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The all-new Lexus GS will cost from £32,995 and is available to order now
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15 February 2012

The all-new Lexus GS will cost from £32,995 and is available to order now ahead of official sales in June. Two engines are offered - a 206bhp 2.5-litre V6 petrol and a 338bhp V6 hybrid – and four trim levels include SE, Luxury, F Sport and Premier.

Standard equipment on the GS range comprises 17-inch alloys, bi-xenon headlamps, LED daytime running lights and a rear-view camera. Also on the list are heated leather seats, climate control, steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters and DAB.

Read our Lexus GS 250 F Sport review

Moving up the spec list, Luxury versions add 18-inch alloys, front and rear parking sensors, blind spot monitor and sat-nav. F Sport models get larger 19-inch wheels, plus a boot spoiler and more aggressive bumper design. Inside, F Sport cars also add a perforated leather sports steering wheel and gear knob, sports pedals and four-way lumbar support.

F Sport cars feature the firm’s adaptive variable suspension and selectable drive modes. On 450h models, F Sport also includes the Lexus dynamic handling system, which features rear-wheel steering.

The range-topping £50,995 GS450h Premier comes with 18-spoke 18-inch alloys, adaptive suspension and drive modes and electric semi-aniline leather seats. The model’s climate control comes equipped with an ioniser and the HDD nav and premium sound system is linked to a 12.3-inch display; the largest of its kind.

Nine exterior colours include Arctic Pearl, Sonic Silver, Velvet Black, Mercury Grey, Meteor Blue, Crimson Red, Atlantic Blue, Celestial Black. For the GS 450h only, Obsidian Black is also offered.

Lexus GS model line-up:

GS 250 SE - £32,995GS 250 Luxury - £35,995GS 250 F Sport - £39,995GS 450h Luxury - £44,995GS 450h F Sport - £50,995GS 450h Premier - £50,995

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Flash Harry 15 February 2012

Re: New Lexus GS from £32,995

This is a great looking car and it makes a nice change from the usual German fare too.Yes Rwdpetrol it does look like the IS but that is a good looking car too

RWDpetrol 15 February 2012

Re: New Lexus GS from £32,995

Looks too much like an IS, shame.

Christian Galea 15 February 2012

Re: New Lexus GS from £32,995

artill wrote:

Are you sure the button isnt a Lexus button then used by Toyota to add 'poshness' to a Yaris?

Its only a button, if it feels ok when you touch it and it works for the life of the car, which in a Toyota/Lexus is more likely than some, then it would do for me

The GS was put on sale a few months after the Yaris, so I think it was borrowed from Toyota not the other way around. And yes, even if it is the other way around and although it's not that big a problem if it works as intended, as I mentioned it's just that if they can't bother to disguise the Toyota origins in things which are easily seen, what did they do under the skin, in places which are not that easily seen? That and the fact that, personally, it just looks/feels all wrong in a premium vehicle and makes me very irritable just looking at it...of course, I might just be a strange person or have OCD tendencies but I just woudldn't be able to live with an interior having the issues I outlined above.