In October of final 12 months, Lexus introduced its 2022 LS lineup with a sprinkling of finespun tweaks. There have been retuned spring and damper charges for a extra snug experience, bigger anti-roll bars, an “enhanced” adjustable-ride-height operate to enhance passenger ingress and egress, reshaped piston tops for quieter engine operation and up to date transmission calibration for extra motoring within the meat of the facility band. Plus, Lexus Security System+ 2.5 got here commonplace on each mannequin within the vary, a standard Japanese foil therapy known as Haku was out there for the Luxurious and Government Packages, and the swish, 23-speaker Mark Levinson audio could possibly be be optioned on the entry-level LS for the primary time.
On the time, costs weren’t modified from 2021. Now they’ve. The entry-level LS 500 begins at $77,175 after the $1,075 vacation spot cost, a $100 bump. The LS 500 F Sport additionally climbs simply $100, to $80,775. Sending energy to the entrance axle on both trim requires one other $3,250.
The LS 500h AWD hybrid now begins at $113,075, which displays two value will increase. Lexus eliminated the rear-wheel drive LS 500h from the lineup, so entering into the electrified LS stratum prices $21,500 greater than it did for the 2021 mannequin 12 months. However Lexus additionally added extra commonplace tools to the AWD hybrid and boosted the worth of the 2022 LS 500h AWD by $18,025 in comparison with the 2021 LS 500h AWD. The flagship sedan now will get Lexus Teammate Stage 2 autonomy functionality with Superior Drive and Superior Park commonplace. Superior Drive invests the chief transport with the facility to execute maneuvers like acceleration and braking to observe different automobiles, change lanes, go slower automobiles and get by means of sure intersections. Superior Park does simply that.
The Luxurious Package deal can also be commonplace, its options costing at the least $17,000 so as to add on the entry-level LS.
The non-hybrid LS will supply a nine-strong exterior coloration palette, a few of them a $500 or $595 upcharge: Atomic Silver, Caviar, Eminent White Pearl, Iridium, Manganese Luster, Matador Pink Mica, Dusk Mica, Obsidian and Extremely White. Extremely White is not out there on the LS hybrid.
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