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Lexus ES 300h hybrid luxury sedan arrives in India at Rs 5.91 million

The all-new ES 300h delivers a fuel economy of 22.37 kmpl

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Lexus ES 300h
Lexus ES 300h | Photo:@Lexus twitter

Japanese carmaker Toyota's luxury vehicle arm, Lexus, Monday launched all-new version of its hybrid electric car, ES 300h in India priced at Rs 5.913 million (Rs 59.13 lakh ) (ex-showroom all India).

The is powered by a 2.5 little petrol engine coupled with Lexus' fourth generation hybrid system.

"Our country is going through the problem of pollution and we strongly believe that are a solution for it," India President PB Venugopal told reporters here.

With enhanced riding comfort and driving dynamics, the all-new ES 300h delivers a fuel economy of 22.37 kmpl, the company said.

The model is equipped with 10 airbags and other safety features such as vehicle stability control, hill start assist besides anti-theft system with break-in and tilt sensors.

When asked about the company's plans for India for future mobility, India President N Raja said, "For us, all technology will co-exist. While are the future, hybrids will be the bridge."

"We are working on several technologies, including hybrids, EVs and fuel cells and we will come up with the appropriate technology," he added.

began its India journey in March last year. It has a presence in eight cities covering 80 per cent of the luxury car market in India, Venugopal said.

Out of its six models available in India, four are hybrid vehicles.

First Published: Mon, September 10 2018. 14:00 IST