Lexus LS 500h F Sport 2018: the sedan, hybrid also has a sporty version

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The finish F Sport is also already available for the hybrid version.

Lexus had the LS 500 F Sport 2018 in the past Hall of New York 2017, the most sporting of the range with specific finishes and equipped with improvements in the frame and the engine V6 of 3.5 liters and twin-turbo delivers 421 HP (415 hp) and 599 Nm of torque, associated to the new automatic transmission with ten speeds. But this is not the only engine option available for this version, since we can also find this finish for the hybrid version LS 500h.

Although it may seem to be somewhat antagonistic, combining version more efficient and ecological with the sporty finish, what is certain is that the LS 500h F Sport is a luxury sedan of 359 HP at the better versions of the F Sport feel very well.

The specifications of this hybrid version with the finish F Sport are identical to the version of the traditional engine, the LS 500 F Sport 2018. Aesthetically, the models F Sport feature a specific front that features a new bumper with air intakes, more aggressive in addition to a grill redesigned. This does not change its forms in a casual way, the designers of Lexus required 5 months to be able to draw it to the full, with 7.100 individual surfaces instead of the 5,000 of the grid to the LS standard. In this way not only secured the desired appearance, in addition managed to increase the cooling capacity of the mechanical.

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Same finishes in the version LS 500 F Sport.

in Addition to the front, we find the same 20-inch wheels and side skirts with trim, LS 500 F Sport, as well as the treatment of the rear, where we can see the double exit of exhaust trapezoidal chrome and the same insert bottom black in color. The version LS 500h F Sport is disponibe with 2 body colors exclusive to these versions, White, Nova Blue and Heat.

Among the improvements of frame, we find the 20-inch wheels with tyres 245/45RF20 and brakes of larger size, with 6-pot calipers on the front axle and 4 in the rear. And it has air suspension sport with function of height fast.

The mechanics that we found in the LS 500h, the new system Multistage Hybrid that combines the motor V6 of 3.5 liters and twin-turbo Atkinson cycle that delivers 299 HP associated with two electric motors that add up to 60 additional horses and is powered by a compact battery of lithium. The total power of the combined system is of 359 HP, so we can’t label this whole mechanic of lazy. The system allows to operate only with electric motors at speeds of up to 140 km/h, while running all motors at the same time, is able to reach 100 km/h from standstill in just 5, 2 seconds.