Another modification of the model will be electric.
Japanese company Lexus intends to turn a new full-sized sedan LS car on alternative energy. Writes about this edition of GoAuto, referring to the words of Toshio Asahi, chief engineer of the project.
According to Mr. Iwata, in the future the Lexus LS will get two new mods, one of which will be equipped with all-electric unit and the second motor with hydrogen fuel cells.
In addition, the company’s specialists are working on a more powerful hybrid engine compared with the current gasoline-electric installation. The Japanese are going to create worthy competitors for the “green” models of Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar and Tesla.
It is worth Recalling, the new Lexus LS made its debut at the Detroit motor show in January last year. The car changed the platform, received a “refreshed” appearance and new engines. Today sedan is offered with 3.3-liter turbocharged V6 with output of 415 horsepower. Also the Lexus LS can be equipped with a 354-horsepower hybrid setup on the base 3.5-liter V6.