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Lexus LS430

(2000 model)

Brief specs of 2000 Lexus LS430

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4293 cm3 / 262.0 cu in / 262.0 cu in, 206.6 kW / 277.1 hp / 277.1 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 417.0 N·m / 307.6 lb·ft / 307.6 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 249 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)LexusIssued from2000
ModelLS430Issued until
SerieLSNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerLexusCountryAU,UK,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5005 mm / 197.0 in / 197.0 inTotal (curb) weight1920 kg / 4233 lb / 4233 lb
Width1830 mm / 72.0 in / 72.0 inDry weight
Height1470 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2925 mm / 115.2 in / 115.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1575 mm / 62.0 in / 62.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1575 mm / 62.0 in / 62.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity84 l / 18.5 UK gal / 22.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.26Frontal area (A)2.29 m2 / 24.6 sq ft / 24.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.59 m2 / 6.4 sq ft / 6.4 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)14.8 kW / 19.8 hp / 19.8 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine Code3UZ-FETotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerToyotaValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionaluminium block & headBore91.0 mm / 3.58 in / 3.58 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke82.5 mm / 3.25 in / 3.25 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.1
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement4293 cm3 / 262.0 cu in / 262.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity536.63 cm3/cylinder / 32.747 cu in/cylinder / 32.747 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power206.6 kW / 277.1 hp / 277.1 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque417.0 N·m / 307.6 lb·ft / 307.6 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)100.5 kW / 134.8 hp / 134.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output48.1 kW/l / 1.057 bhp/cu in / 1.057 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque97.1 N·m/l / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.75
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.27

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed249 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)7.40 s / 7.40 s / 7.40 sPower-to-weight ratio144.3 kW/ton / 109.3 bhp/ton / 109.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)17.90 s / 17.90 s / 17.90 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time15.70 s / 15.70 s / 15.70 s (top 92 km/h / 57 mph / 57 mph)Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time27.60 s / 27.60 s / 27.60 s CO2 emissions289 g/km / 465 g/mi / 465 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.52Turning circle10.6 m / 34.8 ft / 34.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front7.5JJ x 17Wheels rear7.5JJ x 17
Tyres front225/55 R 17Tyres rear225/55 R 17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front315 mm / 12.4 in / 12.4 inBrake diameter rear307 mm / 12.1 in / 12.1 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Lexus LS430

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