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REAR DECK NOMENCLATURE FINALLY EXPLAINED!

REAR DECK NOMENCLATURE FINALLY EXPLAINED!

LS (Luxury Sedan) 600 (the 5.0 Liter V8 gasoline engine and its 221 horsepower electric motor develops 438 horsepower total, which Lexus says is more akin to a 6.0 Liter V12) h = "hybrid" and "L" means the automobile is the "L"onger-wheelbase version of the sedan. It all goes to all four wheels through a Torsen center differential. OK, got all that? There will be a pop quiz in the morning ...

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