New “four-door” of the Japanese premium brand will be presented in few weeks.
The day before in Network the espionage “fragmentary” photo of Lexus ES of the following generation has appeared – in the picture a forward part of the sedan is imprinted. Now the brand has extended an official teaser of a novelty and announced date and the place of a debut – “four-door” will be presented on April 25 within the Beijing motor show.
The design of model is executed in style of flagman Lexus LS. Characteristics of the “younger” sedan don’t reveal yet. According to preliminary data, the architecture of TNGA (Toyota New Global Architecture) is the cornerstone of new Lexus ES, almost all latest models of Toyota and also the compact Lexus UX crossover are based on her. Most likely, the following ES will be slightly larger than the predecessor.
Four-cylinder “atmosfernik” 2.0 and 2.5 who on soplatformenny Camry give 169 and 205 hp respectively, the engine V 3.5 (305 hp) can enter a line of motors of the sedan of new generation. Also ES will probably receive the hybrid installation from Camry consisting of “atmosfernik” 2.5, an electric motor and an electromechanical variator.
It is expected that in China and Europe sales of the sedan start this year. The model of new generation for certain will reach also Russia, perhaps, at the end of the 2018th – the beginning of the 2019th. In our market present ES is in stable demand and holds the fourth place on sales among brand models: in the 2017th in the Russian Federation 1 668 Lexus sedans have been realized. On the first line — RX (9 415 pieces), the second place – NX (6 495 units), the third – LX (5 135 pieces).
In the Russian market the front-wheel sedan of relevant generation is available with petrol “fours” 2.0 (150 hp) and 2.5 (184 hp), the V6 3.5 motor (249 hp). All engines are combined with six-step “automatic machine”. The price of present Lexus ES – from 2 235 000 rubles.
By the way, earlier the designer of the Denney Motors portal has presented the vision of how the following Lexus ES could look.