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The Figures shown here are for the UK Spec

Lexus LS400 (model UCF20)


Performance Data


* 0-60mph 7.4 sec
Maximum speed* 155mph
Fuel consumption**
Urban cycle 21.2mpg 13.3L/100km
Constant 56mph 35 8mpg 7.9L/ 100km
Constant 75mph 29.4mpg 9.6L/ 100km
L/ 100km (mpg)
Urban 16.7 (16.9)
Extra urban 9.2 (30.7)
Combined 12.0 (23.5)
Towing capacity:
Trailer with brake 2000kg
Trailer without brake 750kg
Drag coefficient Cd 0.27



Type 4.0 Liter V8
Four Cam 32-valve
Piston displacement 3969cc
Bore and stroke 87.5mm x 82.5mm
Compression ratio 10.4 to 1
Max horsepower 260bhp (194kW) at 5400rpm (EEC)
Max torque 269 lb.ft (365Nm) at 4600rpm
Fuel system Sequential multi-point
Fuel tank capacity 85 liters
18.7 gallons
Fuel type Unleaded only  Lexus LS400 Body
Dimensions & Weight

Overall length 5005mm
Overall width 1830mm
Overall height 1435mm
Wheelbase 2850mm
Tread front 1570mm
Tread rear 1570mm
Kerb weight 1725kg
Boot capacity VDA 0.48m3 17.0ft

Chassis  Lexus LS400 - Suspension

Suspension 4 wheel independent
Front & rear Double wishbones, coil springs, hydraulic shock absorbers with anti roll bars
Brakes front 315mm ventilated discs
Brakes rear 307mm ventilated disc
Computer Controlled Anti-lock Braking System (CCABS)
Transmission 4 speed automatic with
electronically controlled intelligent transmission (ECTi)
Steering Rack and pinion, speed-
sensitive variable power assistance
Turning radius 5.3m (kerb to kerb)
Tyres 225/97WR16 (including spare)

* Manufacturer's figures
** Official figures. Fuel consumption depends upon many factors such as varying motoring conditions. A particular car's fuel consumption may therefore vary from the figures shown.

The fuel consumption figures given in these specification tables include both the original EC driving cycles under Directive 80/1268/EEC and the new cycles which are designed to be more representative of everyday driving. The new fuel consumption tests ate out in accordance with Directive 93/116/EEC.

The results given do not express or imply any guarantees of fuel consumption of a particular vehicle. are are not tested individuality and there are inevitable differences between vehicles of the same model. In addition, your car may incorporate particular modifications Furthermore, the driver's style and road traffic conditions, as wet as die age and mileage of the car and the maintenance history, will also affect fuel, t consumption.  Lexus ls400 Front Wheel


  • Rigid high-tensile steel cabin cage. - Side impact door bars.
  • Improved anti-corrosion protection.
  • Super-high-quality finish featuring multi- layer paint treatment.
  • Integrated front and rear fog lights.
  • Integrated halogen headlights with jet- wash and automatic self-leveling facility.
  • Alloy wheels and mud flaps.
  • Electric boot and fuel flap releases.

Engine & Transmission

  • Engine tune is constantly maintained by an advance computerised engine management system.
  • Dual stainless steel exhaust system fitted with catalytic converter.
  • Four speed automatic with electronically controlled transmission (ECT).

Suspension, Braking & Passive Safety Systems

  • Foot operated parking brake.
  • Driver and front passenger airbags.
  • Front seat belt pre-tensioners.
  • Computer-controlled Anti-lock Braking System (CCABS).
  • High mounted rear stop lamp.  Lexus LS400 - Interior

Interior Appointments

  • Console box with leather soft lid/arm rest and cellular telephone capability.
  • Four-spoke leather clad steering wheel with speed-sensitive power steering, electrically operated telescopic/tilt lift function.
  • Cruise control.
  • High quality hand-stitched soft-touch leather seats, individually heated both front and rear.
  • Electrically multi-adjustable front seats, including lumbar support.
  • 2 Electrically-operated memory- positioned rear view mirrors which automatically adjust reflection rate.
  • Heated exterior mirrors. Electric windows with auto down feature.
  • Remote controlled central locking system.
  • Delayed-action entry and exit illumination  LS400 Front
  • Rear window demist with timer.
  • Air conditioning controlled by micro computer with individually adjustable climate control facility.
  • Air filter fitted with deodoriser.
  • Laminated glass electric slide and tilt sunroof.
  • Comprehensive vehicle security system.
  • Walnut interior trim.


Anti-theft protected 7 speaker,
3 wave-band radio and Dolby stereo cassette system.
Compact disc player with 6 disc auto changer located in passenger glove compartment for convenience.
Radio features automatic height adjustment aerial, one-touch tuning with 18 pre-sets and full network scanning facility including RDS.