Lexus LS is full-size sedan, the first Lexus model, which is manufactured since 1989. In the model range, LS is above Lexus GS, and it is the flagship of the Japanese manufacturer.
By 2006, in the domestic Japanese market, this car was sold as Toyota Celsior.
The main competitors of Lexus LS: Audi A8, BMW 7-Series, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Cadillac XTS, Infiniti Q70L/Q45, Acura RLX, Jaguar XJ, and other full-size cars.
Lexus LS engines are the most powerful and large engines produced by Toyota.
The first LS generation used only one 4-liter V8 1UZ.
The second LS version obtained a slightly modified 1UZ.
The third Lexus LS generation used more modern 4.3-liter V8 3UZ.
The fourth version appeared in 2006 and it got a new V8 engines model line. These were the 4.6 liter 1UR and 5 liter 2UR. 2UR engine was installed on the hybrid LS600h, where it worked together with an electric motor.
Below, you may learn a little more about Lexus LS engines and their specifications. In addition to this, you may learn what the main problems of Lexus LS engine are and their causes. Also, you may learn what engine oil to use, what the intervals between its changes are, and oil capacity. Much attention is devoted to engines tuning, you may learn how to increase the power of your engine in a right way and get even more driving pleasure.
List of Lexus LS models:
1 Generation, XF10 (1989 – 1994):
Lexus LS 400 (250 HP) – 4.0 L
3 Generation, XF30 (2000 – 2006):
Lexus LS 430 (290 HP) – 4.3 L
4 Generation, XF40 (2006 – present):
Lexus LS 460 (360 HP) – 4.6 L
Lexus LS 460 (380 HP) – 4.6 L
Lexus LS 600h (439 HP) – 5.0 L