2017 Lexus LS – Redesign, Hybrid, Price

New 2017 Lexus LS will soon be ready to hit the market and face its competition with its luxurious design and the ability to deliver a powerful performance.

EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR

Some exciting changes and updates will be visible on the exterior of the new LS. The overall look will be sporty and elegant. Most of the changes will be visible on the front side of the vehicle. This includes a redesigned front grille, new stylish LED headlights, and a redesigned bumper. New 2017 Lexus LS will be made of lightweight materials, which will improve fuel economy and the overall performance. Attractive design will be continued to the cabin of the new model. Interior will be spacious and comfortable and equipped with high-quality materials including leather, wood, and aluminum. Some of the many high-tech features that will be incorporated include Bluetooth connectivity, USB port, digital navigation, travel assist, stability control, and cruise control.

2017 Lexus LS front view

2017 LEXUS LS ENGINE

One of the options for the engine of the new 2017 Lexus LS will likely be a 4.6-liter V8 unit that will be capable of delivering 360 horsepower and 347 lb-ft of torque. It will be equipped with a 10-speed automatic transmission system and come with the four-wheel drive system. The second engine option will be a 5.8-liter V8 engine that will be able to produce up to 476 horsepower and 389 lb-ft of torque. This unit will be paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission system. Rear-wheel drive system will come as a standard. When it comes to the fuel economy, first engine will deliver 16 mpg in the city and up to 23 mpg on the highway, while the 5.8-liter unit will be able to reach 16 mpg for the city drive and 25 mpg on the highway. There is also a possibility that Lexus will offer a hybrid version of this model, but more information about it will be available as we approach the release date.

2017 Lexus LS interior

RELEASE DATE AND EXPECTED PRICE

New 2017 Lexus LS is expected to hit the dealerships in the fall of 2016 but the official date has not yet been announced. If the rumors are true, price of the new model will start at around $74,000.

2017 Lexus LS back view

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