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2011年6月6日

Latest rumours about new Lexus LS - it comes in 2014

Initial reports suggested that the all-new Lexus LS (earlier post) will be introduced in 2013, but BC claims now that the new model will be introduced in 2014 instead. BC published also this rendering, which looks completely different compared to the previous ones.

The LS 600h will use a 5.0L V6 engine plus the latest-gen hybrid system, which will enable it to achieve a fuel efficiency of 15.0 km/L. Well, it's not bad at all considering that it's a really big car and it has 400 ps + 55.0 kgm of torque! An 8 gear automatic transmission will be fitted.

The article mentions that an LS F Sport will be also introduced, powered by a 3.5L V6 engine. In terms of performance, 320 ps and 38.5 kgm of torque are the estimated numbers.

Latest info about all-new Toyota Crown

The all-new Toyota Crown will be introduced in 2012 (earlier post) and those are the latest renderings published by BC. 

The article mentions that the hybrid version will use a 2.5L straight four engine (2AR-FXE), as claimed before, with a power output of 170 ps and 23.0 kgm of torque. Those figures don't include the power output of the electric motor. The HV model should be able to manage a fuel efficiency of 22.0 - 23.0 km/L under the 10.15 mode.

A petrol version will be also available, using a 3.5L V6 engine (2GR-FSZ) producing 315 ps and 38.5 kgm of torque. The fuel efficiency is estimated to be 12.0 km/L.

In terms of dimensions, the new model is expected to measure 4,840 x 1,795 x 1,460 mm (length x width x height). Prices should range between ¥ 5,000,000 and ¥ 6,000,000.