Lexus LS 500: 3.5L V6 Twin-turbo Engine

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The Lexus LS 500 provides exactly the type of driving experience you would expect from a luxury sedan. It's more responsive and tighter than the previous models, with no apparent sacrifice to the quality of its ride. Lexus LS 500 is also equipped with responsive brake pedals and throttle, with a softness suitable to the car so that it doesn’t impede its performance. The latest and improved Lexus LS 500 is a standard luxury sedan built to seat five passengers. If your preference is for comfort, sophistication, style, luxury, state-of-the-art features, the Lexus LS 500 could be exactly what you are looking for.

Elegant Design

The Lexus LS 500 interior design provides it with available front seats featuring massage, cooling, and heating. The information displays are at equal height to assist the “seat-in-control” design that highlights the ability of the driver to operate every system without necessarily changing posture. Back-seat options comprise of heated/cooled massaging seats, as well as additional legroom than versions of the previous generation. Furthermore, the rear-seat behind the front occupant in the LS 500’s optional package has a reclining ability up to 48 degrees; it can also go upwards by 24 degrees to give the desired comfort to the occupant. The lane keeping systems and adaptive cruise control work perfectly and make long drives easier.

Engine, Powertrain, and Efficiency

The five-seat Lexus LS 500 is Lexus’ finest full-size luxury SUV. It’s automated by a 416 hp, twin-turbocharged 3.5 L V6 engine that drives a 10-speed powered transmission. All-wheel-drive and rear-wheel-drive versions are provided, along with an electric/gas hybrid powertrain similar to the LS 500H. Without a doubt, the new LS 500 keeps to a great extent, the promise of a faster and still more efficient vehicle, all thanks to its latest 3.5 L twin-turbo V6 engine and 10-speed automated transmission. The cut back mill sends back a potent 416 horsepower and 442 ft-lbs of torque to the naturally aspirated 4.6L V8 engine’s 386 horsepower and 367 ft-lbs while enhancing fuel economy and all-around performance.

Driving and Safety Features

Standard features of the Lexus LS 500 include LED headlights, leather upholstery, a hands-free trunk, sunroof, an adaptive suspension, 19-inch wheels, a power rear-sunshade, ventilated and power-adjustable front seats, and a leather-wrapped heated steering wheel. Technology features in LS 500 include a trackpad-style interface, a 12-speaker audio system, a 12.3-inch central display, Apple CarPlay, Lexus In-form services, a Wi-Fi hotspot, and a navigation system. Also included are standard driver assistance such as the adaptive cruise control, pedestrian detection, forward collision alert, blind-spot monitoring, lane keeping assist, automatic wipers, front and back parking sensors and automated high beams.

As in many flagship executive sedans, the engineering of the Lexus LS 500 is perfectly trimmed. In its latest model release, the LS 500 comes in a significantly lower price tag than other luxury competitors of its class. Steering performance and ride quality are highlights, and the high-tech features are second to none for a full-size luxury sedan. The car takes a giant stride from its middle-of-the-road, conservative predecessor. It’s rightly equipped and engineered to take on the best luxury sedans in the world.