Lexus announced manufacturer’s suggested retail prices (MSRP) today for the GS 350, GS 460 and GS 450h luxury sedans. In addition to the numerous interior and exterior luxury enhancements that all GS models receive, base prices remain unchanged for the GS 350 and GS 450h hybrid at $44,150 and $54,900 respectively. The GS 460 replaces last year’s GS 430, and features a new 4.6-liter V8 engine that provides an additional 52 horsepower, for a total of 342 horsepower. The new GS 460 receives a modest increase of 0.47 percent over the model it replaces, or $245, to $52,620.
Launched in 2005, the third generation GS was the first production vehicle to feature Lexus’ radical L-finesse design philosophy, combining distinctive, elegant styling with peerless interior refinement and highly engaging driving dynamics.
At 2007 Detroit Auto Show, Lexus unveiled the IS-F, a 400 horsepower performance car that is ment to be a big competitor for the BMW M3. Next, on the F line-up, will be a performance GS model, that will be unveiled sometime in 2009. The GS-F is supposed to compete with BMW M5 . Perhaps the GS-F will be powered by the V10 that’s supposed to be slotted into the Lexus LF-H supercar, making over 500 horsepower. While power figures on paper might defeat the M5, but that’s not all it takes to win (...) More
The 2007 GS 350 builds upon its predecessor model’s already significant levels of performance, advanced luxury and intuitive technology, and it becomes the most powerful six-cylinder model in its segment. The handling performance of the 2007 GS 430’s potent 4.3-liter V8 is further optimized by a newly available active stabilizer system that automatically and seamlessly counteracts body sway to improve cornering performance.
You want to buy a car, but you need both luxury and affordable one. And you start wondering: how much do i have to pay to have both this in my dream car. According to Business Week you can buy a luxury car paying between $30.000 and $60.000. Mercedes-Benz’s two top sellers, for instance, are the C-Class and E-Class series sedans, both of which sold just shy of 45,000 units in the first 11 months of the year—far more than the company’s many other model lines. Those vehicles’ base prices range (...) More
Since its launch in spring 2005, the all-new third-generation GS has been a successful standard bearer for Lexus’s advances in individual style, refined performance, innovative safety and advanced technology. The British International Motor Show provides the platform for the introduction of a new version that develops the model’s appeal even further, the GS Limited Edition (LE).>
Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 11,000 Lexus cars in Japan and 46,000 overseas to fix a faulty seat belt part. Lexus dealers will replace the buckles in both front seats, which can presently jam due to a faulty part. No accidents attributable to the defect have been reported, and the automaker advises that drivers can avoid the issue by ’releasing the seatbelt slowly.’ The affected cars are Lexus GS and LS sedans. No accidents have been reported due to the defect, it said. It did not (...) More
The 2007 Lexus GS 450h, the world’s first luxury performance hybrid sedan, goes on sale in early May with a base Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $54,900. Beyond its advanced gas/electric hybrid powertrain and Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management (VDIM) stability control system, the base price includes a wide array of premium standard features typically offered as popular options on the GS 300 and GS 430. "The GS 450h is a top-flight luxury performance sedan (...) More