2018 Lexus LS 460

Wednesday, October 19th 2016. | Lexus

You may hear about the LF-FC Concept which is an attractive concept that will be used by Lexus to complete their premium sedan, 2018 Lexus LS 460. It is true that the concept was revealed at 2015 Tokyo Motor Show. They unveiled the concept cabin with exceptional design. As we know that the current model is the fourth generation and it is available in the market for more than a decade. The rendering shows that they will offer all-fresh model and the premiere can be in Detroit.

2018 Lexus LS 460 Front Angle

Design

Up to now, we must admit that there are no published details officially regarding the exact body design so we can only give you some unofficial information. 2018 Lexus LS 460 might be available with back-wheel drive sedan design and the outer part will be based on the concept of Lexus LF-FC. What is more is that the design will be a bit similar to the Lexus LC with the new rear-wheel drive system for this new sedan as well as new commercial global structural design to provide luxury touch. As usual, they will four-wheel drive system along with extended-wheelbase adaptation. In addition, the headlights will be redesigned with the use of LED technology, wheels, door handles and the last is mirrors. The front has spoiler to support mist lights. The front grille is slightly redesigned to give more fundamental horizontal look for its lining.

You might think that the exterior part only comes with minor changes, but Lexus will give more changes inside. The interior will be more comfortable and luxurious compared to the previous model. Lexus believes that this is the most crucial part because it must be competitive to deal with some strong rivals like Mercedes S-Class, BMW 7 Series, Jaguar XJ and the last is Audi A8. They will add floating seats for the front and the reclining seats for the back. We expect that the cabin has functional design especially for its electronic instrument cluster, audio system and climate control that can be controlled with the hand sign technology. Moreover, there can be full-length middle console as well as touch-screen displays for 2018 Lexus LS 460.

Engine

There will be two versions to offer, US and UK model. Both of the versions will come with two engine options. It can be V8 petrol and 4.6 liters of displacement while other is hybrid model. It is hard to reveal this part. So at this time, we only can reveal this information for 2018 Lexus LS 460.

Release Date and Price

We expect that it can be released during the last quarter of next year, 2017 and its price can be less than BMW 6 Series which is $88,700. It is important for 2018 Lexus LS 460 to be available with the price about $50,000.