The LS 600h L from Lexus is a life-size luxury sedan that has the best features in the class. It is going to acquire a huge makeover for the 2016 model year because it has been in the market for the past five years without experiencing any updates. Now, Lexus has decided to release the redesigned version of the current vehicle with the name, the 2016 Lexus LS 600h L sedan. As a result, the automaker has to offer the vehicle something that will be sufficient to satisfy those buyers with the necessity of additional space on the rear seats. Furthermore, buyers can expect a much lighter version of LS 600h L, as Lexus has taken much effort to reduce the overall weight of the vehicle with unique external and internal designs.
2016 Lexus LS 600h L changes
The exterior would greatly differ from that of the current model and it will get a more striking stance than before. Most of the external design elements are expected to be borrowed from other novel Lexus models making it a fraction of the existing lineup. The front fascia of the new LS 600h L will get a more impressive grille in addition to an innovative set of headlamps, whereas its back fascia will receive a new double exhaust system in addition to a small diffuser, concealed at the back of the rear bumper beneath a grille. No issue from which side buyers are looking the new vehicle, it will present immense image of luxury and sophistication.
The new LS 600h L comes with a lesser body weight than its predecessor due to the use of frivolous material in its entire construction. The difference in weight would be a reduction from 500 lbs to 1000 lbs, making the vehicle much better on road with enhanced handling. This will also perk up the old terrible fuel consumption to about 30 MPG on average.
Lexus LS 600h L 2016 Interior, Redesign
Though the interior design of the 2016 Lexus LS 600h L gets some changes, the spirit will continue. This indicates that although some of the internal design elements will vary and there will be some innovative features, the interior will appear typically the same with a minimalistic appearance, in addition to a lot of devices.
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An innovative 13-inch monitor is expected to be equipped inside the cabin of the new Lexus LS intended for the satellite navigation component, whereas the back of the vehicle will be getting reclining seats with ventilation and massage incorporated as standard. It would also be outfitted with a wireless touch screen that will allow the occupants of the car in the back to manage some of its functions, such as the infotainment system and the temperature control.
2016 Lexus LS 600h L interior
Lexus LS 600h L Engine, mpg
As far as the engine of the next gen Lexus LS 600h L is concerned, it is expected to be equipped with the same engine found in the current model. As a result, the new vehicle comes equipped with the V6, 3.5 liter smaller, but a twin-turbocharged engine that will be combined with a pair of electric motors. This combination offers the new vehicle a total power of 400 HP and a maximum torque of 400 lbs per foot. These couple of electric motors will further increase this power to virtually 450 HP and an increased torque of 430 lbs per foot. This combination also provides better acceleration to the new LS 600h L that makes it attain the speed of 60 mph from the start within 5 seconds, with the maximum velocity of 155 mph.
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Price and Release date
The luxury sedan is expected to hit the dealerships for sale during late 2015 or early 2016 with the starting price of $120.000 or more.