Lexus revitalizes their LS sedan flagship for the 2007 model year powered by a new 4.6-liter V-8 engine producing an impressive 380 horsepower mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. Optional Intelligent Parking Assist System on the Lexus LS 460 allows it to be the first vehicle in the United States able to parallel using a semi-autonomous method. Also debuting in the 2007 Lexus model line-up is the ES 350. Completely redesigned, the front-wheel drive operates on a longer wheelbase and boasts an increased list of comfort and safety features. The 2007 Lexus ES 350 is one of three vehicles in the luxury brand's line-up to receive a new 3.5-liter V-6 engine. Generating an output between 270 and 290 horsepower, depending on the vehicle, the new powerplant is also found in the GS 350 sedan along with the RX 350 crossover. Buyers of the rear-wheel drive IS 250 and IS 350 are provided the choice of a new sport-oriented X Package. A more responsive suspension, 18-inch alloy wheels, front spoiler and sport pedals are added to the 2007 Lexus IS with the X Package. An all-new Lexus GS 450h hybrid sedan also debuts for 2007.
The 2007 Lexus GS 430 is a luxury five-passenger mid-size sedan with a 4.3L V8 powering the rear wheels and advanced standard safety features like electronic stability control and brake-force distribution.