The newest member of the Lexus “F” series makes its Canadian debut at the Montreal International Auto Show – January 15-24 at the Palais des Congrès

 

(MONTREAL, QC – JANUARY 14, 2016) This year, the Lexus GS gets the “F” series treatment – combining world-class, track-proven speed and agility with the opulence and refinements of a four-door luxury sedan. And drivers will get their first look at the Montreal International Auto Show as the 2016 Lexus GS F makes its Canadian debut – January 15-24 in the Lexus booth at the Palais des Congrès.

 

“With the GS F, we’ve taken our signature luxury sport sedan and boosted its performance to deliver remarkable levels of driving excitement,” said Jennifer Barron, Director of Lexus Canada.. “We’re thrilled to give our guests and all Canadian drivers their first look at the newest addition to our F series portfolio of high-performance luxury sports cars – tested and proven on some of the most challenging race tracks in the world.”

 

The all-new 2016 Lexus GS F delivers a driving experience that can only be described as “shocking” – because it performs in a manner that’s completely unexpected from a luxury sedan. A naturally-aspirated, Atkinson-cycle 5.0L V8 generates 467 peak horsepower at 7,100 RPM and up to 389 lb-ft of torque. This is mated to a lightning-quick eight-speed Sport Direct Shift automatic transmission that delivers shifts as quick as one-tenth of a second. The GS F’s power is further enhanced by the vehicle’s class-leading lightness, which means it’s quick off the starting line and surprisingly fuel efficient for a high-performance sports sedan.

 

The GS F’s advanced technologies and performance enhancements ensure maximum driving control no matter where you’re headed. Everything between the powertrain and the pavement is tuned for remarkable high-speed handling, steering and stopping.

 

GS F’s bold exterior styling promises an adrenaline-pumping drive, as Lexus designers crafted a vehicle with the looks to match its impressive performance. Inside, the GS F has a luxurious yet functional interior styling delivering design with purpose – evoking the cockpit of a modern fighter jet.

 

The GS F is offered in a single, “all-in” configuration, featuring a long list of premium amenities as standard. This includes comprehensive safety systems. The GS F is one of the first models to be equipped with the Lexus Safety System+, in addition to other active and passive safety technologies.

 

The all-new, 2016 Lexus GS F goes on sale this winter at Lexus Dealers across Canada. For more information on features and specifications, visit www.lexus.ca/gsf.

 

About Lexus of Canada

Lexus Canada is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Lexus luxury cars and sport utility vehicles through a sales and service network of 38 dealers across Canada. There are 11 Lexus nameplates on the road today, allowing guests many choices in a range of luxury vehicle segments. Six of these 11 offer hybrid models, giving Lexus Canada’s largest luxury hybrid lineup. In the 2014 J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS), Lexus ranked highest in vehicle dependability among all nameplates for the third consecutive year. Additionally, the Lexus RX and RXh are built at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada’s (TMMC) Cambridge South plant, the recipient of J.D. Power’s 2014 Platinum Plant Quality Award, Worldwide. For more information about Lexus products, and Lexus’ pursuit of perfection, visit: www.lexus.ca.

 

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