Previously anticipated a teaser, the premium subsidiary of Toyota has unveiled the revamped Lexus ES at the Shanghai Auto Show. It is a restyling makes this sedan segment E, containing less than the Lexus GS positioning, more attractive and can face the second half of their business cycle. It is a model of great importance, as it is the best selling brand.
Cosmetic changes are obvious with Front-art , which emphasizes a new bumper grille double arrowhead and integrated into the headlights daytime running lights shaped boomerang. At the rear the changes are limited to a pilots with new internal design and chrome bar that connects them with new forms. Two new designs 17 “wheels and four new exterior colors, making a total of 10.
Inside the changes are just new upholstery , which in turn allow new color combinations and three different skin types. For moldings, there are four choices. The sense of quality increases with new upholstered interior parts, such as parts of the doors and center console. The opens wheel design and TFT panel display watches now has 4.2 “.
also debuts a new 2.0 liter gasoline direct injection which will not be offered in the United States, but in other markets such as China, Russia and Taiwan. No data have provided power and performance. In the United States will continue offering 3.5 V6 engines and hybrid with 272 horses and 202 respectively. In other markets will be a 2.5 naturally aspirated inline four.
On security, the new Lexus ES 2016 can be equipped systems such as pre-crash with automatic long short-automatic braking, warning lane departure, lights or adaptive cruise control. But the Lexus ES 2016 also has some changes that are not seen. The rigidity of the chassis has been upgraded with reinforcements, while it has worked better insulation of the cabin.
Source – Lexus
Article 2016 Lexus ES, restyling for Japanese sedan has originally been published in Current Motor.