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Lexus GS 300 '91
Lexus GS 300 '91
Appears in Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 ST[1]
Interior in GT6 Simple[2]
Manufacturer Lexus
Displacement 2997 cc
Drivetrain FR[3]
Engine 2JZ-GTE
Max Power 276 BHP
Performance Points 434 PP
Length 4865 mm
Width 1795 mm
Height 1420 mm
Weight 1,680 kilograms (3,700 lb)

The Lexus GS 300 '91 is a Road car produced by Lexus. It appears in Gran Turismo 4, Gran Turismo PSP, Gran Turismo 5 and Gran Turismo 6.

In-game descriptionEdit

This description is taken from the description page in GT5. It is transcluded from here.

The Toyota Aristo was sold as the Lexus GS300 in the U.S.

After introducing the first FR sports sedan to come from Japan in years, the Celsior[4], Toyota kept the ball rolling, with the Aristo in 1991. The new 4-door was based on the top Crown model and featured styling that was unique to the segment. The car's exterior was penned by Italdesign. A handsome yet distinctive face highlighted by large headlights and a stately grille helped make the car an instant hit with the Japanese public.

Underneath the sheet metal, the Aristo[5] borrowed heavily from the Crown, including its 3.0-liter DOHC inline-6 that came in both naturally aspirated (2JZ-GE) and turbocharged versions (2JZ-GTE). The latter was the choice for enthusiasts as it produced 276 HP and 318.2 ft-lb of torque, as compared to 227 HP and 209.7 ft-lb of the 2JZ-GE[6]

And when matched with the Aristo's sport-tuned chassis, the result was a car that could hold its own against sports cars on a winding road. The car was a tremendous success in Japan. In 1993, it marketed the car as the Lexus GS300 in the U.S. powered by only the naturally aspirated 2JZ-GE[7]. The year before, Toyota added a V-8 to the Japan mix, however, it only came mated with the company's "i-Four" all wheel drive system and lacked the spirited nature of the turbocharged counterpart.

AcquisitionEdit

GT4Edit

This car can be bought at the Used Car Showroom (Early '90s) for around 16,000 Credits. The exact price of the car may vary depending on the mileage. This is only possible in the international versions of the game.

GTPSPEdit

This car can be purchased for 47,400 Credits.

GT5Edit

As a Standard car, the Lexus GS 300 '91 can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 34,925 Credits. It is a Level 3 car.

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 47,400 Credits. It is a simplified car.

NotesEdit

  1. Appears as a Standard Car in Gran Turismo 5
  2. Appears as a simple car in Gran Turismo 6
  3. Front-Engined, Rear-Wheel Drive
  4. Miswritten as "Altezza" in the game, and technically incorrect as the first FR sports sedan to come from Japan is the Crown and not the Altezza.
  5. Miswritten as "Aritso" in the game.
  6. An unnecessary case of the 2JZ-GE being written in brackets ("(2JZ-GE)").
  7. Miswritten as 2JE-GZ, and in brackets no less.

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