NEW FOR 2010:

– Revised exterior styling
– Standard 19-speaker six-DVD Mark Levinson stereo, USB port, XM satellite radio, Bluetooth connectivity, voice-activated navigation system, backup camera, advanced parking guidance system and intuitive park assist, and mirrors with integrated turn signals
– Premium leather seating standard on all but LS 460 RWD with Sport Package

For 2010, the LS 460 models receive styling changes, with revised grille, bumper, headlamps and taillamps, license plate surround, and exhaust diffusers. The new standard stereo system is a premium 19-speaker, 450-watt Mark Levinson audio system with hard-disc music library, six-DVD changer, auxiliary input, automatic sound level system, radio data system, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, USB port, XM satellite radio, and Bluetooth connectivity. All models also receive standard parking assist systems, navigation system, mirror-mounted turn signals, and on all but the 460 RWD with Sport Package, premium leather upholstery.

The LS series includes the LS 460 RWD, LS 460 AWD, and long-wheelbase LS 460 L AWD. There is also a hybrid version, the LS 600h, covered separately.

All models use a 4.6-litre V8 engine that produces 380 horsepower in rear-wheel drive, and 357 horsepower in all-wheel drive. All use an eight-speed automatic transmission.

Features on the LS 460 RWD include 18-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, automatic recirculation mode, Smart Access with pushbutton ignition and wallet-size smart card key, power tilt and telescopic wood and leather-wrapped heated steering wheel with audio controls, auto up/down windows, auto-dimming rearview mirror, automatic projector-beam headlamps, cruise control, garage door opener, power rear sunshade, advanced parking guidance system, intuitive parking assist, front and rear illuminated vanity mirrors, wood interior trim, 16-way driver and 12-passenger power heated and cooled leather seats, heated rear seats, Escaine headliner, voice-activated navigation system, backup camera, Bluetooth connectivity, 19-speaker Mark Levinson surround sound six-DVD/MP3 stereo with hard disc drive, XM satellite radio with NavTraffic, USB port, electroluminescent gauges, electronic brake force distribution, brake assist, tire pressure monitoring system, rain-sensing wipers, auto-levelling adaptive xenon headlamps with washers, LED taillamps, fog lamps, power-folding heated mirrors with integrated turn signals, puddle lamps and auto tip-down in reverse, driver and passenger knee airbags, rear seat side airbags, active front head restraints, first-aid kit, and anti-theft alarm.

The LS 460 AWD is similarly equipped.

The LS 460 L AWD adds four-zone automatic climate control, power-adjustable heated and cooled rear seats with single memory setting, power door and trunk closers, power rear door sunshades, leather-trimmed instrument panel, pre-collision system, laminated side glass, water-repellent front door glass, and intelligent high-beam headlamps.

Available options include a Technology or Sport Package on the 460 RWD, a Technology Package on the 460 AWD, and an Executive Package on the 460 L AWD.

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