After last week's online reveal, the 2016 Lexus GS F has made its world premiere today at NAIAS in Detroit.

After last week's online reveal, the 2016 Lexus GS F has made its world premiere today at NAIAS in Detroit.

Developed to rival the BMW M5 and other high-performance mid-size sedans, the GS F has a naturally aspirated V8 5.0-liter engine outputting 467 bhp (348 kW) and 389 lb-ft (527 Nm) of torque channeled to the wheels through an 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters.

Performance figures have not been released but Lexus says it's more than 300 lbs (136 kg) lighter than its German rivals and comes equipped as standard with a torque vectoring differential (TVD) featuring standard, slalom and track modes.

The GS has been perfected around the Nurburgring as well as at home on the Fuji Speedway and comes with a custom firm suspension, 19-inch alloy wheels wrapped around in Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires and 15-inch front rotors matched with bright orange 6-piston calipers to provide efficient braking.

It also boasts a few carbon fiber elements such as the rear spoiler which have saved some weight while inside the “jet fighter cockpit” there’s a digital instrument cluster, F-specific steering wheel, sportier seats with additional lateral support along with a 12.3-inch touchscreen display part of the infotainment system which can work with an optional 17-speaker Mark Levinson sound system.

Additional details are available in the attached press release.

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Lexus GS F roars into Detroit with 467 bhp [video]