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 |  Aug 04 2011, 10:15 AM


Along with debuting the all-new 2013 GS luxury sedan at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Lexus will unveil the car on its Facebook page with a live feed from the venue.

It has been reported that Lexus Facebook fans will get to see the car an half-hour ahead of the official reveal, although the specific details provided by Lexus seem rather to indicate that that time slot will be used to introduce those fans (not the car itself)… building anticipation until the vehicle is revealed.

Timing for the official unveiling is 7:15 p.m. EDT/4:15 p.m. PDT on August 18th. AutoGuide will be on hand with photos and video to follow.

The 2013 Lexus GS will be powered by a 3050-hp 3.5L V6 engine with a 0-60 mph time of 5.7 seconds. The V8 model has reportedly been discontinued, although a hybrid version will be offered. An F-Sport model is also expected with an upgraded suspension and brakes, 19-inch wheels and four-wheel steering. Additional highlights will include a massive 12.3-inch display screen on the center stack. Exterior styling will be inspired by the LF-Gh Concept (above).

GALLERY: Lexus LF-Gh Concept


Watch video of the LF-Gh Concept from its NY Auto Show debut after the jump:

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 |  Jul 22 2011, 9:15 AM


Lexus has confirmed that the next-generation GS luxury sedan will make its world premiere at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance – a fact our company insider let slip just a week ago.

A car that has evolved slowly over the years, Lexus is promising the four-generation model will take a much bolder step forward. “Our customers have been waiting for a new GS that’s more intense in every way,” said Mark Templin, Lexus group vice president and general manager. “They’ll soon discover this GS was well worth the wait.”

The Lexus GS will feature a new distinctive front grille, previewed in the LF-Gh concept (above), as well as numerous other styling cues that will find their way into the designs of other future Lexus models. In addition, Lexus promises a, “more engaging and dynamic driving experience and the highest levels of refinement.”

The 2012 Lexus GS350 luxury sedan will debut on Thursday, August 18th. AutoGuide will be on hand to deliver coverage.

GALLERY: Lexus LF-Gh Concept