The brand Premium japanese presents, in the Hall of Detroit, the fifth generation of their most luxurious sedan, the Lexus LS. This model has more than two decades in the market and, since its arrival, forced the German brands like Mercedes, BMW or Audi to not relax and give the best of themselves, for they saw that Lexus could complicarles their sales in this segment.
The fifth generation of the Lexus LS is presented with a design more eye-catching and technology than ever, very different to the types european designs to which we are so accustomed to. The front of this large luxury saloon we catch you using your great grilled mesmerizing. The headlights remain the typical lines of the latest creations of the brand, with an appendix bottom that makes the light times daytime.
Your silhouette seems to try to be a mid-point between a sedan body and traditional a-body coupe, with a known drop from the roof and smaller glass area behind the central pillar. In any case, the wide wheelbase and large rear overhang, invite us to think that space will not fail in its interior.
And turning now to the interior, we find a the carrier of the most luxurious, technological and minimalist, but that does not fall into eccentricities. The dashboard features a design of forms is very fluid in that there are hardly any buttons beyond the controls of the air conditioning. If there will be a main display built-in large dimensions that will host a good part of the configurations of the vehicle as well as the whole system of information and entertainment. The dashboard is also digital.
Taking as a basis for its development, the platform of rear-wheel drive of the Lexus LC 500, the new Lexus LS 2018 is presented with a level different to its predecessor, to be 1.5 cm lower. Also wins slightly in length and in width, as well as has stretched their battle to the 3,12 meters. In spite of the increase of its size, the materials and technologies used have allowed reduce to 90 kilos weight.
with Respect to their mechanics, the Lexus LS 2018 will arrive to the u.s. market with a new propellant twin-turbo V6 3.5-liter that can yield 415 HP and 600 Nm of torque. Also a premiere of a automatic gearbox 10 gears. Together, all this allows the large saloon japanese go from 0 to 96 km/h in 4.5 seconds.