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2020 ls - anyone know if it will have a v8 option?

 
Old 03-12-19, 01:34 PM
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Default 2020 ls - anyone know if it will have a v8 option?

Just curious has anyone heard about a V8 coming back to the LS in 2020.
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I wouldn't bank on it unless they unveil a TTV8 LS-F
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unless they unveil a TTV8 LS-F
That seems to make the most sense.
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I'd put the likelihood at something like 0.01%.
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ZERO chance

LC F will get a TT V8 which is supposed to be 2020MY
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Supercharged V4 is more likely
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V8s are gonna be rare like V12s are today.
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Originally Posted by chev375 View Post
Just curious has anyone heard about a V8 coming back to the LS in 2020.
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I wouldn't bank on it unless they unveil a TTV8 LS-F
I banked on that and it never came so I have low hopes Lexus will come out with a TTV8, although its def what they need Lexus may be done with V8's for the most part.
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Just my take but the LS is such a low volume seller, wouldn't make sense to install a new powertrain on a vehicle (unless they had a new V8 for the rest of Toyota's vehicles that could share this powertrain)...

My gut feel says no..
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i know it was inevitable at some point the LS would loose the v8. dont get me wrong, the TTv6 is great and everything, but its just not the same w/o the V8. very sad day for me when i found out the 500 didnt have one. call me old school, just my opinion.
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The new a8 only comes in a 6 cylinder and it only makes like 335hp. I think the v8 will only be in the s8 .
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I'd put the likelihood at something like 0.01%.
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Originally Posted by Wandl View Post
Just my take but the LS is such a low volume seller, wouldn't make sense to install a new powertrain on a vehicle (unless they had a new V8 for the rest of Toyota's vehicles that could share this powertrain)...

My gut feel says no..
True UNLESS Lexus/Toyota decides to use the V8 with the all-new Land Cruiser and LX replacement, that would make sense for me.
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