2013 Lexus GS450h Offers Modern Luxury

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Somewhere on the continuum between Toyota’s Prius C and the new million-dollar gas-electric hypercars from Porsche, McLaren and Ferrari (really), there’s a zone that separates hybrids as economy transportation from hybrids as ultimate speed sleds. We know that electric motors can help small internal-combustion engines stretch a gallon of gasoline from, say, 30 miles to […]

2013 Lexus GS 350, Then and Now

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Twelve months ago Lexus slipped a few pre-production examples of this car out the back door and handed them around as sneak peeks of a new 2013 model they were proud of. Last February I wrote— Late last night, about 200 miles into a 300-mile flog, I realized I was having one of those ecstatic […]

2013 Lexus GS 350 Spices up Lexus Experience

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LATE LAST NIGHT, about 200 miles into a 300-mile flog, I realized I was having one of those ecstatic automotive experiences, a drive where time and distance telescope, leaving just the sensation of boring weightlessly through the night into a tunnel carved by powerful headlamps. It was a mostly interstate romp, and even big pickups […]