Lexus wants to introduce Autonomous Driving in 2020

Tokyo, 27. October 2017

Lexus presents at the Tokyo Motor Show (25. October to 5. November 2017) the LS+ Concept. The study is already offering Autonomous driving functions. In addition, the Premium celebrates offshoot of Toyota with special editions of the RC F and GS F, the tenth anniversary of the F-sport models.

Help when changing lanes

To the beginning of the next decade, Lexus to introduce Autonomous Driving. With the LS Concept+ the brand is now a view of that. By 2020 Autonomous Driving is to keep within the framework of the concept of "Highway Teammate" in the series. Then wizard when changing lanes to help Keep the track and Maintain the distance to the vehicle ahead. New features are via Software Update. In addition, the System is capable of learning.

Notes on future brand design

The study should also show how the Design of the brand (and perhaps also that of the flagship LS) could develop. In the huge open Grill in the Form of a Diabolo or hourglass it. In the study, an air flap, with the cooling and aerodynamics can be optimized. Add to this the headlights and rear lights with laser technology and cameras instead of exterior mirrors.

F-special editions for Japan

Since the introduction of the first IS F in 2007, the F should allow for models of the Lexus driving fun for all. For the tenth birthday of the F models Lexus sets special editions of the sports coupe RC F and the sedan GS F. High-performance shock absorbers for higher steering stability, and a lightweight titanium muffler to the technical characteristics, Carbon-components, as well as matte gray Details. Inside, the color "Heat blue" accents. The market launch of the limited special models in Japan is planned for the spring of 2018.(sl)