There are a handful of super-luxury vehicles on the market all of which bring something special to the table. For 2018 Lexus engineers redesigned its LS line-up to compete with some of the world’s top contenders.
Super-luxury vehicles have standards and competition just like any other market. That’s why Lexus decided to up its style and performance game with the 2018 LS.
The new Lexus LS is eye candy with every well-thought-out line and curve exuding luxurious vehicular elegance. The Lexus LS is one of the largest Japanese manufactured vehicles sold in the United States.
Lexus offers-up the LS 500 and the hybrid LS 500h. Both the gasoline-only options that include the LS 500 and LS 500 F Sport feature a 416-horsepower, twin-turbo V6 engine. The LS 500h hybrid features a V6 and two electric motors that produce a combined 354 horsepower. Both setups are paired with 10-speed automatic transmissions that includes either rear- or all-wheel drive powertrains. With that kind of power there is absolutely no hesitation with acceleration for this large luxury sports sedan.
Inside, the Lexus LS has a beautiful interior with lots of fine leather finishes and state-of-the-art tech-savvy gadgetry. The infotainment system could be a bit more user friendly at this level luxury.
Lexus is all about safety so included as standard features are a rearview camera, front and rear parking sensors, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, lane keep assist, pedestrian detection, and forward collision warning. This LS will alert you to which direction a pedestrian is walking, recognize traffic signs and even trace the path of the vehicle ahead of you in case there aren’t road lines. Fuel-economy estimates are 25 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway for the rear-wheel-drive LS500h.
Style, comfort and prestige with excellent performance sums up the new redesigned 2018 Lexus LS line-up. The Lexus LS starts in the mid 70-thousand-dollar range.
By DriverSide Reviews