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23rd April, 2014

The recent launch of the all-new Lexus ES line after a seven-year absence of the nameplate from the Australian market is strengthening the brand as it continues its new product programme.

The all-new sixth generation ES arrives with greatly improved interior space, comfort, performance, fuel economy, safety, aerodynamics, features and refinement compared with its fourth generation predecessor.

The all-new model also introduces hybrid technology to the range with the highly efficient 2.5-litre hybrid drivetrain on ES 300h; also available with a powerful 3.5-litre V6 petrol drivetrain in ES 350.

The ES models offer leading levels of standard specification teamed with generous levels of space and refinement - including over one metre of rear leg room.

Drivers will also appreciate the greater focus on driving dynamics, with its all-new platform, steering and suspension combining to offer a refined and comfortable yet confidence-inspiring drive.

Lexus Australia chief executive Sean Hanley said that the reintroduction of the ES line-up was a direct result of consumer demand.

"The all-new ES presents Lexus with a fantastic opportunity to re-engage with existing loyal Lexus customers while tempting many vehicle purchasers - some of whom will be first-time luxury buyers," Mr Hanley said.

"With its bold new look, capable driving dynamics, superior specification and space teamed with Lexus' undeniable customer care and support, the ES is set to win a spot on many new driveways," he said.

The four-model range will feature Luxury and Sports Luxury variants for each powertrain, with pricing starting from $63,000*.

The all-new Lexus ES has been designed to offer exceptional levels of space, comfort, refinement and features.


• 45mm increase in overall length over fourth generation ES.
• Lighter than fifth generation ES (not sold in Australia).
• Significant engineering to reduce overall noise, vibration and harshness (NVH).
• Increased bracing and spot welding for improved rigidity.
• Counter-wound front suspension springs for increased straight-line stability and reduced compression effect on steering.
• A new dual-link rear suspension system to help provide increased straight-line stability and control.
• Drive Mode Select system that controls steering, throttle and climate control systems.
• An Electric Power Steering System for a smoother, more accurate feel with greater feedback.
• Three 17-inch wheel designs, one unique to hybrid variants.


• High and ultra-high-tensile steel (up to 1620MPa) body structure helps provide excellent occupant protection.
• Pre-Collision Safety System (PCS) with Adaptive Cruise Control (optional on ES 300h Luxury, standard on all other models).
• 10 SRS airbags: two-stage dual SRS front airbags, driver and front passenger SRS knee airbags, front and rear SRS side airbags, and full-length SRS side curtain airbags.
• Standard reversing camera, parking sonar and blind spot monitor on all models.


• Standard hard drive-based satellite navigation, Nanoe™-enabled climate control, Lexus Remote Touch, moon roof, dual-zone climate control, front heated seats, Smart Entry key, eight-speaker audio with digital radio (DAB+), power rear sunshade and electric front seats and mirrors.
• Sports Luxury models add tri-zone climate control, rear outboard seat heaters, semi-aniline accented trim, power boot lid, rear centre armrest audio, climate and seat heating controls, wood-grain look or bamboo trim, manual rear side sunshades.
• Mark Levinson 835-watt Premium Surround Sound System with new Unity, Wide Dispersion loudspeaker technology with 15 speakers (standard on Sports Luxury).
• Advanced Bluetooth capabilities with music streaming and phonebook transfers.
• 3.5-inch full colour multi-information display including operational information and ambient temperature.

Exterior design

• Acoustic windscreen.
• Luxurious adaptation of Lexus signature spindle grille, featuring a three-dimensional design with a chrome-plated frame.
• Standard halogen headlamps with LED daytime running lamps.
• Xenon HID low/high beam headlamps on Sports Luxury models.
• 10 exterior colours: White Pearl, Mercury Grey, Premium Silver, Onyx, Starlight Black, Vermillion, Lapis Lazuli, Volcanic Bronze, Metallic Silk and Blue Pearl.

Interior design

• Combination of longer wheelbase and a special front seat design offers segment-leading rear seat legroom and front occupant space.
• 490-litre boot capacity for ES 350; 425-litre for hybrid ES 300h.
• Dashboard is divided into a display zone and an operation zone, offering drivers more comfortable, ergonomic interaction with the vehicle's control systems.
• Piped LED ambient lighting matched to entry and exit sequence.
• Three interior colours - Black, Light Grey and Ivory leather-accented interiors.
• Leather-accented trims matched to black, Birdseye maple or hybrid-exclusive bamboo ornamentation.
• Soft-touch finishes throughout.
• Champagne metallic trim analogue clock with surface-emitting illumination.


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ES 300h
Pre-Collison Safety System and Active Cruise Control
Sports Luxury
ES 350
Sports Luxury


* Manufacturer's List Price (MLP) excludes dealer delivery fees and the numerous statutory charges (commonly known as on-road costs). Additionally, please note that all prices, fees and charges are subject to change without notice, as are the specifications.



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