The 2016 Lexus GS 200t is an all-fresh sedan for the model year 2016. It will turn into the new admission mock-up in the GS array of sport cars. It is expected that the new Lexus GS will be equipped with a turbocharged engine to offer better performance and it will also feature some of the most sophisticated safety technology ever offered in the GS lineup.
2016 Lexus GS 200t Changes, Exterior
The exterior of the 2016 Lexus GS 200t will have a more aggressive look than the earlier GS. It is expected that will come with the most up-to-date edition of the spindle grille, having a single-piece look, bordered by dark chrome. The charm of the exterior of the new sedan in increased by the dual-LED headlights and modernized taillights. They also offer the vehicle a sharper look than the outgoing model. Buyers can expect it with 9-spoke, 17-inch alloy wheels. The innovative front bumper with larger air vents and sharper headlights fall in line with the present design lingo of Lexus.
Lexus IS 200t 2016 Interior, Redesign
The 2016 Lexus GS is also expected to come with more luxury features than the earlier GS. The new GS 200t comes with a roomy cabin, equipped with a big 12.3-inch high resolution monitor. This monitor will be competent to full-screen navigation that will be controlled by the most up-to-date version of the Remote Touch Interface of the automaker.
Similar to several of the latest Lexus models, the new sedan will get the Safety System Plus set of the assistive technology of Lexus. The package comes with adaptive cruise control, pre-collision warning, self-adjusting high beams and lane departure warning. The sedan will come with rear cross-traffic warning and blind spot warning as standard interior features. Also all models will include 10 airbags as standard.
2016 Lexus IS 200t interior
New Lexus GS 200t Engine, Specs, mpg
The most major changes are found by bursting the hood. The newer model vehicle is expected to be equipped with a new four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine that employs a double-scroll turbocharger to produce a maximum power of 241 HP @ 5,800 RPM and as much torque as 258 lbs per foot at 1,650-4,400 RPM.
This engine offers better acceleration that makes it to attain the velocity of 60 mph from the start 7.2 seconds, with the maximum velocity of 130 mph. Though it is slightly slower than the GS 350, the engine offers the 2016 Lexus better city mileage of 22 mpg and a highway mileage of 33 mpg, which are more than the 2 mpg and 4 mpg, respectively than the GS 350.
Competition: 2015 Lexus IS 250, 2016 Lexus ES 300h and 2016 Toyota Camry
The Lexus GS 200t 2016 engine is coupled with the only available eight-rated automatic transmission, with the all-wheel drive system, and the power will be transmitted to the rear wheels.
Release date, Price
Buyers can buy their midsize sedan 2016 Lexus GS 200t during the concluding part of 2015, to be precise in November, with the starting price of $48,000