2017 Lexus LS 460 Changes, Redesign, Relese Date
2017 Lexus LS 460 Changes, Redesign, Relese Date – The premium carmaker Lexus is now developing 2017 Lexus LS. The new LS is rumored to be the LS fifth generation and will be introduced to the market as 2017 Lexus LS. Undoubtedly the LS sedan will be furnished by exceptional features that will distinguish it from other brands. There is also a hint that the next LS generation will be fueled by hydrogen, but it seems that the hydrogen-powered LS is not to be introduced in the 2017 LS year model. A spy shot will give a bit clue about the upcoming LS.
2017 Lexus LS 460 Redesign
The new LS will come with a more aggressive look. In the front end, the sharp-pointed headlamps will be powered by LED and accompanied by a large grille. The back part of the LS will not really different from the currently existing ones. Restructuring will be necessary if the company decides to put in hydrogen cell fuel.
2017 Lexus LS 460 Changes
Arguably the inner part of LS will be designed to give as much as comfort and enjoyment to the passengers. Heated wood and leather-trimmed steering wheel, ventilated and heated seats that are adjustable to maximize legroom, automatic weather control, all are standard for this luxurious sedan. Other features we can find inside include infotainment system with hi-tech audio system, LED lighting and leather covered surface rather than woods or aluminum.
2017 Lexus LS 460 Specs
The most interesting part about the next LS generation is definitely the use of hydrogen fuel cell. Although there is no certainty when this hydrogen-propelled engine be implemented, Lexus fans may expect that the next LS will be able to compete with other hydrogen-fueled car such as Toyota Mirai.
The 2017 Lexus LS will likely offer a variety of engine that’s similar to the previous year model. The standard engine will be a V8 engine with 4.6 liter displacement that results in 386 horsepower and 367 lb-ft of torque at 4000 rpm. This engine uses rear-wheel and all-wheel drive system. The top speed of this engine is 130 mph and it needs 5.4 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph.
The second engine is the AWD V8 Lexus hybrid drive with 5.0 liter displacement that’s able to produce 438 horsepower. This hybrid LS has been certified to have Super Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle aka SULEV II. As a hybrid, this engine has low CO2 emission that enables it to be the most eco-friendly among all LS types. This LS will strongly compete with S550 Plug-in Hybrid from Mercedes-Benz.
2017 Lexus LS 460 Release Date and Price
The new LS will arrive in two models, 2017 Lexus LS 460 and 2017 Lexus LS 600h. The LS 460 will come in several trims. Considering the tag price for the 2016 model, it will be sold from $73,000 to $120,000. The lowest price is set for LS 460 RWD and the highest is applied to LS 600h. The 2017 Lexus LS is expected to hit the market early next year. In another case, you can also see the review for Nissan Xterra.
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