Lexus launches the new LS luxury sedan on the US market with a lower entry price than its predecessor. The new 2019 Lexus LS 500 starts at $ 75,995, including a destination and handling fee of $ 995, or $ 3,820 less than the outgoing long wheelbase model. The LS 500h Hybrid has a starting price of $ 80,505.
Lexus LS 500 Features 2019
Each new 2019 Lexus LS 500 model comes with Safety System + as standard. This includes a precollision system with pedestrian detection, smart lights with a high turning radius, lane departure warning and an all-speed dynamic radar speed controller with trajectory support. Customers can opt for the Lexus + A security system that adds pedestrian alert, active steering assistance, forward cross-traffic alert, road signage, lane departure warning with roadside detection and semi-autonomous Lexus CoDrive that combines Lane Trace Assist and All-Speed Dynamic Radar Speed Controller.
2019 Lexus LS 500 Engine
Based on the company’s latest GA-L platform, the new Lexus LS comes with an all-new 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 engine delivering 416 horsepower and 442 lb-ft of torque – 30 horsepower and 75 horsepower. lb-ft more than its atmospheric V8 predecessor.
The 2019 Lexus LS 500 hybrid uses the same multi-stage hybrid system that debuted in the LC500h coupe, combining a 3.5-liter V6 that runs on the Atkinson cycle with two electric motors for a total of 354hp.