New Lexus GS300 Achieves Best In Class Accolade

The New Lexus GS300

Lexus GS

The new Lexus GS300 achieves best in class accolade for adult occupant protection.

Executive cars can be both top of the range in occupant safety as well as luxury according to Euro NCAP, who today (March 29th) confirmed the highest adult occupant protection score achieved by any car in the Executive Class in Europe's leading independent crash tests. The car, the Lexus GS300 achieved the top five star adult occupant protection rating.

In the frontal impact test just over one point was lost and in the side and pole tests a maximum point score was achieved given the car an overall score of 35 points.

In addition, the Lexus GS300 achieved the top four star rating for child protection, and a best in class 18 points and the two star rating for pedestrian protection.

Published 29 March 2005 Melanie Carter

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