The Lexus LS has lengthy been synonymous with a relaxed, comfortable driving experience generous levels of legroom and, obviously, plenty of luxury technologies. The all-new 2018 model looks to keep that tradition with this particular LS 500.
Longer and much more spacious than ever before, the 2018 Lexus LS 500 offers much more technologies, in addition to a new biturbocharged V6 coupled to some clever-shifting ten-speed automatic transmission. It’s quiet, its suspension is compliant, and apart from an uncomfortable touchpad-based infotainment system, the Lexus is remarkably simple to use. Also could one want from the full-size luxury sedan?
On the other hand, the segment’s three German heavyweights – the Audi A8, BMW 7 Series, and Mercedes-Benz S-Class – have been upgraded recently. Can the brand new Lexus LS endure individuals well-established nameplates? Only one method to tell: an intensive Why Buy? test.
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Engine Biturbocharged 3.5-Liter V6
Output 416 Horsepower / 442 Pound-Ft
Transmission 10-Speed Automatic
Drive Type All-Wheel Drive
-60 Miles per hour 4.6 Seconds
Top Speed 136 Mph
Weight 4,905 Pounds
Gas Mileage 18 City / 27 Highway / 21 MPG Combined
Seating Capacity 5
Cargo Volume 16.9 Cubic Ft
Base Cost $75,000
As-Tested Cost $87,155