Japan is a place of several well-known and reputed automobile brands such as Toyota, Nissan, and Honda. Out of several automakers across the country, Lexus is one of the renowned brands for manufacturing vehicles. Lexus is not a very recent brand; it has been serving people for the last 27 years. They were popular under the name Flagship One which later changed into Lexus. This time they are coming up with a facelift of their very popular 2018 Lexus LS.
Upcoming LS is based on the concept of LF-FC. This concept was first unveiled at the motor show in Tokyo held in the year 2015. LS have been familiar with this concept since that time. This concept mainly focuses on the interior design of the car while little attention is given to exterior design.
2018 Lexus LS Redesign
Lexus has shared few details regarding exterior and interior of this car. The 2018 Lexus LS is going to have lots of changes in interior design. The rear section is going to have reclining seats and front part will have split seats (60/40). This time 5 adult passengers can easily be accommodated in this vehicle.
According to the Vice President of Lexus, Mr. Mark Templin, there will be numerous technological advancements in its cabin. Also, the focus will be to make it more fuel-efficient. But as of now, there is no final declaration from the Vice President of this brand. So, one has to rely on the rumors floating in the market.
In terms of its exterior, attractive chromed grille in horizontal shape will be seen in its front fascia. It may be accompanied with larger LED burners and more powerful fog lights. There will be new bumpers and all these trending features are presenting the 2018 Lexus LS grand appearance. All that could be figured out was that there has been a change in headlights along with grille.
2018 Lexus LS Powertrain
Lexus LS will be arriving in the market as LS 500h and LS 500. The first one is going to have a V6 engine of an electric motor that can produce power up to 354 hp. The second version is going to have a V8 engine that can produce a power of up to 471 hp. There is going to be another version called LS F. This version will have a 5.0-liter engine V8 with a twin-turbo charged technology. This engine can produce a power up to 600 hp. Rumors say that a hydrogen fuel version is going to be launched in near future.
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2018 Lexus LS Price and Release Date
The 2018 Lexus LS is supposed to hit the market by the end of next year. Since this is really an exquisite car, you ought not to expect a low price. Price for this car has been fixed at around $75,000 for the base version. Prices of other trims will be revealed soon by the maker.