2013 Lexus GS revealed at Pebble Beach Festival

The luxury car division of Toyota unveiled the new Lexus GS at the Pebble Beach Festival in California. The third generation of the GS sedan is based on the LF-Gh concept earlier revealed at the New York Auto Show. For the 2013 GS, Lexus revised the chassis making it more rigid, fitted a suspension with aluminum upper and lower control arms but also widened the tracks by around 40mm.

2013 Lexus GS

2013 Lexus GS

The European customers will benefit from the Lexus GS 250 fitted with a 2.5-liter V6 unit but also from a hybrid variant. North America will get the same GS 450h hybrid model along the GS 350 which is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 producing 306 horsepower.

2013 Lexus GS

2013 Lexus GS

With such resources, the Japanese sedan sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in 5,7 seconds and hits a top speed of 228 km/h. Lexus will offer a six-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters for the V6 engine.

2013 Lexus GS

2013 Lexus GS

In terms of styling, the new GS features new LED daytime running lights, an aerodynamic body kit, and a trapezoidal front grille which follows to be adopted on the future models but also reshaped optical blocks.

2013 Lexus GS

2013 Lexus GS

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