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Default Lexus GS450h Raises Heart Rates on Race Track




The Lexus GS450h is a hybrid thatís meant to excite the driver, and judging by a video recently posted by Lexus, it excites the passengers as well.

The carmaker enlisted a racing driver to take potential customers around a track in Italy, while passengers wore heart monitors to see if they could keep their heart-rate under 120 beats per minute.

Accelerating to 60 mph in 5.6 seconds, this car is a competior to the Infiniti M35h, which we recently found, is the fastest hybrid in the world. With double wishbone suspension up front and multi-link out back, it is a nimble car for its class. But to determine how exciting it is, Lexus was watching with a heart beat monitor.

The passengers were riding with a rather agressive professional driver, so keeping their heart rates low was a particularly hard goal. And of course, no one achieved it.

To see the video, head over to Autoguide
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