Along with the new LS600h, Lexus releases the updated version of its smaller brother the GS450h, which comes with fresh changes in terms of styling,safety and equipments for 2010. The new GS hybrid features a new chrome grille, Lexus hybrid-blue color for the lights and new 18 inch alloy wheels. It’s also available with 11 exterior colours.
The Lexus GS 450h full hybrid luxury sports saloon comes with an updated version of Pre-Crash Safety system that now supports the pre-crash seatbelt and brake assist functions. .It also has inflator-operated active headrests, which in case of a rear-end accident, pushes the headrests to front and reduce the risk of whiplash injury.
In terms of luxury and equipments, the car’s fitted with a new 40 GB navigation system with Europe-wide coverage with traffic information data capture in each country. Two audio systems are featured in the Lexus GS 450h range: a 10-speaker Lexus premium package and a 14-speaker Mark Levinson Premium Surround Sound System giving 5.1-channel surround sound on selected CDs and DVDs. Both systems are now DAB ready and provide USB and audio jack plug connection for fully controlled use of portable music players, and Bluetooth with an audio streaming function. These systems can use up to 10 GB of navigation HDD to record music!