Lexus LS 500h Nishijin launched at Rs. 2.22 crore

The Nishijin variant comes in Gin-ei Luster exterior colour.

Lexus has launched a new variant of the LS luxury sedan in India. It is called the LS 500h Nishijin and it costs Rs. 2.22 crore (ex-showroom, Delhi).

What's new in the LS 500h Nishijin?

The LS 500h is Lexus' flagship sedan. The Nishijin variant comes in a new exterior colour called 'Gin-ei Luster'. The car has a new front bumper and gets handcrafted upholstery.

Inside, the car features a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment head-unit which can be controlled using an iPhone or Android smartphone. Lexus has also made a few changes to the steering wheel and centre console.

The LS 500h is powered by a 3.5-litre V6 petrol engine along with two electric motors connected to a 310.8 kV lithium-ion battery. The combined output of this hybrid powertrain is 354 BHP @ 6,600 rpm / 350 Nm @ 5,100 rpm. It comes equipped with a 10-speed multi stage hybrid transmission (ECVT).

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