Three World-First Safety Technologies to Debut on New Lexus LS 500

Lexus LS Safety Features

Automotive News has new information on the fifth-generation Lexus LS 500 safety systems — the new flagship sedan will debut with three world-first safety technologies:

  • There’s a new steering system that will automatically steer around cars to avoid an impending collision or a pedestrian, rather than just applying the brakes.
  • The LS will also feature the world’s largest full color head-up display, that will be able to display upcoming pedestrians.
  • Blind-spot detection will also get an upgrade, adding a warning system that can detect oncoming traffic crossways at intersections. This is made possible by a millimeter-wave radar positioned at the front of the LS.

These new safety systems will be in addition to the Lexus Safety System + package, which will be standard with the new LS 500.


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