Lexus revealed the first teaser of the new flagship sedan

Lexus revealed the first teaser of the new flagship sedan

December 9, 2016 0 By autotimesnews

The first official image of Lexus LS 2018 can clearly see the front of the new flagship sedan.

The world premiere of the model will be held in January at the Auto Show in Detroit.

The novelty will be built on an elongated version of the global GA-L modular platform, which is already used for the rear-wheel drive coupe LC. Detailed information about the flagship sedan of the fifth generation not yet.

Apparently, the new LC will be executed in the style of a prototype LF-FC.

It is expected that the model will get the same powerplants as the LC: 355-strong hybrid propulsion system based on the 3.5-liter six-cylinder engine capacity of 295 forces and five-liter atmospheric eight-cylinder power of 473 horsepower. The hydrogen fuel cell version can be added later. ransmission – automatic only. Drive – rear or full.

Lexus LS new generation will get a version that runs on hydrogen fuel cells. This modification of the novelty will go on sale in 2019. The car is expected to borrow a number of technologies in hydrogen sedan Toyota Mirai. The novelty will be focused on the use in big cities, where in the near future is expected to stricter environmental requirements. Among them are called London, Los Angeles, Paris and Tokyo.

Lexus LS fourth generation is produced since 2006. In 2012 the model has experienced a deep restyling.