Hello, Lexus LS 430. Goodbye, Nissan GT-R.
When forum member DONT SLEEP bought a 118,000-mile 2003 Lexus LS 430 as a winter car, his GT-R’s trade-offs made him see the sedan as more than just something to keep road salt off of his Nissan-badged road rocket.
One publication recently pitted 12 CUVs against each other to discover which one would emerge victorious. Competitors ranged from the hefty Mitsubishi Outlander to the unengaging Chevrolet Traverse to the focus of this post: the Toyota Highlander.
Lexus wanted to make the GS F a high-performance sedan that not only offers impressive capabilities, but a sense of fun from behind the wheel. According to five-time 24 Hours of Daytona overall winner Scott Pruett, the company succeeded.
The Lexus GS is an attractively styled sedan, but I think it’s safe to say that most people don’t buy it sight-unseen. They take it for a test drive.
As the new year approaches, we’re going to take this time to thank every one of you for keeping Club Lexus as interesting and lively as it is. We’re also going to look back on the top 11 posts, based on the number of views they received from you, published on this site within the year.