2016 Lexus LS – 460, 460 F Sport, Changes, Release Date

New 2016 Lexus LS brings us sporty and fresh design, comfortable cabin, and many modern technological features that will make this model more user-friendly.

EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR

Lexus will use the lightweight materials such as aluminum in order to reduce the weight of the vehicle and therefore improve fuel efficiency and the overall performance. Smooth body lines and a chrome border will give the new model a sportier and more elegant appearance. Both 18-inch and 19-inch alloy wheels are expected to be offered. Front side will feature hourglass grille and a pair of stylish LED headlights that will give the new LS a more powerful look. Back side will also undergo some changes, including revised taillights. New 2016 Lexus LS will be offered in three trim levels: LS 460, LS 460 F, and LS 600h L. Attractive design will be continued to the cabin of the new model. High-quality materials such as leather and wood will contribute to a more luxurious look of the cabin. It will be able to accommodate up to five passengers. Lexus will also include a lot of high-tech features that will improve the driving experience for its consumers.

2016 Lexus LS front view

2016 LEXUS LS ENGINE

As always, Lexus will not disappoint with the engine lineup for the new 2016 Lexus LS. There will be two options available. The first option will be a 4.6-liter V8 engine that will be capable of delivering up to 386 horsepower and 347 lb-ft of torque. The second engine option will most likely be a 5.0-liter V8 engine that will be able to produce up to 438 horsepower. It will be paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission system while both the all-wheel drive and the rear-wheel drive systems are expected to be available. Comparing to the previous generation, new model will have better fuel efficiency which is another great improvement that will make this vehicle more competitive.

2016 Lexus LS interior

RELEASE DATE AND EXPECTED PRICE

The official release date of the new 2016 Lexus LS is still unknown. However, the new model is expected to hit the dealerships at the beginning of 2016. The price tag for a base model will most likely start at around $70,000, and it will rise from there for the higher trim levels.

2016 Lexus LS side view

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