The new Lexus ES 2018 is a completely new version of the sedan, which is unlikely to leave anyone indifferent. At its core, this is a very attractive car novelty, which this year will please with its cardinal changes and transformations, which concern both the design of the hood and the car interior, and what is under the hood cover. But so, the model is equipped with all necessary innovative systems and mechanisms, due to which comfortable and safe movement is ensured. But, about everything in more detail.
EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR DESIGN
The extended bonnet has received several smooth punches, thanks to which the Lexus ES looks stately and corresponds to its segment of premium sedans. The profile of the sedan is slightly pressed to the ground, since the ground clearance of the Japanese is only 145 millimeters, however this is typical for all premium cars. As for the lateral view, it is beautiful, because when creating the Lexus ES, it was taken into account that the car will be mainly intended for passengers in the rear row. The side glazing itself was chrome edged.
In addition to glazing, in the lateral part of the sedan can be identified wheel disks with an interesting design of low-melting metals. The radius of the discs will vary from 19 to 21 inches, depending on the chosen equipment. From the back, you can see a spoiler, which gives the Lexus ES a bit of sportiness. The luggage compartment door is medium in size. Rear optics, as well as the head, received modern technical equipment. Under the volume bumpers, a couple of nozzles of the exhaust system are broken.
The interior of the updated Lexus ES, has become even more luxurious and presentable than its predecessor. When creating a salon design, Japanese designers applied absolutely new material, which also costs an order of magnitude more. As a result, the salon of the new Lexus ES is decorated with wood, leather and plastic. Start a story about the salon of a new sedan, better from the driver’s seat.
A lot of wooden and chrome inserts on the front row give the car a certain high cost. The instrument panel of the Japanese boasts an enlarged up to 5.5 inch on-board computer screen and two traditional monochromes. Also, the steering wheel, which is decorated in wood and leather, has changed. All this looks really impressive. At an additional charge in the showroom, the owner can equip the steering column with the heating function. In terms of multi-functionality, the driver’s seat deserves the highest praise, as the switches of various systems supporting comfort in the cabin are in the immediate vicinity of the driver. It is impossible not to note the gear shift knob, which received a new elegant shape.
Acquainted with the design of the hood and the interior of the saloon of the new sedan. It’s time to study all the technical equipment, thanks to which the car demonstrates quite good quality on the road. First, a four-cylinder gasoline engine with a capacity of 2.0 liters, 150 hp, with a maximum torque of 199 Nm. Accelerates the car to 100 km in 11.6 seconds, the maximum speed is 200 km / h, the average fuel consumption is 6.9 liters.
Secondly, the four-cylinder petrol engine, which is considered more powerful. Its volume of 2.5 liters, power 184 hp, the turning moment – 235 Nm, acceleration of the car is 9.8 seconds, fuel consumption 7.9 liters, maximum speed 207 km. Thirdly, one of the most powerful and powerful engines, which will be available only for the top version of the car. This petrol engine volume of 3.5 liters class V6, power 249 hp, the maximum torque of 346 Nm. The car is dispersed in 7.5 seconds, the maximum speed is 210 km, fuel consumption is 9.5 liters.
COMPONENTS AND PRICES
If we talk about the initial cost of the car, that is, the simplest basic version and bundle, which is equipped with a large number of necessary and useful functions and options, it is from $ 62500, but the most top version is likely to cost $ 71216.
As for the interior of this model, it has become more luxurious and has acquired new finishes. Lexus ES received an updated, extraordinarily comfortable steering wheel, as well as a large-sized screen on the dashboard. The gear shift lever has also undergone a change, or rather its shape. All seats and the front panel are covered with leather, and the steering wheel and torpedo have inserts made of natural wood.
The driver’s seat is equipped with a wide range of additional settings, and on the rear seats there is a lot of free space. The doors are made at a wide opening angle, which ensures comfortable seating. Among the available options are the following: vented blocks; curtains from the sun; the presence of an armrest in the center; auxiliary climate control unit; multimedia system; built-in GPS navigation system; USB port; wireless Wi-Fi access; function BlueTooth; acoustics “Premium Sound” with 8 speakers; built-in heated seats; 10 kinds of seat adjustment.