Lexus is working on its upcoming model, 2017 Lexus Es, which is probably going to launch somewhere at the end of this year. It is expected to make a debut at the upcoming Shanghai Auto Show. Lexus is an ally of Toyota, world’s renowned car maker, operating since May 1989.
This brand new super stylish sedan is going to be one such premium car which will speak about luxury at its best. It is going to be one such vehicle which is definitely going to appeal to buyers who are looking for lavishness amalgamated with a high amount of reliability.
2017 Lexus Es – Exterior and Interiors Features
There is plenty of headspace and legroom in this brand new 2017 Lexus Es. Five passengers can comfortably fit inside giving them ample interior cabin space. The interiors match with the class of car Lexus is bringing in with its latest ES series.
Engine Details and Performance of 2017 Lexus ES
The power train of ES 300 will comprise of turbocharged 60 V6 engine, having a displacement of 3.5-liter. The 268 hp will give it’s a necessary power boost. But drive train of ES 300h will be a more sophisticated. An in-line 4 Atkinson cycle engine comprising of 2.5-liter displacement is a welcome change for Lexus fanatics. A total 200 hp is a satisfactory measurement for a premium sedan like this.
A compression ratio of 12.5:1 is going to make this brand stand out from the famed automaker an excellent car to drive. Its valve train comprises of 4 valves every cylinder, dual cam with the latest technology of VVT-i (Variable Valve Timing with Intelligence). Only front wheel drive option is available in all its variants. ECTV-i transmission system (Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable Transmission with intelligence) makes this car a smoother vehicle to drive.
When it comes to performance factor of ES 350, it goes like this:
- 21 mpg on city roads
- 30 mpg on highways
- 24 mpg combined
The performance detailing of ES 300h goes as follows:
- 40 mpg on city as well as combined
- 39 mpg on highways
Top track speed of both these sedans is approximately around the 112mph mark.
These super premium cars have a rear and independent suspension comprising of dual-link MacPherson strut fitted with coil springs, stabiliser bar, and gas-pressurized shock absorbers.
Following are the competing cars of this latest offering from Lexus ES 2017:
- Fiat Tipo
- Toyota Vios
- BMW 1-Series
- Renault Talisman
- Skoda Octavia vRS
2017 Lexus Es – Availability, Variants Available, and Price
This 2017 Lexus Es international markets for sale by the last few quarter of 2016. The 2017 version of Lexus ES will come in two variants:
- ES 350
- ES 300h
Both these trims will have exclusive features, and the latter will be at a higher end.
The all new 2017 Lexus ES will be available to all vehicle lovers at a base price of $38,900. With several add-on features, its pricing might reach $45,000 approximately. The ES 300h trim is going to start at around $41,820.