The 2014 Lexus GS 350 is a midsize sport luxury sedan available in a single well-equipped level of finish. Standard equipment includes 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic xenon headlights, sunroof, mirrors gradation, keyless ignition entry, leather upholstery, dual-zone automatic climate control, tilt and telescoping steering wheel Power electrical and eight seats with lumbar forward direction adjustment settings electrically adjustable driver memory. Features include Bluetooth standard electronic phone and audio connectivity, Eyes Free Siri integration of voice control an 8-inch screen, a camera, the Lexus Remote Touch interface and system 12 surround sound speakers with a CD player, satellite radio, HD radio and a USB iPod interface.
In addition, the luxury group adds adaptive headlights, LED fog lights, adaptive suspension dampers, improved and leather trim, a power-adjustable driver’s seat 14-way memory settings passenger, rear climate and audio controls and rear manual side window sunshades. A cold pack includes a heater, a heavy heated headlight washers and wipers wheel. A board of this package with the deluxe package release also includes heated rear seats. The 2014 Lexus GS 350 Sport package offers the bite more performance, adding 19-inch wheels with summer tires, steering and special suspension tuning, larger brakes front, rear spoiler, seat of the electrical conductor of sport 12 ways and unique style interior and exterior treatments. An optional navigation system includes a 12.3-inch screen, voice recognition and 2014 Lexus GS 350 smartphone applications and services connected. There is also a premium Mark Levinson surround sound 17-speaker system. Other options include 18-inch wheels, the blind spot detection alert with rear cross-traffic, a head-up display, front and rear parking sensors, Lane Departure Warning and Lane Keeping assist, rear direction dynamic and adaptive cruise control.
The 2014 Lexus GS 350 has a finely crafted interior marked by soft leather, sewing clever and rich wood and aluminum trim. As befits the caliber of luxury sport sedan, the company front seats cradle and Cosset in equal measure, limited only by the degree of power settings you choose. Multimedia touch controller away from the 2014 Lexus GS 350 a small device mouse like next gear selector, is more problematic. It makes sense conceptually, but the cursor control with the Remote Touch controller is wobbly and imprecise, and make selections audio or navigation is even more difficult when you’re on the go. Complicating the process further is the lack of a physical button and the fact that all the icons are the same color. That said, we do as the impressive 12-inch wide screen that comes with the optional navigation system and the Mark Levinson audio system option, which looks fantastic.
The 2014 Lexus GS 350 has opened more room and space for rear passengers when he redesigned the GS 350 last year, making it more competitive with established competitors. The seating position for the driver is perfect, especially with the improved seats. At the rear, two average-sized adults should be comfortable enough, but the BMW 5 Series is even more spacious. The trunk offers 14.3 2014 Lexus GS 350 cubic feet for golf clubs and luggage, which is an average figure for this class.
The 2014 Lexus GS 350 is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine making 306 horsepower and 277 lb-ft of torque. Rear-wheel drive models are only available with an automatic eight-speed transmission is new this year. All-wheel drive models cover a six-speed automatic. In the testing front, a rear-drive 2014 Lexus GS 350 with the old automatic six-speed accelerated from zero to 60 mph in 5.8 seconds respectable. We still have to test the car this year with the eight-speed auto, but it is likely to be a tenth of a second or two faster. The EPA estimates fuel economy at 23 mpg combined while the version with four-wheel drive rate just under 21 mpg combined.
The 2014 Lexus GS 350 include antilock brakes, traction and stability control, front and rear side airbags, front knee airbags, side curtain airbags and active head restraints forward. Connect security, traditional telematics service with automatic collision notification, stolen vehicle locator and emergency assistance button is also standard. A rear view camera is standard, while the front and rear parking sensors are optional. Added adaptive cruise control option includes a pre collision system that detects impending collisions and responds tension seatbelts and activating brake assist. In the brake testing, a 2014 Lexus GS 350 with Sport package order of 60 mph in a short 112 feet. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the 2014 Lexus GS 350 the best possible rating of tests in the average overlap frontal offset, side and roof strength impact. The design of the seat and the headrest was also rated “good” for the cervical protection in rear impacts.
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