Customers expect the Lexus LS to deliver supremely smooth performance whenever they get behind the wheel. Not just on long motorway journeys, but in everyday driving, too. To achieve this, Lexus has made improvements to the LS 500h’s Multi Stage Hybrid System, raising the bar yet again.
The aim was to deliver acceleration with a better sense of the car’s torque when the LS is being driven with modest throttle pressure, providing smoother and quieter acceleration without frequent gear shifts
As Lexus’s long-established flagship saloon, the LS has a distinguished history of pushing the boundaries of design, bringing together modern technology with time-honoured Japanese crafts and aesthetics.
These qualities figure strongly in the new LS 500h, where both the bodywork and interior benefit from new treatments and designs that embrace this fusion of art, takumi craftsmanship and functionality that Lexus has made its own.
The development team took “Time in Design” as thei
Lexus has been producing cars for many years of various sizes, shapes and functions. But why are model names chosen when a new car is launched? This short guide explains why certain letters appear after some of Lexus’ most iconic vehicles
CT stands for Creative Touring. Creative represents the daring debut of a full hybrid powertrain when diesels dominated. Touring dispels the myth that the batteries used to power the electric motor mean less room for passengers and luggage
The onset of winter brings the familiar driving hazards of slippery roads from rain, ice and snow, conditions that can easily catch out the unprepared. Lexus SUV drivers can have the peace of mind of knowing their vehicle is equipped to automatically provide extra grip when the going gets tough
E-Four is Lexus’s advanced all-wheel drive system, designed specifically to operate with its self-charging hybrid electric powertrains. Compact and lightweight, it avoids the drawbacks in weight, pac
Last year, as part of its new global electrification strategy, Lexus debuted the futuristic LF-30 concept car at the Tokyo Motor Show, which presented visionary design and imaginative technologies. This new strategy, Lexus Electrified, targets a fundamental leap in vehicle performance, handling, control and driver enjoyment
Today, Lexus reveals a core Lexus Electrified technology supporting this vision: DIRECT4, a new electric drive control system designed for its next generation of Battery