2016 Lexus GS F, refresh, redesign
After being unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show, the 2016 Lexus GS has created a major buzz about what features that the new iteration might come up with. Lexus is a luxury car brand that is renowned worldwide for their super power and performance oriented vehicles that rarely face any competition. This upcoming model 2016 Lexus GS will be the crowning jewel in their best-in-class sedan lineup. Apart from boasting changes in exterior styling, interior decoration and performance, this vehicle will also have better fuel economy making it more affordable as a family vehicle.
2016 Lexus GS: Engine and Fuel Economy
2016 Lexus GS will share the same engine that is found in the brand’s other super sports cars. It will be powered by a naturally aspirated 5 litre V8 engine that will be able to produce a maximum of 466 hp and 389 lb-ft of torque. It will be mated to an 8-speed auto transmission system. The engine will rev as high as 8500 rpm, which is extraordinary high considering its type of engine. Since its rivals have the capability of producing more than 550 hp, GS will be looking forward to compensating its lack of power by offering a refined driving experience. This vehicle will accelerate from 0 to 60 at an astonishing 4.3 seconds, reaching the highest speed of 175 mph.
Fuel efficiency comes as a bit of a disappointment as this car will average around 19 MPG on combined drive sessions. This stat is not at all bad if you consider that this is primarily a sports sedan and not a family vehicle.
2016 Lexus GS: Redesign Exterior and Interior
The exterior of 2016 Lexus GS will feature a couple of design variants that will set this apart from its predecessor. The body kit will be lowered and coupled with larger air intakes at both the front and back will lend this car an improved aerodynamic shape. Its back portion will get an exhaust system characterized by four outlets and sharp angles that make this car even sleeker in appearance. It will ride proudly on 19 inch wheels that look exceptional when in motion.
Inside of new Lexus GS, there will be redecorated seats that are to be wrapped with Alcantara leather. Its steering wheel will receive the same treatment and in result will become more comfortable. Moreover, the seats will be adjustable to make for better posture and comfortable riding experience. Technology wise expect only the best quality safety and infotainment tools that include a magnificent audio system, safety airbags, Navigation and other such necessary features.
2016 Lexus GS: Release Date and Price
This car was first released in 2013, and since then has aged quite a bit in terms of specifications and visuals. This next in lineup 2016 Lexus GS will actually be a face lifted model of the older version and be available on sale by the end of 2015. Base price of this car is unlikely to be any higher than $ 90 000. According to speculations, there will also be a hybrid variant on offer that will offer better power of performance ratio.