Home LifeStyle  Luxury Cars The 2007 Lexus GS 450h: A Luxury-Hybrid with Oomph!

The 2007 Lexus GS 450h: A Luxury-Hybrid with Oomph!

Posted: Mar. 19th, 2006  |  By JustLuxe Team
RSS Syndicated News Email a Friend Suggest an Article Share Visit Website
Luxury Cars: The 2007 Lexus GS 450h is the first hybrid vehicle that simultaneously evokes the passions of luxury lovers and environmentalist. Although it is expected to be available in the spring of 2006, it may be a bit later. The New York Auto Show is the site of its U.S. debut in March 2006. Unlike its practical ecological-oriented predecessors, this car offers high-end performance along with better gas mileage and low emissions.

The 450h features rear-wheel drive for smooth handling and a 3.5-liter V-6 engine mated to a high-output, permanent magnet electric motor that makes it perform like a 4.5 liter V-8. The unique technological coupling produces an efficient engine output that exceeds 300 horsepower with zero-to 60 mph in less than six seconds. Fuel economy numbers for the luxuriant hybrid are expected to be in the high 20s, meaning it will come in certified as an ultra-low emission vehicle. These are very impressive numbers for a car that features 18-inch, light alloy wheels.

The Lexus GS 450h has all the niceties found in the standard GS, and the price is expected to be around $60,000.

For LxM James Rothaar
Related Topics : Lifestyle News
Share on Facebook Share
See Next Article
Write a Story/Review about this topic

Post a Comment

 
Related Articles
Featured Contributor
Andrew ChristianAndrew Christian
It appears that Mercedes-Benz is currently studying a new model, a high-performance four-door that...
Read More | View Profile
The Best of Luxury
Event Calendar
Keeping Up with JustLuxe
Like Us on FacebookFollow Us on TwitterRSS Feeds
Sign Up for Our Newsletter!
Current News & Features
The Incredible Sound & Durability of V-MODA XS Headphones
Comedian Bill Cosby Gives Voice to African-American Artists By Loaning His Massive Art Collection to the Smithsonian
Gurkha Cigars Insures 9,000-Square-Foot Humidor Valued Over $5M
Vintage Wine Weekend at Four Seasons Maui: A Connoisseur’s Dream Come True
The Drop Is Worth the Film Festival Hype & So Much More
While Safety Comes First, High-Tech Features are a Close Second in the Skully AR-1 Helmet
The Future of Wine: 3 Hot Trends You Need to Know About
Karina Wiciak Unveils New Fairytale Bathroom Restaurant Design
ICON's E-Flyer II Colorfully Improves Upon the Original Edition of its Electric Bike
This Bespoke Savelli Smartphone Will Help Fight AIDS One Brilliant-Cut Diamond At A Time
See the complete list

Best of Luxury

Finding the best in luxury can be a daunting task, which is why we've taken it on for you.
View All Best of Luxury
LivingLuxe. Exclusive Deals and Luxury Brands. Learn More
JustLuxe Galleries presents Popular Photo Galleries
Meet Our Writers Become a Contributor
Ferrari FF is the First Car to Feature the Apple CarPlay System
Djani Schafer »
Attention-Grabbing Bishop Concept Motorcycle is Minimal & Dramatic
Mila Pantovich »
The Hennessey Venom F5 Is The Tornado of Supercars
JustLuxe Team »
See More Contributors
THINGS WE LIKE