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Lexus GS300 Automatic

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Lexus GS300 Automatic

4-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2992 cm3 / 182.6 cu in / 182.6 cu in, 180.0 kW / 241.4 hp / 241.4 hp @ 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm, 294.0 N·m / 216.8 lb·ft / 216.8 lb·ft @ 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 235 km/h / 146 mph / 146 mph top speed, consumption 11.6 l/100km / 24.4 mpg-UK / 20.3 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)LexusIssued from2008
ModelGS300 AutomaticIssued until
SerieGSNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerLexusCountryJP

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)510 l / 18.01 cu ft / 18.01 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)5520 l / 194.94 cu ft / 194.94 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)430 l / 15.19 cu ft / 15.19 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4830 mm / 190.2 in / 190.2 inTotal (curb) weight1740 kg / 3836 lb / 3836 lb
Width1830 mm / 72.0 in / 72.0 inDry weight
Height1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inLoad capacity550 kg / 1213 lb / 1213 lb
Wheelbase2860 mm / 112.6 in / 112.6 inGross (max.) weight2290 kg / 5049 lb / 5049 lb
Track frontTowing weight1588 kg / 3501 lb / 3501 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity71 l / 15.6 UK gal / 18.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.69  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.24 m2 / 24.1 sq ft / 24.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.67 m2 / 7.2 sq ft / 7.2 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.7 kW / 22.4 hp / 22.4 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore87.5 mm / 3.44 in / 3.44 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.05
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2992 cm3 / 182.6 cu in / 182.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.10 cm3/cylinder / 30.457 cu in/cylinder / 30.457 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power180.0 kW / 241.4 hp / 241.4 hp at 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm
AspirationMax. torque294.0 N·m / 216.8 lb·ft / 216.8 lb·ft at 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)72.0 kW / 96.6 hp / 96.6 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output60.2 kW/l / 1.322 bhp/cu in / 1.322 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque98.3 N·m/l / 0.86 lb·ft/cu in / 0.86 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed235 km/h / 146 mph / 146 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio141.0 kW/ton / 106.8 bhp/ton / 106.8 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)11.6 l/100km / 24.4 mpg-UK / 20.3 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions278 g/km / 447 g/mi / 447 g/mi
  Range612 km / 380 mi / 380 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontWishbone (A-arm, control arm)Suspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/55-R16Tyres rear225/55-R16
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), ASC (automatic stabilisation control)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Lexus GS300 Automatic

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