Lexus have revealed its new LS model range the LS460, the LS 600h and for the first time an F Sport version of its flagship model.
The most obvious changes to the LS range are to the exterior styling, where the new LS adopts the distinctive Lexus spindle front grille design, but the development of the model goes much deeper to include improved driving dynamics, better sound insulation and more sophisticated and effective preventive safety systems. In a first for Lexus, all lights, headlights, rear lamps and fog lights are available with LED technology. The new shape vertical fog lights include new L-shaped, seamless light tube daytime running lights.
The new LS gains another Lexus first in the form of its Drive Mode Select.
This offers five switchable driving modes Eco, Comfort, Normal, Sport S and Sport S+. These provide easy adjustment of vehicle systems to help deliver the driverís preferred balance of economy, comfort, performance and handling characteristics.
The new Lexus LS 460 and LS 600h will go on sale in the UK later this year, with further details of performance, specification and pricing to be announced.
By Geraldine Ashton Green
Wed, 01 Aug 2012