Lexus LS 460 AWD coming to America in October

Posted on Sunday, 31 August 2008 , 07:08:45 byEmil

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Lexus LS 460 AWD coming to America in October

Lexus revealed the AWD variant of its LS 460 luxury at the Motor Show in Moscow, and the firm announced that it will be found starting October on the market in US. The AWD system - available for both LS 460 L and LS 460 variants.

The AWD LS 460 L and LS 460 are powered by a V8 4.6-liter mated to world’s first 8-speed automatic transmission – that was identical to the rear-wheel drive equal. The AWD variants will deliver 344 lb.-ft of torque and 357 horsepower accelerating from 0-to-60 mph in around 5.9 seconds. Under normal conditions of driving, the rear and front torque ratio distribution is set on a rear-bias 40:60. So, the complete variation on the AWD system vary between 30:70 – 50:50, this depending on the conditions of driving.

The AWD units will come standard also with 18-inch wheels having all-season tires, wood plus heated leather-trimmed steering wheel plus power rear sunshade to add more luxury. The LS AWD 2009 units will be available in October this year on dealerships.