With a remarkable balance between luxury and performance, the Lexus LS430 delivers the best of both worlds.
Powered by a 4.6 litre V8 engine that can combine both port and direct petrol injection, the Lexus LS430 puts out a whopping 283 kW. The LS430 is capable of performing the 0-100 km/h sprint in just over 5 seconds. Though the engine appears small, it packs a big punch. And the Limousine-like Lexus provides a very stable and quiet ride – even at very high speeds.
The engine is not the only impressive feature. Lexus has made it a world first to introduce an eight-speed automatic transmission. The auto’s progress is very silky, and it provides smoother, almost unnoticeable, gear shifting without the normal “jerk” between gear changes. The Lexus LS430 has a variable gear-ratio steering mechanism which adjusts the steering ratio according to the vehicle’s speed. This feature allows for better control at high speeds. The Lexus LS430 also boasts a Dynamic Radar Cruise Control unit. This excellent system helps maintain a pre-set distance between your vehicle and the vehicles in front of you. In my books this is a superb safety feature, and it really does help avoid those embarrassing rear end scenarios. The Dynamic Radar Cruise Control unit will also alert the LS430’s driver of any potential obstacles that may come between them and the motor car travelling in front. Outside this magnificent machine you’ll find dual swivel-adaptive front headlamps that improve night vision by swivelling with the steering wheel, thus making it easier for the driver of an LS430 to see into the corner. At the rear end of the Lexus is an intuitive parking-assist system which will determine how close objects are looming behind the car. The system will alert the driver via visual and audio signals if an object is getting too close. The car has auto-dimming rear mirrors that automatically tilt down when the vehicle is in reverse. Gently close the doors on the big sedan, and they will secure themselves. This feature eliminates the need for slamming doors.
The interior offers the Lexus owner the ultimate in luxury; with powered rear-seats, an infra-red temperature sensor and DVD entertainment, you have all you need to make the journey relaxing and entertaining for all concerned. There is even a rear-seat cool box, powered sunshades and LED interior lighting. A voice activated navigation system, an impressive sound system (that is capable of storing up to 8 Gigabytes of hard drive music) and memory leather trimmed seats, definitely set the brilliant new Lexus Ls430 apart from the also-rans.
If you’re looking for strong performance, a comfortable ride and all the bells and whistles, then the Lexus LS430 is the luxury vehicle for you. Very definitely a stylish and satisfying drive.
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