After six generations of success in the mid-size sedan classification, the new, seventh generation Lexus ES is creating a new, more enthusiastic path. Long popular for its comfort, improvement and high-end visits, the new ES constructs on its strengths with a brand new chassis that enables a more vibrant exterior style as well as better driving performance.
It is a further expression of Lexus’ design direction and commitment to crafting vehicles that supply more excitement, psychological connection and enthusiasm, assisting bring the brand name’s vision for its future to a broader audience. Traditional purchasers will find the new ES more large, quieter and safer than before, while a new generation of consumers will be presented to a sedan with sharpened performance, class-leading security technology and a level of craftsmanship seldom discovered in this market sector.
2019 Lexus ES Release Date
The seventh generation Lexus ES will be the very first to be presented to markets in Western Europe. It follows the new LS flagship sedan and LC coupe in continuing a new chapter in Lexus style that has a much more powerful psychological quality. The eye-catching styling, enabled by the use of an all-new Global Architecture– K (GA-K) platform, will have specific attract customers in the region, together with a more appealing driving experience and even greater security arrangements. The range will include the ES 300h, on sale from December 2018, powered by a new self-charging hybrid system, together with the ES 200, ES 250 and ES 350 petrol engine models that will go on sale from September 2018.
2019 Lexus ES Platform
The new ES is developed on the brand new Global Architecture– K (GA-K) platform, offering Lexus the opportunity to check out the limitations of mid-size luxury sedan style. The car is longer (+65 mm), lower (-5 mm) and larger (+45 mm) than its predecessor. The longer wheelbase (+50 mm) allows the wheels to be pressed closer to the car’s corners, with larger front and rear treads (+10 and +37 mm). Its stance and proportions reflect its new-found performance capabilities and give the Lexus ES the type of appealing appeal that will make owners and admirers take a review.
The new GA-K platform allowed for a lower hood line, which provided Kajino’s group the flexibility to produce an unique shape with a strong downward slant, creating a vibrant yet fluid shape. In advance, the ES’ face is dramatically various according to model. The basic versions show stylish, vertical bars that radiate out from the centre of the signature Lexus spindle grille, while the F SPORT models– featured for the very first time in the Lexus ES range– adopt a black cross-hatch pattern that corresponds with cut-out sections at the car’s front corners.
2019 Lexus ES Interior
When creating the look and feel of the ES’ cabin, Kajino’s team’s starting point was the Lexus Future Interior idea, which blends a driver-centric cockpit with a roomy and comfy location for the front passenger. The driver’s focus is continued the roadway ahead by finding the centre display screen, cockpit console and head-up display screen in a tight cluster within the field of vision. Front passengers, on the other hand, have a more open, large and relaxing environment.
It will be a connected space, too, with the availability of an optional navigation system consisting of a series of linked services. The navigation also supplies a 12.3-inch multimedia display and second generation Remote Touch touchpad control; its voice recognition also reaches a mobile assistant enabling a contactless chauffeur’s smartphone control.
Rear passenger convenience has actually long been a hallmark of the Lexus ES and the new model maintains this quality, in spite of the sleeker exterior roofing line. A lower hip point and carefully configured headlining maintain headroom while the longer wheelbase guarantees generous legroom.
The interior colour options consist of a new combination that reflects the “provocative beauty” style style. The Rich Cream alternative matches cream upholstery with a brown headlining to provide the cabin a contemporary, yet warm feel and look. Other options consist of Black, Chateau and Topaz Brown.
2019 Lexus ES Engine
In Russia and other Eastern markets, ES will be offered with a range of petrol powertrains. The Lexus ES 350 is powered by a 3.5-litre V6 petrol engine that is developed to deliver commanding velocity and a stirring note. This impressively smooth engine take advantage of an update to the D4-S fuel injection system and now establishes 250 PS/183 kW of torque, marking significant increases on the performance of the previous generation V6 system.
As well as the increase in power and torque, the ES 350 likewise acquires a new eight-speed Direct Shift automated transmission. This uses an ultra-thin torque converter and a multi-plate lock-up clutch to move power to the front wheels more effectively. It is tuned to deliver crisp, precisely timed shifts with quick pedal responses. With a broader spread of provisions, it can us high-torque equipments at the low end for quick starts, and high gearing at the luxury of maximum performance.
The ES 250 will be available with a brand new, high-efficiency 2.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine and a new eight-speed Direct Shift automated transmission. Built with light-weight aluminium, it has a long-stroke style, laser-clad consumption valve seats and advanced smart variable valve timing (VVT-i) to achieve high-speed combustion. It has a high total thermal performance of 38 percent.