The highly anticipated 2016 Lexus LS 600H L sedan is a soon to be released automobile that is expected to be the perfect strike between luxury, performance as well as refinement. With that said, the car will most definitely attract people from all ages as long as they have the ability to afford it. Without further ado, here are some of the features you ought to expect to find in this soon to be released model.
2016 Lexus LS 600H L changes
Lexus LS 600H L 2016 Interior
Though the essence of the Lexus will remain unchanged, minor changes are still bound to happen. For instance, a brand new 13-inch screen will grace the interior so as to accommodate the latest gadgets that will be added. Some of the new gadgets to grace this Lexus will include a new satellite navigation system. The passengers will also be treated to a very comfortable and convenient reclining back chairs with massage as well as ventilation – both of which will be a standard feature. Another feature which the backseat passengers will have the pleasure of enjoying will be the wireless touch screen control which will allow them to access controls such as climate center as well as infotainment system without much hustle. Apart from the above changes, the interior will more or less remain almost identical to the 2010 model.
2016 Lexus LS 600H L Interior
Expect a few changes on the exterior of this Lexus but it wont be that drastic. A more imposing grille should be expected as well as a smaller diffuser. This smaller diffuser will be hidden under the rare bumper under a grille. The 2016 Lexus model will also have a newly developed dual exhaust system. A new set of headlights will also grace the model. The rest of its exterior features will remain the same as the previous models.
New Lexus LS 600H L Engine
A breath of fresh air is expected as far as the 2016 Lexus LS 600H L powertrain is concerned. The long standing V8 is expected to be replaced by a much smaller 3.5L V6 turbocharged engine connected to two electric motors. Despite being smaller that the previous V8 engine, this new hybrid engine will have the capacity to crank up to 400 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of twist, same as the outgoing V8 engine. The two electric motors will boost the power output to approximately 450 horsepower and 430 lb-ft of torque. With this kind of output as well as a tremendous reduction in weight (about 500-1000 pounds drop), the Lexus will be in a position to accelerate from 0-60 MPH in just 5 seconds while achieving a top speed of 155 MPH. this engine will also be efficient when it comes to fuel consumption, which is estimated at 30 MPG.
Release date and price
The price as well as the date of release for the mid-size sedan hasn’t been made official yet, though basing on the previous models as well as the features that the car possesses, the price can be estimated to be sitting at $100,000. Pricy right? Not really, considering the kind of features as well as the performance of the car. This Lexus might hit the show rooms between late 2015 or early 2016, but as a 2016 model of course.