2018 Lexus GS F
- Uncommonly rewarding to drive, with outstanding steering
- Upscale cabin design
- Great sounds from the non-turbocharged V8
- Remote Touch tech interface is difficult and distracting to use
- Back seat doesn't fold down
- Turbocharged competitors ultimately offer more thrust
2018 Lexus GS F pricingin Ashburn, VA
Features & Specs
Our experts’ favorite GS F safety features:
- Pre-Collision System
- Warns the driver of a possible impact with other cars or pedestrians. Can automatically apply the brakes if necessary.
- Rear-Seat Side Airbag
- Protects outboard rear occupants in case of a side-impact collision. It's standard; rivals have it as an option or not at all.
- Lane Departure Alert with Lane Keeping Assist
- Warns you when drifting out of your lane and intervenes with steering input if needed.
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2018 Lexus GS F for Sale
The GS is the Lexus answer to midsize, rear-wheel-drive European luxury sedans. But the 2018 Lexus GS F adds a twist: a performance-oriented V8 engine from Lexus' RC F sport coupe. We've come to like the Lexus GS, and the F version is without question the most appealing version, boasting a distinctive personality that not only stands out from other GS versions but from other high-performance sedans as well.
At the heart of the GS is a non-turbocharged 5.0-liter V8 that produces 467 horsepower and 389 pound-feet of torque, delivered to the rear wheels by an eight-speed automatic transmission. Though many of its competitors are quicker, the GS F nevertheless makes up for its acceleration shortcomings with the sort of visceral sounds and sensations that can only come from a non-turbocharged V8.
The performance upgrades don't stop with the bigger engine, though. It also gets a torque-vectoring rear differential, an adaptive sport-tuned suspension, sport steering, four-wheel Brembo ventilated brakes, 19-inch forged wheels, a four-port sport exhaust and aerodynamic enhancements.
This being a Lexus, we expect luxury to go with our performance, and the GS F delivers: Materials quality is high, and build quality is on a par with the proverbial brick outhouse. Backseat space is good, but the trunk is tight and the rear seat does not fold down. Our biggest complaint, though, is the Remote Touch interface, which uses an input device not unlike a computer mouse. The paradigm will be familiar to anyone who uses a desktop computer, the problem being that when you use a computer, you are looking at the screen; when you drive a car, you should be looking at the road. We think Remote Touch requires too much of the driver's attention to be diverted from the road ahead.
Lexus sells the GS F in a single trim level, and the list of standard equipment is long, though the price is high. The GS F is offered with several options and packages, some useful and some not. What's the best way to spec out your own car? Let Edmunds help find the perfect 2018 Lexus GS F for you.
2018 Lexus GS F Overview
The 2018 Lexus GS F is offered in the following submodels: . Available styles include , and 4dr Sedan (5.0L 8cyl 8A).
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2018 Lexus GS F 4dr Sedan (5.0L 8cyl 8A)
The 2018 Lexus GS F 4dr Sedan (5.0L 8cyl 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $88,350. The average price paid for a new 2018 Lexus GS F 4dr Sedan (5.0L 8cyl 8A) is trending $7,573 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.
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The average savings for the 2018 Lexus GS F 4dr Sedan (5.0L 8cyl 8A) is8.6% below the MSRP.Available Inventory:
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