World Premiere of the new 2013 Lexus LS series

Lexus has renewed the current generation, the fourth-LS model, which has for sale in Spain since 2007.

World Premiere of the new 2013 Lexus LS series

The main changes are exterior and interior design and equipment.

The LS range is composed of two gasoline engines. The less powerful version LS 460, is an eight cylinder engine in 'vee' with 387 hp more than before, 6 and is available with front-or all-in which case the maximum power is 370 hp. 

The most powerful version is available with body-normal-LS 600h and LS 600h-body elongated L, has an AWD system and a hybrid drive system identical to the current LS 600h , ie, an eight-cylinder engine " vee "plus another which combine electric 445 hp.

Fuel consumption has been reduced in all versions. The LS 460 consumes 10.7 l/100 km if it has rear-wheel drive and 11.4 l/100 km with AWD (formerly 11.1 to 11.6 l/100 km respectively). The LS 600h consumes 8.6 l/100 km with both normal and long body (previously 9.3 l/100 km).

The gearbox is in all cases eight-speed automatic, the torque converter in version LS 460 and continuously variable - CVT - in version LS 600h.

The exterior body dimensions have changed slightly. Is 60 mm long and 5 mm wider on both bodies. Inside is a new central screen of 12.3 inch LCD. It's touch, but to navigate through the options available it can also be used a knob between the two front passengers and has a function similar to a computer mouse. It's like having the CT 200h and GS 450h .

Sidewalks are the front seats are regulation length and 20 mm thick. Its design has been modified to reduce pressure on the thighs, as Lexus is 10% lower heels-and-45% less. The ventilation system is standard for the front seats and optional for the rear. The area of the heating of front seats has been extended to the area of the shoulders and the knees and the system power is 210 W-100 W before.

Author: AL
Source: Autolatest

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