The new 2013 Lexus GS is a very important model to Toyota’s luxury brand.
“The fourth-generation GS has been completely redesigned, inside and out, and will feature the brand’s new design philosophy, with styling cues such as a distinctive new front grille, that will soon be seen on all future Lexus vehicles,” Lexus previously said in a statement. “The new GS will also lead the rest of the Lexus lineup in an entirely new direction of driving dynamics.”
A part of that ‘driving dynamics’ direction will be taken to the next level at this year’s 2011 SEMA Show with the new Lexus GS F Sport model.
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The 2013 Lexus GS will hit dealers later this yearn and will be followed by the GS F Sport and GS 450h Hybrid in early 2012.
It is rumored that Lexus is working on a high-performance GS-F for 2013. The model is speculated to be powered by a 5.0 liter supercharged V8 making around 550-hp.
Refresher: The 2013 Lexus GS 350 is powered by a 3.5 liter V6 engine making 306-hp at 6,400 rpm with a maximumtorque of 277 lb-ft at 4,800 rpm. Mated to a 6-speed sequential-shift transmission, the Lexus GS sprints from 0 to 60 mph in an impressive 5.7 seconds with a top speed of 142 mph. Acceleration from 30 to 50 mph takes just 3 seconds.
– By: Omar Rana