Lexus has been building its LS full sized Luxury for a couple of decades now. Since 1989, the company has come up with four different generations that are designed with the intent to push the limits of Opulence in motion. The company uses cutting edge technology to come up with authoritative LS models with specifications that are tailored to one-up the competition. Staying true to the form, the next generation 2017 Lexus LS model is expected to come packed with the latest and greatest innovation that have improved its design, engine performance, and overall appearance. There should be a three version LS Hybrid, LS 460 and LS F Sport.
2017 Lexus LS Changes, Exterior
The 2017 LS model comes with an upgraded front end that is defined by sharp angulared LED powered headlights that has coupled with a big hourglass grill at the front. The manufacturer has been pushing this look with its most recent release and something that have come as a standard in all the upcoming models. However, unlike the front end the remaining body part has a fairly calm look that has lines that are strong although not as aggressive as those in the front. The 2017 model will come with a longer wheelbase to make more room for the hydrogen system. The hydrogen tanks have also required remodeling under the sheet meta,l thus a slight change in the dimensions is expected.
The 2017 Lexus LS interior
The new sedan is going to feature an all-inclusive inside. With many decent updates that the recent models of vehicles coming from Lexus, the new LS model is expected to come with a spectacular interior as well. Although making a luxurious cars is not easy, the manufacture seems to know exactly how to provide a certain experience. The seats of this model will be well ventilated, extend for optimal legroom, warmed up, plentiful of house entertainment from modern audio system and screens, as well as LED ambient lighting. In addition, any surface that is not covered with aluminum or wood will be covered by high quality leather. The new Lexus LS 2017 interior will also feature a backup electronic cam, digital navigation, and Bluetooth connection as well as automated systems for taking a trip and parking.
2017 Lexus Engine and Specs
Lexus offers different engines to their base models and higher end models. As the base model, 2017 Lexus LS 460 engine comes with a 4.6 V-8 powertrain, which are included in the GS F and RC F models. The base model engine will have the capability of producing 465 hp and 389 lb of torque it will also feature a power transmission that is eight speeds automatic. It should accelerate from 0-100 (km/h) / 0-60 mph in 5.0 second. This engine has the ability to obtain a speed of 270 kilometers per hour (168MPH). The engine is expected to use about 10 MPG in the city and 15 MPG on highways. Recent rumor suggests that Lexus may fit their new Lexus LS 460 F 2017 model with twin turbo charged V8 5.0 liter engine with the capability to output about 600 HP.
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Price and Release Date
The 2017 Lexus LS release date is expected to hit the market during the last quarter of 2016 or the first quarter of 2017. The prices of the models will vary according to their performance. The expected price of the base model is expected to be around $70,000. The base cost of the LS sport models that features rear wheel drive will be about $ 80, 000 while the new Lexus LS 500h (hybrid) that comes in all wheel drive mode is expected to cost about $ 140,000.