In the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show Lexus features the new LF-FC Concept, which in fact termes conseillés a new generation of brand’s flagship luxurious sedan – LS. Serial version should be expected during 2016, as a 2017 MY. Once again the current, fourth generation has been launched within 2007 and it has undergone a lot of redesigns since that time, while the last, significant one was in 2013.
2017 Lexus LS – Design and Style
The brand new Lexus LS will feature “more emotional” design, characterized by a distinctive honeycomb grille along with a coupe-like roof. In comparison to the current model, brand new LS will feature a wider track, whilst other dimensions should stay similar. Organization also works on a brand new RWD platform that will be used in upcoming 2017 LS. They are the only information that we currently have about the type of the future sedan, and they are based on some secret agent shots and renders. Interior is quite the mystery at the moment, but considering the current product and brand’s luxurious tradition, we do not expect anything cheap or unsatisfactorily within new Lexus LS 2017.
2017 Lexus LS -Engine and Performance
The 2017 Lexus LS is going to be offered in two variations, standard LS 500 and hybrid LS 500h. The base variant will be powered through the familiar 5. 0-liter V8 engine which makes 465 hp, while hybrid version having a V8 engine will have a total power outcome of about 535 hp. However some resources claim that hybrid model will get a V-6-based drivetrain from the LF-LC Concept that also can make around 500 hp.
There is also rumor concerning the new fuel cell drivetrain, which should get rid of with 220 kW / 300 hewlett packard, and 384 km only electric variety.
2017 Lexus LS -Price and Release
As already mentioned the all-new LS car will come on the market sometime next year, as a 2017 model. It is way too early to talk about the actual pricing, but fuel cell tech will certainly for sure raise it. Expect base product to stay within the current $85. 000 prices range.