Lexus to launch new LS 500h in India tomorrow

14 Jan , 2018 , 11:13 PM
Lexus LS 500h to be launched in India tomorrow (Source: Lexus.com)
Lexus LS 500h to be launched in India tomorrow (Source: Lexus.com)

Toyota's luxury automobile brand, Lexus, is all set to launch its new Lexus LS 500h in India. The launch is said to take place on January 15.

This will be the company’s fifth motor in the country as it has already launched four of its automobiles earlier.

The Lexus LS 500h made its debut at the 2017 Detroit Motor Show and just after an year, it is set to be launched in India. The expected price at which the motor is set to launch is expected to be around 1 crore.

The LS 500h is said to be based on the new TNGA platform which makes it more modern. The car comes with the signature Lexus spindle grille and sleek headlamps.

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The luxury sedan gets a 3.5-litre V6 petrol engine that works with to electric motors and gives an output of 350 bhp. The Lexus LS 500h gets an eCTV transmission which powers the all-wheel-drive-system of the car.

The wheelbase of the LS 500h stands at 3100 mm and the seats will be adjustable with a 48-degree recline for the backrests. The sedan will come with 28-way adjustable electric front seats with heating, cooling and massage functions.

The new LS 500h sedan will be in competition with Mercedes Benz S-Class, BMW 7 Series, Audi A8 L and Jaguar XJ L.

First Published: Sunday, January 14, 2018 07:15 PM

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