2006 Lexus GS430

Is it live, or is it a Lexus?

As an exercise in software engineering, the new Lexus GS sedans may be the most impressive things on four wheels. There are so many high tech features on this thing that just making sure that the Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management (VDIM) system can keep the Electronically Controlled Brake (ECB) system from mucking up the Variable Gear Ratio Steering (VGRS) without impinging on the Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) system's operation or clogging up the Brake Assist (BA) and Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) or driving the electronically controlled throttle nuts is an achievement of which Microsoft would be proud. And that's before throwing in the complexity of the optional Pre-Collision System (PCS) that tautens the suspension, preemptively retracts the seat belts, pre-initializes the BA system, and automatically applies the brake when the driver doesn't if the PCS determines a collision is unavoidable. Or the even starting to consider the Automatic Sound Levelizer (ASL) in the stereo system that maintains consistent sound levels at varying vehicle speeds.

Four years/50,000 miles basic warranty, six years/70,000 miles powertrain

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