New Photos of the 2013 Lexus GS Interior


2013 Lexus GS Interior

New photos of the 2013 Lexus GS interior have been posted to Estonian mega-site Delfi, and they reveal plenty of previously unseen detail — to start with, here’s a gallery of selected interior images:

The biggest thing, outside of the outstanding Saddle Brown leather, is the rear seat control panel similar to the one seen in the current LS:

2013 Lexus GS Rear Control Panel

Here’s a closer look:

2013 Lexus GS Rear Control Panel Closeup

Likely to be part of some “executive” option package, this is not only a cool convienence feature, but it’s also a strong indicator that the rear seating space is much improved — which is demonstrated in a photo as well:

2013 Lexus GS Rear Seat Room

There’s even a photo of the improved trunk space:

2013 Lexus GS Trunk Space

Considering the quality of this interior (which looks absolutely gorgeous from every angle I’ve seen), the early drive previews and the brightened up teaser image we saw last week, it’s starting to get difficult to contain my excitement about this new GS. Next week can’t come soon enough!

(This selection of photos are just the tip of the iceberg, there are plenty more images to look at over at Delfi.)

View more 2013 Lexus GS Photos (Thanks to everyone that sent this in!)

Update: I should have mentioned in my post that all the interior wood trim in these photos is covered in black tape.

Comments


  • Anonymous

    WOWOWOW!!! So nice!
    My best compliment: The center rear A/C vents look great, and there’s wood and leather right above it!!!

  • LFeh

    It looks like a poor mans BMW interior, where are the touch screens?  I was excited at the exterior I was hoping for more, seems like they went backwards. sigh

  • joshd

    eh i wish there was some more wood in the interior.  the front passenger seat dash area looks very plain.  

  • Kerry

    I’m sorry, but no.. it looks hard, sterile, and actually the same interior space if not smaller.  Those front seats look like they are up so far that you can’t help but to have room at the back.  The poor guy in the suit looks SMUSHED.  I am so underwhelmed that it’s painful.. True enough, I thought that the previous GS exterior was so boring at first, but I got used to it. Especially knowing how high quality the material was inside and out.  The exterior of this generation is extremely exciting, but this interior is too “muscle car”, too BMW .. they should have just used vinyl seats -_-… Or maybe it will look better in cashmere and with more wood?

  • BOSS

    Nav screen/dash kinda looks like the new 6,hmm…I dont know if thats good or bad, but other than that, I like the controls at the back ahah.

  • Travis

    Looks warm and cozy… what are the guys above me going on about? I think it looks modern and new. 

  • Travis

    OMG does the front passenger chair has a flip out bottom ???!!! Those chair looks omg cozy…. back seat buttons ??!!   This car is going to be epic inside and out.

  • sndesign

    We’ve had these pics for a while, I even did a photoshop of what it could look like with wood.

  • http://twitter.com/_CyCo Winston Williams

    Look through the pics and you would see. Pic 5 in the series.

  • Raptor

    The changes interior wise are changes I would say are BMW like. One person said “where is the wood” it is covered with tape to hide it. As a current GS owner I feel the pain of others here. I will miss dearly the touch screen, instrument cluster, and the way the dash meets the doors. The current model flows beautifully with no abrupt angles like what we are seeing here. So when I say the changes are more like BMW I feel that is NOT a good thing. Lexus was always progressive and this does look like a step backwards…  Exterior wise is another story though~

  • Mike DeLorca

    I am very excited about this vehicle. As a GS 430 and LS 600HL owner I am thrilled to say the 430′s interior is nothing like this……Lexus is really moving where I want them to. I can only imagine that the next generation LS will be advanced to the next level……look out Germans… Mr. Toyoda is on a roll…..He is serious bout this decade being the best ever…….Great job !

  • http://www.facebook.com/RDS.Alphard Yong Thian Ding

    Hey guys … don’t forget Akio Toyoda is kind of man that loved Racing , he’s even involved in the LFA race on Nur 24hrs , which is an Endurance racing !

