The Japanese brand had been introducing cars to the Indian market with a good frequency. The latest car that the company had to offer is the luxurious LS 500h. The car is indulgent, long and definitely quite cool. It offers great competition to the Mercedes-Maybach S500. There are some things about the car that should be known.
L for Luxury
The LS 500h is a luxury sedan and is in line with the segment requirements. The car is outfitted with some of the best space, materials, features, and comforts. There are multiple screens, heated seats that offer features for massages and other adjustments. There is a wonderful air suspension at work as well.
The car is quite long, much like its rivals. This is a result of the spacious legroom demanded by many of the customers. It might be quite difficult to set the car up for parallel parking. The car looks very cool and puts forward a dynamic design, unlike its predecessors. There is an oversized hourglass-shaped grille and the headlights look very aggressive. The car looks much like a coupe with the flowing design inside the cabin. The buttons are replaced by the screens and the car is surely very luxurious.
The car has a hybrid powertrain with a 3.5-litre V6 petrol engine and two electric motors that would put out a combined output of 354 hp that is channelled to the rear wheels. The car is very fuel efficient with a 15.38 kpl and can go from 0 to 100 kph in 5.4 s. The car is very pricey and is available in three models - the Luxury, the Ultra Luxury and the Distinct. The price of the car varies from about Rs. 1.77 crore to Rs. 1.93 crore.