The Lexus ES series of compact mid-size, and later full-size luxury sedans sold by Lexus since 1989. Lexus ES Six generations sedan have been introduced to date, each of the engines offering V6 and front-engine, front-wheel drive layout. The first five generations Lexus ES were built on the Toyota Camry platform. Manual spirit offered until 1993, lower-displacement inline-four engine options Asian markets in 2010, and hybrid gasoline-electric version was introduced in 2012. Lexus The ES front-wheel drive car until 1998, when related Lexus RX , and Sedan busy entry level luxury car part of the Lexus in North America and other regions until the debut of the Lexus IS in 1999. ES name stands for “Executive Sedan”. However, others Importers Lexus to use the name backronymic, “Sedan Elegant”.
Introduced in 1989, the first generation ES 250 was one of two cars in Lexus’ debut, one of the flagship LS 400. The second-generation ES 300 debuted in 1991, followed by third-generation Lexus ES 300 in 1996, and the fourth ES 300/330 in 2001 first- through fourth sedans shared body styling elements Japan-market Toyota sedans, and is equivalent to the domestic market, the Toyota Windom, was sold to the launch of the fifth- ES 2006 The fifth generation ES, featuring personal L-Finesse body styling Lexus’, debuted at the beginning of Over 2006 as a 2007. The sixth-generation ES debuted in the first half of 2012 model 2013, and increased cabin features because of the long wheelbase measures used with the full Toyota Avalon.
Lexus ES First Generation (v20)
The first Lexus ES (VZV21) debuted in January 1989 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit as part of the launch of the Lexus division. To avoid introducing a nameplate with only one model, the Lexus LS 400, Lexus debuted the Lexus ES alongside the flagship sedan. The representative of the small initial two-sedan Lexus was designated the Lexus ES 250, and powered by Camry’s 2.5 L, 116 kW (156 hp) V6, specifically intended Acura Legend. The Lexus ES 250 was based on the Toyota Camry prominent / Vista (v20), and was the only Japanese Toyota dealership network that Toyota Vista Store.
Than the initial Lexus ES led some to believe all the time development and research spent to create larger LS showed that the neglect of the reasons the LS was developed, which was the 1986 Acura Legend, so the appearance of LS was shrunk to fit the ES to compete Legend.
Lexus ES Second Generation (XV10)
In September 1991, model year 1992, Lexus announced the second-generation Lexus ES (XV10) almost one year after the introduction of the second-generation Acura Legend, but before the Infiniti finally decided to add a sedan went alike, the J30. The second-generation Lexus ES participated in the design of a new generation of Toyota Windom (XV10), which was announced in Japan on September 30, 1991, was presented at the October 1991 Tokyo Motor Show, and Toyota Japan dealership sales channel Toyota Corolla Keeping the top level luxury sedan. The Windom itself a joint elements of the latest generation of the Japan-market Toyota Camry prominent (v30).
The second-generation Lexus ES was significantly larger and Curvaceous predecessor, gaining 127 millimeters (5) the length of 76 millimeters (3) of the width. On the front fascia, the ES gained projector headlamps in a curved houses and grille three-Slate and the sign of the Lexus moved above on the hood. The side profile is featured in the invisible B-pillar frameless window doors. The rear deck lid featured an integrated spoiler effect is similar to the flagship LS 400, improved aerodynamics the ES model, now rated Cd = 0.32.
Inside the cabin, the second-generation Lexus ES featured California walnut trim center console, beige leather seats, an eight-speaker premium sound system, and keyless entry. The Lexus ES added wheelbase length and breadth of the world made for increased legroom and shoulder space than the previous model. Compared to the Camry, the ES 300 is featured in different styling, different suspension set front and rear independent MacPherson Rag, and weighing up to 90 kg (200 lb). Much of this is due to the ratings increased, asphalt insulation in the body panels and additional on-board equipment. As you know, anti-lock brakes as standard.
Lexus ES Third Generation (XV20)
Developed alongside the Toyota Camry (XV20) from 1992 to 1996, the third-generation Lexus ES (designated MCV20) premiered in September 1996 for model year 1997, featuring a design (styled in 1993) was that the evolution of the VCV10. The new cars also featured a stiffer body by 30 percent with a more rakish profile and sharper lines, reflector lamps (as opposed to the projector lamps), and the interior of the upscale feel. A gala ceremony on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills hosted by actress Sharon Stone, the ES 300 is featured in one powertrain, a V6 3.0-liter capable of 150 kW (200 hp) and 290 N · m (214 lb · ft) of torque and a speed automatic four – although a 147 kW (197 hp), 2.5 liter 2MZ-FE V6 was offered in the equivalent of the Japanese-market Windom.
