Maintaining leadership in the luxury market requires constant improvements. After they done some major improvements on 2015 ES, Lexus decided to do same with 2016. Renewed ES 350 and ES 300h now have a far more attractive sports sedan look, new LED headlights, lots of chrome details, extremely luxurious interior and the possibility of a number of optional comfort suspension. The 2016 ES had its world premier in Chine in April but now Japanese manufacturer decided to revealed it’s North America spec version for USA and Canada. So let’s read more about this great luxury vehicle.
Engine and specs
While the global 2016 Lexus ES obtained a brand-new turbocharged four-cylinder motor, the North American ES uses the same engine choices from the existing generation, consisting of a 3.5-liter V6 which makes 268 horsepower for the ES 350 as well as a 2.5-liter four-cylinder paired with an electrical motor than develops 200 HP for the ES 300h. The only transmission available is a six-speed automated.
2016 Lexus ES design
The aesthetic changes are common with the worldwide model. These consist of an ever-so light exterior remodeling with a brand-new continuous front spindle grille (that is, up until you screw in the permit plate), freshened up LED headlamps that are now basic across the array and also a reprofiled front bumper with edgier looking fog lights
Elsewhere outside, there are L-themed taillights and also brand-new chrome-tipped rectangular exhaust ports for the ES350 at the back, brand-new optional 17-inch alloy wheels as well as four brand-new exterior shades called Autumn Shimmer, Nightfall Mica, Caviar and Eminent White Pearl.
The improvements to the interior aren’t fairly as extreme as the exterior. There’s a redesigned steering wheel, change knob with a leather boot, as well as much more soft-touch materials around the console. New trim shades include Linear Dark Mocha, Illustrious Piano Black, and matte-finish Bamboo.
Past the updated appearances, the various other significant change for the ES is the accessibility of the Lexus Safety System+ collection of tech. It consists of a Pre-Collision System, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, Intelligent High Beam, and also High-Speed Dynamic Radar Cruise Control. If all that isn’t really sufficient making you feel more safe and secure behind the wheel, a dead spot monitor with rear cross web traffic alert is an extra choice.
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Release date and price
Lexus really hopes the 2016 ES’s fashionable face-lifts will lure customers away from rivals like the Chrysler 300, Buick LaCrosse, Hyundai Genesis, and also Acura TLX. Pricing has yet to be revealed, but expect $38,625 for the ES350 and $41,505 for the hybrid version.We can expect this car to hit the market at the end of 2015.
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