At the auto show in Detroit 2017 had its world premiere Lexus LS 500 sedan in a new body XF50. fifth-generation model not only got an altered design of exterior and interior, and a new turbo. The Japanese completely rethought the design of the new Lexus LS 2017-2018. Sedan received a long, low silhouette, massive false radiator grille, as well as for the first time got the third side window. In addition, two new models for the exclusive body color options become available: red Sonic Agate and manganese Manganese Luster. And on wheels adorn the 19- or 20-inch wheels. Interior of the new Lexus LS 500 2018 year from the glass hatch on the roof is decorated with light skin and dark natural wood laser cutting. Lexus Experts note that a combination of these materials creates a pleasant contrast to the eye. All seats in the car are heating and ventilation, as well as feature a massage function. At the same time for the right second-row seats provides additional adjustment back angle in the range of 24 to 48 degrees with a retractable footrest.
Lexus LS 500 in a new body built on an elongated platform GA-L, which first appeared in the compartment LS. In sedan length reaches 5235 mm (+ 55) in width – 1 900 mm (+ 15), and a height of 1,450 mm (- 15). Wheelbase model base increased to 3 125 mm (+ 35). Due to the use of aluminum hardtop design and high-strength steels to the Japanese managed to reduce vehicle weight by 90 kg. The movement of the new Lexus LS 500 2018 brings a 3.5-liter V6 engine with two turbines, which is working in conjunction with the nine-gun of Aisin, develops 420 hp and 599 Nm. This filling allows the rear-drive sedan to accelerate from zero to hundred in 4.5 seconds. Information about the dynamics of all-wheel drive modification yet. Already in the base sedan has a 12.3-inch screen and a large central projection display on the windshield, and the Mark Levinson audio system with active noise cancellation and surround sound. But for the security here meets the most modern version of VDIM complex with autonomous emergency braking function. For extra cars can be equipped with air suspension, the so-called “access function”. With its presence at the opening of the car door slightly lifted and opens the rollers lateral support, thereby facilitating the process of landing in the salon. Sales of the new Lexus LS 500 in the US will begin in the second half of 2017. Later the expected emergence of hybrid versions of a sedan as well as the version with the standard wheelbase.
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