When it comes to buying a performance sedan, there is an unreasonably large number of choices on the Australian market. Most are also backed up by a coupe variant that, despite having fewer doors – and fewer complications – tend to cost more. So, if you have about $150,000 to spend on a four-door luxury performance sedan, what would […]
The rumor mill is churning over at Toyota with reports that the Japanese automaker is finally building a 3.0-liter twin-turbo V-6 engine, codenamed 943F, that it plans to use on the fifth-generation Lexus GS. The model is scheduled to make its debut in late 2017 or early 2018 and will be marketed as a 2019 model. Show More Summary
On one side you have the all-American powerhouse and on the other you have the Japanese spitfire. It wasn’t always the case that we could describe a Cadillac and a Lexus in such glowing terms, but the times have definitely changed. The...Show More Summary
Talk of a twin-turbo V6 for the new Lexus GS and LS has us wondering if this engine will make it into the hypothetical Toyota Supra and BMW Z5. Continue reading New Toyota Supra may get a twin-turbo Lexus V6 New Toyota Supra may get a twin-turbo Lexus V6 originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:28:00 EDT. Show More Summary
Originally appeared on Automoblog.net When Akio Toyoda, CEO of Toyota Motor Corporation, said he wanted the Lexus brand to be more sporty, this is what he had in mind. The Lexus GS models are rear-wheel-drive sports sedans. The entry GS 200t is a new model for 2016 that comes with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Our tester had the F […]
Being offered a free Lexus GS F for the weekend felt like being offered custody of the child of a distant relative who had just died. Of course I said yes, but deep down I wished it might just get lost before it ever got to me, because I have other things to do. Read more...
In this great big wide world of ours, there are only few things that are pretty hard to get wrong. Pizza springs to mind, as do large-capacity, V8-powered, rear-wheel-drive cars. So it should come as no surprise to hear the 2016 Lexus GS F is a bit of a hoot. Yes, you heard right. The […]
lexus has recalled two models this week, with each potentially affected by a leaking fuel pressure sensor. the models in question are the is 250 and the gs 300, built between december 2004 and september 2007. lexus has identified a weakness with the connector that attaches the sensor to the delivery pipe which may not have been assembled correctly. Show More Summary
The Lexus GS has been on U.S. shores since 1993, and since then has grown both in size and in luxury. That growth has occurred over four generations with various mid-cycle refreshes in between. The first generational change took place in 1997. Show More Summary
If you consider luxury to be a side-effect of scarcity, then the newly updated Infiniti Q70 sedan is your height of opulence. Infiniti sold only 22 of these large sedan rivals to the Lexus GS, among numerous others, in 2015. Almost four-times as many Lamborghinis found homes. Even cottage car brand Morgan sold 21. The […]
when a brand claims that it has 'no direct competitors' it can be a way to side-step cross examination. but with the 2016 lexus gs f the statement may actually be true. could this $150,000 sports sedan be like a much more expensive hsv? its naturally aspirated v8 and rear-wheel-drive configuration suggests it could be. Show More Summary
At $148,800 plus on-roads, Japan’s latest large-bodied super sedan, the 2016 Lexus GS F, land price wise in the barren middle ground between the sub-$100K Aussie buck-bangers from Ford and HSV and pricier, big V8 rear-drivers from Germany that ask for a $185K entry point with BMW’s M5 Pure Edition. Lexus Australia claims that its latest […]
Reports of its coming stretch right back into the previous generation, but at long last it exists, and now it is upon us: the 2016 Lexus GS F performance sedan is finally on sale in Australia. For nearly a decade, there has been talk of a larger companion to the IS F sedan. And while […]
he 2016 lexus gs f has launched locally, marking the japanese marque's first shot at a large sports sedan and the third car from the its high-performance f division to hit the showroom. heavily based on the four-year-old gs sedan that...Show More Summary
It’s hard to understand why Lexus has been so often overlooked by those in the market for a quality prestige drive, but with the launch of the latest Lexus GS 350 F Sport, the Japanese carmaker seems primed to put itself squarely back in the spotlight. This is a car that surely deserves your […]
Details of the new and updated Lexus vehicles launching in Australia in 2016. GS F – February The long-rumoured, long-awaited Lexus GS F will finally reach our shores in February, ensuring the Japanese brand’s 2016 starts off with a bang. The high-performance large luxury sedan inherits its 351kW/530Nm 5.0-litre naturally aspirated V8 from the […]
We were very fortunate to get the opportunity to drive the awesome new 467 hp Lexus GS F sport sedan, but our ride-along with racing expert Scott Pruett was the real highlight of our visit to California’s Chuckwalla Raceway, an off-the-beaten-path track that’s worth a visit.
We test the 2016 Lexus GS 200t sedan and find that it's a nice enough luxury sedan, but driving enthusiasts will definitely want to stick with the GS 350 and its more powerful V6 engine. Continue reading 2016 Lexus GS 200t First Drive 2016 Lexus GS 200t First Drive originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 17 Dec 2015 11:58:00 EST. Show More Summary
We put the big Lexus F sedan through its paces, on and off the track.
lexus has updated its rc coupe range in australia for 2016, adding a new turbocharged variant to the range at the entry-level in the process. the 2016 rc joins an updated lx suv and the refreshed gs sedan range, with lexus rolling out all three updates before the end of the year. Show More Summary