1998 Lexus GS 400 Overview

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4.75 stars

Based on 7 reviews

Nearly 11 Years Later, It Still Rides Like A Dream. by Kristoffer
 — This was car was given to me by my parents as the car I used to learn how to drive. Although this car had 300hp and PLENTY of torque at the low-end, this car has proved to be safe, reliable, and f... Read More
Best Car I Have Ever Owned. Will Buy A New Gs Soon If Not The Ls by Scooter7120
 — Have had this care since 2002 and it has been the best car I have ever owned. The engine seems to be bulletproof and will not stop running. I an at 198,000 miles and still no oil use or reliability pr... Read More
One Of The Best Luxury Sports Sedans Made. by Hervey
 — Very nice rideing, moderately handleing and above average performance. Car and Driver Car of the Year in 1998. They are very realiable and have had hardly any problems. The only fault are the door lo... Read More

1998 Lexus GS 400 Overview

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1998 Lexus GS 400

Lexus introduced the GS 400 in 1998 to quell complaints that its GS cars lacked the power to be considered true sports sedans. Previous GS offerings were too big and had engines that were too small to be anything more than a four door, luxury sedan.

That changed with the GS 400's debut in 1998. The new vehicle had a 4.0 liter, V8 engine that delivered 300 horsepower and propelled the GS 400 from zero to 60 miles per hour in 5.4 seconds.

"The 4.0 liter engine is a magnificent work of art!" wrote one owner. "What other car accelerates so quickly and smoothly?" A common complaint for almost all Lexus models this year stemmed from the trunk-mounted CD changer.


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Lexus GS 400 Questions

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I changed pads and cut rotors and still problems

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Shifting Transmission Will Not Come Out Of Low Gear

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Lexus Remote Issue

This is Tasha again, thanks for the answer about the remote, I took the car and the remote to the dealer and was told that there must be something wrong with one remote because when they program the r...

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Program Keyfob Combo For 1998 Lexus Gs 400

How do I program the keyfob for my 1998 Lexus GS 400?

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