The 2016 Lexus GS F is the new and improved version of the Lexus GS. The “F” in the title is only given to the fastest cars in Lexus’ production line-up. GS F is a middle-class luxury sedan, also the newest addition to the fourth generation of the GS family which was first released in 2008.
2016 Lexus GS F Redesign, Exterior
The next generation Lexus GS F exterior is very much resemblant with the current RC F model, with a large spindle grille up front, with a chrome lining, bottomed with a carbon fiber lip. A large opening for cooling off brakes is given replacing the fog lights. The headlamps have also been redesigned, the body having three units, while angularly sharp LED lamps run below it.
Wider fenders, revised side skirts, new rear quad-exhaust system, darker tail-lights and a carbon-fibre spoiler placed on top of the trunk give off an aggressive look. The wheels are 19.5 inches in size with aluminium enforced rims and embodying 255/35 and 275/35 front and rear Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires respectively. The length of the new Lexus GS 2016 is 193.5 inches with the wheelbase of 112.2 inches and its width and height is 72.6 and 56.7 inches respectively.
The 2016 Lexus GS F interior is offered in a new black and white two tone combination. The bucket seats have interesting stitched leather line patterns. The front and rear seating’s are expected to have heating and cooling features. The wood trim instrument panel is replaced with a carbon-fiber one having all the infotainment features. The steering wheel is comparatively thicker in size while The “F” logo is embossed on the headrests.
2016 Lexus GS F Engine
The new Lexus GS F features a 5.0 liter V-8 engine with an 8 speed automatic transmission which produces 467 hp 7,000 rpm at a broad torque curve of 389lb.ft at 4,800 rpm-5,600rpm. While the GS F’s maximum speed is 175 mph and within 4.4 seconds the car can accelerate from 0-60 mph. The rear wheel drive will be powered by a torque differential which was also featured in the RC F. It also features a sturdier chassis and revised differentials and suspension. Lexus has not disclosed any further details regarding the engine.
Release Date and Price
The new Lexus GS F 2016 sports sedan will be available in showrooms for sale later this year, but as a 2016 year model. The price for the 2016 GS F is going to be $72,500 (approx). All in all, it is an excitingly fast car added to the Lexus “F” family and is considered to be Lexus’ latest marvel in its sports cars.