When we drove what was then the all-new, fourth-generation Lexus G Sat the last part of 2011, we figured it solidly merited the consideration of anyone in the market for a “decent to-drive cantina with low maintenance sporty edge”. That was the 250 F Sport display, which came outfitted with Adaptive Variable Suspension and somewhat more deliberate body styling than the standard model to give it a sportier flavor. Its motor was an ordinarily suctioned petrol V6, useful for 204bhp and a soundtrack no turbo diesel would ever plan to impersonate. Lexus has constantly done things its own way, not least in its unfaltering refusal to board the diesel temporary fad (a short tease with the IS220d notwithstanding), which appeared an odd choice once however looks surprisingly farsighted today. While the BMW 5 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class read dutifully from the content and offered four-chamber diesel engines in their most moderate models, the passage level GS came with that free-revving and enjoyably tuneful 2.5-liter V6. It’s that motor you’ll discover in the least expensive Lexus Approved Pre-Owned GSs today, which can be grabbed for as meager as £11,500 (to some degree not exactly the £32,995 asking cost when new).What was genuinely unsurprising in 2011 and can be demonstrated experimentally today is that executive cantina car purchasers once in a while support a tuneful V6 soundtrack over the kind of fuel economy you get from a turbo diesel. Pursuit Lexus’ affirmed utilized stock and you’ll discover just a little bunch of GS250s, F Sport models or something else, offered available to be purchased. A joined economy figure of 31.7mpg presumably didn’t help the GS250 to fly out of showrooms, however having been dropped from value records in 2013, its time span of usability was additionally a short one. Rather, the volume dealers were the two petrol-electric mixtures. For each one GS250 in the Lexus Approved Pre-Owned plan today, you will discover 10 half and half cars. For the higher-spec GS450h, Lexus asserted 46.3mpg joined, just as far more prominent straight-line execution on account of its 340bhp. The GS300h that landed in 2014, in the interim, returned 56.5mpg, however was easily the least accelerative of the part, with just 178bhp.Whichever cross breed you lean toward, you’ll be paying fundamentally more for it than you would for the base-show GS250. The GS300h and GS450h both begin at somewhat less than £19,000 for cars with less than 40,000 miles behind them, making a GS250 F Sport look like rather great incentive for cash at 60% of the cost. The GS was never a class chief in our eyes, yet we applauded it in any case for its modern elements, generally speaking refinement and the uncommon nature of its interior. Lexus Approved Pre-Owned cars experience a 150-point examination before being offered available to be purchased and they’re secured by a year, boundless mileage guarantee just as roadside help for a year. Need to know F Sport models have versatile dampers that can be changed to a stiffer setting just as a Sport Plus mode for the steering and gearbox. They do ride a little immovably, however, even in Comfort mode. Lexus reliably performs well in the sort of proprietor fulfillment reviews that survey cars for unwavering quality and cost of possession, just as the vendors that sell and administration them. That should give genuine feelings of serenity to anyone considering an utilized Lexus. Lexus face lifted the GS in late 2015, joining on its profoundly unmistakable ‘axle grille’ and fitting hawkish headlights. Improved standard gear levels in all cases incorporated another suite of driver help frameworks, just as LED lights.