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This is a discussion on Lexus ES300 within the Comparison: WRX vs World forums, part of the Community - Meet other Enthusiasts category; Originally Posted by Integra96 Well the new GS430 has the exact same drivetrain as the old, I think. So unless ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Integra96
    Well the new GS430 has the exact same drivetrain as the old, I think. So unless it went on a serious diet, I'm sure it will still be a 102-103mph car. But it's still a very nice machine.

    ...needs a 6-speed manual...grumble grumble...
    ^ your a lil off. The drivetrain is totally different. You get a new 6 speed auto with sport shifting (1-6 gears). The previous GS 430 has a 5 speed auto. Both do share the same 300hp 325lbs torque V-8.
    GS 460 is right around the corner and the GS 450h coming next spring should be faster than the current GS 430.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Integra96
    Well the new GS430 has the exact same drivetrain as the old, I think. So unless it went on a serious diet, I'm sure it will still be a 102-103mph car. But it's still a very nice machine.
    better gearing and I thinks about 80lbs lighter... not a huge difference, but still something an enthusiest would notice.
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    Good info. Maybe it will be a hair quicker than the previous GS?

    Whatever, I still like the new M45 more.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Integra96

    Whatever, I still like the new M45 more.
    I concur
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