Sedan and uneventful until now no hybrid, the Lexus ES is renewed at the New York Auto Show. Main novelty of this new generation, always reserved for the U.S. market: the emergence of a novel variant Lexus ES 300h.
The rumor was in the air a few weeks ago, but it’s confirmed now. Lexus will show the new frame of its most popular model the New Lexus ES 2013. The Lexus ES was one of the first models of the offensive of the Japanese manufacturer in the US market in 1989. Closely derived from the Toyota Camry, the long family sedan of 4,89 m has no equivalent in Europe. In North America, it is located between the IS and GS.
Under wise speeds, the Lexus ES of sixth generation is a small revolution. On the one hand, it trades the platform of the Camry the of Avalon, the largest of the Toyota sedans in the US market. Also and most importantly, it is now available in a new hybrid version, known as the ES 300 h. It combines a four-cylinder 2.5 cycle Atkinson to an electric motor. Lexus has so far provided no technical characteristic, if not a consumption figure: 5.9 l / 100 km on average American cycle. Alongside the ES 300 h remains a version equipped with a V6 gasoline, the ES 350. There, Lexus Unveils no power or performance figures.
Picking up the fundamentals of the previous generation, Lexus has improved its in the detail. Driving position more comfortable by the grace of a flying less inclined, slightly higher habitability. All details that go unnoticed but which reveal the use. In terms of equipment, the sedan adopts the latest technology with 10 airbags, blind spot detector and anti collision system.