Lexus ES300 — AskMen

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As the only Lexus oriented with a front-wheel-drive the ES 300 has been a staple for the line. trace to the debut of Lexus for the market in 1990 with the ES followed two years later the upgraded ES 300 replacement. A second version emerged in 1997 was larger and more powerful the original, then some yet strategic enhancements went to the of 1999.

That ES 300 achieved status within the Lexus along the way showing up on every expert’s Best Buy list its class. Most recently, the edition of ES 300 was named Best Car by automotive pollster J.D. Associates.

one hot model

Now the 2002 model on a new platform, with the wheelbase two inches longer than the Also, the overall structure has expanded upward and outward to a larger passenger compartment. The four-wheel independent suspension, on subframes to suppress vibrations transferring to the chassis is stiff, but compliant. The result is incredibly ride sensations regardless of the of irregular pavement.

And elaborate to insulate and separate the passenger from external noise and vibration create a virtual chamber that seems as as a library. Despite such in the cabin, the ES 300 can romp down the It produces strong muscle for the lane and runs quickly to speed.

That’s the result of a new electronic automatic transmission coupled the Lexus’ aluminum 3.0-liter V6 with responsive drive-by-wire Variable Valve Timing intelligence (VVT-i) through a intake system optimizes breathing and enables the plant to healthy low-end torque for acceleration, while still strong power at higher rpm

Generating 210 hp at 5800 rpm and torque to 220 lb-ft at 4400 rpm, the V6 ES 300 to 60 mph in 8.1 seconds and across the quarter-mile in 16.1 seconds. It also Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle certification plus EPA fuel figures as high as 29 mpg for highway which is an improvement of three-mile over the previous engine.

better to be safe.

Many new features went into the new ES including side curtain air above side front and rear windows, plus and seat-mounted side air bags, as as front seats designed to whiplash injury and antilock with extra brake automatically added during stops.

A vehicle skid system (VSC) is also as is an adaptive variable suspension The adaptive suspension amounts to a damping system with on-board to measure irregularities of a surface, the vehicle’s speed, and steering input from a plus any vertical movement of the


A computer analyzes all data, makes instantaneous changes for wheel’s shock absorber and continuously adapts the suspension to a smooth and comfortable ride.

The VSC merges ABS brakes with assist (BA), the electronic force distribution (EBD) and a controller (TRAC) to correct dangerous oversteer or understeer turning. It can actually pull the car into a proper path without needing intervention the driver.

sleek look

with the expanded structure and mechanical systems, ES 300 for 2002 a new package design drawn dramatic face and elegantly forms. The sleek aerodynamic features a sculpted hood by bold triangular combination clusters and a severely raked offset by flat flanks and curved windows.

Two bucket seats up front a center console where the shifter gate stands. The seat moves ten ways power, with eight-way for the front passenger’s seat. In the a three-person bench has sculptured for two and a center fold-down armrest cupholders.

Electronic analog with bright white cluster in three binnacles on the

Several sophisticated electronic of the LS 430 appear on the list of options for ES such as a DVD-based Lexus system mounted in the dash and an package from the Mark company, which designs systems. A six-disc CD changer for the is also available.




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