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The Japanese from Lexus have unveiled the 2013 ES at the 2012 New York Auto Show, the latest interpretation of Lexus's new design language, mainly characterised by the new spindle grile, but also by elements like LED enhanced headlights, a revamped rear end with new taillights, new 17 inch alloys and more.

The 2013 ES also comes with a completely redesigned cabin, and in this case some of the highlights include semi-aniline leather seats, a Mark Levinson audio system, the new Lexus Enform system, the Display Audio package which adds a 7-inch screen, a backup camera, HD Radio, Bluetooth audio, phone transfer and a vehicle information display. 

Based on the same platform as the latest Toyota Camry, the new ES range comes with two powertrain options, a 3.5-litre V6 with Dula VVT-I

for the ES 350 matched with a 6-speed automatic, plus a 2.5-litre 4-cylinder Atkinson cycle engine paired with an electric motor for the ES 300h.

Performance figures have not been specified yet, but Lexus claims that the ES 300h which allows the Normal, Sport, Eco and EV driving modes, should be able to return 40 mpg in a combined cycle.

Pricing along with market availability dates are also yet to be announced.   

 

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