Production began in August 1996 at the Tsutsumi plant in Toyota, Aichi, supplemented in May 1997 with the plant Miyata at MIYAWAKI, Fukuoka. Inside the cabin, the Lexus ES 300 featured electroluminescent Lexus Optitron instrument panel new, walnut trim, leather. Results of standard luxury features included a heated mirrors and automatic climate control system. A power moonroof, Sakamichi premium sound system with in-glove-box mounted CD Changer, and heated seats as options.
Lexus ES Fourth Generation (XV30)
As the development of the XV30 Camry began in 1997, the development of MCV30 commenced under Kosaku Yamada, and styling done from 1998 to 1999. The larger, a fourth-ES (designated MCV30) debuted in July 2001 for the 2002 model year, one year after the Lexus IS Lexus ‘entry level Car. The constant presence in the Lexus enabled the company to provide ES 300 new image more upscale and luxury feel by excising the preceding hitting sports ES models. The more shape aerodynamic had a drag coefficient of Cd = 0.28. In Japan, the MCV30 Windom received a 2-star rating Lev.
Production occurs between July 2001 and September 2004 at the Tsutsumi plant in Toyota, Aichi, supplemented December 2002 with the plant Miyata at MIYAWAKI, Fukuoka. In January 2003, production began at the plant Higashi Fuji at Susono, Shizuoka, lasting until XV30 ended production in February 2006.
The Lexus ES cabin was fitted with California Walnut wood trim on the dashboard front, center console, doors and exterior puddle lamps, floor lighting, chrome door handles, electric rear sunblind, and rear view mirrors that would automatically tilt down in reverse gear. Options, including a power sunshade rear, rain-sensing asthma, wipers, navigation system DVD esekelwe-, and Mark Levinson premium stereo system, similar to features on the flagship LS 430 sedan.
Lexus ES Fifth Generation (XV40)
Lexus unveiled the fifth Lexus ES in February 2006 at the Chicago Auto Show for model year 2007. The first line consisted of Sedan ES 350, which as per the previous models, is featured front-wheel drive and a V6 engine now displacing 3.5L. The line was refreshed in 2009, during which added features, and the like-cylinder, the ES 240, introduced in the Asian markets. The fifth-ES remained top-selling model sedan Lexus’ in the North American Asian markets, anchoring marque’s entry-level model. Like previous generations, the fifth-generation Lexus ES was referred to a part of the comfort and luxury, in support of a soft ride on the sporty performance.
The Lexus ES 350 featured walnut wood interior accents, beige leather seats, dual zone climate control air filter, an MP3 player auxiliary input, power tilt and telescoping wheel of his, and eight standard airbags. A keyless entry and ignition system, the Lexus SmartAccess, which does not require remote electronic driver to be taken out of his pocket, was the standard. Features Available included a system of new 300-watt, 14-speaker Mark Levinson premium audio, power seat cushion extender, radar-based adaptive cruise control, rain-sensing asthma, wipers, power rear sunshade, DVD navigation system, and the Lexus Park Assist , a sonar-based warning and backup camera.
Lexus ES Sixth Generation (XV60)
The next generation, XV60 series Lexus ES was revealed on April 4, 2012 at New York International Auto Show. To its sixth generation, the model was introduced in gasoline-powered ES 350 gasoline-electric hybrid ES 300h versions. Despite the fact that ES-2013 Toyota Camry still share the same platform, two cars are somewhat less mechanically related, as the Lexus ES is now based on the Toyota Avalon which is 50 mm (2 inches) longer than and shares the same platform with the Camry. The Lexus ES interior of the added Lexus Remote Touch interface.
The Lexus ES 250 made its world debut at the April 2012 Auto China in Beijing. The car is equipped with a 2.5-liter inline-four engine and automatic transmission and six-speed. ES 250, ES 300h, and ES 350 models are offered in China. Production began 6 July 2012 at the Miyata plant in MIYAWAKI, Fukuoka.This generation is not sold in Japan but has been offered in the right drive from the end of 2013, sold in Australia, Brunei, South Africa, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Malaysia.