NYIAS 2017: Does the LS 500 Really Need an F-Sport Badge? Lexus Thinks So

The cutting edge LS 500 debuted in Detroit back in January and was trailed by the Lexus 500h crossover in Geneva a month ago. Lexus is probably not going to disclose a tuned powerplant for the LS, yet the F-Game ought to be something other than a taking care of bundle and one of a kind badging. Notwithstanding, the refreshed auto has discarded old 4.6-liter V8 in return for a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 making 415 drive which is probably going to stay unaltered for the F-Brandish show. Taking care of and controlling input will be an alternate story, however.

Key Takeaways:

  • The majority of Lexus’ go-fast lineup enjoys subtle enhancements like blacked out mirrors, aluminum pedals, and premium wheels.
  • There is also reason to believe this 500 LS will receive Active Sound Control, which beefs up engine noise through some electronic trickery.
  • The automaker promises that 2018 F-Sport variants will exist for both standard and hybrid versions of the LS.

“The next-generation LS 500 premiered in Detroit back in January and was followed by the Lexus 500h hybrid in Geneva last month.”