Lexus GS: An Embodiment Of Luxury

By Danny Green

Lexus is a division of the Japanese car brand Toyota, which is a popular name among leading luxury brands. Lexus are known to be very elegant and posh cars, and are sold all over the world in around 70 countries.

The Lexus brand has a variety of models including the sedan. Within this category comes the luxury midsized sports car known as the Lexus GS. The first Lexus GS was launched by Toyota back in 1993, which were known as the first generation GS. This was the first sports sedan with rear wheel drive. After that, the second generation GS was premiered in the market, which had the innovative V8 version for better performance. The latest models are the third generation GS, which were first introduced in 1996.

In 2009, the latest version of the Lexus GS was launched, which had become very competitive in the market. Its popularity has been giving a tough time to other luxury brands such as BMW. It is an expensive car and not everyone can afford it. For those who can, it is more than just a car; it?s a status symbol.

The 2009 model is the recent one of the GS series. This model has been immensely popular since its launch. For the rich and affording part of the society, Lexus GS indeed is a status symbol. Numerous reasons are attached to its fame as a status symbol; one of these is that it is a luxury brand name of autos. Since it is famous as a luxury auto brand, people who own it, feel pride in having it, and referring it as an elevation of their social status. Apart from other reasons, it is a fact that not everyone can afford it, which makes Lexus more exclusive. Lexus is not only known as a symbol of pride for its high price tag, but the quality factor also counts a lot.

Today, two main models of Lexus GS are more famous than the other Lexus models; Lexus GS 460 and GS 450 H. Lexus GS 460 has transmission deliverance with 8-speed automation, which performs remarkably with fuel also providing fuel economy. With dual engineering system, it provides brilliant handling and security. The car has numerous innovative security systems, such as Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management System (VDIM), Intuitive Park Assist (IPA) and Pre-Collision System (PCS).

With sensors, the pre-collision system detects a likely collision, retracts the seat belts, and activates the brakes. Moreover, the car even has automatic brakes, which make it easier to manage on the road. In order to provide safe driving during bad weather, the GS even has water repellent windows and rain sensing wipers. The theft defiant engine does not allow the car to start until the power key is inserted.

The other model recently introduced by Lexus is the GS 450 H, which is a hybrid version of the ordinary DS. It is the first mass produced luxury hybrid car in the world, and is environment friendly, as it has low emission, emitting a low level of toxic gases.

Thus it is obvious that the Lexus GS is not just a status symbol owing to its brand name; it is also the superior performance and quality that the car provides that have helped make it so popular. Even the hybrid versions, though being eco friendly, do not fall behind on any standards. - 29952

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