Lexus LS 460 AWD

With the Lexus LS 460 AWD adds the premium Japanese manufacturer 's flagship model to another model with the same permanent and variable all-wheel drive. After the debut of the Lexus LS 460 AWD at the Moscow Motor Show of the new Lexus is available from December 2008. Driven the new Lexus four-wheel drive variant of the biggest series of a 4.6-liter V8 gasoline engine with an output of 367 hp. The new Lexus LS 460 all-wheel system with self-locking Torsen differential is installed, the approximately 30 percent smaller and lighter than financing solutions available on the market. This assumes the LS 460 AWD from Lexus LS 600h sister models with the innovative Lexus Hybrid engine. In both vehicles, the driving torque is distributed by default in the ratio of 40: 60 between the front and rear axle. If the current driving situation requires it, the power distribution between 30:70 and 50:50 may vary to ensure even with problematic weather always optimal traction, driving dynamics, stability and safe progress. Thus, despite an outstanding performance and excellent driving behavior not get the comfort and the noise level of the new all-wheel drive sedan from Lexus behind, 460 AWD has been extensively modified on Lexus LS : So the transfer case was an extremely compact three-shaft configuration instead of a traditional chain drive. Moreover, running noises have been reduced by a precision polishing of the gears. The Lexus was also slightly modified externally : the luggage compartment of the Lexus LS series was once again extended to 60 liters, so the LS 460 with up to 565 liters offers the largest luggage compartment in its class.

Tech details

Year 2008 - 2010
Body type Sedan
Engine Gasoline, 4608cm³, 367HP
Drive permanent all-wheel
Gearbox automatic
Top speed (km/h) 250
0 - 100 km/h (s)
Seats 5
Doors 4
Emissions CO2 263g/km Euro 4
Consumption (l/100km)
16.5 / 7.9 / 11.1
Dimensions (mm)
5030 / 1880 / 1480
Payload 475kg 505l
Insurance class 23 HF / 29 TK / 28 VK