Lexus LS 600h L (2008)

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Lexus LS 600h

Lexus LS 600h L

Lexus the all-new 2008 LS 600h L luxury sedan at a press today at the 2006 New York Automobile Show. Scheduled to in Spring 2007, the all-wheel-drive LS L will be the world’s first to feature a full hybrid V8

The LS 600h L was developed to explore the reaches of performance, style and said Bob Carter, Lexus group vice president and manager. It is a vehicle as efficient and as it is indulgent and advanced, a far-reaching fully developed and fully It is simply in a class by itself.

Hybrid Drive

Coinciding the debut of the all-new LS is the introduction of the Hybrid Drive name, will be used globally for all hybrid models. The hybrid-drive in the LS 600h L builds upon the and Lexus legacy established by the RX 400h and GS 450h to combine an five-liter V8 gasoline engine large, high-output electric and a newly designed large-capacity pack. This advanced will provide the LS 600h L an unmatched balance of environmental and performance, furnishing the hybrid a peak combined output of more than 430 horsepower.

To this immense power, a new all-wheel-drive system is utilized for handling control. The LS 600h L employs a newly developed electronically controlled, continuously transmission. This combination in impressive power and seamless

2008 Lexus LS 600h L

The Hybrid Drive system in the LS 600h L is the automotive industry’s advanced gas-electric hybrid developed to date, providing and performance on par with modern engines while still best-in-V8-class fuel efficiency. It equal or better the combined ratings of smaller V6 all-wheel mid-sized luxury sedans.

The LS is expected to carry a Super Low Emission Vehicle (SULEV) A SULEV rating means the LS L has nearly 70-percent cleaner than the cleanest of its competitors.

It is to say that there is nothing on the or on the drawing board, that close to delivering such a contradictory combination of jaw-dropping performance, fuel efficiency and emissions, Carter said.

to the inherent noise, vibration and (NVH) improvements offered by its powertrain, the LS 600h L is designed to set a new for silent running in the prestige-luxury class. The depth and density of quietness in the LS 600h L required re-engineering of accessory motors and

With quiet-ride ranking as one of the top reasons for purchase of prestige-luxury especially among current LS the LS 600h L is well-situated in its class and to please the exacting luxury-car Its NVH levels are about half found in conventional cars, the hybrid LS one of the quietest automobiles built, if not the quietest.

High-Output V8 and World’s First Automatic Transmission

The LS 460 and LS 460 L will be by an all-new, highly advanced V8 engine that will approximately 380 horsepower and 370 pound-feet of Combined with a world-first automatic transmission, these LS will travel from miles per hour in less 5.5 secondsall without sacrificing economy. Even with level of performance, the new LS sedans are to receive a combined city/highway in the low-20s as well as an Ultra-Low Vehicle II (ULEV II) rating.

Active Safety Technologies

with the launch of the hybrid is a newly developed, Advanced System (APCS) that is nothing ever before by Lexus. One element of APCS is a new designed to help detect in the vehicle’s path.

Two small mounted at the front of the car, in with millimeter-wave radar, are enough to detect not just metal obstructions such as but also smaller nonmetallic such as humans.

A third mounted on the steering column, the orientation of the driver’s face. If the sees that the driver is not directly ahead for a few seconds or and if an obstacle is detected ahead, it alerts the driver first a warning chime and a flashing As the car gets closer to the obstacle, the can begin to gently apply the on its own. To assist the driver in around the obstacle, the system the steering ratio, amplifying the and quickness of the steering response.While all of is happening, the system automatically up the passenger restraints and prepares the system to respond with force when activated by the in anticipation of a possible impact.

Dynamic Driving

These active safety systems with Lexus’ proprietary Vehicle Dynamics Integrated (VDIM) system, standard on all new LS which integrates variable electronic steering, electronic stability control and electronic assist.

An air suspension system with Variable Gear Steering (VGRS) will be on the LS 600h L and an option on the LS 460 L. VGRS the steering gear ratio to vehicle speed to help responsiveness and driver control. also partners with making minor adjustments to angle for improved control in road conditions.

Together technologies make up an intelligently logically conceived vehicle helps to provide a level of and control never before

The styling on the new LS begins with a design language that the myth that luxury must be sedate and understated. A of the recent design direction deems L-finesse, the new LS vehicles are the touch to a fully restyled car which already includes the GS, IS and ES

The L-finesse design philosophy has its in creating a balance of contrasting The new LS encompasses this direction its bold look, style and vivid and forceful while at the time warm, inviting and With a pulled-back hood, of the new Lexus look, low-to-the- stance and elegantly sculpted and body contours, the LS emphasizes and style in a stunning, modern

Lexus LS 600h

Premium Appointments

Offered as a long-wheelbase model in North the new

LS 600h L will not only the highest level of performance, and technological advancements, it will provide the highest level of convenience and roominess of the three different LS models.

The long-wheelbase of the hybrid and the LS 460 L brings with it five inches of additional for rear passengers and can be outfitted a long list of luxury that includes four-zone and rear A/C with air purification, power sunshades and rear headrests, a spectacular four-person configuration with a fixed console and fold-out table, and a rear-seat 45-degree recliner footrest and multifunction massage.

Technology amenities on the long-wheelbase will include voice-activated disk drive (HDD) with Bluetooth® technology and XM traffic system, a first in the luxury segment, a rear-seat DVD system with 9-inch screen, and the specially developed 450-watt Mark Levinson® Surround Sound audio which creates a new standard for sound systems. In addition, the

LS L will be the world’s first to be equipped with LED headlights for and low-beam use.

The LS will be the first Lexus to offer XM radio as a factory-installed option. The LS sedans will all offer an parallel-park-assist function. The driver pushes a button and the park-assist parks the car with just a brake work by the driver.

all LS-series vehicles, the LS 600h intelligent and evocative design through to the beautifully appointed Extra luxury and comfort include a heated steering and seats wrapped in one of four of semi-aniline leathers matched to one of coordinating wood-grain trims.

While the list of comfort, and luxury features on the new LS-series

is remarkable, another truly aspect of these cars is superb craftsmanship. In order to a vehicle that would world’s best, Lexus by improving a production process recognized as the industry’s finest.

The new LS 600h L as well as the LS 460 and LS 460 L are the product of an build process developed for the LS line at Lexus’ award-winning Japan plant. With extraordinary investment in engineering comes a sedan that extraordinary new levels of fit, accuracy and refinement. The all-new LS showcase the Lexus belief every element and phase of is vital and that building is more than just a is an art form.

The LS 600h L will go in April 2007, six months the LS 460 and LS 460 L launch in October 2006.

Lexus LS 600h
Lexus LS 600h
Lexus LS 600h
Lexus LS 600h
Lexus LS 600h
Lexus LS 600h


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