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NAIAS 2016: Lexus
Lexus is continuing to look like more and more of a threat to the established Germans in the luxury segment. Now they are taking aim at the brute coupes that fill the segment like the Jaguar F-Type and Mercedes SL with the new Lexus LC 500. It is an imposing rear-wheel drive rocket with the naturally aspirated 5.0-liter V8 out of their RC F and GS F good for 467 horsepower mated to a new 10-speed automatic. The styling is what sets this car apart and Lexus should be praised for its bravery in making a car that is angular, audacious, and beautiful.
NAIAS 2015: Lexus
The 2016 GS F is the latest F model from Lexus. It uses a 5.0L naturally-aspirated V8 which produces 467 horsepower. That may be less power than its turbocharged German rivals, but the GS F also boasts a significant weight advantage of more than 350 pounds over the M5 and E63. It will go on sale late this year.