We reported on the facelift Lexus LS at the Paris Motor Show earlier in the year. Now Lexus has announced pricing for the new models. Lexus’ flagship sedan received a major facelift for the 2013 model year including the company’s new spindle grille design element. Other highlights include redesigned head lights and rear lights as well as a re-shaped bumper and boot.
Prices in the US will start from $71,990 for the LS 460 in rear wheels drive, $74,935 fot the LS 460 in all-wheel drive, $78,290 for the long wheel based rear wheel drive LS 460 and $81,775 for all-wheel drive version. F Sport versions retail at $81,990 and $84,885 The range topping LS 600h L will start at $119,910. UK pricing will start from £71,995 for the entry-level LS 460 Luxury, £74,495 for the F Sport version and £99,495 for the LS 600h L.
The LS 460, 460 L and F SPORT are powered by a 4.6 liter V8 engine linked to an eight-speed sequential shift automatic transmission. The RWD model produces 386bhp with 487Nm of torque pushing the luxury saloon from zero to 60mph in 5.4 seconds before hitting an electronically limited top speed of 210km/h. The AWD’s output is limited to 360bhp and 470Nm. In this case a sprint to 60mph is done in a slower 5.9 seconds. The LS 600h Hybrid is powered by 5.0 liter V8 engine and a pair of electric motors to produce a total output of 438bhp. This hybrid version does 0-60mph in 5.5 seconds.