Conventional wisdom dictates that if something is newer, it is most likely better, and the older something is, especially when it comes to something as finicky and prone to depreciation and failure as an aging luxury car, the crazier you have to be to consider it a viable option. I was never one for convention, anyway.
Easy there, Johnny. Lexus's GS 350 with F Sport package will be a highlight of this year's SEMA show in Las Vegas, but don't expect IS-F or LFA levels of performance. This is about rims, brakes and a tighter tune on the adaptive suspension.