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Attention M5: the Lexus GS F Will Arrive in 2016

With the RC F's 500 horsepower V8 and a competitive price tag.

Thoughwe told you about it as early as last year, there hasn't been much news of lateregarding Lexus's intention to build the GS F, the so-called BMW M5-fighterpacking the RC F's V8 and tuned to deliver approximately 500 horsepower. Now, according to Autocar, it seems thatthe Japanese are planning to bring this car to market as early as next year asa 2016 model, with a host of performance upgrades that should make it an interestingcompetitor in its class, especially at its rumored price.

Thereport indicates that the GS F will receive the 500-hp V8 engine, along with aneight-speed ZF transmission, Torsen limited-slip differential and more, allcombining to move the car from zero to sixty in the four second range. Pricingfor the GS F is rumored to start at 80,000 pounds. The car couldbe revealed as early as the 2015 Detroit or Geneva motor shows.

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