Lexus to Unveil New LS 500 F SPORT Sedan in New York

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)
Cylinders 6
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
Battery Type Lithium-ion
Battery Voltage 310
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.