The Lexus ES calendar is accretion for 2021 as the aggregation has appear the auto will be offered with a new all-wheel drive system.
Following in the footsteps of the Toyota Camry, the 2021 Lexus ES assets a new 250 AWD alternative which has a 2.5-liter four-cylinder agent that develops 203 hp (151 kW / 206 PS) and 184 lb-ft (249 Nm) of torque.
While that’s decidedly beneath than the ES 350, which has a 3.5-liter V6 pumping out 302 hp (225 kW / 306 PS) and 267 lb-ft (362 Nm) of torque, Lexus acclaimed the four-cylinder archetypal is added fuel-efficient as it has a accumulated ammunition abridgement appraisement of 28 mpg. That’s 2 mpg bigger than the ES 350, but the ES 250 AWD is decidedly slower as the birr to 60 mph (96 km/h) takes an added 2.0 seconds.
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Of course, the absolute account is bigger absorption and Lexus said the all-wheel drive arrangement can accelerate up to up to 50 percent of agent torque to the rear wheels. The arrangement responds to dispatch and slippage, and is disengaged to accent ammunition ability back all-wheel isn’t needed.
Lexus went on to say the all-wheel drive arrangement doesn’t affect autogenous allowance or ride comfort, while additionally acquainted trim specific affability carries over. As a result, the ES F Sport has the aforementioned sport-tuned abeyance and 19-inch auto alike if it’s able with all-wheel drive.
New Atramentous Line Appropriate Copy bound to 1,500 units
If all-wheel drive isn’t your thing, abhorrence not as Lexus additionally alien the ES 350 Atramentous Line Appropriate Edition. Based on the F Sport trim, the appropriate copy appearance an Obsidian, Ultra White or Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0 exoteric with atramentous mirrors, a atramentous addle-brain and aphotic wheels. The archetypal additionally has a atramentous and white autogenous with gray adverse stitching.
Production will be bound to 1,500 units and anniversary will appear with a set of biking cases advised by Zero Halliburton. They accommodate a 26” Medium Biking Case and a 22” Continental Carry-on with a “sumptuous autogenous lining,” a Lexus grille burden and an arresting Lexus logo on their covering badge.
Besides the all-wheel drive arrangement and new appropriate edition, the 2021 ES Luxury, F Sport and Ultra Luxury now appear accepted with a dark atom ecology arrangement with rear cantankerous cartage alert. The ES 300h’s nickel-metal amalgam array has additionally been replaced by a added modern lithium-ion array and this helps to “free up block space.”
The 2021 Lexus ES calendar will access at U.S. dealerships this abatement and appraisement will be appear afterpiece to launch.