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2007 Lexus GS 450h - Review

 

The GS450h is a car of contradictions and strange as it may sound, perhaps that’s what its designers wanted. Yes it's a hybrid, but we're not talking about the kind of car activist celebrities or hemp wearers would be driving. When you really think about it, the hybrid system in the GS450h performs the same function as a supercharger or turbo would in say, a Porsche. The electric motor will boost power in high-demand situations, but has the added benefit of delivering better mileage rates at the same time - a win win situation. Look at it this way; BMW added twin turbos to the 335i to get more power from the engine without increasing displacement. The GS450h is simply Lexus’ version of the same concept.

We're dealing with a serious performance sedan, a genuine hot-rod, but you wouldn’t guess it unless you looked at the badge, and even then the hybrid connotation may still throw you off. Forget flashy bodykits and huge wheels and tire packages, this Lexus rides on...
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