Japanese auto manufacturer Lexus has launched its luxury sedan car LS500h with the onset of 2018.The new Lexus sedan was launched recently in India after it was first showcased in Detroit Motor last year.This car which is 5th generation of its LS series is based on new TNGA platform.
The starting ex showroom price of Luxury variant of this car is Rs 1.77 CR.The Ultra Luxury variant has an ex-Showroom price of Rs 1.82 CR and it has also been launched with a Distinct grade variant priced at Rs 1.93 CR.
Lexus ls LS500h 2018 version will compete Mercedes S-class , BMW 7 series , Audi A8 and Jaguar XJ L luxury vehicles.
This car has received a multi-stage hybrid petrol engine.The 351 V6 petrol engine has also been given 2 electric motors.The 10-speed automatic gearbox sends power to all four wheels in LS500h.The Indian version of Lexus LS500h car’s engine generates 295 BHP power @ 6600 rpm along with 350Nm (@5100 rpm) of peak torque.The combined power along with two electric motors is 350 bhp.Its claimed mileage is 15.38 kmph.
Lexus can fast accelerate from 0-100 kmph in 5.4 s.The 2.2 tonne car has a top speed to 250 kmph.The sedan receives its battery power from a lightweight lithium-ion pack from new space-saving satellite construction design.It has a length 5.2 m and a wheelbase of 3.1 m.The 430 liter boot space can be accessed via hands free sensor located under rear bumper with a smart key. 12.3 inch touch infotainment display , headsup display , climate control system (4-zone) , wood inserts and adustable multifunction front seats are the feature highlights.
The luxury car has got ECV-t transmission enabled engine.It comes with a typical aggressive looking spindle grille ,sleek head lamps and curvaceous side.
The LS 500h will be available in India through four dealerships based in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Bengaluru as set by Lexus