Expertly engineered for the competitively driven, the 2019 GS offers the power to compel absolutely. Lexus engineers traveled the equivalent of 24 times around the Earth to create the ideal driving feel. Sporting a wide track, an available performance damper by Yamaha® and optimized body rigidity courtesy of spot and laser welds, the result is a vehicle that will change the way you see Lexus.
In Manual mode, the fast-shifting, eight-speed Sport Direct-Shift automatic Electronically Controlled Transmission with intelligence (RWD) can be controlled with paddle shifters, putting the exhilaration at your fingertips. By automatically increasing the engine speed during manual downshifts, the throttle-blipping function delivers faster and smoother gear changes for greater acceleration and response when you are coming out of corners.
Whether you’re looking for added exhilaration or taking a relaxing drive through the neighborhood, Drive Mode Select enables you to make your GS more responsive or efficient with a simple turn of a switch.
The center console features an armrest, storage bin, minijack, accessory power outlet and USB connectivity to charge portable devices while offering convenient playback access through the onboard audio system.
This feature allows multiple drivers to personalize and recall the settings for the driver's seat (except lumbar), the outside mirrors and the steering-wheel position.
Taking the comfort of the standard seats even further, the heated and ventilated front seats offer separate heaters and fans in the seat cushions to provide optimum comfort, regardless of the weather.
The interior of the F SPORT is a sleek and aggressive command center. While its enhanced bolstered sport seats are engineered to grip you through every turn, an ergonomic steering wheel trimmed in perforated leather, aluminum pedals and race-inspired instrumentation help satisfy your craving for performance. In addition, exclusive stitching and distinctive accents will realize your demand for cutting-edge design.
The large, available 12.3-inch high-resolution split-screen multimedia display provides immediate, simultaneous access to audio or climate controls and various systems including Navigation. Featuring a full-screen map view for added convenience, the voice-activated Navigation System can map millions of points of interest across the country and can display information in English, French or Spanish. And, in addition to offering up-to-date traffic and weather information,* 3D city views, and simulated views of approaching highway junctions, it displays the current speed limit and can automatically identify nearby gas stations if you begin to run low on fuel.
To help keep you focused on the road ahead, intuitively placed controls put a variety of features at your fingertips. Among them: audio, voice activation, multi-information display and cruise control.
Every Lexus is backed by a comprehensive warranty that should give you miles and miles of confidence. But in case you wanted to extend your peace of mind, you'll find a variety of plans available, including ones for longer-term care, one that covers accessories and another in the event of a total loss of your Lexus due to theft, fire or accident. Take a look below to learn more about your standard coverage, as well as additional coverage options.
VDIM is designed to predict and take steps to help prevent a skid even before it occurs by using a combination of individual-wheel braking, torque modulation and steering torque assistance. Headed to the track? The exclusive Sport mode setting adjusts the sensitivity of the system, raising the threshold before VDIM intervenes, and enabling you to push the vehicle to its limits.
When you put the vehicle in reverse, the view from the backup camera is shown on the multimedia display in full color with dynamic gridlines to assist you with parking and other maneuvers.
The front-passenger seat is designed to detect whether the seat is occupied by an adult or a child, or is vacant. In case the system detects a child or empty passenger seat, the system prevents the passenger's front, side and knee airbags from being deployed. The front passenger's airbag features two chambers, creating an indentation in the center impact area that helps to provide occupant protection in a severe frontal collision.