Reflecting the direction next-generation Lexus models will take, the bold, sophisticated dynamism of the new spindle grille frontal design awards the vehicle a combination of enhanced elegance, greater road presence and stronger brand identity entirely appropriate to a flagship model.
The LS lays claim to being amongst the quietest, most comfortable cars in the world. Improvements have been made to engine, road and wind noise sound insulation, and the latest luxury sedan may be fitted with Lexus-first, hollow chamber noise reduction wheels.See more
The driving dynamics of the LS have been rigorously upgraded to combine the refinement, ride comfort and high speed stability appropriate to the flagship to the Lexus model range with greater handling agility and a more sporting and engaging driving experience.
Independent upper and lower multilink double joint suspension arms with coil-over monotube shock absorbers and stabilizer bar
Independent multilink with coil-over monotube shock absorbers and stabilizer bar
Available height-adjustable Adaptive Variable Air Suspension (AVS) with electronically modulated damping
Opposed four-piston calipers with 13.1-in ventilated discs (front). Opposed two-piston calipers with 12.3-in ventilated discs (rear).
Four-wheel power-assisted disc brakes with Electronic Controlled Braking (ECB), four-sensor, four-channel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist*
WHEELS AND TIRES
18 x 7.5-in split-five-spoke alloy wheels with 235/50VR18 all-season tires*. Full-size spare tire on alloy wheel.
Lexus employs a unique, Advanced Craftsmanship production process for the LS flagship, fusing state-of-the-art manufacturing and the ultimate in digital measurement technology with the expertise of Takumi master craftsmen. Working alongside rigorously trained technicians, significant improvements have been achieved in the perceived quality of every component, including the tactile quality of surfaces, the visual quality of component fit and surface finishes, and even the aural quality of the engine note.
In further developing safety technology for the Lexus flagship, a focus was placed on decreasing the most common types of fatal accidents in the developed world, those involving pedestrians and those caused by vehicles deviating from their lane.