2018 Lexus LS 500 F Sport Teased From Behind

Stephen Elmer
by Stephen Elmer

Lexus will pull the sheet from the 2018 LS 500 F Sport next week at the 2017 New York Auto Show.

Available with the LS 500 and LS 500h, the new F Sport trim for this car brings along better handling, a smoother ride and a quieter cabin.

Lexus F Sport models are meant to be more engaging than the standard car, though they are not the all-out performance machines that Lexus build with the ‘F’ lineup. Specially tuned suspension and a limited-slip rear differential are among the usual upgrades to F Sport models.

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The powertrain for the F Sport isn’t likely to change, which means a twin-turbo 3.5-liter V6 hooked to a 10-speed transmission will be responsible for acceleration. Making 415 horsepower and 442 lb-ft of torque, the LS 500 can sprint to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds.

Check back to AutoGuide.com next week to see the live debut of the new Lexus LS 500 F Sport.

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Stephen Elmer
Stephen Elmer

Stephen covers all of the day-to-day events of the industry as the News Editor at AutoGuide, along with being the AG truck expert. His truck knowledge comes from working long days on the woodlot with pickups and driving straight trucks professionally. When not at his desk, Steve can be found playing his bass or riding his snowmobile or Sea-Doo. Find Stephen on <A title="@Selmer07 on Twitter" href="http://www.twitter.com/selmer07">Twitter</A> and <A title="Stephen on Google+" href="http://plus.google.com/117833131531784822251?rel=author">Google+</A>

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