2017 Lexus LS 500, 2018 MY US

The LS 500 is a car from Lexus, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style. Power is produced by a double overhead camshaft, 3.4 litre turbocharged 6 cylinder motor, with 4 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 415.5 bhp (421 PS/310 kW) at 6000 rpm and 600 N·m (443 lb·ft/61.2 kgm) at 1600-4800 rpm respectively. Power is transmitted to the wheels by means of a 10 speed automatic gearbox. Its quoted weight at the kerb is 2155 kg. Maximum quoted speed is 220 km/h (137 mph), officially quoted fuel consumption is 19/29/23 US MPG EPA city/highway/combined.

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Key facts

2017 Lexus LS 500, 2018 MY US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5235 mm
How heavy?
2155 kg
What size engine?
3.4 litre, 3445 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
421 PS / 415.5 bhp / 310 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
600 Nm / 443 ft.lb / 61.2 kgm @ 1600-4800 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 4.6 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 4.9 s
How fast?
220 km/h, 137 mph
How economical?
19/29/23 US MPG EPA city/highway/combined

Lexus LS models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 10A 3445 cm3 421 PS 415.5 bhp 310 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 10A 3445 cm3 421 PS 415.5 bhp 310 kW 2155 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 10A 3445 cm3 421 PS 415.5 bhp 310 kW
Lexus LS 500 F Sport -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 10A 3445 cm3 421 PS 415.5 bhp 310 kW 2155 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 10A 3445 cm3 421 PS 415.5 bhp 310 kW
Lexus LS 500 F Sport AWD -
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 10A 3445 cm3 421 PS 415.5 bhp 310 kW 2155 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 10A 3445 cm3 421 PS 415.5 bhp 310 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 3456 cm3 299 PS 295 bhp 220 kW 2215 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 3456 cm3 299 PS 295 bhp 220 kW 2200 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 4A 3456 cm3 299 PS 295 bhp 220 kW 2280 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 4A 3456 cm3 299 PS 295 bhp 220 kW 2280 kg

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2017 Lexus LS 500 data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3125 mm 123 inches
Track/tread (front) 1630 mm 64.2 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1635 mm 64.4 inches
Length 5235 mm 206.1 inches
Width 1900 mm 74.8 inches
Height 1450 mm 57.1 inches
Ground clearance 144 mm 5.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 2155 kg 4751 lb
Weight distribution 53 % front
fuel tank capacity 82 litres 18 UK Gal 21.7 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.28
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Lexus
Engine code V35A-FTS
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 3.4 litre
3445 cc
(210.227 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 85.5 × 100 mm
3.37 × 3.94 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.86
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 421 PS (415.5 bhp) (310 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 120.6 bhp/litre
1.98 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 600 Nm (443 ft·lb) (61.2 kgm)
at 1600-4800 rpm
Specific torque 174.17 Nm/litre
2.11 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.48:1
Fuel system D-4ST direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2188.6 kPa (317.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 574.17 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor Twin turbochargers
Intercooler Twin water-to-air
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 4.6 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h 4.9 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 220 km/h (137 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 195.49 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
143.78 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
192.81 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.96 kg/kW
11.62 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 19/29/23 US MPG EPA city/highway/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km12.4/8.1/10.2 l/100km city/highway/combined
km/litre8.1/12.3/9.8 km/l city/highway/combined
UK MPG22.8/34.8/27.6 UK MPG city/highway/combined
US MPG19.0/29.0/23.0 US MPG city/highway/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 2.900
Turning circle
Front suspension MultiLi.AirSuspension.
Rear suspension MultiLi.AirSuspension.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 245/50 RF 19
Tyres rear 245/50 RF 19
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 357 mm
Rear brake diameter 335 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 10 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.6
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID530255
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 27.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2017 Lexus LS 500 added 2017-09-26.
Last modified 2017-10-01.