2013 Lexus GS350 F Sport Package revealed before SEMA debut

Lexus has released details and pictures of the 2013 GS350 F Sport Package prior to its 2011 SEMA Show debut.

“The all-new GS 350 with F SPORT package will offer our customers more agility and a sportier appearance,” said Mark Templin, Lexus group vice president and general manager. “The racing-inspired F Sport components were precision engineered for this vehicle, providing quality performance without compromise.”

Based on the fourth-generatin Lexus GS 350 the F Sport Package attracts enthusiasts with a bunch of exterior visual enhancements 19-inch wheels, F Sport-tuned Adaptive Variable Suspension (AVS), thicker anti-roll bars, bushing changes, and new larger front brakes with high friction pads. Th rear-wheel drive (RWD) models get 19-inch staggered width wheels and Variable Gear Ratio Steering (VGRS). Inside, the F Sport Package adds 16-way power driver’s sport seat, unique interior design treatment and available F Sport exclusive Cabernet Red leather interior.

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Available as an option the Lexus GS 350 F Sport Package offers the Lexus Dynamic Handling (LDH) system with Dynamic Rear Steering (DRS) for those seeking a little more agressiveness

“Monitoring vehicle speed, steering direction and driver inputs, the system calculates the optimum angle for all four wheels,” Lexus said. “LDH helps to optimize the vehicle slip angle. Using VGRS in the front and DRS in the rear, the system can independently manage both front and rear wheel steering angles to help improve turn-in response, rear grip, vehicle control and overall agility when cornering.”

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PRELIMINARY SPECIFICATIONS FOR GS 350 WITH F SPORT PACKAGE

 
Horsepower
 
306 hp @ 6,400rpm
Torque
277 lb-ft @ 4,800rpm
Transmission
Six-speed sequential-shift with paddle shifters
Electronic Controlled Automatic Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i)
Seating Capacity
5
Overall Length (in.)
190.9
Width (in.)
72.4
Height (in.)
57.3
Wheelbase (in.)
112.2
Driven Wheels
Rear or All-Wheel Drive
Curb weight (lbs.)
3,715 (RWD)
3,890 (AWD)
Brake type
Ventilated front and rear disc with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA) and Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management system (VDIM)
Wheel size
RWD
19” x 8” (Front), 19” x 9” (Rear)
AWD
 19” x 8”
Tire size
RWD
235/40/19 (Front)
265/35/19 (Rear)
AWD
235/40/19 (Front and Rear)
0 – 60 mph
Estimated 5.7 seconds
Top Track Speed
Estimated 142 mph (electronically limited)
MPG
(City/Hwy/Comb.)
20/27/23 (RWD)      18/25/20 (AWD)
– By: Omar Rana