Lexus GS Popular Mechanics

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Lexus GS

Mean and lean

isn’t a word that ordinarily have associated Lexus. But it’s become apparent that Toyota’s brand isn’t content to let the intrinsic qualities speak for Once renowned for being the of blandness, they’re actually an element of … well, badassedness.

in point: the front end of the new GS. They it the spindle grille, and it’s a you’ll see on future models. is, there’s a suggestion of aggression, of presence”. When married the more aero F Sport section, that suggestion to confirmation.

Even if it does raise an to find F Sport badging on the the Planet poster boy hybrid

Our test drive of about 350 from the Cape Winelands the Breede River Valley and via the Overberg took in some mountain passes, sweeping and (we’ll go to our graves insisting we take a wrong turn) kilometres of gravel. My co-driver our first mount, the 233 kW 350. I its sonorous V6 howl when hard for overtaking and its supple yet ride. Yet, when I the wheel of the 450 hybrid, I immediately that it felt more more ready for action.

It also had that seductive of almost bottomless urge, up without fuss or drama, slow-moving traffic needed to be swiftly and safely. It certainly firmer, but even on our unplanned excursion it was on best behaviour.

The range consists of four with (for the first in South Africa) a V6-powered 154 kW GS 250 entry-level model. The 350 and two 450h – F-Sport and SE all use a similar V6. In the 350 the engine 233 kW, but in the hybrids it is limited to 213 kW and mated an electric motor for a total of 252 kW. The electric motor 275 N.m of torque and the as a system is coupled with an continuously variable gearbox and

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special F-Sport dynamic enhancements. F-Sport features springs, adaptive variable thicker anti-roll bars, a gear ratio steering bushing changes and larger brakes with high-friction

The GS’s impressive list of appointments is headlined by what is as the world’s first 31-cm Multi Vision display A new-generation multimedia system full use of the extra screen estate, and commands via Lexus’ remote touch interface are now more intuitive.

What’s billed as a first on a car is the F-Sport’s Lexus Dynamic (LDH) system, with Rear Steering (DRS). new technology integrates DRS, Power Steering and Variable Ratio Steering (VGRS). vehicle speed, steering and driver inputs, the system the optimum angle for all four

Prices range from 400 to R771 700.

Wallpaper: on the block (July 2012 for wallpaper images of selected

LEXUS IS IS 300h SE CVT Continuosuly Variable
LEXUS IS IS 300h SE CVT Continuosuly Variable
LEXUS IS IS 300h SE CVT Continuosuly Variable
LEXUS IS IS 300h SE CVT Continuosuly Variable
LEXUS IS IS 300h SE CVT Continuosuly Variable

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