Lexus has announced a series of changes to the 2015 GS 450h in the United States.

Lexus has announced a series of changes to the 2015 GS 450h in the United States.

First and foremost, the model can be equipped with a new F Sport package that adds a unique front bumper, mesh grille inserts, a rear spoiler and 19-inch alloy wheels. The package also includes perforated leather seats, "striated aluminum" trim, alloy pedals and special door sill plates. Other highlights include beefier front brakes, a sportier Adaptive Variable Suspension and a Lexus Dynamic Handling System.

Besides the F Sport package, 2015 GS 450h gains a larger infotainment system with a 12.3-inch display and standard 18-inch five-spoke alloy wheels.

Power is provided by a Hybrid Drive system that consists of a 3.5-liter V6 engine, an electric motor and a nickel-metal hydride battery. This setup enables the car to produce a combined maximum output of 338 bhp (252 kW) which allows it to accelerate from 0-60 mph in 5.6 seconds. More importantly, the model can return 29 mpg city / 34 mpg highway / 31 mpg combined.

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2015 Lexus GS 450h gains a new F Sport variant in the U.S.