GS 300 ARCHIVE (1993 – 1997)

GS 300 Archive (1993 – 1997)

Key Features:

  • GS 300, Lexus’s second model introduction in the UK
  • 290bhp straight-six 3.0-litre engine
  • Rear-wheel drive and double wishbone suspension
  • Initially available with automatic transmission only
  • On sale in the UK from 1993 to 1997

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GS 300 ARCHIVE (1997 – 2000)

GS 300 Archive (1997 – 2000)

Key Features:

  • Second generation of Lexus’s executive saloon
  • 3.0-litre straight-six engine with VVT-i valve timing
  • Improved fuel economy, 0-62mph reduced to 8.2 seconds
  • More cabin headroom and increased boot capacity
  • On sale from 1997 to 2000

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GS 300 / 430 ARCHIVE (2000 – 2005)

GS 300 / 430 Archive (2000 – 2005)

Key Features:

  • Lexus introduces V8 power into the GS range with the GS 430
  • 4.3-litre engine produces 279bhp, giving 0-62mph in 6.3 seconds
  • GS 300 revised with technical upgrades and new styling features
  • Both models on sale in the UK from November 2000 to April 2005

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GS 300 / 430 / 460 ARCHIVE (2005 – 2012)

GS 300 / 430 / 460 Archive (2005 – 2012)

Key Features:

  • All-new third-generation Lexus GS luxury sports saloon
  • First Lexus model to be launched globally, as the brand moves into new markets for the first time
  • First production model to exhibit the new Lexus design philosophy L-finesse
  • Four model grades for the UK – GS 300, GS 300 SE, GS 300 SE-L and GS 430
  • On sale in the UK from 2005 to 2012

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GS 450h ARCHIVE (2006 – 2012)

GS 450h Archive (2006 – 2012)

Key Features:

  • The world’s first rear-wheel drive full hybrid power sports saloon
  • Lexus Hybrid System developed to combine a 3.5-litre V6 petrol with a high-output electric motor
  • Nought to 62mph acceleration in 5.9 seconds, maximum speed 155mph
  • On sale in the UK from 2006 to 2012

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