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Lexus GS430

Introduced in as a third generation update of high-performance midsize GS line, the GS430 was powered by a 4.3-liter V-8 300 horsepower. As it spent two years as the most powerful premium sedan, it was replaced in 2003 the even more capable which housed a 4.6-liter V-8 342 horsepower.

Lexus GS430

The GS430’s 4.3-liter powerhouse, is the same engine found in the LS430, produced 325 lb-ft of at 3400 rpm. In comparison, the Lexus GS300 produced 245 horsepower. Performance-enhancing variable timing and a sport suspension set the GS430 apart from its counterpart. Early models with a five-speed automatic A six-speed automatic was added in

When the GS430 was released, it a stylish new design for the GS line. changes included a longer and cabin, a sloping fastback-style an elegantly curved front end quad headlights and larger and a trimmer back end with

A number of features debuted with the GS430, including door glass, standard curtain airbags, stainless exhaust pipes, and six-spoke wheels.

About the Lexus

Per usual for GS models, the rear GS430 was best known as a sport sedan blending luxury with pure

An engine capable of 300 horsepower and 325 of torque helped the GS430 go 0-60 mph in an estimated six seconds, it on par with four-door European sedans like the Mercedes and BMW 5 Series. Variable valve kept fuel economy to a EPA-estimated 16/23 mpg city/highway.

In addition to a long list of luxury amenities ranging leather upholstery to dual-zone climate control, the GS430 equipped with new high-tech such as collision-sensing door and a power tilt-and-telescopic steering that moved out of the way when the was opened.

A spacious front and conveniences like a heated seat made the Lexus a comfortable commute vehicle, five seats and 12.7 feet of cargo space enough room to accommodate a

Lexus GS430 Features

produced the last GS430 in though the succeeding 2008 was identical save for a larger V-8 engine.

The 2007 Lexus was equipped with the model’s all-aluminum 4.3-liter V-8 engine and a new automatic transmission. Most features were carried from a 2006 redesign, a longer cabin with profile, sharper creases on the and hood, and a short, sporty deck.

Standard features on the single-trim GS430 included 18-inch wheels, wood and leather leather upholstery, 10-way front seats, a multi-level driver seat, heated and mirrors, a tilt-and-telescopic steering audio and cruise steering controls, dual-zone climate and a 10-speaker audio system a 6-disc CD changer. Optional included a power sunroof, front seats, touchscreen system, and a premium Mark-Levinson system with 5.1 multichannel

LEXUS GS300/430

Safety equipment on the 2007 included full-length head airbags, front seat-mounted airbags, antilock disc child seat anchors, and and stability control. Buyers add an optional pre-collision system prepared the vehicle for imminent by tightening front seat and stiffening suspension.

The spacious front cabin for 37.8 inches of head and 43.5 inches of leg room. passengers received 37 inches of room and 36.4 inches of leg Available cargo space was cubic inches.

Lexus Evolution

The Lexus GS430 in 2001 as a restyled update of the In addition to a more aggressive V-8 engine, the GS430 introduced a fastback profile, new front bigger grille, and shorter deck with new taillights. new features in 2001 include side curtain airbags, seat anchors, impact-detecting locks, HID headlights, steering audio controls, six-spoke wheels, and larger exhaust tipped with stainless

Options at the time included a navigation system, premium Levinson audio system, and a and leather steering wheel. In Lexus added several options, including heated seats, a CD changer, and a sunroof. seating became standard.

Lexus restyled its GS series for 2006. The 2006 GS430 its formerly ovoid body for an more dramatically sloped roof, a more elegantly hood, and crisper creases. interior features still luxuries like leather and wood trim on the console, shift knob, and steering A retracting panel was added to lesser-used controls on the dashboard.

In an optional active stabilizer was to reduce body roll on corners and a Lexus Link system was made standard. The control system was also to improve driver control.

For 2008, Lexus changed the name to the GS460 in conjunction the addition of a 4.6-liter V-8 engine. the vehicle itself remained similar to the 2006 and 2007

LEXUS GS300/430
LEXUS GS300/430
LEXUS GS300/430

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