Now, trademark filings don’t always mean that a model is on its way, concept or production. And the Japanese automaker could just be taking precautionary measures to protect the future; though the idea of a GS F is intriguing.
Toyota has not confirmed a successor to its Lexus IS F model, so to add a high-performance GS model could be a winner. Lexus does currently offer a GS 350 F Sport model, with a more aggressive look, special 19-inch wheels, an upgraded adaptive suspension, variable ratio steering and an aggressive Sport+ mode. A true GS F model would, however, take performance to a new level, presumably through even more significant upgrades and a more powerful engine.
Interestingly, Lexus has only filed for the GS F name in the U.S., not in Canada.
In addition, Toyota has also filed for trademarks on the names FT-HT and XSE, with the former most certainly relating to a new concept.
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