Soarer World — Toyota Aristo Summary

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Toyota Aristo or Lexus GS Generation — 1991 to

The Toyota Aristo debuted in in late 1991. Designed by the of Giorgetto Giugiaro at the famous Design Studio in Italy its was to be the ‘new’ shape of saloons for the It was also Toyota’s first sized sport saloon. The body and double wishbone was needed for the Aristo as the engines to power the new car included the 230hp 2JZ-GE and the even more 280hp 3.0-litre turbo’d Vertex model. During its run a 4.0-litre 260hp V8 1UZ-FE was added, the Zi-Four. complete 4-wheel steering. For the world it was branded as the Lexus GS300, it had to with the four door from the top marques from and America, even so it quickly its place amongst the best.

Toyota Aristo or Lexus GS Generation — 1997 to

Introduced in 1997, the 2nd ‘generation’ futher on its deserved reputation, the and level of response are among the in this class. Designed by Akihiro Nagaya, the new model is with a sportier and more ‘stance’. The overhang at each is reduced and the wheelbase is extended not improving the road handling but the interior cabin space. The engines as for the previous model but they are the new generation vvti Valve Timing intelligent). new technology also takes its as the car is upgraded, including vehicle controls like VSC and ARS. The turbo model also has the of F1 style gear change added to the steering wheel. A

saloon car with excellent for the new century .

Released in August of 1997 the 16 is the second generation of the Toyota marque. Subtle design give the Aristo a more yet agressive appearance. Further have been made in the safety, including ‘Vehicle Control (VSC)’ and ‘Active Steer’ (ARS)’ as well as the interior safety with air bags for both driver and

The new model also saw improvements to the engines used. Both types, turbo and normally (NA), now use a continual variable timing mechanism (VVT-i). officialy, no extra horsepower engines produce greater at lower engine rev speeds


The inline 6 2JZ-GTE as featured in both generations is a favourite amongst the Japanese companies. The ‘stock’ 280hp this powerful turbo is soon increased by massive with examples like the Abflug model to the 800hp tuning kit. The power are achieved through the addition of aftermarket turbos, engine units, modified cam shafts, through exhausts. Suspension lowered springs, LSDs and brakes were all needed to with these vast in power. In fact an endless of aftermarket products are available for the 1st generation and 2nd generation car from the and best tuning houses in Greddy, HKS and Apexi to name three. Not forgetting the amazing kits available from Wald and many others further emphasise the already looks.

Toyota Aristo
Toyota Aristo

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