Spotted in China: second generation generation Lexus GS300

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A beautiful black Lexus GS300 sedan, Spotted in China on a compound’s road in the far east of Beijing. The old ‘Xus was in very good shape, with a smooth body, solid paint, shiny chrome, everything original, and without any rot or rust, although she did sport a bit of dirt and dust.

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Clean design has stood the test of time very well, with the beautiful rounded chrome strip around the windows and the sporty short rear end.

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The second generation ‘S160’ Lexus GS-Series was manufactured from 1997 until 2004. It was a sports sedan positioned below the Lexus LS400/Lexus LS430. In Japan it was marketed as the Toyota Aristo.

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The interior was in good shape too and completely original up until the radio. Wood was still good but beige leather is in need of a cleanup.

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The S160 was available with three petrol engines: a 3.0 V6 (GS300), a 4.0 V8 (GS400), and a 4.3 V8 (GS430). This Beijing car is a GS300. Output of the V6 is 225hp and 305nm, mated to a five-speed automatic sending horses to the rear wheels.

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The 300 badge.

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License plate is as old as the car. Spacey double headlights were looking at me. I looked back and said: May you Japanese beauty in China ride the highways of this giant city for all the many miles a coming!

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