Friday, June 20, 2008

Toyota Lexus LS 460

Toyota Lexus LS 460 is the new luxury sedan from Toyota that rivals the V-8 versions of the BMW 7-series, the Mercedes-Benz S-class, and the Audi A8. The car is going to be launched in India shortly.

Toyota Lexus LS 460 is equipped with an all-new 4.6L V-8 engine that is coupled to the world's first 8-speed automatic transmission. The car delivers a maximum power of 380hp and a torque of 370 ft-lbs. Toyota Lexus LS 460 has an all-new chassis and a reconfigured multilink suspension. Its engine will have a duel fuel induction system that combines both port and direct fuel injection.

Toyota Lexus has an Electronic Power Steering and "next-generation" Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management (VDIM) system, which manages electronically controlled brakes (ECB), EPS, VSC (vehicle stability control), ABS, Brake Assist (BA) and EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution). Some of the other technological features of Lexus include real time traffic updates on the navigation system, "Intelligent Park Assist" that assists in parking with just a little brake, power parking brake that has hill-holder/stop-light anti-rollback feature, HVAC system that monitors both cabin temp and body temperature, and 'smart card' that can be left in your pocket while you open the door and start the car.

Toyota Lexus LS 460 is available with rear-seat ottoman package. Passenger side includes a 45 degree recliner with adjustable leg rest and massager, individual DVD player, and hidden cooler


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