A Leader of the Pack 2014 Lexus GS 350 Sport Sedan Named to Edmunds.com’s Top Rated Vehicles for 2014 – Lexus RX 350 Awarded Most Popular Entry Luxury SUV of 2014
- GS 350 Combines Bold Design With 8-Speed Automatic Transmission and Drive Mode Select
- GS F SPORT Enhances Visual Styling and Ride Handling with Adaptive Variable Suspension
- Versatile RX 350 With 40 Cubic Feet of Cargo Area and 60/40 Split, Slide, Recline Rear Seats
- Standard Display Audio on All 2015 RX 350
TORRANCE, Calif. – April 16, 2014 –There’s a leader of the pack in the mid-size luxury sport sedan segment, the Lexus GS 350. The 2014 GS 350 was named among Edmunds.com’s “Top Rated Vehicles for 2014”. The Lexus RX 350 luxury utility vehicle was named Edmunds.com’s “Most Popular Entry Luxury SUV of 2014.”
Compared to competitors in its segment and price class, the 2014 GS 350 did well when driven by Edmunds.com staff on a standardized road-test loop and in instrumented testing in controlled conditions.
The Lexus GS 350 combines bold, dynamic styling, precise handling, innovative technology, and an interior with premium details. The GS conveys an enhanced sense of confidence to the driver, with a redesigned chassis and a wide, strong stance that rewards driver participation with crisp and precise handling.
The GS is available in rear-wheel drive (RWD) or all-weather drive (AWD) configurations, and can be equipped with the available Premium, Luxury or F SPORT packages for greater personalization.
Edmunds.com named the RX 350 “Most Popular Entry Luxury SUV of 2014” based on car-shopper consideration for 2013 calendar year. Consideration is measured by the monthly unique visitors to the research and inventory pages on Edmunds.com.
The RX 350 continues to be the most popular choice in the luxury crossover segment it created more than 10 years ago. The Lexus RX’s standard equipment and option packages maximize value and provide customer’s most demanded features. The 2015 RX 350 is available in front and AWD models.
Standard features for all RX that everyone can appreciate include 40 cubic feet of cargo space, backup camera, a premium audio system, 10-way power front seats with power lumbar adjustment and 60/40 split rear seats that slide and recline. Also standard are 10 airbags: roll sensing side curtain airbags, front seat-mounted side airbags, rear-side airbags and knee airbags for the driver and front passenger.
Drivers looking for a sportier luxury utility vehicle will enjoy the RX 350 AWD F SPORT. This model has an eight-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters, F SPORT tuned suspension with front and rear performance dampers, 19-inch wheels and unique exterior and interior features.
Lexus launched in 1989 with two luxury sedans and a commitment to pursue perfection. Since that time, Lexus has expanded its line-up to meet the needs of global luxury customers. Lexus is now going beyond its reputation for high quality vehicles with the integration of innovative technology, emotional exterior and interior designs, and engaging driving dynamics and performance. With five models incorporating Lexus Hybrid Drive, Lexus is the luxury hybrid leader. Lexus also offers six F SPORT models and two F models, including the LFA supercar, for top-of-the-line performance. In the United States, Lexus vehicles are sold through 233 dealers who are committed to exemplary customer service.
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