Since LS came out in 1989, with Japanese luxury and meticulous craftsmanship, many low-key rear-seat buyers have new choices, and LEXUS has established itself as a luxury brand. LS has been sold in Taiwan for more than 20 years, and in 2017 it launched a fifth-generation major facelift based on the Toyota Group’s flagship TNGA platform. Today, on an excellent basis, a small facelift of the 21-year style is launched.

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Improved appearance, LS introduced new colors

In addition to the highly recognizable three-eye LED headlights and L-Shaped arrow-shaped daytime running lights, the original design has been redesigned, and the shape of the front lower bumper has also been refurbished to make the overall front of the car more stable and domineering. The safety surface has also been improved simultaneously, and the headlights have been upgraded to the Blade Scan Type AHS intelligent high beam automatic shielding system, which precisely controls the illumination and shielding range of the headlights. In addition, a new appearance of car color-Crescent Silver is introduced, which is inspired by moonlight, and the color will reflect different light and shadow effects under different brightness of light, which is very layered.

After the LS minor facelift, the highly recognizable three-eye LED headlights and L-Shaped arrow-shaped daytime running lights were introduced into it.

Introduced a touch screen and added Apple CarPlay & Android Auto, which perfectly reflects the luxurious cockpit of technology

The overall cockpit is moving towards a more user-friendly. The 12.3-inch screen in the center is upgraded with touch functions, and it is moved forward by 15 cm, which can be easily operated by just tapping with your fingertips. In addition, Apple CarPlay & Android Auto are added to improve the connectivity between vehicles and mobile phones. The shortcut key part of the central saddle has also been redesigned, allowing one-click access to the seat control interface for added convenience. In addition to the improvement of the front seats, the rear seat experience is not sloppy. With the Monarch Ottoman seat, 22-way electric adjustment, electric massage combined with heating/ventilation functions, the ultimate luxury is nothing more than this.

Incorporating a century-old heritage craft from Kyoto, Japan-Nishijin weaving, the essence of the craftsmanship

When this generation of LS came out, KIRIKO Kiriko and Royal Craftsman’s fold-patterned panels were introduced, setting a luxury model with his meticulous craftsmanship. In order to further enhance the luxurious atmosphere, the original designer specially adopted Nishijinori, a century-old heritage craft from Kyoto, Japan, into the door trim. Nishijin-ori is world-renowned for its purely hand-made method. It has been passed down from the Warring States Period in Japan and has a history of 500 years. It is only used to make high-end kimonos, purses and shawls. Today, LEXUS incorporates it into the car interior, which is the world’s first , Breaking through the realm of luxury again.

Nishijin-ori is world-renowned for its purely hand-made method, which has been passed down from the Warring States Period in Japan to the present day and has a history of 500 years.

500h power alone takes the lead; comfort is comprehensively improved

In order to comply with Taiwan’s Phase VI exhaust regulations, the LS car system is solely driven by a 500h gasoline-electric hybrid, with a combined maximum horsepower of 359ps and a maximum torque of 35.7kg-m. It only takes 5.4 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100km/h. At the same time, the perfect combination of the oil-electric hybrid power system and the Multi-Stage Hybrid multi-stage transmission system makes the shifting process compact and without frustration. The original factory has also improved the comfort of the AVS variable damping suspension system, seat foam and continuous running tires to create an excellent ride quality.

The LS500h is equipped with a 3.5-liter petrol-electric engine, with a combined maximum horsepower of 359ps and a maximum torque of 35.7kg-m. It only takes 5.4 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100km/h.

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