Lexus LS 600h L (XF40) is the flagship of the Japanese premium brand Lexus, owned by Toyota. The car featured here is an exponent of the fourth generation and is a top of the line version for Europe, having hybrid powertrain, Long Wheel Base (LWB), and white leather interior. To date Lexus LS 600h L is the most expensive luxury car made in Japan. This particular car belongs to Romanian automotive enthusiast Augustin P., known as “Gusti” – the founder of the first private courier company in Romania, Cargus, and also the founder of GcoinClub.com.
Model: Lexus LS / Lexus LS 600h L
Production: 2006– (facelifted in 2009 and 2012)
Body type: sedan, 4 doors, 4 seats
Price: 120,300 Euros
Combustion engine: 5.0-litre (4,969 cc) V8 gasoline/petrol 4-stroke engine, longitudinally mounted. The engine features 4 valves per cylinder, variable admission, and a mix of direct and indirect injection. The maximum output is 290 kW / 394 PS/hp at 6,400 rpm and peak torque is 520 Nm (approx. 383 lb-ft) at 4,000 rpm.
Electric motor: Lexus Hybrid Drive technology with an output of 165 kW/224 PS/hp and 300 Nm (221 lb-ft).
Transmission: Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT), All Wheel Drive (AWD), and Torsen limited slip differential
Tyres: Dunlop Sport Maxx 245/45 ZR19
Acceleration 0-80 km/h (0-50 mph): 6.3 seconds
Top speed: 250 km/h
Declared average fuel consumption: 9.3 liters of petrol per 100 km
Emissions: EU4, 219 g CO2/km
Fuel tank (l): 84
Dimensions (mm): L 5,150 / w 1,875 / h 1,480
Luggage compartment capacity (l): 420
Wheelbase (mm): 3,090
Weight (DIN/EU): 2,410 kg / 2,485 kg
Front suspension: Independent, coil springs, electronically controlled dampers.
Rear suspension: Independent, coil springs, electronically controlled dampers.
Frontal airbag for driver and passenger, side airbags for front seats, curtain airbags, knee airbag for driver; ABS; ESC/ESP/VSC; Traction Control; four seatbelts; electrically adjustable steering column; electrically operated side windows; white leather interior; cruise control; speed limiter; rearview video camera; front and rear parking sensors; electrically adjustable, heated and foldable side mirrors; electrically adjustable front and rear seats; heated and vented front and rear seats; Ottoman rear seats; heated steering wheel; 4-zone automatic climate control; electrically operated sun blinds; wood decors.
+ easy to drive
+ very good soundproofing
+ high quality look and feel
+ good engine(s) performance
+ good fuel economy
– (feels) heavy
Driven by Gusti for about 100,000 km, 10 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 113,327 km total mileage of the car.