Lexus announces the premiere ES of the new generationApril 11, 2018
The next generation sedan will be built on the platform of Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) and will be presented on April 25 at the Beijing Motor Show
The company Lexus has published the first teaser image of the new generation ES sedan. The premiere of the car will take place on April, 25th on a motor show in Beijing. While the picture shows only a new massive grille of the car. The company said that the novelty “will transform the concept of comfort for lovers of luxury around the world.”
The new ES will be built on the platform of Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA). The car will become noticeably larger and lighter than its predecessor. The driver will be available advanced security systems, such as the lane hold function in the lane, blind zone monitoring systems and pedestrian recognition function.
The car has already been seen many times during road tests. Judging by spy photos, the design of the car will inherit a number of stylistic solutions from IS. The car will receive a new front bumper, another grille and updated LED lights with daytime running lights in the form of a boomerang. The design of the lanterns did not change, but new lighting technology appeared in them.
The engine scale of the car will include a 3.5-liter petrol V6 engine. The power of the unit will be about 270 horsepower. Also expected the appearance of a hybrid modification of the sedan. The novelty will receive a system of a forward drive, except for this, most likely, customers will be offered all-wheel drive modification ES.
Sales of the car should begin near the end of this year. The main competitors of the sedan will be Mercedes-Benz E-Class, BMW 5-Series, Audi A6, Volvo S90, Jaguar XF, Genesis G80, Infiniti Q70 and Cadillac CTS.