Lexus stretching us for a few weeks with the gradual unveiling of its full-size luxury Lexus LS 2013 in San Francisco. This is that we can finally take a look at the whole car. For the moment, it is only version receiving the F-Sport dress set. Generally, the letter F in Lexus is synonymous with high-performance, is however not the case at this time.
It will be completely revealed on Tuesday, July 31st, 2012. Finally officially, since a gallery full of Japanese sedan has leak on the eve of its presentation in San Francisco.
Indeed, the large Lexus LS does not yet enjoy the benefits of a large engine which would compete with the versions of BMW Alpina, Audi S or Mercedes-Benz AMG. One thing is certain, it now adopts a look of the pest with the integration of the grille in hourglass, new Visual signature of the brand. Also note that group F gives more aggressive bumpers, dual exhaust outlet integrated in the lower shield, 19-inch sport rims and tinted rear lenses.
Evolution on the run
Once again not controlled, the LS 460 sedan is fully visible on the Internet via the Club Lexus forum, a Chinese site forum had delivered two first Visual and Lexus would have replicated with an official photo. Limousine LS, marketed in 2006 in the 4th generation, will receive a small welcome stylistic treatment, boosting its facies and its trunk.
Classic or sport?
This will be the novelty of this version the Lexus LS, in addition to the facelift 2012. Finish F-Sport, available on the model Lexus LS 460 V8, will provide a much more aggressive aesthetic with more ribbed shield pack, ultra-imposing grille, specific rims 18 branches and a disseminate diffuser at the bottom of shield back.
For the moment, it is not known if Lexus will proceed with improvements under the engine. Obviously, it will retain the services of the for the Lexus LS460 4.6L V8. Should also know that it is here for the sport version, the classic versions are still not disclosed. One should expect a unveiling next with wiser lines where the grille will be less prominent and less skirts. Lexus has not unveiled the availability dates, or if the rates will be increased or not.
More Sharpened Than BMW
The Lexus were once somewhat “soft” of the curve. Aware of this cruel lack of exhalation of sportsmanship in their line, leaders asked the designers to boost a look that was beginning to no longer make the weight to the German tenors of the Premium, including the us. At the time, the Lexus is now much more aggressive with the adoption of a mouth and a look much more expressive that in the past the communication while also changed tone.
The LS born in 2006 is the last of the family to change their look, photos of vintage 2013 fall to the canvas. The front and rear parts are completely re-engineered and closer, such as Hyundai and Kia, of what BMW 7 Series on fires back. On the photos, you can also detail the LS 460 F Sport even more manly look. Interior won it a still larger LCD display.
These LS 460 in mode long wheelbase and F Sport and the LS 600h will be exhibited in Europe at the Paris Motor Show.