A HYBRID FOR THE HIGH LIFE
2015 Lexus GS 450h F-Sport
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Published on Thu, Aug 6, 2015
By: The LACar Editorial Staff
By Bobby Holland If the recent 24 Hours of Le Mans taught us anything, it’s that hybrids are no longer the sole domain of the Priuses of the world. Even the supercars have gotten into the hybrid act. Still, no one knows hybrids like Toyota, so why not a super-hybrid through its luxury mark, Lexus? Thanks to Bobby Holland and RightTrack Motoring, LA Car presents a video review of the 20125 Lexus GS 450h F-Sport. For more information about the hybrid Lexus GS 450h, go to lexus.com SPECIFICATIONS Name of vehicle: 2015 Lexus GS 450h F-Sport Price: $61,330 (base) $4,825 (F-Sport option for rear-wheel drive GS 450h) EPA fuel economy rating: 29 city/34 highway/31 combined (miles per gallon) Hybrid Synergy System: 3.5 liter DOHC 24-valve V6 with variable valve timing with intelligence (VVT-i) and dual electric hybrid motor propulsion Horsepower: 338 at 6,000 rpm Transmission: Electronically controlled Continuously Variable Transmission (ECVT) with two-speed reduction, Snow mode and paddle shifters Steering: Electronic Power Steering (EPS) System Drive configuration: Rear-wheel drive Suspension Front: Independent double-wishbone with coil springs, gas-pressurized shock absorbers and stabilizer bar Rear: Independent multilink with coil springs, gas-pressurized shock absorbers and stabilizer bar Brakes: 13.1-in ventilated front discs with two-piston calipers; 12.2-in ventilated rear discs with single-piston-sliding calipers Wheels and tires: Four-wheel power-assisted discs with Electronic Controlled Braking (ECB), regenerative braking, four-sensor, four-channel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist Dimensions Length: 190.7 inches Width: 72.4 inches Height: 57.3 inches Curb weight: 4190 pounds