2014 Lexus GS 450H is a vehicle that represents a true luxury car and that goes for Mister among vehicles of this class. Graceful appearance, sleek manner and excellent physical prepared.To would be the baseline portrait of modern business man , who require the same limo. When the Lexus brand as a luxury branch of Toyota , first appeared as far back as in 1989. year , and to the U.S. market, one of the main goals set was to provide a real alternative to traditional spoiled American customers in the so-called . business sedan . The former leaders , the German BMW and Mercedes , and later the third member of the Audi, but in the early ’90s , in his pocket felt the presence of the Japanese manufacturer , which is obviously very quickly and successfully , I found a recipe for a way into the hearts of those who wanted to stand out from the crowd , to those who want a car top performance and comfort , without having run away from cliches , which included the German premium trio.
2014 Lexus GS 450H Hybrid Exterior and Interior
The new, second generation of hybrids, or fourth-generation 2014 Lexus GS 450H in general, is certainly a logical step forward from its predecessor, both in terms of operation, and in terms of comfort, but at the same time, brings something new, dynamic and sporty. Outwardly, it is the first impression one gets. Lines of vehicles are now noticeably sharper, more aggressive appearance, and overall impression than good. Especially if you have before you model the F Sport version!
As for the interior, it should be borne in mind that the Lexus life and started in America, and that he is still the primary market. Of course, that does not mean anything bad, but it just need to keep in mind that the average European buyers may get in the way or something to make it unnecessary, such as, for example, heavy use of wood on the center console, door panel and steering wheel, though only some versions. In the aforementioned F Sport, the aluminum and leather in dark red color.
However, it is, as they say, is in place and it’s hard to find fault with, not only when talking about quality, but about ergonomics. Space in the front, and back, is now considerably more than its predecessor, which was one of the major objections to the outgoing model. So the new GS outside spread of 20 or higher for 30 mm, and is obtained in more of headroom and a 30 front and 25 mm rear, while the space for the knees of those sitting behind increased by 20 millimeters.
Also, due to better solved rear suspension, which is more compact, and thus are set out below, and the battery, and the load was increased by 61% for the space. However, with about 480 liters, it is still not in the top segments, but bearing in mind the purpose of these models, rarely would someone need more space. If you have something to “blame” it is a relatively small number of places for small items, especially for small volume compartments in front of the driver.
2014 Lexus GS 450H Hybrid – Equipment
Over the years, the 2014 Lexus GS 450H name has become almost synonymous with the word luxury. Thus, the fourth-generation equipped with a multitude of gadgets, starting from the so-called. computer mouse joystick on the center console, which is already loaded in the manual for models RX, through a premium audio system with Mark Levinson, with as many as 17 speakers, an impressive total power of 835 watts, which will literally knock your socks off, and a huge in fact currently the largest in the class passenger cars, central color display diagonal of 12.3 inches, which is read by all the major functions of the vehicle.
Safety of Lexus GS 450H
Of course , the car ‘s caliber is generous when it comes to active safety . In addition to the radar in the front of the vehicle , which in conjunction with the ACC system maintains a safe distance from the vehicle in front , and if necessary slows down or speeds up, the Lexus GS is equipped with the so-called . Driver Monitor , or system through which infrared LEDs and a CCD camera monitors driver alertness and degree of openness of the eyes, and in the case of detection of drowsiness at the time beep . Furthermore, the segments that have active safety system for the elimination of corners , and night vision, the information projected onto the windshield in front of the driver, automatic level control and direction of the headlamps, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System and on and on the list is really long , just like the part that refers to passive safety .
2014 Lexus GS 450H Hybrid – Engine
Under the hood, this time lies a 3.5-liter V6 petrol unit, which is adorned its predecessor, but differs in that it works on so-. Atkinson cycle. In this 2014 Lexus GS 450H model, he released a total of 345 hp and 352 Nm and delivers them through a CVT transmission to the rear wheels. I have an electric motor delivering about 200 horsepower and 275 Nm, and is powered from nickel metal hydride battery that is charged during braking. All this ensures that the 2014 Lexus GS 450H from to 100 km – h comes in just 5.9 seconds, while top speed is limited to 250 km – h. Since this is a hybrid, this model also boasts an excellent result in CO2 emissions – only 137 g – km.
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