Well, that was fast. Just days ago, we got our first glimpse of the next-generation Lexus GS out testing on the Nürburgring, and now, AutoGuide reports that the production car is set to debut at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in Monterey, California next month. Lexus has yet to confirm this report.

Not surprisingly, the 2012 GS will take many of its styling cues from the Lexus LF-Gh concept that bowed at the 2011 New York Auto Show in April. Even in the spy shots, we could see that the LED running lamps up front were left intact, along with the unique grille shape and arched lower air intake openings.

AutoGuide reports that the car shown in Monterey will likely be a hybrid, though Lexus is expected to also offer conventional gasoline versions of the GS. A high-performance F variant is in the cards, as well.


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      oxygn
      • 3 Years Ago
      These LED daytime running lamps are playyyyyed out. Not to mention ugly.
        CACressida
        • 3 Years Ago
        @oxygn
        They're also DOT mandatory. In other words, government is making them standard.
      GPIG
      • 3 Years Ago
      the car is really well proportioned, even with the camo on.
      richard
      • 3 Years Ago
      Who cares, it`s Japanese. I`m American, I buy American.
      Paradigm ♂♂
      • 3 Years Ago
      Nobody's is going to call out Lexus for ripping off Audi? Hyundai got hell from you people when they stole designs.. still do.
        Elmo
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Paradigm ♂♂
        Where is Lexus ripping off Audi?
          Elmo
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Elmo
          What headlights? That's the friggin' camo.
          Gary
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Elmo
          The headlights.
          Dwight Bynum Jr.
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Elmo
          I'm assuming he's referring to the "shield" grille treatment that Audi debuted about... 8 years ago. That grille treatment has also crossed over to the Volkswagen brand as well. Yes, it's inverted on the Lexus (larger at the bottom instead of the top) but it's definitely NOT a common Lexus trait by any means. I must say, I thought the same thing when the LF-Gh concept debuted. -http://www.cartype.com/pics/8959/full/lexus_lf-gh_11_04.jpg
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Paradigm ♂♂
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      • 3 Years Ago
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      Che Amir-Malik Robin
      • 3 Years Ago
      A GS-F with at least 600HP, now thats my kind of car.
      balticstein
      • 3 Years Ago
      another wannabe POS
      mbukukanyau
      • 3 Years Ago
      Lexus is so grandpa car these days. I hope this GS helps change that
      miketim1
      • 3 Years Ago
      I don't see any exhaust... this could be the hybrid model . I cant wait to see the new GS-h... This car is going to walk all ova the infiniti M...
        Elmo
        • 3 Years Ago
        @miketim1
        And you're letting your fanboyistic ways get you in trouble... Go look up the 2011 International Engine of the Year award and tell me who won overall and in the Above 4.0L category, Just because a magazine named it engine of the year, doesn't mean it's the true engine of the year. Motortrend Car of the Year holds more value than Evo's Engine of the Year. Thing about Evo Magazine is that they never consider American engines because it's a UK-based magazine. The Infiniti M and Lexus IS-F are in 2 very different categories, so please refrain from comparing them. Of course the IS-F is going to be faster than the 406hp M56. The M weighs a friggin' ton compared to the IS-F. It's also in the full-size market and not the compact market that the IS-F sits in. By the way, before you go off on a tangent saying the IS-F isn't a compact, go look up the exterior dimensions of the IS, BMW 3-Series, Audi A4, and Mercedes-Benz C-Class compared to the current Chevy Cruze and the Cobalt it replaced.
          wambut
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Elmo
          As an IS-F owner, its a compact ;-)
        miketim1
        • 3 Years Ago
        @miketim1
        Dude STFU stop acting like little child... Hop of my **** always running to comment on my comments You run your mouth like a female I DIDNT clam ANYTHING.. The LFA engine did WIN. here is the link http://lexusenthusiast.com/2011/01/02/evo-engine-of-the-year-the-lexus-lfa-v10/ Who is the moron now ? Why would I lie about something like that. I know the GS will beat the M.. you wanna kno how? Can ANY M model beat the ISF ? No. So what chance will it has against the GS-F ? Dude get over yourself. I LOVE TOYO/LEX and I WILL ALWAYS LOVE THEM. DEAL WITH IT.
        Elmo
        • 3 Years Ago
        @miketim1
        So you have inside news that none of us know nothing about? Because that's the only way that I can see that you would know if it can beat the Infiniti M. Lemme guess You're one of those morons who says a movie is an Oscar winner before you even see it? God your fanboyistic ways get annoying after a while.
        Elmo
        • 3 Years Ago
        @miketim1
        You even showed how much of a fanboy you can be by claiming the LF-A's engine was named Engine of the Year, when in fact, it was Ferrari who received that award for the 4.5L V8 in the 458.
          Elmo
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Elmo
          Well that and the Fiat TwinAir. Fiat won it overall. Ferrari took best performance engine and best engine above 4.0L.
          miketim1
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Elmo
          Evo UK: 'Best engine of the year' - LFA V10 beats 458, SLS, Gallardo, GTR, R8 etc. http://lexusenthusiast.com/2011/01/02/evo-engine-of-the-year-the-lexus-lfa-v10/ The fact that Lexus got engine of the year on a car on it first run against cars like Ferrari's and lambos, Porsche engines... shows what Toyo/Lex are capable of. To add to that the award comes from a UK magazine.... where Ferraris and Lambos and other exotic super cars are of the majority. LFA still stood out. Haters gonna Hate.
          miketim1
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Elmo
          Updated: Evo UK - 458 vs LFA vs '12 R35.2 GTR vs SLS vs 570 vs R8 vs GT3 & GT2 RS Thanks to germancarforum. Out of a pool of initially 30 cars, 10 cars were selected. Evo UK best engine of the year: 4.8 Liter V10 Lexus LFA Final ranking: 1. Porsche GT3 RS : 96.3 (6 top votes out of 10) 2. Ferrari 458 : 95.6 (4 top votes out of 10) 3. Porsche GT2 RS : 93.8 4. Lexus LFA : 92.5 5. Mercedes SLS : 91.5 6. Audi R8 V10 Spyder : 90.9 7. Lotus Evora S : 90.5 8. Nissan GTR : 90 ('12 R35.2 new updated one) 9. Lamborghini Gallardo LP570 : 88.5 9. Ford Focus RS500 : 88.5
      Justin Campanale
      • 3 Years Ago
      I'm hoping it looks something like the LF-GS concept, that actually looks kinda good minus the grille. But this will have to be VERY good to compete with the last fullsize upscale sedans. The new 535i and the M37 have reaaly been stirring it up in the sport deparment, the A6 and XF offer unbelievable luxury. If Lexus can make this competitive with the above sedans, they will have a winner on our hands. And I'm hoping they have a GS-F, with a V10, like Brian said.
      Sukairain
      • 3 Years Ago
      I am getting really sick and tired of those Christmas lights people put in front of the cars. It's getting ridiculous now and it was never a good idea to begin with.
      Sebring11
      • 3 Years Ago
      It should've debuted in Ingolstadt.
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