The new generation of the Lexus LS had her official debut at the Detroit Auto show. This is the sedan most large and luxurious of the japanese brand, which debuts a new twin-turbo V6 with 3.5 liters and 415 HP.
Qeu the sedans of luxury as are not only the heritage of the germans already knew and Lexus is just one of the brands that have been demonstrating for several years now. This week he debuts in the Detroit Auto show the new Lexus LS, just the model with which the japanese brand broke through with his first production vehicle, coincidentally on the same stage american ago 28 years.
In terms of design, the new Lexus LS looks a outward appearance avant-garde, with great care to the details. Highlighted by its enormous grill, a few lines muscular, dynamic, and at the same time luxurious. The new flagship model of Lexus is based on the new global architecture (GA-L) for luxury vehicles and is lower and longer than the previous model, with a length of 5,23 m, 1,45 high and 1.9 meters wide, in addition to being 90 kilograms ma lighter than the previous model.
The interior features seats with electric adjustment of 28 positions with function massage, cooling and heating.The envelope also includes a novel system of pedestrian detection with active steering, designed not only to slow down to a pedestrian, but also to automatically change the direction of the car to mitigate or avoid an impact, but without leaving the lane. It also has a infotainment system with colour screen of twelve inches, addition to a dashboard fully digital and a system of Head-Up Display color, which promises to be the largest in the current market, a sound system of high fidelity 3D Mark Levinson, etc
In mechanical terms, the new Lexus LS 2018 uses a new V6 engine of 3.5-liter, twin turbo , 415 HP and 600 Nm of torque, which is combined with an auto shift 10 speed. This mechanical device allows you to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.5 seconds.
The new Lexus LS 2018 will come to face up to the Audi A8, BMW 7 Series and Mercedes S-Class, initially only with the V6 engine, 415 HP, although later it will be joined by a hybrid variant, especially for the markets of Europe.