Hybrid Lexus GS 450h combines power, economy

CNET Car Tech reviews the 2009 Lexus GS 450h.


The fastest of the Lexus GS series is a hybrid. At 5.2 seconds to 60 mph, the GS 450h beats both the GS 460 and GS 350. And it does it while getting better mileage than its model mates. That's the kind of best-of-all-worlds powertrain we can live with. Those numbers also make the advantages of a hybrid abundantly clear. Now if Lexus would get around to updating its cabin tech, the GS 450h would be just about perfect.

Read our full review of the 2009 Lexus GS 450h.

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Wayne Cunningham reviews cars and writes about automotive technology for CNET. Prior to the Car Tech beat, he covered spyware, Web building technologies, and computer hardware. He began covering technology and the Web in 1994 as an editor of The Net magazine. He's also the author of "Vaporware," a novel that's available as a Nook e-book.

 

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