  • Richard

    I like the Black Front Seat Backs w/ the Black Steering Wheel combo, best… if you look at the wheel closely, you’ll see a little plaque at the bottom (F or Hybrid notation?)… the original LS-Hybrid Showcar had Black Front Seat Backs; IMO, it makes the seats look thinner & more contemporary.

    I don’t like how the dash intersects the transmission tunnel OR how it doesn’t flow into the door (none of the lines, colors, trims or angles seem to line up)… I’ll have to wait and see the final product.

  • Richard

    I also think the Black Front Seat Backs would look better with the end of the transmission tunnel that houses the rear ventilation section (which looks fantastic with leather top & metal vent surround) 

  • Lexisf

    For those who want more wood, its quite clear that this an F-Sport set up (steering wheel F logo missing and sports pedals,gear shifter, etc…). The F models have never come with wood! The entry and top range will tho…. Over all im really impressed by this interior, especially the seats! Well done Lexus!

  • http://lexusenthusiast.com krew

    Nice work!

  • http://www.facebook.com/legiavietdung Việt Dũng

    I expect 4-zone climate control

  • http://www.facebook.com/legiavietdung Việt Dũng

    I expect 4-zone climate control

  • Anonymous

    aha The wood is all taped up!

  • Anonymous

    One thing I started wondering … Why do they tape up the lexus logo??? Its not like we don’t know what brand the car is haha…. 

  • Richie

    The attention to detail is very good.. And I think it’s a step in the right direction.. With this I’m expecting the GS to become #1 in the mid-size segment..

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    cool photos.
    luxury car.

  • Iridius

    Hello dear sirs,
    Please excuse my ignorance and broken English, but is that an “Energy Monitor” screen on Pic No. 8? If so, does that mean the model depicted is a hybrid? Maybe the F sport trim only comes as a hybrid? I’m so eagerly waiting for the debut of the new GS! Can’t sleep at night almost ^^

  • Iridius

    Hello dear sirs,
    Please excuse my ignorance and broken English, but is that an “Energy Monitor” screen on Pic No. 8? If so, does that mean the model depicted is a hybrid? Maybe the F sport trim only comes as a hybrid? I’m so eagerly waiting for the debut of the new GS! Can’t sleep at night almost ^^

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=717185464 Мохамед Абдулрахман Рамадан

    that’s my next car of-course

    what a great interior

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=717185464 Мохамед Абдулрахман Рамадан

    wow

    i want one please

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=717185464 Мохамед Абдулрахман Рамадан

    ya , great catch

    i checked it now you are right in that

    so the GS with F trim is the hybrid one

    and that makes me believe the rumors before that said the GS-F will be a hybrid model

  • LjNj_RC51

    I agree, the interior is definitely a page out of BMW’s book and its ugly.  They should leave the tape on the steering wheel.

  • us_of_israel

    It still looks like a BMW and its ugly.

  • LjNj_RC51

    Attention to what detail?  It looks like very little effort went into the dash design and I’m shocked that Lexus would go the German route with that black and bland dash.  Visit just about any Germany manufacture website and you will see a similar interior.  ;-((

  • Travis

    I agree BMW interiors are ugly… but this interior isnt ugly and look much more substantial then the BMW interiors 

  • Travis

    Right now this car kicks the 5 and E-Class asses (exclude the M and AMG model) 

  • Travis

    This will be my next car

  • Travis

    I agree… this new GS is going to sell like hot cakes.  Good job Lexus. 

  • enthusiast

    Best Lexus interior yet!
    I might even forgive the exterior and buy this just for the interior.

  • Mike DeLorca

    Travis I agree……the market needs and wants a new face and interior…..there will be waiting list for these once available……a real head turner on the streets which is what Lexus needs right now.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Lasse-J-Nordvik/100001045418399 Lasse J. Nordvik

    I know the G in GS stands for “Grand”,but to me it stands for “Gorgeous”. :-D

  • http://lexusenthusiast.com krew

    Yeah, I should have mentioned that in my post — I’ve updated it with a short note.

