Lexus introduces Special Edition models for 2012 LS 460, ES 350 and CT 200h F-Sport

Hoping to expand its sporty appeal, Lexus has introduced three new Special Edition models for the 2012 LS 460, ES 350 and CT 200h.

“The Special Edition models will offer our customers choices to fit their luxury and sporty needs,” said Mark Templin, Lexus Division group vice president and general manager. “With the unique and exclusive package offerings, the Special Edition models further demonstrate Lexus’ commitment to our customers.”

The 2012 LS 460 Sport Special Edition adds a Sport Package with Navigation and Exclusive Two-Tone Interior Trim; the 2012 Lexus ES 350 Touring Special Edition adds a Saddle Leather Interior and High-Gloss 17-Inch Wheels; the 2012 lexus CT 200h F Sport Special Edition offers F Sport Performance Components and other visual enhancements.

Prices for the 2012 Lexus LS 460 Sport Special Edition starts at $77,000 with production limited to 250 units. The 2012 Lexus ES 350 Touring Special Edition price starts at $40,475 with production limited to 2,000 units. Only 900 units of the 2012 Lexus CT 200h F Sport Special Edition will be produced with prices starting at $37,995.

“The LS, ES and CT Special Editions are unique packages of style and excitement. With limited units available nationwide, they’ll sell out fast to customers who want an all-inclusive sport and luxury package,” said Templin.

You can learn more about each Lexus Special Edition model after the jump.

LS 460 Sport Special Edition

The LS 460 Sport package was introduced for 2010MY and is the first of its kind for the LS and exudes sporty exterior styling with a distinctive look. Available only for the 2012 LS 460 Rear-Wheel Drive (RWD) model, the 2012 LS 460 Sport Special Edition will include all existing Sport package performance and appearance elements, and a distinctive interior package. It will be distinguished from other LS models by an Obsidian exterior and the following features:
·        Two-tone black and topaz beige interior with contrast stitching on black leather trim
·        Lexus HDD Navigation System
·        Sport and Comfort Packages
o   19-inch, split 10-spoke forged alloy wheels with summer tires
o   Brembo brakes
o   Sport-tuned air suspension with Variable Gear Ratio Steering (VGRS)
o   Sport exterior trim and grille
o   Sport front seats with climate control
o   Leather-trimmed heated steering wheel with paddle shifters
o   Headlamp washer
o   Intuitive Parking Assist
o   Matte Dark Brown Ash Burl wood trim
o   One-touch open/close power trunk
o   Power door closers
o   Heated rear seats
o   Rear power sunshade

ES 350 Touring Edition

The 2012 ES 350 Touring Edition, only available in two colors, Stargazer Black and Starfire Pearl, will be set apart from other ES models by the following elements:
·        17-inch 10-spoke wheels in Liquid Graphite finish with full-size spare wheel and tire
·        Wood and leather-trimmed steering wheel and shift knob
·        Heated and ventilated front seats
·        Lexus HDD Navigation System
·        Saddle Tan leather-trimmed seats, center console lid and door armrest
·        Brown Walnut wood trim

CT 200h F Sport Special Edition

The popular CT 200h hybrid premium compact model will expand its line with a 2012 CT 200h F Sport Special Edition. Available for only the Premium model, the 2012 CT 200h F Sport Special Edition is offered in three colors, Nebula Gray Pearl, Starfire Pearl and Tungsten Pearl, and includes the following features:
·        F Sport 17-inch alloy wheels with Liquid Silver finish
·        F Sport suspension with anti-sway bar and springs
·        Ocean Blue NuLuxe trimmed seats
·        Black F Sport floor mats with blue contrast stitching
·        TUMI tote and backpack both with F Sport embossed logo and Ocean Blue NuLuxe zippers and lining
·        F Sport Package
o   Unique front mesh grille
o   Larger rear spoiler
o   F Sport exterior badge
o   Metal front scuff plates
o   Aluminum sport pedals
o   Metallic trim added to dash panel
o   Perforated leather-trimmed steering wheel with F Sport logo
o   Leather-trimmed shift knob
o   Black headliner
·        Navigation Package
·        Premium Audio Package

– By: Omar Rana