2013 Lexus GS 450h

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The 2013 Lexus GS 450h is the hybrid model of Lexus' new GS sport sedan. It slots between the ES and LS in the Lexus range--and like those models, the GS 450h now offers more dramatic, distinctive styling, better performance, and better EPA economy figures. That makes the 2013 GS a much more rounded car than its predecessor.

2011 Lexus GS 450h

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The Lexus GS series is now in its last model year before replacement, and its hybrid model, the GS 450h, soldiers on with the rest of the line. This fast, refined rear-wheel-drive mid-size sports sedan is aimed at the BMW 5-Series and perhaps the Cadillac CTS, but it’s not particularly roomy. Nor does it have quite the purity of purpose of

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2011 Lexus GS 450h

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The Lexus GS series is now in its last model year before replacement, and its hybrid model, the GS 450h, soldiers on with the rest of the line. This fast, refined rear-wheel-drive mid-size sports sedan is aimed at the BMW 5-Series and perhaps the Cadillac CTS, but it’s not particularly roomy. Nor does it have quite the purity of purpose of

2013 Lexus GS 450h Luxury Hybrid Debuts In Frankfurt

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When the original Lexus GS 450h debuted in 2007, it entered the market as the world’s first hybrid luxury sport sedan. Time moves on quickly in the automotive world, and today the Lexus GS 450h has hybrid challengers from Infiniti, Mercedes-Benz, BMW and even upstart Fisker. Lexus is aware of this, so their newly redesigned 2013 GS 450h

2013 GS 450h EPA-rated at 31 mpg combined; 35% improvement over preceding generation

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2013 Lexus GS 450h. Lexus’s 2013 GS 450h—the new generation hybrid version of the GS 350, introduced at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show ( earlier post )— offers EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings of 29 mpg US city, 34 mpg US highway and 31 mpg US combined (7.7, These figures represent a 32%, 36% and 35% improvement in fuel economy, respectively, compared to the prior generation of the GS 450h (e.g., Hybrids

Toyota introduces new 2013 Lexus GS 450h hybrid with improved hybrid powertrain at Frankfurt Motor Show

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2013 Lexus GS 450h. Lexus has introduced its all-new 2013 GS 450h hybrid at the Frankfurt motor show. The hybrid version of the 2013 GS 350 incorporates improvements to its hybrid powertrain and is equipped with a second generation Lexus Hybrid Drive system. GS 450h engineers have aimed for reductions in fuel consumption and emissions without sacrificing performance. The new GS hybrid also features a Drive Mode selector.

2013 Lexus GS 450h: First Drive

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Ever since Lexus launched the RX 400h hybrid SUV in 2005, gasoline-electric hybrids have been an integral part of the Lexus lineup. Cleverly combining performance, luxury and economy, they allow luxury buyers to avoid the compromises that might otherwise be associated with making a luxury vehicle more fuel efficient--like sacrificing power or

2013 Lexus GS 450h Hybrid Sport Sedan To Be Rated Over 30 MPG

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It's not yet in dealerships, but the 2013 Lexus GS 450h offers a big boost in gas mileage for buyers of mid-size sport sedans. The all-new GS 450h hybrid is expected to be rated at 29 mpg city, 34 mpg highway, for a combined rating of 31 mpg. In comparison, the 2012 Infiniti M35h hybrid sport sedan, also a mid-size entry, is rated at 27 mpg, 32

2013 Lexus GS 450h Hybrid: LED Headlamps, Possible Plug-In Later

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While Lexus unveiled its all-new 2013 GS 350 sports sedan at the recent Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, it showed off only the gasoline GS 350 model. Details of the future hybrid version, the 2013 Lexus GS 450h, remain under cover until the company launches the car officially at next month's Frankfurt Motor Show.

2013 Lexus GS 450h: MPG, MPH And. BPM? (Video)

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Hybrids are great. Okay, perhaps not the last one, as thrills are conspicuously absent from many hybrids on the market today. Economical, clean, soothing, relaxing, quiet, thrilling. However, some carmakers are changing that image with powerful and luxurious models--and Lexus is one of those carmakers. How better to show off the new, edgy breed

Hybrid Cars Not Desirable Just Yet, Says Survey. Sure, But.

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Can you think of a desirable hybrid? We can think of a few, particularly when it comes to some of the hybrid luxury sedans on the market, such as the Porsche Panamera S Hybrid or Lexus GS 450h, and there are a few on the horizon too, like the Acura NSX plug-in hybrid supercar.

