1998 Lexus GS 300 Overview

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1998 Lexus GS 300 Overview

Five model years after Lexus rolled out the first GS 300, the luxury auto maker did a major overhaul to introduce a second generation. The result was the 1998 GS 300, a car so good and so warmly received Lexus didn't see a need for another major overhaul until the 2006 model year.

The car retained its familiar, six cylinder, 3.0 liter, 225 horsepower engine. The overhaul was aimed almost entirely at making Lexus' sports sedan look and perform like an actual sports sedan. That included a lighter body and more striking contours on the panels.

"The new GS cars are considerably more attractive," one test driver said. Another liked that it offered better gas mileage than the bigger, more expensive LS without sacrificing luxury touches.

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    Lexus GS 300 Questions

    elesiapruitt
    0

    What Is The Code P 1349 Indicating

    the car will cut off after stopping at a red light while in drive and reverse

    280 views with 4 answers (last answer about a year ago)
    Lourdes Jackman
    0

    I Need To Know Why Vibration Happens Slowing Down From 65 To Stop And Steer...

    im tired of non answered problems mechanics say is wrong and suggestions that really dont fix it

    1,126 views with 2 answers (last answer 5 years ago)
    Xavierg
    85

    I Have A 1998 Lexus Gs300 And The Vsc Abs Vsc Off Lights Came On While I Wa...

    While driving On my way to work I noticed the vsc abs vsc off lights came on. The car was driving fine but it still worried me. Once I got out of work and got back in the car the lights were off and...

    1,370 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 years ago)
    Henderson
    60

    Noise In Brakes And Steering Column

    Noise when applying brakes or turning the steering column that sound like a vacuump pump.

    548 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 years ago)
    Henderson
    60

    Noise When Applying Brakes And Turning Steering Column

    A vacuum like noise when applying brakes and turning steering wheel.

    2,491 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 years ago)