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Lexus ES

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Lexus ES

petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, 2997 cm3 / 182.9 cu in / 182.9 cu in, 163.0 kW / 218.6 hp / 218.6 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 304.0 N·m / 224.2 lb·ft / 224.2 lb·ft @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)LexusIssued from1998
ModelESIssued until
SerieESNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerLexusCountryAU,UK,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4770 l / 168.45 cu ft / 168.45 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4840 mm / 190.6 in / 190.6 inTotal (curb) weight1530 kg / 3373 lb / 3373 lb
Width1800 mm / 70.9 in / 70.9 inDry weight
Height1400 mm / 55.1 in / 55.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2680 mm / 105.5 in / 105.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.81  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.14 m2 / 23.1 sq ft / 23.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.86 m2 / 9.2 sq ft / 9.2 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)21.3 kW / 28.6 hp / 28.6 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2997 cm3 / 182.9 cu in / 182.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.56 cm3/cylinder / 30.485 cu in/cylinder / 30.485 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power163.0 kW / 218.6 hp / 218.6 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationMax. torque304.0 N·m / 224.2 lb·ft / 224.2 lb·ft at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)65.2 kW / 87.4 hp / 87.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output54.4 kW/l / 1.195 bhp/cu in / 1.195 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque101.4 N·m/l / 0.89 lb·ft/cu in / 0.89 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio144.4 kW/ton / 109.4 bhp/ton / 109.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/70-R15Tyres rear205/70-R15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Lexus ES

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