Lexus GS To Get Second, Lower Power Hybrid Model For Europe?

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If the Lexus CT200h wasn't evidence enough that the Japanese luxury car maker sees downsizing as an important brand strategy, then plans for a new small hybrid engine in the GS sedan could be further proof. The smaller hybrid would join the 2013 Lexus GS 450h hybrid that was revealed at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show, though unlike the 3.5-liter V6

Lexus GS gets second hybrid powertrain; CO2 sinks to 109g/km

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The Lexus GS will become the car maker’s first car to be offered with a choice of two hybrid powertrains when the latest luxury saloon arrives in UK showrooms from January. The 2.5-litre petrol-electric GS 300h is set to join the GS 450h from early 2014 with considerably stronger fuel economy and [.].

Hybrid market share in UK climbs to 1.3% in Q1 2012; Toyota and Lexus have >75%

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Sales of hybrid-electric vehicles in the UK have steadily risen over the past five years, according to figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. From 2007 up to the end of the first quarter of this year, almost 100,000 hybrid vehicles have been sold in the UK; the market share of hybrids has almost doubled, from 0.7% Of that number of hybrids, 77,000 were Toyota or Lexus cars.

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Second hybrid in the Lexus GS lineup to be launched at the end of 2013

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At the Frankfurt Motor Show, Lexus introduced the fourth model—and the second hybrid—in the GS range, the GS 300h hybrid, which will be launched at the end of 2013. The fourth generation Lexus GS first went on sale in Europe in 2012 as a three model range comprising the GS 250, GS 350 AWD and the high-performance flagship, the full hybrid GS 450h.

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Cumulative global sales of Lexus hybrids pass half-million mark

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From the sale of the first RX 400h in 2005 through to the end of November this year, Lexus has sold more than 506,000 of its hybrid vehicles. In 2005, 26,000 Lexus hybrids were sold; by 30 November this year the annual total was at 113,000. Today, hybrids account for about 25% of all Lexus sales. Cumulative global sales of all Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC)-produced hybrid vehicles—i.e., Lexus hybrid cumulative sales to end-November 2012. GS 450h.

Luxury Hybrid Sedan Face-Off: BMW 5 v Infiniti M v Lexus GS

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While Toyota's Prius dominates at the lower end of the hybrid market and is set to tighten its hold further with the Prius V and Prius C, Toyota subsiduary Lexus is set to field its GS 450h luxury hybrid sedan against the Infiniti M35h (a Green Car Reports best car to buy 2012 nominee) and BMW A battle is about to commence, and it could get messy.

First Drive: 2011 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid

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Performance hybrid systems don't have a record for being strong sellers. There's the Lexus GS 450h, and of course the Honda Accord Hybrid, which rather than focusing on high mileage was aimed at a more tech-savvy premium performance buyer that never materialized. But Porsche—now along with several luxury automakers, actually—believes that it has a

Lexus has sold more than 1M hybrids

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Lexus International announced it has sold more than 1 million hybrid vehicles worldwide since the RX 400h went on sale in April 2005. As of the end of March 2016, Lexus had sold approximately 1,000,600 hybrid vehicles in 11 years. The hybrid drive system continues to be our core vehicle technology to help reduce CO 2 emissions, while providing a pleasurable driving experience. Today, Lexus manufactures ten hybrid models, with more on the way.

Toyota’s hybrid sales in Europe reach one million units

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Toyota has hit the millionth sale milestone for its hybrids in Europe with the delivery of an Auris hybrid to a driver in Germany. Hybrid sales already account for 23% of Toyota Motor Europe’s (TME’s) total sales year-to-date. In August, Toyota Motor Corporation announced that Toyota and Lexus combined had sold more than eight million hybrid cars worldwide since the launch of the Toyota Prius in 1997. Two-thirds of the hybrid sales in Europe are made in Europe.

