Front mounted RWD, 24v injected V6s with 6-speed auto, 6-step CVT in hybrid.
GS250 - 2500cc, 154kW at 6400rpm, 253Nm at 4800rpm. Max 230kmh, 0-100kmh 8.8secs, 9.3L/100km, 215g/km CO2. GS350 - 3456cc, 233kW at 6400rpm, 378Nm at 4800rpm. Max 235kmh, 0-100kmh 6.3secs, 9.7L/100km, 225g/km CO2. GS450h - 3456cc, 213kW at 6000rpm, 345NM at 4600rpm. Electric motor:147kW/275Nm, Max 250kmh, 0-100kmh 6.1secs, 6.3L/100km, 139g/km CO2.
Double wishbone front, multi-link rear suspension. Electric assisted steering.
10 airbags; ABS, and a full suite of driving
L 4850mm, W1840mm, H 1455mm, W/base 2850mm, F/track 1575mm, R/track 1560-1590mm, Weight 1640 to 1825kg, Fuel 66L.
GS250 $102,900, GS350 $117,900, GS450h $134,900. F-sport adds $6000 to GS250, ($8000 to GS350 and GS450h).
Sharper style; interior details; compelling entry point; value; chassis; brakes.
New grille isn’t unique; no luxury pack for GS250; no all-wheel-drive option.
GS250 is the pick, with great spec and value and it will boost the line-up’s appeal.