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The LS is the Toyota mother-brand’s flagship It is one of the best selling full-size cars on sale in the states.

its debut for the 1990 model the LS range has gone through generations, all with conservative V-8 power (with hybrid in the current generation), and primarily, drive—though all-wheel drive now is an Today the LS competes with the S-Class, BMW 7-Series, Audi A8, and XJ.

In its first generation, which from 1990-1994, the Lexus LS 400 the way American shoppers perceive brands. Introduced at the 1989 auto show (alongside the Q45), the first Lexus LS 400 was a shot fired across the bow of Benz and Cadillac. It offered all the bona fides of the competition—with attention to fit and finish, new dealerships top-drawer customer service, and charged, a lowball price to lure buyers away other brands. It worked: the LS several best-of awards, a reputation for extreme durability, and launched the brand, though a ES 250 sedan gave dealers else to sell besides the LS.

While it wasn’t lauded for handling, the LS’ sewing-machine-smooth V-8 helped give the car the quietest of any luxury sedan, and shuttled it a four-speed automatic to 60 mph in about 8.5

In its second generation, which ran the 1995 to the 2000 model Lexus upped power in the V-8 to 260 It didn’t look very from the first LS 400, but the new car shared only about 10 of its components with the original More powerful than the LS 400 also was lighter and quicker before, with an estimated mph time of 7.5 seconds and a top speed limited to 155 mph. New features an in-dash CD changer; the base had risen to more than A limited Coach edition in 1997, and a slight refresh was in 1998 with a 290-hp V-8 and a automatic.

In 2000, the LS received side and stability control, before a new arrived in 2001.

For the third which appeared in the 2001 year and was offered through the model year, Lexus the V-8 engine. The new V-8 displaced 4.3 liters and put out 290 hp and 320 of torque. A new control-arm suspension all with a sport package was The new car was estimated at 0-60 mph in 6.7 seconds, on the prior version. An air suspension was as was a touchscreen LCD panel that the navigation system.

A Mark Levinson sound came as an option, as did ventilated seats, massaging rear and adaptive cruise control. airbags were standard, with parking sensors. The of this Lexus LS began in the range, but top versions cost as as $70,000, neatly overlapping the brands from Europe.

In an updated version with a automatic carried over its V-8 but also added knee and a choice of interior trim, maple wood, along new options such as Bluetooth and a rearview camera.

Lexus LS Electric Cars

With the generation of the LS, Lexus spun off a new edition as well as a new hybrid The new LS arrived in the 2007 model base LS 460 sedans and LS 460 L long-wheelbase came with a new 4.6-liter V-8 380 horsepower, teamed to a new eight-speed Still rear-wheel drive, the LS longer and adopted the L-finesse theme that would on subsequent Lexus vehicles, a graceful, feminine look.

Long-wheelbase editions added 5 inches to the overall length of the and a new multi-link suspension replaced the design. Performance increased with 0-60 mph estimated at 5.7 for either the short- or long-wheelbase New interior features included start; hard-drive navigation; a steering wheel; and real-time

An executive package for the rear added DVD screens in the headrests, tray tables, and massaging Over the lifespan, the LS has added like an automatic parking-assist and a lane-departure warning system.

In the model year, the The hybrid LS L offered a 5.0-liter V-8 augmented batteries and electric motors, for a of 439 hp. It’s been criticized for economy that doesn’t that of the standard sedan too the LS 600h L also runs up the tab to than $100,000.

In 2010, Lexus updated the of the LS range slightly, with new and wheels, and added an LS 460 Sport with improved handling, brakes and paddle shifters for the Direct Shift transmission it with the Lexus IS-F. As it bristles with gas or hybrid technology, exudes world-class fit and and keeps driving dynamics as it hits mid-life.

For 2013, a new LS 460 F Sport model joined the and the rest of the LS models fit in with the look, getting Lexus’ ‘spindle’ grille. Due to ongoing issues with a strong yen the dollar, prices have significantly throughout the 2014 LS lineup.

The current LS is among the sedans you can experience, and in either V-8 or V-8 form, it’s at least as as the competition’s standard-issue four-doors. And it lacks the opulent touches of a or an Audi, the long-wheelbase LS’ takes a backseat to none, and in all the LS no backseat to any luxury sedan for Take our word for it—but take the word of J.D. which has named the Lexus LS its vehicle for the past fifteen in its annual Vehicle Dependability .

Lexus LS Electric Cars
Lexus LS Electric Cars
Lexus LS Electric Cars
Lexus LS Electric Cars
Lexus LS Electric Cars
Lexus LS Electric Cars

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