Lexus reveals new hybrid CT 200h

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Luxury carmaker, Lexus is to unveil a new full hybrid model at the forthcoming Geneva motor show. Proclaimed to be the first full hybrid within the ‘premium compact’ sector, the new CT 200h will join the brand’s blooming hybrid range which includes the RX 450h, GS 450h and LS 600h. Tags: Lexus CT 200h full geneva hybrid lf-ch

Toyota cumulative global hybrid sales pass 5M, nearly 2M in US

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Cumulative global sales of TMC hybrid models as of 31 March 2013. Cumulative global sales of Toyota Motor Corporation’s (TMC’s) hybrid vehicles—including plug-in hybrids— topped the 5 million unit mark as of 31 March 2013, reaching 5.125 million units. Last year, hybrid vehicles accounted for 14% of TMC’s global vehicle sales and 40% of its vehicle sales in Japan. Cumulative global sales of Toyota hybrid models through 31 March 2013. Hybrids Plug-ins Sale

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Toyota Global Cumulative Hybrid Sales Top 2M

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Annual global sales of TMC hybrids. Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) has cumulatively sold more than 2 million hybrid vehicles since the launch in 1997 in Japan of the Coaster Hybrid EV in August and the Prius in December. As of 31 August 2009, cumulative sales of TMC hybrid passenger vehicles reached 2,014 thousand units and sales of commercial hybrid vehicles reached 2.7 On May 31, 2007, the global cumulative sales of TMC’s hybrid vehicles had topped 1 million.

US Hybrid Sales in February Drop 29%; Lower Decline Than General LDV Market

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Reported sales of hybrids. Reported sales of light-duty hybrids in the US dropped 29% by volume in February year-on-year to 16,020 units. The decline in hybrids was less than the 41% decline in the overall light-duty vehicle market for the month. New hybrid sales represented 2.3% In February 2008, hybrids held 1.9% Camry Hybrid sold 2,080 units, down 49.5% Sales of the non-hybrid Camry dropped 39.8% Sales of the non-hybrid Highlander dropped 54.1%

Hybrid Cayenne S is Red Hot!

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We first told you about plans for a 2009 Porsche Cayenne hybrid nearly two years ago, and not much has been said or written about it since. That is until now, with the Los Angeles Auto Show in full swing and more than 50 hybrid and alternative vehicles on display this week (see the list below), red green Cayenne talk is once again heating up. Now, the long awaited debut of a hybrid Cayenne is nearly over with an expected release date sometime in 2010.

Total Sales of Toyota and Lexus Hybrids Top 1M Mark in US

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Total combined Toyota and Lexus hybrid vehicle sales in the US have topped the one million mark, according to Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), USA. Overall, cumulative worldwide sales of Toyota and Lexus hybrids have exceeded 1.7 Toyota plans to introduce 10 new hybrid models between now and 2012 in various global markets, with sales of one million gas-electric hybrids per year, worldwide, sometime early in the next decade.

US Hybrid Sales in March 2009 Down 44% Year-on-Year; Monthly New Vehicle Market Share of 2.5%

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Reported US sales of hybrids. US sales of hybrids in March 2009 as reported by the automakers dropped 44% by volume year-on-year to 21,433 units; that performance was worse than the total light duty vehicle market, which posted a 36.8% new vehicle market share for hybrids in March—down from 2.82% in March 2008, but the highest mark so far in 2009. US hybrids monthly new vehicle market share. Camry Hybrid posted 2,554 units, down 63.1% of all GS sales.

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Reported US Hybrid Sales Up 5.2% Year on Year in June; 3% New Vehicle Market Share for the Month

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Hybrid new vehicle market share by month. Reported sales of hybrids in the US increased 5.2% For the first half of 2009, hybrids held a 2.6% Hybrids significantly outperformed the total light-duty vehicle market, which dropped 27.7% Reported US hybrid sales by month. Toyota posted sales of 16,744 hybrid vehicles in June, down 5.8% Camry Hybrid sales were down 31.5% On the Lexus side, the RX hybrid posted 527 units, down 60.4%

Reported US Sales of Hybrids Drop 31.2% in January; 2.3% New Vehicle Market Share

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Monthly reported sales of hybrids in the US. Reported sales of hybrids in the US in January dropped 32.2% Hybrids took a 2.34% share of the new vehicle market for the month. Monthly new vehicle market share for hybrids in the US. Camry Hybrid sold 1,141 units, a 69.6% The Highlander Hybrid posted 984 units, a 54.1% The GS 450h sold 41 units, down 35.9% of GS models sold. Total GS sales were down 39.3%

LA show displays green car ‘glimpse into the future’

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More importantly, will feature more than 50 of the newest hybrids and alternative. fuel vehicles including hybrids, modern clean-diesel, electric, hydrogen fuel cell and ethanol powered vehicles. Hybrids still represent the largest volume of “green” vehicles including the popular Toyota Prius, Honda Insight and Ford Fusion hybrids. Mercedes-Benz will also debut its all-new S400 Hybrid. Modern, clean diesel vehicles are becoming a competitive hybrid alternative.