Lexus is one of the most renowned luxuries automobile maker belongs to the luxury division of Toyota. This company is well-known in the industry to manufacture some great luxurious vehicles for its huge customer’s base and so far they have also launched different series of vehicles. In this context, it would be interesting to mention that this luxury division automaker is once again expecting to launch another model as 2018 Lexus LS.
Although it is not confirmed that whether this model will be launched or not but as of now strong speculations have been made regarding this upcoming model.There are some sources available in the industry and they have indicated that 2018 Lexus LS will be launched officially by its makers in at 2017 to be held in Detroit.
2018 Lexus LS: Powertrain Configuration
Before talking about the engine configuration of this 2018 Lexus LS, it is important to mention that since the makers have not confirmed the arrival of this model, so there are lots of speculations available in the industry. Similarly, there are a number of rumors related to its engine. When it comes to its power rain, then Lexus LS2018 is expected to take cues from LC Coupe model.
It is rumored that this upcoming vehicle will be powered with two different engine variants, and they are:
- The first engine will be 5.0-liter V8 engine, and it will be cranking 389 hp and 385 lb-ft of torque.
- This V8 powertrain is also expected to sprint 0-60 mph in just 5.4 seconds along with a breathtaking speed of 160 mph.
- The second engine variant will be 4.6-liters V8 powertrain and kit will generating the power of 386 hp and blistering 360 lb-ft of torque.
- As of now, there is no prediction been made on its transmission, but it is said that the makers will use hybrid technology in its powertrain that will definitely enhance the fuel economy of Lexus LS 2018.
As of now, only this much information is available in the industry related to this upcoming vehicle.
Standard features and Competitors of 2018 Lexus LS
As it is already mentioned that Lexus is one of the luxurious automobile makers across the world so it becomes obvious that it will give sophisticated and outstanding features to this automobile, which should increase the customer base for its makers. In this context, it would be important to mention that there will be modern features like reclining rear seats and floating front seats in its inner cabin.
Not only that, there will be some other top-notch features like a highly advanced digital instrument cluster. In order to control the climate control system and audio system, the makers are expected to equip this vehicle with gesture recognition technology. In addition, there will also be a touchscreen display in its center console.
Since 2018 Lexus LSis expected to be equipped with great technologically advanced features,there are some top rated vehicles considered to be its rivals, like:
2018 Lexus LS: Expected Availability and Price
The 2018 Lexus LS is expected to be launch in the 2nd quarter of 2017 along with a base price of $74,000. The makers are quiet related to the launch of this vehicle, so the buyers have to wait until its official declaration by its makers only.