The 2015 Lexus GS 450h F Sport is a luxury hybrid vehicle that received a facelift of both the exterior and interior. The engine remains the same, though. Keep reading to learn more details about this beautiful car.
2015 Lexus GS 450h F Sport Design
Both the interior and exterior of the car received an upgrade, giving it sportier look. The 2015 Lexus GS 450h F Sport now has a revised front end, with somewhat different mesh grille and bumper. The Bi-Xenon HID headlights with LED daytime running lights remain the same. Around the back, the sedan receives a small lip spoiler mounted on a tailgate. The L-shaped LED taillights remain the same. The rear bumper is now a little bit lower. The car also receives new 19-inch five-spoke alloy wheels that are wider on the back, and larger disc brakes.
Interior Styling, Infotainment System
Interior of the 2015 Lexus GS 450h F Sport Hybrid also receives some upgrades. First, the driver now gets the 16-way adjustable power seat. The cabin is now covered in a combination of the premium leather, matte-bamboo and aluminum accents. The car also received the updated infotainment system. In addition to GPS navigation and car’s information shown on the 12.3-inch display, the infotainment also comes with Bluetooth connectivity, HD radio, Pandora, iHeartRadio, contacts sync, weather and traffic info, and new Lexus Enform Remote software. It allows you to remotely control your car via a smartphone or tablet. You can start and stop the engine, lock and unlock the car, activate climate, etc.
Hybrid Drive Engine, Fuel Economy
The 2015 Lexus GS 450h F Sport keeps the same hybrid drive system as the base model. That means that it is powered by a 3.5-liter V-6 engine with VVT-i that can produce 286 hp and 254 lb-ft of torque. There are also two 200-kW electric motors, one generating 180 horsepower, and other 200 horsepower, driving the rear axle. The whole system can produce a total output of 338 horses. It is mated to a CVT transmission. All this power will allow the car to reach the speed of 60 mph from the point of rest in about 5.6 seconds. Its top speed is limited to 138 mph. As for the fuel economy, the 450h is EPA rated at 31 miles per gallon on combined cycle, 29 mpg in the cities, and 34 mpg on the highways.
New GS 450h F Sport Hybrid Price
Unfortunately for the U.S. citizens, the 2015 Lexus GS 450h F Sport Hybrid won’t be available for sale in North America. The model is already available for sale in the U.K. and Europe. According to the automaker’s website, the price of the sedan is $61,330.
Below, you can see the white version of the 450h hybrid model.
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