Lexus Shows Off the 2016 Lexus LX570 and 2016 Lexus GS at Pebble Beach

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The Pebble Beach Concours D’Elegance is all about style, class and vintage automotive masterpieces, and it’s where a lot of automakers want their new products to shine. Lexus used the opportunity to unveil the new 2016 Lexus LX 570 and 2016 Lexus GS (including an all-new 200t trim).


First up was the updated 2016 Lexus LX570, which Lexus notes only shares door panels with last year’s model. New for 2016, look for:

  • Eight-speed automatic transmission replacing last year’s six-speed
  • Restyled front end with one-piece spindle grille
  • Drive Mode Select – ECO, COMFORT, SPORT S and SPORT S+ modes tailor driving experience
  • LED headlights, turn signals and fog lights
  • Revised taillights and rear bumper
  • New 20- and 21-inch wheel designs
  • Standard Lexus Safety System +
  • Upgraded multimedia with 12.3-inch screen and Remote Touch Interface
  • Larger 4.2-inch multi-information display
  • Standard Panoramic View Camera
  • Available Heads-Up Display
  • Three-spoke wood-trimmed steering wheel
  • Luxury Package now includes ventilated/heated rear seats
  • LED ambient lighting in cabin and cargo area
  • Touch-sensor overhead lighting
  • Manual second-row sunshades
  • Available wireless charging tray for Qi-compatible phones
  • Larger 11.6-inch screens for available Rear Seat Entertainment System
  • Tire-specific tire pressure monitoring system
  • Standard Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Available Lexus Enform Remote
  • Available Lexus Enform Service Connect

The 2016 Lexus GS gets a makeover, too, with the love-it-or-hate-it Lexus signature spindle grille, satin chrome trim and new standard Bi-LED headlights.


Keep an eye out for the new GS 200t model, which features a turbocharged, 2.0-liter four-cylinder that delivers 241hp through an eight-speed automatic transmission. The GS 350 receives a boost in power to 311 hp and 280 lb.-ft. torque from its 3.5-liter V6.

Also new for 2016:


  • New available Lexus Safety System + combines Pre-Collision System (PCS) with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert (LDA) with Steering Assist, Intelligent High Beam (IHB) and All-Speed Dynamic Radar Cruise Control.
  • Standard Navigation for GS 350 and GS 450h models
  • Larger 4.2-inch multi-information display puts vital vehicle data at a quick glance in driver’s line of sight.
  • Upgraded multimedia technology: side “enter” buttons on Remote Touch Interface (RTI) and full screen map capability for available navigation with 12.3-inch central display screen.
  • New available Lexus Enform Service Connect provides maintenance and service information accessed from smartphone app or website.
  • New exterior and interior colors, wheel designs and interior wood and aluminum trim selections.
  • Analog clock adds GPS time zone functionality.
Craig Fitzgerald

Craig Fitzgerald

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