The 2015 Lexus LS 600h L is four-to-eight-digit or five-passenger full-size luxury hybrid sedan based on the LS 460. Unlike the LS 460, however, offered only one long-wheelbase body style, so L at the end of the term, and comes only all-wheel drive. Well-appointed trim level only one available. Standard features include 19-inch alloy wheels, air suspension along adjustable shock absorber damping, variable-gear-ratio juices, a sunroof, adaptive LED headlights with automatic high beams and headlamp washers, LED fog-lights, heated mirrors, front and rear parking sensors, a power trunk lid, ignition keyless and entry, cruise control, auto-dimming exterior mirrors, blind spot monitoring system with cross-traffic alerts and an automatic parallel parking system.
Inside 2015 Lexus LS 600h L, you’ll also find four-zone automatic climate control, lighting, leather upholstery, a 12-way power-adjustable driver seat with four-way lumbar adjustment, a 10-way front passenger seat with two-way lumbar, driver seat memory, heated and front and rear seats, power-reclining rear seats with massage functions, heated leather-wrapped steering wheel with power tilt-and-telescoping adjustments, wood trim, power rear sunshades and rear-seat refrigerator.
Standard features for 2015 Lexus LS 600h L electronics include a navigation system with a 12.3 inch display, camera rearview, Bluetooth phone and the audio connectivity, the Lexus Safety Connect emergency communications, Lexus Enforma suite applications smartphone-integrated and Siri Eyes Free interface. The standard 19-speaker Mark Levinson surround-sound system comes with a six-disc CD Changer, HD and satellite radio, USB / iPod integration and rear seat audio controls.
Optionally you can add the 2015 Lexus LS 600h L Executive Class package, which reduces the seating capacity of four but adds infrared cabin temperature sensors, additional leather trim interior, rear-seat DVD / Blu-ray entertainment system and the right rear seat with Ottoman power, additional massage functions and a knee airbag. Also available are 2 adaptive cruise control systems, paired with pre-collision system that adds more advanced forward collision avoidance system driver attention monitor and lane travel warning system and prevention.
2015 Lexus LS 600h L Interior
As the flagship of the Lexus, the 2015 Lexus LS 600h L offers abundant luxury. Standard semi-Aniline leather on seats is automaker, and using a suede headliner looks rich and soft to the touch. The optional Executive Class package is brings leather even more into the cabin, while giving right rear passengers Ottoman his own. Rich, grain-matched wood trim is also plentiful, giving interior a traditional luxury car feel. Especially remarkable is the black interior treatment available bamboo and wood trim.
The Remote Touch electronics interface is part of the car and array technology. It is a mouselike device that allows the user to navigate among the various icons on a horizontally oriented, -12.3 inch display at the top of the dashboard. However, Touch Remote is designed to align the basic functions and smartphone applications, and finally draws attention away from road. The Cursor control Remote Touch controller is wobbly and imprecise, making audio and the navigation selections difficult when you’re on the move. Some companies use range of technology solutions and their interface systems, and in particular, we chose to drive BMW’s. If you are planning to buy LS 600h L, Touch Remote should be checked out completely a Restaurant. 2015 Lexus LS 600h L Cargo space is at a premium in the LS hybrid. The different building climate control system, onboard refrigerator and the hybrid system components drop the trunk capacity a 13 cubic feet compared with LS 460 18 cubes.
2015 Lexus LS 600h L Engine
The 2015 Lexus LS 600h L uses a hybrid powertrain that combines 5.0-liter V8 engine that produces 389 horsepower and 385 pound-feet of torque mated to two electric motor / generators. One of the motors is the primary generator and engine starter, and the other drives the rear wheels and produces energy through regenerative braking. Combined, the whole system has an output of 438 hp. All this power to be routed to the all-wheel drive via a continuously variable transmission (CVT) that has a manual shift with eight preset gear ratios. In the test, the 2015 Lexus LS 600h L reached 60 mph in 6.4 seconds, for a bit of luxury years with the power tap. Fuel economy is better than the LS 460, as the EPA rates the LS hybrid at 20 mpg combined (19 city / 23 highway).
2015 Lexus LS 600h L Safety
The standard safety features on 2015 Lexus LS 600h L include antilock disc brakes, stability and control fire, front and rear side airbags, side curtain airbags, driver and passenger front knee airbags, a blind spot monitoring system with cross-traffic alerts, front and rear parking sensors, adaptive lighting, automatic high beams, camera rearview and Lexus’ Safety Connect emergency Telematics.
The optional adaptive cruise control system includes pre-collision system that preps various programs to receive the impact of the car possible. Sold as different option is best Advanced Pre-Collision system, including driver attention monitor automatically can initiate braking to help avert a collision. This option also includes a travel warning and lane system and prevention. The Executive Class package and adds a knee airbag for the Ottoman behind.
In the test, the 2015 Lexus LS 600h L stopped from 60 mph in 126 feet, which is a braking distance for an elite luxury sedan, but it is understandable that the vehicle weigh more than 5,400 (more than many SUVs). The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the 2015 Lexus LS 600h L the highest possible rating of “Good” in the moderate-overlap frontal crash test printing and a “Good” rating for the ability to disable the driver seat / head in order to provide protection Whiplash in rear impacts.