MP3 sound 5.1 simulated surround-sound from two channel sources such as MP3 and CDs, and a high-resolution eight-inch control display centrally high up in the instrument panel. HD with iTunes tagging and a all-access trial subscription to Satellite Radio are standard. The 17-speaker Mark Levinson surround sound audio has 7.1 channel surround-sound through 10 using a new class D Digital with a clean 835-watts 20-20,000hz at only 0.01 total harmonic distortion.

Gallery Lexus GS 350

Drivetrain, and Brakes

So, if the GS 350 and the GS 350 F Sport basically the same, what is the advantage of the Huge changes in the suspension the F Sport is tighter in the corners a Malibu mom’s facelift. The bump comfort is replaced by a BMW thud over bumps and It is not uncomfortable, but not as cozy as the base

The other major changes for the F are in the software to manage the steering, settings, and a few other details. The critical update for the F Sport to be rear-wheel-steering.

As seen in the AMCI testing in the video header at the intro: the big Lexus can beat the BMW in wet and dry slalom speeds. But only equipped with the RWS option. the BMW will be saying bye bye Lexie.

As mentioned below, the 5 Series comes with about 300 of M Sport upgrades and sport but that the GS could beat the at anything on a test track is impressive. The BMW ’s all live and die by the test whereas the Lexus is happier in the world.

2014 Lexus GS 350 Performance Details

Lexus GS 350 AWD
Lexus GS 350 AWD


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