In November 2010, Lexus Malaysia, a division of UMW Toyota Motor introduced the LS 600h L and RX 450h. Apparently, the two models are the first and only full hybrid luxury vehicles in Malaysia. Lexus LS 600h L is valued at RM 998,500 while the RX 450h is priced at RM 520,200 (OTR price without insurance).
Back to the topic about KLIMS 2010, Lexus Malaysia displaying some of car line-ups side by side with Toyota’s cars. As part of the effort to showcasing their masterpiece and latest technology, you will find Lexus LS 600h L and Lexus RX 450h at the main stage. Furthermore, there is a unit of IS 250 at the side of the main stage.
The unique features of Lexus Hybrid drive is targeted to provide great acceleration, optimum fuel efficiency, ultra low emissions and a smooth driving experience.
The LS 600h is powered by Lexus Hybrid Drive which equipped with 5.0 litre V8 D-4S engine and two motor generators. To further deliver the smoothest possible ride, a Dual Stage E-CVT Gearbox is mated with the power plant.
The RX 450h is powered with combination of a fine-tuned Atkinson cycle engine with two motor generators that churned an output of 295hp.
The IS 250 is a normal natural aspirated V6 direct injection engine mated with 6-speed transmission. The powerplant churns out a solid 205bhp.
Photo Gallery: KLIMS 2010 – Lexus