Lexus exploring PHEV, full EV and fuel cell versions of LS flagship

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After four years of rumors about a Lexus LS powered by a hydrogen fuel cell, the chief engineer of the flagship sedan says the carmaker’s working on even more options. Toshio Asahi told Australia’s GoAuto that three alternative powertrains — plug-in hybrid, full electric, and hydrogen — are “all on the table” for consideration. Asahi wouldn’t give any timeframes, but whenever they arrive, additional drive options would fill out the LS range to better contend with the Germans.

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Lexus exploring PHEV, full EV and fuel cell versions of LS flagship originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 16 Apr 2018 08:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Lexus LS+ Concept previews automated driving technology for 2020

The LS+ also shows of the direction of Lexus design.The newest iteration of the Lexus luxury flagship, the 2018 LS, is on the stand at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show, but it is also joined by a high-tech version. The Lexus LS+ is a concept that represents…

Lexus LS+ Concept previews automated driving technology for 2020

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The LS+ also shows of the direction of Lexus design.

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Lexus LS+ Concept previews automated driving technology for 2020 originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 25 Oct 2017 09:40:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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2018 Lexus LS 500 is getting an F Sport variant

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Without that F Sport badge, it looks like a standard LS 500.

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2018 Lexus LS 500 is getting an F Sport variant originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 04 Apr 2017 11:13:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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The new 2018 Lexus LS 500h is a twin-turbo 10-speed hybrid

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Still no word on fuel economy, but expect significant improvements.

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The new 2018 Lexus LS 500h is a twin-turbo 10-speed hybrid originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 07 Mar 2017 04:45:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Toyota reveals latest autonomous tech test bed

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Toyota moves forward in the self-driving space.

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Toyota reveals latest autonomous tech test bed originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 03 Mar 2017 10:06:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Lexus rounds out the LS line with 500h hybrid

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If you want to catch the 2018 LS 500h, head out to Geneva.

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Lexus rounds out the LS line with 500h hybrid originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:13:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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The News for January 13th, 2017

Welcome to the Hooniverse News! As always, this is a weekly recap of some of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or bull. There’s also just a little opinion of mine because I can. This week: Kia steals the show with the Stinger Ford adds diesel option and …

Hooniversal Opinion: 2017 North American International Auto Show

Welcome to the Hooniversal Opinion covering the 2017 North American International Auto Show. While we did have someone in attendance to offer a couple opinions, we still like to get everyone on staff talking about the new cars launched at each major auto show. This year, the Detroit-based automotive show …

2018 Lexus LS has a livelier look and new twin-turbo V6

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Not exactly what we hoped for, but still pretty good.

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2018 Lexus LS has a livelier look and new twin-turbo V6 originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 09 Jan 2017 08:45:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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