The Lexus is a well-known brand in the automobile industry. Through the years they have managed to forge some of the best vehicles on the market and create a loyal customer base, enticed by the craftsmanship of their work. Now, the latest addition to their catalog, the 2018 Lexus LS 500 F Sport comes to prove once again, that there is no such thing as a small change in the big business.
Motor 1 has made a thorough review of Lexus’ latest masterpiece. Here are the most notable changes coming with the 2018 rework of the Lexus LS 500 and what exactly does the F Sport stand for there. As a basic clarity for those who are unfamiliar with the Lexus series, the F Sport is a mid-range series of vehicles between the regular Lexus vehicles and the truly sports series as RC F and GS F.
With the 2018 Lexus :S 500 F Sports upgrade, the buyer receives new side skirts, fender badging, 20-inch wheels, and trunk moldings further the transformation. On the interior, the car has received several updates. First among them is the F Sports steering wheel, which takes the place of the stock wheel. The upgrade also includes bolstered seats and new instrument cluster. All of the changes are aimed and bringing a more sports like experience to the driver while keeping the authentic Lexus LS 500 look.
The Drive brings details on the power under the 2018 Lexus LS 500 F Sport’s hood. The machine is powered by a twin-turbo 3.5-liter V-6 engine, complemented with a 10-speed automatic gearbox. It manages to pull out 415hp, which sets it high above the standard car for a casual driver. The Lexus LS 500 F Sport manages to go from 0 to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds since the standard Lexus LS 500 burns 5.6 gallons per 100 miles, the car’s efficiency is expected to be under the same constraints. 2018 Lexus LS 500 F Sport will be available for purchase later in 2017.