Lexus GS 300 comes in two trims (base and F sport), they share same turbocharged 2.0 liter engine (241 horsepower, 258 pound of torque), and eight speed automatic transmission and rear wheel drive. Technology features include Lexus remote touch infotainment interface, a navigation system, voice controls, Smartphone app integration, a 12.3 inch display screen and a 12 speaker sound system. A broad range of driver safety aids, blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert and the Lexus safety system plus suite of advanced active safety features.
Lexus GS 300 has fairly roomy and comfortable interior that oozes quality and refinement. Majority of its switches, buttons and knobs are easy to use and understand without cracking open the owner’s manual. Numerous seat adjustment and power tilt and telescoping steering wheel with a fairly adjustment range makes it easy for a wide variety of drivers to settle in comfortably at the controls and have a clear view out over the hood. There is excellent forward and side visibility and the rear three quarter blind spot in minimal due to the carefully sculpted rear roof pillar.
The acceleration of GS 300 is adequate. It measured a 0-60 mph time of 7 seconds, The GS’ firm and sure brake pedal tends towards jumpy. The car tends to exhibit some nosedrive during harder stops and measured panic stop distance from 60mph is about average for premium sedans. The cruises arrow straight on the open road and feels nimble when taking turns. It also provides a good deal of grip and overall stability.