After six generations of success in the mid-size sedan category, the new, seventh generation Lexus ES is forging a new, more ambitious course. Long prominent for its comfort, improvement and high-end appointments, the new ES develops on its strengths with a brand new chassis that enables a more vibrant exterior style as well as better driving efficiency.
It is a further expression of Lexus’ design instructions and dedication to crafting vehicles that offer more excitement, psychological connection and enthusiasm, helping bring the brand’s vision for its future to a broader audience. Standard purchasers will discover the new ES more spacious, quieter and more secure than before, while a new generation of consumers will be presented to a sedan with sharpened efficiency, class-leading safety technology and a level of workmanship rarely discovered in this market section.
2019 Lexus ES Release Date
The seventh generation Lexus ES will be the very first to be introduced to markets in Western Europe. It follows the new LS flagship sedan and LC coupe in carrying forward a new chapter in Lexus design that has a much more powerful emotional quality. The appealing styling, made possible by the usage of an all-new Global Architecture– K (GA-K) platform, will have specific interest consumers in the area, together with a more engaging driving experience as well as greater safety arrangements. The range will include the ES 300h, on sale from December 2018, powered by a new self-charging hybrid system, together with the ES 200, ES 250 and ES 350 petrol engine models that will go on sale from September 2018.
2019 Lexus ES Platform
The new ES is built on the brand new Global Architecture– K (GA-K) platform, giving Lexus the opportunity to check out the limits of mid-size luxury sedan style. The car is longer (+65 mm), lower (-5 mm) and larger (+45 mm) than its predecessor. The longer wheelbase (+50 mm) allows the wheels to be pushed closer to the car’s corners, with larger front and rear treads (+10 and +37 mm). Its position and percentages reflect its new-found efficiency abilities and provide the Lexus ES the kind of distinctive appeal that will make owners and admirers take a second look.
The new GA-K platform allowed for a lower hood line, which provided Kajino’s team the freedom to produce an unique shape with a strong downward slant, producing a dynamic yet fluid shape. In advance, the ES’ face is significantly different inning accordance with model. The standard versions show classy, vertical bars that radiate out from the centre of the signature Lexus spindle grille, while the F SPORT models– included for the first time in the Lexus ES range– embrace a black cross-hatch pattern that corresponds with cut-out sections at the car’s front corners.
2019 Lexus ES Interior
When developing the feel and look of the ES’ cabin, Kajino’s group’s beginning point was the Lexus Future Interior concept, which mixes a driver-centric cockpit with a roomy and comfy location for the front passenger. The motorist’s focus is continued the road ahead by finding the centre display screen, cockpit console and head-up display screen in a tight cluster within the field of view. Front travelers, on the other hand, have a more open, spacious and peaceful environment.
It will be a linked space, too, with the availability of an optional navigation system consisting of a range of linked services. The navigation likewise provides a 12.3-inch multimedia show and second generation Remote Touch touchpad control; its voice acknowledgment likewise encompasses a mobile assistant enabling a contactless driver’s mobile phone control.
Rear guest comfort has long been a hallmark of the Lexus ES and the new model maintains this quality, in spite of the sleeker exterior roof line. A lower hip point and carefully configured headlining protect headroom while the longer wheelbase makes sure generous legroom.
The interior colour options include a new combination that reflects the “provocative sophistication” design style. The Rich Cream alternative matches cream upholstery with a brown headlining to give the cabin a modern-day, yet warm look. Other options include Black, Chateau and Topaz Brown.
2019 Lexus ES Engine
In Russia and other Eastern markets, ES will be readily available with a variety of petrol powertrains. The Lexus ES 350 is powered by a 3.5-litre V6 petrol engine that is created to deliver commanding velocity and a stirring note. This impressively smooth engine take advantage of an upgrade to the D4-S fuel injection system and now develops 250 PS/183 kW of torque, marking substantial increases on the efficiency of the previous generation V6 system.
As well as the increase in power and torque, the ES 350 also gets a new eight-speed Direct Shift automated transmission. This uses an ultra-thin torque converter and a multi-plate lock-up clutch to move power to the front wheels more efficiently. It is tuned to provide crisp, exactly timed shifts with quick pedal reactions. With a larger spread of provisions, it can us high-torque equipments at the low end for quick starts, and tall tailoring at the high end of maximum effectiveness.
The ES 250 will be available with a brand new, high-efficiency 2.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine and a new eight-speed Direct Shift automated transmission. Built with lightweight aluminium, it has a long-stroke style, laser-clad consumption valve seats and advanced intelligent variable valve timing (VVT-i) to accomplish high-speed combustion. It has a high general thermal effectiveness of 38 per cent.