Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Lexus LS is a full-size luxury sedan that serves as the flagship model of Lexus, the luxury division of Toyota. Four generations of the sedan have been produced, all equipped with V8 engines and rear-wheel drive. Since 2006, all-wheel drive, hybrid, and long wheelbase Variants have also been offered. The original Lexus LS 400, the first Lexus to be developed, was introduced as the luxury marque's debut model in 1989. Following the initial model, subsequent redesigns included the second generation LS 400 in 1995, LS 430 in 2001, and the LS 460 / LS 460 L series in 2006. A domestic market version of the LS 400 and LS 430, badged the Toyota Celsior, was sold in Japan until the Lexus marque was introduced to the country in 2006. For the 2007 model year, the fourth generation LS 460 debuted the first production eight-speed automatic transmission and an automatic parking system. In 2007, V8 hybrid powertrains were introduced on the first Lexus LS Hybrid models, the LS 600h / LS 600h L sedans. The Lexus LS began development in 1983 as the F1 project, the code name for a secret flagship sedan effort.Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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