2013 Lexus GS 450h Production Starts
2013 Lexus GS 450h Production Starts in Japan. Toyota Motor Co.’s luxury division has announced that production of the high-performance flagship GS 450h has begun at the Tahara Plant, Aichi prefecture.
“The all-new 2013 Lexus GS 450h will provide our customers with an exciting blend of performance and precision in a new hybrid package,” said Lexus vice president and general manager in the US, Mark Templin. “With its dynamic exterior styling, roomy interior and advanced technology features, the 2013 Lexus GS 450h further demonstrates Lexus’ mastery of the luxury hybrid.”
2013 Lexus GS 450h power comes from a two-motor full hybrid system featuring a V6 Atkinson cycle petrol engine with next generation D-4S direct injection technology. The combined output is 345 PS (338 hp), enough to take it from 0-100 km/h in 5.9 seconds and on to a maximum speed of 250 km/h (155 mph). Over 2012 old-gen GS 450h, consumption has been reduced by 23% to 5.9l/100 km, and CO2 emissions start from 137 g/km.