The New Lexus GS In The UK
The new Lexus GS will go on sale in the UK on 15 April, offered in four grades: GS300, GS300 SE, GS300 SE-L and GS430. Prices on-the-road will start at £30,400 for the GS300, £35,900 for the GS300 SE, £38,000 for the GS300 SE-L and £46,755 for the GS430.
The GS300 specification includes Smart Key entry and push-button start-up system, 10-speaker sound system with in-dash six-disc CD player, speed-sensitive electric power steering, cruise control, sequenced interior lighting with LED technology, leather-trimmed multi-function steering wheel, advanced automatic dual-zone air conditioning, eight-way electrically adjustable front seats, tyre pressure warning system, Adaptive Front-lighting System, 17-inch alloy wheels, Bluetooth connectivity and an eight-inch touch-screen display.
GS300 SE models add the Lexus DVD-based satellite navigation system with rear view monitor and steering-guided parking sensors, leather upholstery and additional lumbar adjustment plus heating and ventilation functions for the front seats.
The GS300 SE-L adopts an electric tilt/slide sunroof, 18-inch alloy wheels and a Mark Levinson 14-speaker hi-fi system. Standard features on the GS430 include Adaptive Cruise Control with Pre-Crash Safety and a wood and leather trimmed steering wheel.
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has awarded the new GS300 and GS300SE insurance group 16E, the SE-L version is in group 17E and the GS430 is in group 18E.
The new Lexus GS requires servicing every 10,000 miles (Health & Safety Check) with major servicing required at 20,000 mile intervals. In line with all other Lexus models, the new GS will be sold with 3 years’/60,000 miles warranty with 3 year paint and 12 year anti-perforation warranties.Published 9 April 2005