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Lexus GS

(2003 model)

Brief specs of 2003 Lexus GS

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2995 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in, 160.0 kW / 214.6 hp / 214.6 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 295.6 N·m / 218.0 lb·ft / 218.0 lb·ft @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 230 km/h / 143 mph / 143 mph top speed, consumption 11.4 l/100km / 24.8 mpg-UK / 20.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)LexusIssued from2003
ModelGSIssued until
SerieGSNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerLexusCountryAU,UK,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5040 l / 177.99 cu ft / 177.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1180 l / 41.67 cu ft / 41.67 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4810 mm / 189.4 in / 189.4 inTotal (curb) weight1660 kg / 3660 lb / 3660 lb
Width1810 mm / 71.3 in / 71.3 inDry weight
Height1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inLoad capacity170 kg / 375 lb / 375 lb
Wheelbase2680 mm / 105.5 in / 105.5 inGross (max.) weight1830 kg / 4034 lb / 4034 lb
Track frontTowing weight2000 kg / 4409 lb / 4409 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance160 mm / 6.3 in / 6.3 inFuel capacity75 l / 16.5 UK gal / 19.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.79  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.23 m2 / 24.0 sq ft / 24.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2995 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.56 cm3/cylinder / 30.485 cu in/cylinder / 30.485 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power160.0 kW / 214.6 hp / 214.6 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationMax. torque295.6 N·m / 218.0 lb·ft / 218.0 lb·ft at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)64.0 kW / 85.8 hp / 85.8 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output53.4 kW/l / 1.174 bhp/cu in / 1.174 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque98.7 N·m/l / 0.86 lb·ft/cu in / 0.86 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed230 km/h / 143 mph / 143 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio131.3 kW/ton / 99.5 bhp/ton / 99.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)11.4 l/100km / 24.8 mpg-UK / 20.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions278 g/km / 447 g/mi / 447 g/mi
  Range658 km / 409 mi / 409 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/65-R17Tyres rear225/65-R17
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Lexus GS

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