Luxury car brand Lexus will unveil the new LS 500 F SPORT sedan model at the New York International Auto Show.
As an upgrade from the standard LS 500 model, F SPORT comes with the latest generation of the brand’s advanced chassis control technology Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management (VDIM), gas and hybrid powertrains, and sporty enlarged side grille. It also features an all-new 3.5-liter V6 engine with twin turbochargers, allowing V8-level performance – 415 horsepower and 442 lb-ft of torque to be paired with 10-speed automatic transmission.
|2018 Lexus LS F SPORT Basic Specifications|
|LS 500||LS 500h|
|Vehicle type||Full-size premium luxury sedan||Full-size premium luxury hybrid sedan|
|Engine||3.5-liter V6, direct fuel injection, twin turbochargers||3.5-liter V6 hybrid engine|
|Valve mechanism||24-valve, DOHC, chain drive (with Dual VVT-i)|
|Layout||Front engine, RWD and AWD||Front engine, RWD and AWD|
|Transmission||10-speed automatic||Multi Stage Hybrid Transmission|
|Max engine output (hp)||415||295|
|Max engine torque (lb-ft)||442||258|
|Total System Output (hp)||354|
|Acceleration (0-60)||4.5 sec (RWD)||5.2 sec (RWD)|
|Wheelbase||123 in. (3,125 mm)|
|Overall length||206.1 in. (5,235 mm)|
|Height||57.1 in. (1,450 mm)|
|Width||74.8 in. (1,900 mm)|
|Wheels||20-inch (Fr: 245/45RF20, Rr:275/40RF20)|
The luxury sedan will be debuted at the 2017 New York International Auto Show starting this weekend, and pricing is yet to be announced.