2021 Lexus Launch LS 500h Nishijin Variant in India

Japanese luxury carmaker Lexus has introduced the new LS 500h Nishijin variant in India, priced at ₹ 2.1 crores. The new variant brings a new color scheme of new features to the brand’s flagship sedan. The LS 500h has been the new variant that brings timely upgrades to the model that competes against the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Audi A8 L, BMW 7 Series, and the likes. The standard LS 500h continues to be on sale and is priced at ₹ 2.1 crores.

Lexus LS 500h
 Lexus LS 500h 

The new Nishijin variant and improvements to the flagship model. These upgrades keep in line with the sophistication and craftsmanship of the Lexus LS 500h flagship luxury model and will deliver optimum performance with cutting-edge technologies while keeping in mind the environmental benefits and the sought-after comfort of our guests. 

The Lexus LS 500hfeatures a hybrid powertrain, with a 3.5-litre V6 petrol engine is used assisted by two electric motors for a max power output of 354hp. Power is transmitted to the rear wheels via a 10-speed automatic gearbox. Lexus claims a 0-100 kph time of 5.4sec and a top speed of 250kph.

The more tangible upgrade though is the addition of a new 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system. The unit finally brings Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity to the car, along with a new multi-function steering wheel. Other features include a 23-speaker Mark Levinson QLI Reference 3D Surround Sound System, reclining rear seats with massagers, and more. Visually, the LS 500h Nishijin gets a new exterior color – Gin-ei Luster – which is a new shade of silver and reacts differently to the surrounding light. The new paint scheme has been applied using a new paint technology that brings a mirror-like texture without the granular touch.

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