The new 2017 Lexus LS 460 will definitely meet expectations of those buyers who are seeking smooth ride quality with a unique touch of luxury. This well built model comes with revamped exterior, improved interior and, we must mention reliability, that will be one of its best features. As for the rivals on the market, the new 2017 model is set to compete against the Mercedes S class, and it will be a very interesting competition.
2017 Lexus LS 460 Redesign
The exterior of the new 2017 Lexus LS 460 is interesting and designed to attract views of people, regardless of age, gender or education. The new 2017 model will have redesigned front end. This change is the trend in all Lexus models and the new LS 460 is no exception. It features angular headlights and huge front grille. Thanks to these characteristics, the car will have sharper appearance. Also, it will have a longer wheelbase. As for the rear end of the car, it features a calmer appearance compared with the front side.
The interior design of the new 2017 Lexus LS 460 is stylish and luxurious, the seats will secure optimal support and comfort, the travelers will have ample legroom and headroom and we cannot forget modern tech and safety features. Inside the cabin, we can find plenty of leather, wood and aluminum elements and the seats will be covered in leather, ventilated and heated. The new LS 460 will have a powerful audio system, digital navigation and Bluetooth. Furthermore, there is USB connectivity, digital navigation, automated parking and travel assist and a backup electronic camera. As for the security gear, the new 2017 model comes with stability and cruise controls and stronger seatbelts. We cannot forget airbags.
2017 Lexus LS 460 Engine
Under the hood of the new 2017 Lexus LS 460 we are able to find two engine variants. The first engine option is a 5.8 liter V8 engine with the total strength of 476 hp and 389 lb-ft of torque (527 Nm). This engine will be paired with an 8 speed automatic gearbox and the rear wheel drive is standard. The maximum speed of the engine is 168 miles per hour (270 kph) and it sprints from 0-62 miles per hour in just 4.8 seconds. Estimated fuel economy is 16 mpg on the city roads, 25 mpg on highways and 19 mpg combined. The second option is a 4.6 liter V8 engine with the total output of 360 hp and 347 lb-ft of torque (470 Nm). With this engine variant, a 10 speed automatic gearbox is present and a 4 wheel drive is available. Fuel mileage is rated at 16 miles per gallon in the city, 23 miles per gallon on the highway and 18 miles per gallon combined.
2017 Lexus LS 460 Release Date and Price
The release date of the new 2017 Lexus LS 460 remains unknown, however, according to some predictions, the new 2017 model will be available in the last quarter of this year (2016), probably in the fall. The price of the new edition is yet to be announced and the current model cost around $74,000.