2019 Lexus GS Hybrid Review and Price
The new car Lexus GS Hybrid 2019 complemented the GS series of the fourth generation. In the GS model line, the hybrid model stands out due to the front lights with three LEDs, as well as the rear bumper design covering the exhaust pipe openings. The new GS450h can also be distinguished from the inserts “HYBRID” in front, behind and at the sides.
The model is equipped with a 3.5-liter engine, working on the Atkinson cycle, which is assisted at the right time by an electric motor. The latter can work both in the economy mode and in the sports mode: the choice is for the driver and the new Drive Mode system. The hybrid system GS450h, consisting of a petrol engine V6, running on the Atkinson cycle, and an electric motor, develops a power of 345 hp. In this case, the gasoline engine produces a maximum torque of 368 Nm, and an electric motor – 275 Nm.
Due to the presence of a continuously variable transmission, the torque is transmitted to the wheels without breaking. Suspension GS450h completely independent. In the most dynamic version of the GS 450h F Sport car is equipped with a steering with a variable gear ratio, as well as a system of dynamic control of the rear wheels, making it the world’s first hybrid car with a controlled position of all four wheels
Three variants of “Premium”, “Luxury”, “F Sport” configuration give the opportunity to choose from the standard model to the top version with improved sports characteristics. As part of the equipment “Premium”: bi-xenon headlights with washers, LED running lights, plus electric drive and heated front seats, glasses and steering column.
The car is equipped with an impressive set of active and passive safety systems. The model retention device includes front and side airbags, as well as curtain airbags and knee pads for the driver and passenger. It became known that the price of the hybrid 450h version of the car will be approximately 61 thousand dollars. Hybrid 350h will cost about 48 500 thousand.