Almost 30 years after it launched, in Detroit 2018 Lexus LS is looking to shake up the premium full-size sedan segment once again, with the introduction of the redesign 2018 Lexus LS. Riding on a stretched version of the platform that underpins the Lexus LC coupe, this new s looks every part the attention grabber its predecessor was all those years ago.
2018 Lexus LS Redesign
The new platform 2018 Lexus LS allows the car to be longer, lower and wider this time around, giving it the presence of a true flagship sedan. It rides on a wheelbase that stretches slightly longer than the current LS those a hundred and twenty three inches, while plenty of high-strength steel and aluminum was used in the cars construction to cut more than 200 pounds from its curved way.
2018 Lexus LS Engine
Putting power down to the rear wheels is the same ten-speed automatic found in the V8-powered LC 500, which features high gear ratios and equal shift intervals between each gear. like the LC coupe expect a hybrid version of the LS sedan to hit the market sooner rather than later, and one that will likely be powered by the same combination of a naturally aspirated 3.5 liter engine and dual drive electric motor. Powering the fifth-generation LS is a new 3.5 liter twin-turbo L6 that sends 415 horsepower, and 442 pound-feet of torque, through a new ten-speed automatic. Access claims this new power train can launch the 2018 Lexus LS10 to 60 in just four and a half seconds.
2018 Lexus LS Features
On the safety side the 2018 Lexus LS will feature a comprehensive suite of features, including an all-new function Lexus is calling intuitive pedestrian detection with active steering. In a system the automaker is calling a world-first; the pedestrian detection feature will automatically apply the brakes and even steer around a pedestrian while keeping the car within its designated lane. But if the 2018 Lexus LS drives even half as good as it looks, we like its chances are shaking up this segment once again.
2018 Lexus LS Interior
Since it wouldn't be a next generation sedan without a coupe-like design the 2018 LS 500 sports a sweat back roof line and trunk lid, so as you can see Headroom is unaffected. Like the LC coupe PLS is underpinned by Lexus is all new rear drive platform, composed of high-strength steel aluminum and carbon fiber reinforced plastic.
inside you'll find all the usual luxury suspects like Ed ventilated and massaging seats, in all four positions, along with 28 way adjust ability of front, as well as ambient into your lighting inspired by Japanese lanterns, a 12.3 is primary display and armrests that appear to be floating. I didn't think was possible Alexis says the 2018 Lexus LS is even quieter than his predecessor. This should make the mark Levinson 3D surround sound system all the more impressive.
2018 Lexus LS Price and Release Date
Official pricing for the 2018 Lexus LS 500 will be announced closer to its on sale date, which is scheduled for late 2017. Thanks for reading Lexus LS review, for more full-size sedan segment, check out 2018releasedate2017.com
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