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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