Lexus LS 430 Model Overview
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Lexus LS 430 Questions
Do The Lexus Ls430 Have Timing Belts And If So When Do They Need Changed?
2002 Lexus ls 430 timing belt ? If so when do you change it?
Can You Put A Navigation Unit On A Ls 430 That Didn't Come With One???
i am planing on buying a LS 430 2004. this car is newer but has 10,000 miles more than a 2002 that has a navigation system on it. can you put a navigation system and how expensive it would be??? is ...
I Need A Fair Price For 2004 Lexus Ls Ultra With 55k Miles On It.
comparing pricing on Lexus LS430 base 2006, 68K mileage, to Lexus 2004 LS430 Ultra, 55K milage
Can I Track My Lexus Ls430 By Using Built In Gps Systems?
Several people drive my Lexus LS430. I want to track where they are driving it by tracking built in LExus GPS system. Is that possible?
My 01 Ls 430 Mark Levinson System Sounds Like Crap. I Think Some Of The Spe...
About the Lexus LS 430
In 2001, the arrival of the LS 430 marked the beginning of the Lexus flagship's third generation. Along with the ES sedans, the LS series was the longest running model from the Japanese luxury automaker. Previous LS revisions had built upon the well-established design, but the 430 was entirely restyled. The first badge in LS series history, from 400 to 430, signified the debut of a larger engine. Other new additions included a completely designed suspension system, laser-assisted cruise control, a DVD-capable navigation system, and LCD touchscreen controls.
The LS wheel base grew by three inches, adding a pinch of additional cabin room. The new LS was 2 inches taller, but the track was unchanged. The 5-speed automatic transmission remained for 2001, but it would be upgraded to a six-speed in 2004. The new 4.3 liter V-8 also utilized Variable Valve Timing + intelligence technology, but it did not produce any additional horsepower, holding at 290. Torque was increased from 300 to 320 pound feet. The 0 to 60 time wasdown to 6.3 seconds, and the new quarter mile mark was 14.8 seconds.
Significant updates would follow three years later, when the LS 430 received many new technologies like keyless Lexus SmartAccess, distance-aware cruise control, and Bluetooth capability. A Pre-Collision system also appeared in 2004, able to detect possible crashes and adjust suspension, brakes, and safety equipment accordingly.