seat helps lessen the effect of whiplash injuries during impact. For all its luxury and comfortable-atstandstill stance, the GS300 is no slouch. Under the bonnet lies a three-litre V6 that pumps out 228hp and 300Nm of torque. Mated to a six-speed sequential shift transmission, the GS300 comfortably cruises at 100kmph in sub-2,000rpm engine speeds. Floor the throttle and there is just a fraction of a secondâ€™s lag as the car shifts into a higher gear, which is registered by your senses with the mildest of shift shocks, as the vehicle begins to pick up speed. Power delivery comes in a smooth and continuous stream, peaking at 6,200rpm. The car is also available as the variant GS430, which features a larger 4.3-litre 32-valve four cam V8 engine that produces 279hp at 5,600rpm and a maximum
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The meters are easy to read. However, spacing out the numbers on the speedo would have made it even easier.
The gear lever for the six-speed auto transmission is ergonomically placed making use of the manual mode a pleasureable job.
Steering wheel mounted buttons allow the driver to use the mobile phone should he need to without any risk.
The centre console is kept neat and uncluttered with a large multi-function display dominating the centre.
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Steering wheel mounted buttons allow the driver to use the mobile phone should he need to without any risk. GEAR LEVER The gear lever for th...