  • http://lexusenthusiast.com krew

    Yeah, this interior has a warmth that BMWs are missing — once the black tape is pulled, I’m sure it will brighten it up considerably.

  • http://lexusenthusiast.com krew

    Yeah, this interior has a warmth that BMWs are missing — once the black tape is pulled, I’m sure it will brighten it up considerably.

  • http://lexusenthusiast.com krew

    Very good catch — didn’t see that. 

    The GS 350 & GS 450h look to have the F-Sport package available — the only missing question is whether it will be an option on the GS 250. I’ll be sure to post once I have more details.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=717185464 Мохамед Абдулрахман Рамадан

    http://pilt.delfi.ee/en/picture/11737355/
    is that one the 4th generation

    i found it in delfi links

  • Travis

    Forgive the exterior? The exterior is what the rave is all about !

    Lexus interiors have ALWAYS been great this is not nothing new… its the exterior that people really want to see

  • Anonymous

    No need for touch screens when you have the remote touch.

    Clever name BTW – Fellow Canadian I assume?

  • Richie

    Yeah I know, I like the current GS interior and exterior but what can we do?.. Lexus felt that it wasn’t good enough and needed something with more spirit..

  • Kerry

    hm.. I wonder if our PS gurus can make something out of that camera image?

  • Kerry

    But anyway, taped up wood or not it’s still a no for me.. However I can accept that this is a sport configuration.  I was initially a huge 5 series fan before becoming a lexus convert, so the things that are like a 5 series are a turn off.  I still like the 5 series I guess, but if I wanted one I would get one.

  • craig ross

    you got that right i think this car is going to be great… i am going to buy a new gs awd when it comes out.. when do you think the awd model will be available?   awesome car..

  • craig ross

    me too can not wait until thursday 18th august pebble beach car show in cali. finally taking cover off actual production model lexus gs………

  • http://lexusenthusiast.com krew

    Holy smokes! I thought that was your comment, and I was very confused. ;-)

  • craig ross

    i love this car.. i went to the new york auto show in april and the lf /gh silver was there and i loved that car.. i hope the gs awd looks close to the one at the ny auto show.. can not wait for this thursday at pebble beach in cali auto car show on august 18yh at 4pm… finally going to take cover off outside of car……yess yess i am going to buy this new gs……………

  • http://lexusenthusiast.com krew

    It’s actually a third generation GS hybrid — I’ve attached a zoomed up version.

  • http://lexusenthusiast.com krew

    It’s actually a third generation GS hybrid — I’ve attached a zoomed up version.

  • Barker

    You’ll be in the car driving looking at the interior…  if the exterior looks great but the interior is ugly will you still want to drive the thing?

  • WS_Shorter

    Did you put a deposit yet?  My dealer in NYC is asking $15K over sticker because of the long waiting list.

  • KiwiLexus

    From the pics, I gather that the new GS has lost the leather wrapped grab handles above the doors. The current GS has leather wrapped handles. Minor detail, but one that really impressed me as standing out from the competition due the Lexus’ attention to detail.

    Overall I like the new interior, love that Lexus is finally adding some more bold color choices for their interiors outside of the whacky custom order ones available in Japan. However, from the pics I can’t really see that the rear legroom/ knee room has increased. It looks positively cramped just like it is in my GS430.

  • Travis

    @ Barker@84541c4589383eec0ca9b706e7847ab2:disqus 

    People still drive BMW’s ?

  • Potatoe

    All Lexus have interiors that are extremley well designed and executed..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4USADGLQXD2S2H7VZZJ3DQIX4M Blue Surf

    Look at the pictures.  The man in the car is squeezed in all posts.  What a small interior.  This is not what a luxury car should be.  Its no BMW or MB for sure.  Very disappointing!