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Lexus GS 450h

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If the range topping LS is the Lexus equivalent of Mercedes’ then the GS is its version of the E-Class. in 1993, the GS debuted as a front-engine, sport sedan built on the Crown platform, and powered by a inline six-cylinder engine to a four-speed automatic transmission. the rest of the Lexus lineup, the generation GS was.

If the range topping LS sedan is the equivalent of Mercedes’ S-Class, the GS is its version of the E-Class. Introduced in the GS debuted as a front-engine, rear-drive sedan built on the Toyota platform, and powered by a 226-hp six-cylinder engine mated to a automatic transmission. Unlike the of the Lexus lineup, the first GS was styled by famed Italian Giorgetto Giugiaro’s ItalDesign and borrowed its basic shape and from the Kensington, a proposal put forward in 1990 as a replacement for the XJ sedan. It didn’t sell well as the lack of a V8 and the rising of the Japanese yen meant the GS was more than intended, and didn’t the value customers expected.

Lexus GS 450h

The second generation GS launched in and was much more successful its predecessor. The addition of the 4.0-liter V8 the LS 400 complemented the slightly more inline six-cylinder found in the GS A five-speed automatic replaced the unit, and sales rose by one-third. As with its larger LS the V8 engine’s displacement increased to 4.3 in 2001, and though peak remained about the same, output jumped 15 lb-ft to

The third generation GS debuted in 2005 with in both and 4.3-liter displacements, but the six-cylinder its former inline configuration for a Vee the transmission gained a gear, and was offered for the first time on a sedan in the GS 300. In 2007, of the V6 was increased to 3.5 liters, and the V8 followed in 2008 with the 4.6-liter now to an 8-speed automatic gearbox the 4.3-liter V8. Power outputs for the V6 and V8 were 303 and 342

horsepower, respectively. A hybrid the GS 400h, was introduced in 2007 and the V6 with a continuously variable and electric motor for a combined of 339 hp.

The GS is scheduled for replacement in 2012, but to introduce a sporty F model by the 500 hp V10 previewed in the LF-A concept are review.

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