Jump to content


SEARCH

1

The Lexus ES is back with its latest sixth generation model

By JulesK on 29 Oct 2013

Attached Image
These days, the suited man looks naked without a tie bar, just like how substandard he will appear if he doesn't drive around Kuala Lumpur in a Lexus ES - with police escort, no less.
 
Attached Image
The Lexus ES first saw the light of day in 1989 and has been around for six generations now.
 
Attached Image
As disheartening as it may have been missing out on the fifth generation in Singapore (only available for left-hand drive countries), the latest ES doesn't seem like it's about to disappoint.
 
Attached Image
There is a spanking new hybrid variant, too. The Lexus ES300h, as it's called, sports a 158bhp 2.5-litre twin cam Atkinson cycle petrol engine and a 105kW electric drive motor that's mated to an electronic continuously variable transmission (E-CVT).
 
Attached Image
The petrol-powered ES250 is also available at launch. Exhibiting a 2.5-litre dual VVT-i engine under the bonnet, this variant is capable of 181bhp at 6,000rpm and 235Nm of torque at 4,100rpm. While it finishes the century sprint at a slightly slower 9.8 seconds, it has an impressive fuel economy of 12.7km/L on paper.
 
Attached Image
Of course, like all Lexus, the hand-stitched finish on the dashboard of the ES is just one example of the high levels of luxury and quality evident in the car. Whether or not it's down to hardcore training and testing to achieve this perfection, one thing is for sure - the ES is all about absolute comfort and luxury.
 
Attached Image
 
Attached Image
 
Attached Image
 
Attached Image
 
Attached Image
 
Attached Image
 
Attached Image
 
Attached Image

lexus, lexus es, es model and 6 more...

Viewed: 5,526 times

Related Blog Posts
Julesk
Written by Julesk
Although Julian is satisfied driving an Austin Mini now, he hopes to own a Ford Mustang some day. Problem is he has to make it big from ToTo first.



  • 1
Hamburger Oct 29 2013 11:57 AM

ugly gear selector gate

  • 1
 
Car Makes

Please select a car make

Facebook Likes
   Featured Blog Post
Photo
The new Mercedes-AMG A 35 will sit below the A 45 in the A-Class line-up, rivalling the Audi S3 a...
POPULAR BLOG POSTS
Photo
Volkswagen's Golf R, which has been facelifted this year, was given 10bhp more in its latest...
Photo
The new Toyota Supra will be available with two different powertrains, with the base engine being...
Photo
Ian Kettle joins other tesla car designers like Julien Bilodeau from Porsche and WooTak Kim from...
Photo
Hyundai's Elantra is about to be facelifted soon. It looks far more radical than its predeces...
Photo
Nissan has yet to decide what is it using to power its new GT-R. But it aims to be the fastest in...
   Lifestyle Articles
   Tags