2018 Lexus LS is a luxury car that serves as the flagship model of Lexus, Toyota’s luxury division. During the first four generations, all 2018 LS models had V8 engines and the rear-wheel drive was mainly with Lexus variants also offering all-wheel drive, hybrid and long battle. The fifth generation has changed to use a V6 engine without the V8 option.
As the first model developed by Lexus, the LS 400 debuted in January 1989 with the second generation debuting in November 1994. The Lexus LS 430 series debuted in January 2000 and LS 460 / LS 460 L in 2006. A version of the LS 400 and LS 430 internal market, awarded as Toyota Celsior®, were sold in Japan until the Lexus brand was introduced there in 2006. In 2006, the fourth generation LS 460 debuted the first automatic eight-speed transmission production and automatic parking system In 2007, V8 hybrid powertrains were introduced on LS 600h / LS 600h L sedans.
2018 Lexus LS Interior
Inside the 2018 Lexus LS 460 has received a home button, display transistors instruments and thin layers of many luxury options of a hard disk GPS navigation system and a library of songs to a heated steering wheel and XM NavTraffic. Standard equipment includes a front- seat 16-way control seat 12-way adjustable lumbar passenger front and seat heater, leather, premium audio system, electric sunroof and junction step. Climate control offered the first infrared body temperature sensors in a car; It also featured ceiling air diffusers. An “Executive” lounge package in the LS 460 L includes a DVD entertainment system for the rear seat, a table with turntable and Shiatsu Ottoman massage seat.
2018 Lexus LS Features
Developed as part of the 200B program, the fifth-generation LS debuted at the January 2017 North American International Auto Show, model was previewed by the LF-FC concept that was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show.
In a pair of Lexus balls, the fifth-generation LS is the first Lexus sedan that features a six-sided window design, while the windows surface seamlessly integrate with pillars. In the company’s efforts to reconcile two conflicting goals, sufficient space with a low roofline, the new LS uses an external sliding type panoramic sunroof available in place of the conventional internal retractable element.
The fifth generation Lexus LS 2018 model also includes Mark Levinson audio with 3D surround sound with matrix speakers on the ceiling. It is said that its next-generation remote touch interface Infotainment Lexus Enform called, it is designed to mimic the performance of a smartphone, supporting handwritten entries. In addition to the 12.3-inch navigation screen, the fifth-generation LS can be specified with a 24-inch HUD option for the driver’s view. The fifth generation 2018 LS will be launched in Japan at the end of 2017 and worldwide in early 2018.
2018 Lexus LS Engine
Dubbed the LS 500, this is the first LS 2018 model to work with a V6 engine. The V6 bi-turbo 3.5-liter 309 kW (415 hp) and 600 N · m (440 ft · lb) torque product. The wheelbase is 33 mm (1.3 in) longer than the previous model. The height is 15 mm (0.6 “) lower, with the hood and case measuring 30 and 40 mm (1.2 and 1.6 inches) below, respectively.
2018 Lexus LS Hybrid
The LS 500h (GVF50 / 55) will be Lexus’ new multi-stage debut system in the 500h LC and use the same engine and LC 500h transmission. 2018 Lexus LS hybrid system aims to enrich the performance experience of the hybrid powertrain. The hybrid battery will be a lithium-ion battery instead of a nickel metal hydride that has been used in the LS 600h and LS 600h L.
2018 Lexus LS Safety
As with all 2018 Lexus vehicles, Lexus Safety System + will be standard on the LS. Security Package Available Advanced Lexus presents CoDrive, which will help actively steer the 2018 Lexus LS if it detects a pedestrian.