Geneva Motor Show 2017 to debut event for the 2018 Lexus LS500h, the full hybrid sedan as the flagship model. The Japanese luxury brands represent a luxurious, bold design, and performance qualified for the sake of “poisoning” of thinking, especially for young people.
For matters of design, the 2018 Lexus LS500h combines a four-door sedan with a longer wheelbase like a coupe. This car is positioned in the middle between the sedan market and coupe segments that are trending.
Lexus also buried Multi Stage Hybrid System, a technology that is claimed to cover the weaknesses of hybrid cars in terms of engine response. Made linear acceleration, especially when moving from rest. At the same time, fuel consumption and emission levels to be upgraded to a better level.
The power comes from a 3500 cc petrol engine V6 Dual VVT-i engine and two electric motors. Together produce a maximum power up to 354 horsepower. The car is built on the Lexus Global Architecture platform that ensures the distribution of the maximum weight for the sake of stability and excellent handling. It was coupled with the Lexus Dynamic Handling coordinating between the brake, steering, and system stability.
2018 Lexus LS500h adopts Lexus Safety System + package, which is an advanced security system. There is a feature called intuitive pedestrian detection, the first in the world, which is able to control the steering wheel when it detects potential harm to pedestrians.
There also are referred to as Omotenashi, giving the cabin silence and interior comfort. The seats are equipped with electric adjustment buttons, cooling and heating, even massages.
Takumi craftsmanship, contributing to provide a luxurious feel to the interior by placing a modern trim design with luxurious material quality. There is also a Lexus Remote Touch Control System that can connect directly to a smart phone as well as read commands in handwritten form.