What is it?

Now nearing the end of its third generation, the GS slots in above the sporty IS and below the luxury-laden LS. Its sized about like the tremendously popular ES 350, but the GS offers rear-wheel-drive and a much higher price tag not to mention the optional V8 seen in our tester.

Its basic style is derivative of the original Giugiaro-penned 1991 GS300 (a rebadged Toyota Aristo), but the latest car was introduced for 2006. Smoother and suaver than the second-generation GS notable for its Shakespearean Something wicked this way comes ad campaign the S190-platform car retains the two-engine configuration of its predecessor.

As enthusiasts, we jumped at the range-topping GS 460 with its 342-horsepower 4.6-liter V8. A hybrid dubbed GS 450h was briefly on offer before sluggish sales forced its removal from the North American market.

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    Power outlet
    The power outlet can be used for 12 V accessories that run on less than 10 A. The power outlet can be used when The ENGINE START STOP switch is in ACCESSORY or IGNITION ON mode. NOTICE: To av ...

    Opening the fuel tank cap
    Perform the following steps to open the fuel tank cap. Before refueling the vehicle Turn the ENGINE START STOP switch OFF and ensure that all the doors and windows are closed. Opening the fuel t ...

    Interior
    Seating for five people is standard, but the GX 470 can seat up to eight occupants when equipped with an optional third-row seat. Standard features include dual-zone automatic climate control, lea ...