Lexus LS 500 Specs and Features - Inspired By Luxurious Comfort 1

Lexus LS 500 Specs and Features - Inspired By Luxurious Comfort

12 Dec 2022

Explore The Specs Of The Lexus LS 500

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Lexus LS 500 Overview


Introducing the reimagined Lexus LS that dare takes refinement a level further. Now featuring Lexus Teammate semi-autonomous driving technology, the Lexus LS 500h presents an exclusive, next milestone in advanced driver-assistance technology.

The Lexus LS is the original model that made authenticity and performance synonymous with the Lexus brand in the minds of drivers 30 years ago, setting a high standard for the future of this model. The new Lexus LS combines the responsiveness of a mid-engined coupe with incredibly smooth performance and impeccable craftsmanship to create an enjoyable experience for those who do not like to be driven.

Featuring performance-inspired instrumentation exhilarated by the world-renowned LFA supercar, the LS 500 F-Sport offers an even more aggressive edge. Delivering a riveting 354 and 416 horsepower respectively, the V6 twin-turbo engines in the LS Hybrid and LS 500 maximise the already thrilling, ultra-smooth performance of the car.

With rear-wheel drive ensuring better handling, the Lexus LS provides power and control around fast corners without losing traction.


From a power front headrest and semi-aniline or smooth leather seat trim to Package Trim and Tonneau cover as well as an LED front personal lamp, the Lexus LS 500 takes inspiration from the people who would experience the car.

Highlighting the Lexus interface with a touchscreen display that is placed closer to the driver for your convenience, the LS additionally comes standard with the following driver support features…

  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)
  • Hill Assist Control (HAC)
  • Traction Control (TRC)
  • Vehicle Dynamic Integrated Management (VDIM)
  • Vehicle Stability Control (VSC)

Showcasing beauty in every detail, the Lexus LS distinctly presents LED — BladeScan, Adaptive High-Beam System (AHS) headlights, as well as colour-coded, auto-retractable side mirrors that are also electrochromatic. Thus, detailing the unrivalled commitment to handcrafted perfection.

Let’s explore the Lexus LS 500 specs in more detail below.

Lexus LS 500 Performance


Transcending the standards of hybrid technology, the total system output from the 3.5-litre V6 petrol engine plus the lightweight lithium-ion battery is 264kW and torque is rated at 350Nm. Seamless acceleration is delivered by the Lexus Multistage Hybrid Drive system without the need for charging.

The razor-sharp handling of the Lexus high-performance line meets aggressive, track-inspired design with the LS 500 F SPORT. Blending luxury, comfort, and agility, the Lexus LS travels a maximum speed of 250 kilometres per hour and impressively accelerates from 0 to 100 in 5.0 seconds.

Offering refined driving performance, every component of the LS was fine-tuned to unlock a new level of refinement. This includes the improved sophisticated Air Suspension system, a perfectly tuned engine, and advanced tyres that achieve the best desired quiet, refined ride. Paired with the 3.5-litre drivetrain engine, the LS presents a 10-speed automatic transmission.


Revealing a driving performance that evokes a more emotional response, the Lexus LS 500 additionally features the following engine and drivetrain specifications…

  • RWD Driven Wheels
  • Turbo Charger
  • 6 V-Type Cylinders and Arrangement
  • High Mount Multilink Front Suspension

Inspired by luxurious comfort, a 3.5-litre twin-turbo V6 and a sustainably powered hybrid version of the LS have improved performance. Additionally, the LS features a Drive Mode Select that enables you to choose and match the adaptable performance characteristics of your drive or mood.

Lexus LS 500 Technology


With a 12.3-inch touchscreen display placed closer to the driver for your convenience, world-class audio technology and a multitude of connectivity options, the LS is not only the most advanced it’s ever been, but it is also the most human-centred sedan ever created.

Music to your ears, the Mark Levinson audio system featured in the LS offers 16 channels, 2 400 watts and 23 speakers. Thus, providing all listeners in every seat with a sensational listening experience. The Lexus LS also features Drive Connect capability with Cloud Navigation, including Google points-of-interest (POI) data; Intelligent Assistant, including Hey Lexus; and Destination Assist.

Inspired by luxurious comfort, the Lexus LS features the following imaginative technological features…

  • Colour-Head Up Display
  • Rear Seat Entertainment
  • Drive Mode Select
  • MyLexus App
  • Wireless Android Auto


Designed for added convenience, the Lexus LS is equipped with the following cutting-edge features…

  • Traffic Sign Recognition
  • Lane Trace Assist
  • Emergency Stop Signalling System
  • Lexus Navigation System
  • 17MM+ Multimedia Systems including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Transforming known standards of hybrid technology, the Lexus LS hybrid is an eco-conscious car that is both powerful and luxurious. Using innovative Thin Film Transistor (TFT) technology and a moving centre ring design, the F Sport instruments enable the displayed content in the sporty LS to be reinvented.

Lexus LS 500 FAQs

How much is the Lexus LS 500?

R 2 397 600 is the starting price of the new Lexus LS. CFAO Motors Lexus is the perfect choice when shopping for your new Lexus. Find one of the CFAO Motors Lexus dealers here now!

Is the LS 500 a hybrid?

Yes, the Lexus LS 500h is the hybrid model of the LS range. The total system output from the 3.5-litre V6 petrol engine and the lightweight lithium-ion battery is 264kW and torque is rated at 350 Nm.

Which of the Lexus LS is the fastest?

The new Lexus LS 500 is definitely the fastest of the LS breed. Featuring a 10-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive, the Lexus LS has a maximum speed of 250 km/h and sprints from 0-100 in 5.0 seconds.

What makes LS engines so powerful?

Because the LS models are equipped with the cylinder head and valvetrain components, this then thus remains the real pièce de résistance for the Lexus LS.

Which Lexus LS is best for turbo?

All of the Lexus LS models are excellent with turbo. The 5.3 and 6.0-litre engines though are the most popular.

Switch To The Lexus LS 500


Elevating refinement further, the sixth-generation LS 500 range is a pinnacle of refinement. Each element of this collection of exquisite machines was created with the experience of the driver in mind.

CFAO Motors Lexus offers a purchasing experience that is dedicated to service excellence. Book a test drive today and cruise in the refined driving experience the Lexus LS offers. Alternatively, you are welcome to visit one of our showrooms and browse our range of Lexus cars on the floor, as well as pick up brochures and see colour options in the flesh.

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