The Lexus GS is renewed and launches a four-cylinder turbo engine

Lexus has also used the event to present the Pebble Beach renewed GS . Its average sedan – competitor Mercedes E-Class or Audi A6 among others – receive a fairly light wash outer face and a new 2.0 turbo propeller, as they have already made the IS, NX and RC few months ago. Starting from the outside, the changes are noticeable but quite subtle. Focus on one which introduces a revised front grille , with more angles, giving it a more aggressive look definitely.

Slight changes in light washing face. Just he had two years on the market.

At the rear there are also changes in the form of some optical LED slightly redesigned and a more angular escapes. The exterior is available in new colors , which are named Matador Red Mica, Mica Nightfall and 2.0 Ultrasonic Blue Mica. Inside there is also no great innovations, which are focused rather optional finishes and new moldings. In particular, we discuss laser cut wood, oak wood and various aluminum matte. Also new are new tones for leather.

lexus-gs-2016-5 at its F Sport version can be mounted red leather across the range has changed the design of the clock on the, now housed in a single central console aluminum ingot. As for equipment, the Lexus GS can now equip the Lexus Safety System + package. In this package the following support systems are driving: Pre-Collision System (PCS) with pedestrian detection, Lane Departure Alert (LDA), Intelligent High Beam (IHB) – automatic beam – and All-Speed ​​Dynamic Radar Cruise Control.

The main mechanical novelty is the addition to the range of new 2.0 turbo engine with 245 hp and 350 Nm of torque. With this engine and automatic transmission eight relations consumes an average of 7.1 l / 100 km. In addition to this new version GS 200 t should come to Spain, the version GS 350 receive a 3.5 V6 improved, which increases power and torque from 306 hp / 375 Nm 311 hp / 379 Nm, keeping fuel consumption and performance. The hybrid version GS 450 h remains unchanged.

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