2009 Lexus GS 460 sport luxury sedan is pricey perfection – SFGate

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2009 Lexus GS 460 sport sedan is pricey perfection

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It’s been an exhilarating I drove the Lexus GS 460 – a with high standards on and perfection. However, perfection with a price tag.

The RWD has a base price of $52,620 and some very desirable the bottom line was $59,120. said.

The 2009 GS 460 comes a very powerful 4.6-liter V8 that produces 342 horsepower and is to do 0-to-60 mph in 5.4 seconds. That’s not the time in the world, but it sure a standard for such a classy This power is linked to an transmission that can be used in an mode or switched into shifting when lower performance is desired.

Its plush interior has 10-way for both the driver and front seat. Both front have one-touch up/down When backing up, a camera what’s behind me on the navigational on the dash, and the sunscreen on the rear lowers as well.

The wood and leather trim gives the GS 460 a of elegance and the comfortable seats set the for this upscale sedan. I how the tilt/telescope steering wheel raise upward when I the engine off, making it for me to get in and out of the car. Incidentally, I simply the keypod in my pocket, and started the by merely touching a button on the

To lock the doors, I’d a small button on the door and then use the keypod to unlock the

My tester had ventilated seating, a compass on the rearview mirror, and a power moonroof. The trunk is spacious for cargo carrying and even provides a trunk to the interior.

A feature that grabbed my was the sound system. It had XM Satellite which allowed me to listen to stations. The 10-speaker sound is the best I’ve ever

And one button allowed me to see on the screen the and artist of each song.

reason the sound system is so is the interior noise level is low. The Lexus people found a way to eliminate road with interior sound engine mounting refinements and a suspension system. An Adaptive Suspension System allows for selectable shock absorber

The GS 460’s navigational screen me to easily enter a route and I found the accuracy of each I passed to be amazing. My only on this current system was to activate the voice commands to me when to make a left or turn.

I drove the Lexus to it a workout and quickly realized car is as stable and planted as any European sedan. My tester had rear-wheel but all-wheel drive is also – which is suited driving in snow, or simply for of mind, confidence and security.

As for the safety features, the GS 460 is standard with the front and rear air bags, seat-mounted side air plus driver and front knee air bags. It also has belts for all five seating Vehicle Stability Control, braking system and safety dashboard panel.

Engine type: V8 DOHC w/SMPFI

Displacement: 4.6-liter

342 at 6200 rpm

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