2021 Lexus LS: The LS is a luxury car sport sedan that seats 4 or 5 passengers and is offered with a gas and gas/electric hybrid powertrain. For 2021, the LS gets a significant makeover with revisions to the suspension and hybrid systems and a new infotainment system with 12.3-inch touchscreen and Apple Car Play and Android Auto compatibility. Competitors include the Audi A8, BMW 7 Series, Mercedes-Benz S-Class and Volvo S90.
Rear-wheel-drive is standard with all-wheel-drive being optional. The gas model is designated LS 500 and the hybrid LS 500h. The 500 gets a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 that makes 416 horsepower and pairs to a 10-speed automatic transmission. LS 500h utilizes a 3.5-liter V6 paired to two electric motors and 4-speed automatic automatic for a total output of 354 horsepower.
Available driver-assist technology includes Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, rearview camera with cross-traffic alert, adaptive cruise control, frontal collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assist, blind-spot monitoring, automatic high-beam headlights. Pricing ranges from $77,000 to $95,000.
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