The 2018 Lexus LS is the fourth generation of the Lexus LS line of flagship sedans. Lexus LS 2018 debuted on the model line at the North American Auto Show, with variants that include the standard wheelbase LS 460 and the long wheelbase LS 460 L, the chassis codes are derived from the code of the fourth-generation XF 40 platform and engine designation of the UR series.
The 2018 LS 460 and 2018 LS 460 L models have a 4.6-liter V8 series and an 8-speed automatic transmission, while the hybrid models work with a 5.0-liter V8 engine equipped with electric motors, with continuously variable transmission and all-wheel drive. The four-wheel drive versions of the non-hybrid models LS 460 and LS 460 L were presented at the Moscow International Motor Show 2008.
2018 Lexus LS Exterior
The fourth generation of Lexus flagship 2018 Lexus LS 2018 model to receive design guidelines from Lexus’ new design direction, L-finesse. The design features body shapes that run the full length of the car, with wheel arches, chrome arrow moldings, a grid slightly below the headlights and a rear back cover with backrest. above.
Externally, the 2018LS 460 L has a similar profile to the LS 460, with identical overhangs at the front and rear; the rear passenger doors are significantly longer in the stretched model. The design patents for the exterior design of the vehicle, including front and rear bands, side windows and lights, were filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office on October 3, 2005.
Additional design details include adaptive headlights housed in hand-polished frames designed to resemble Baccarat glass cups, chrome exhaust outlets integrated into the rear bumper, and “L” / “S” shapes. “. The new paint finish of the model is applied to bare metal body panels that are first prepared with a six-axis polishing robot with three-dimensional movements; All the finish of the paint is wet sand twice in the hand between layers of paint. Front and rear window frames are constructed from a single piece of die-cast zinc, chrome-plated and hand-polished.
2018 Lexus LS Interior
Interior features include a 19-speaker Mark Levinson surround sound system, Gracenote, and a 30GB hard drive for 2,000 songs. Lexus’ fifth-generation hard drive navigation system features XM NavTraffic, a real-time traffic monitoring system with dynamic re-routing. The keyless SmartAccess with start button, the Optitron dashboard with TFT multi-information display, the MP3 player’s auxiliary input, and the 5-position tire pressure display are standard features. Lexus Link, a 24-hour concierge and emergency assistance service, was offered in North America with the G-Link analog system available in Japan. LS sedans from the Japanese market also have MiniDisc compatibility, TV reception, onboard security cameras and remote access to mobile phones.
The comfort and convenience features range from a 16-position adjustable heated and cooled seat to a rear cabin with reclining seats, a refrigerated case, and five motorized awnings. Some versions of the LS can be equipped with temperature control devices such as the first automotive air roof diffusers, air purifiers, air ionizers and four-zone climate control with infrared temperature sensors body. Updated materials for the interior are offered. Inside, the veneer molding was laminated in aluminum instead of fiberglass by the Yamaha piano artisans. A set of “Executive” special wheelbase model seats include a rear-seat DVD entertainment system with a flip-down LCD screen, a fixed center console with a turntable and a shoulder shiatsu massage seat and a passenger-side Ottoman.
2018 Lexus LS Safety
Launched in the fourth generation of the Lexus LS, the new generation Pre-Crash system offers front and rear protection. The front-end collision system will activate a horn and red lights to alert the driver if a potential hazard is detected in the vehicle’s journey.
The first rear safety pre-collision, active rear collision function in a vehicle, the system uses the detection and warning of the obstacles mounted in the trunk, in the event of a rear collision, pre-collision intelligent headrests equipped with sensors is considered inevitable in the front seats will be adjusted Position up to 25mm and move up to 60mm (2.4 “) to rock the head during impact, reducing whiplash. The next pre-collision system on the US UU market He waited for regulatory approval from the FCC. For 2018 the 2018 Lexus LS Hybrid also incorporated a fully TFT dashboard display, which included the night vision function with pedestrian detection.