Lexus GS 250 joins GS 450h in June 2012

The new Lexus GS 250 is unveiled at the Guangzhou motor show in China, ready for June 2012 UK launch.

The new Lexus GS 250 saloon will be launched in the UK alongside the new GS 450h hybrid in June 2012.

The new GS 250 uses a 2.5-litre V6 petrol engine producing 206bhp. Capable of 0-62mph in 8.6 seconds and with a top speed of 142mph, the GS 250 returns 31.7mpg and produces emissions of 207g/km.

Fitted with a six-speed automatic gearbox that also features a manual shift function, the system also works actively alongside the range of drive modes offered through the Drive Mode Select system.

The new GS features a more spacious interior, offering rear passengers increased head and leg room, plus a host of new technology including the largest multimedia screen on the market - measuring over 12-inches.

The Drive Mode Select System allows drivers to change vehicle behavior in order to suit a range of different driving styles or road conditions. Modes include, Eco, Normal and Sport S with a further Sport S+ mode available on models equipped with Adaptive Variable Suspension.

The new GS range also comes with a wide range of safety equipment including a Pre-Crash Safety system, Lane Keep Assist, Blind Spot Monitor and Lexus Night View, all designed to reduce the risk of an accident.

Following launch of the GS 250 and GS 450h, a performance 'F Sport' version will also join the model line-up.

To view the full Lexus range, visit CarBuyer's Lexus reviews page.

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