Powered by a choice of V8 engines, the Lexus LS is one of the quietest vehicles and offers an excellent combination of comfort, space, and features. A Hybrid version and AWD are available.
For 2009, all-wheel-drive is available on the LS 460 and LS 460 L for enhanced traction and stability. The all-wheel-drive system features a Torsen limited-slip center differential to distribute torque between the front and rear tires. Normally, the front-to-rear torque-split is set at 40:60 but it can vary between 30:70 and 50:50 depending on driving conditions.
The 2009 Lexus LS is available in 2 versions: