Lexus LS Is The Essence of Hi-Tech Technologies

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In Tokyo Motor show will debut the next generation of 2017 Lexus LS sedan, as well as a brand new LC coupe, which will share a common platform with sedan.

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The premiere of the new flagship sedan Lexus LS 2017 model year to be held at the Tokyo motor show in late October. Luxury car with unique design will compete with the BMW 7-Series, Mercedes-Benz S-Class and Audi A8.

Concentration of Technologies

Lexus LS will be the concentration of the most relevant technologies of Toyota, including a completely new system of Autonomous driving. The car will be created from the ground based on the new rear-wheel drive platform that will also underpin a new coupe LC.

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How Much Does It Cost

Recall that the current Lexus LS is presented in versions with long and short wheelbase.

The “initial” version of the LS 460 with 388-horsepower engine costs $72.520. All-wheel drive sedan you can buy for the price of $75,465. The minimum cost of the hybrid LS 600h is $120,440.

Hybrid Included

There is only a little bit information about prospective LC coupe. It is known that its design would overlap with the exterior of the concept Lexus LF-LC. The sedan and coupe to get V8 engine displacement of 5.0 liters. There will almost certainly be a hybrid version with the power plant, including gasoline V6 and an electric motor.

According to unofficial information, Lexus LS of the new generation will be equipped with V8 of 5 liters and a power output of about 470 “horses”. The hybrid modification will be equipped with the internal combustion engine V8 and electric motor. Hybrid will produce power of approximately 540 HP.

Hydrogen Power?

There will be a version that put on the world market, the sedan will go with hydrogen powertrain. Presumably, the novelty will receive two hydrogen unit, which will provide a model energy for 238 miles.

2017 Lexus LS 600h L
Drivetrain
Engine type DOHC 32V V8, direct fuel injection, hybrid
Displacement 5.0L
Power/torque 438 hp; 385 lb-ft
Transmission CVT automatic
Dimensions
Wheelbase 121.7 in
Length 205 in
Height 58.3 in
Passenger volume N/A
Cargo volume N/A
Performance
0-60 6.3 sec
Top speed 137 mph
PRICE RANGE: $74,000 – $122,000 (est)
Competitors: Cadillac CT6, Audi A8, BMW 7-series, Mercedes-Benz S-class

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  • Performance4.6
  • Design4.5
  • Features4.9
  • Fuel economy4.4
Summary

New luxurious Lexus flagship sedan set a new standards for the brand. And definitely one of the best executive class hybrid car on the market.

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