19 August 2004
LEXUS LAUNCHES UPGRADED ES300
Lexus has launched a stylish new ES300 luxury sedan with a more prestigious exterior appearance, and significantly improved interior features and comfort.
The new ES300 has improved safety, comfort and convenience features - including new features offered on Lexus flagship LS430, reinforcing the luxury sedan’s image as the “condensed” LS430.
Safety improvements include new two-stage driver and front passenger SRS airbags, and new pretensioning seatbelts with forcelimiters for the rear seat outboard passengers.
The new ES300 has perforated leather seat trim - from LS430.
It has new power-operated front seats with driver’s seat memory.
The seat-memory function also includes exterior mirror position memory and an electronic link to the transmission, to dip the exterior mirrors when the transmission lever is in Reverse.
Improved ES300 has a new three-spoke steering wheel with built-in audio controls for volume, seek, mode and display.
The interior rear view mirror has 4electro-chromatic anti-glare technology.
ES300’s new front seats have heating and cooling functions - with cool air directed through the perforations in the seat back and seat cushion leather.
The seat cooler function has three fan speed settings, which can be individually set to suit driver and front passenger.
Interior improvements also include two new interior colours and new woodgrain-look.
The new interior colours are Ivory and Grey, both with new Light Brown woodgrain.
ES300’s black interior adopts a striking woodgrain look.
The exterior upgrade includes a more luxurious and dynamic front mask, and four new exterior colours.
The new front mask includes a new radiator grille with five horizontal bars, and new twin-pocket headlamp design with projector-type low beam lamps and luxury-look chrome frames around the lamps.
In addition, the improved ES300 has a new front bumper design with a more dynamic looking air-intake shape, round front foglamps, new rear combination lamps and new chrome rear garnish.
ES300’s new exterior colours are Silver Pearl, Crystal Granite, Clear Silver and Beige Stone.
Lexus ES300 upgraded interior includes new perforated leather trim and heated/cooled front seats, three-spoke steering wheel and two new interior leather woodgrain combinations.