The GS delivers a balanced combination of ride, handling, quietness, and roominess.
Engaging to drive, the car's responsive handling and taut yet supple ride fare well against German rivals.
The strong 3.5-liter V6 returned 21 mpg overall in our tests.
Rear- and all-wheel-drive versions are available.
Interior space is on a par with the class, and the cabin is nicely furnished.
Working many functions of the infotainment system is an overly distracting affair because of a delicate center controller that interacts with the screen.
A high-performance GS F with a 467-hp V8 is also available.
The Lexus Safety System+ is standard, and it includes forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, and blind spot warning.