2016 Lexus GS F

2016 Lexus GS F
2016 Lexus GF drive became more quick and stable based on mode, driver and conditions. Torque gets distribute between left and front wheels making it 4128 pounds. GF tails seems wag in Slalom mode while in Track mode remains obedient to drivers input. ZF Sachs dampers which are non adjustable is very well greeted. Unpredicted handling diminishes drivers confidence.

2016 Lexus GF equipped with naturally aspirated V-8 produces 467 horsepower and 389 lb-ft of torque, horsepower do not really pickups up until 7100 rpm, while torque peak is at 4800 rpm. Lexus is 100 hp short of Audi RS7, BMW M5 and Mercedes AMG E63. Clocking 4.4 seconds to touch 60 mph from zero, top speed is 168 mph. Irrespective of paddle shift automatic transmission is slow in every mode, while gear change remains flawless.

Deeper exhaust makes a resonant sound in Sport Plus mode, only rear speaker play in Sport mode. No ASC in Normal and Eco modes which can be turned off manually. Sufficient head and leg room, clear visibility, better cabin comfort, supportive buckets, material used is not of best quality. Mark Levinson audio system is to cost $2438 more.

Cadillac CTS-V offers better performance, more tech in price of GS F.

Starting Price $85,390
Vehicle Type 4 door sedan, front engine, rear wheel drive
Engine DOHC 32-valve Atkinson-capable V-8, port and direct fuel injection
Transmission 8-speed automatic, manual shifting mode
Horsepower 467 hp @ 7100 rpm
Torque 389 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm
Displacement 303 cu in
Wheelbase 112.2 in
Length 193.5 in
Width 72.6 in
Height 56.7 in
Curb weight 4128 lb
Passenger volume 92 cu ft
Cargo volume 14 cu ft
0-60 mph 4.4 secs.
0-100 mph 10.3 secs.
Top speed 168 mph
Rolling start (5-60 mph) 4.7 secs.
Top gear(30-50 mph) 3.5 secs.
Top gear(50-70 mph) 3.2 secs.
Braking (70-0 mph) 160 ft
Fuel economy (city/highway) 16/24 mpg
C/D observed 19 mpg
Pros fun driving
Cons slow transmission, competitors offer more at same price