- In Japan, Toyota unveiled new versions of the Lexus LS and Toyota Mirai equipped with Advanced Drive, the company’s advanced driver-assist system.
- Toyota says the 2022 Lexus LS 500h AWD will use the system, arriving in the fall.
- Advanced Drive features a Level 2 autonomous system.
With the global auto industry’s push toward vehicles becoming cleaner and safer, Toyota Motor unveiled in Japan new versions of the Lexus LS and Toyota Mirai, both equipped with advanced driver assistance. Toyota officials in the U.S. told Autoweek that the 2022 LS 500h AWD with Advanced Drive, as the system is called, is expected to arrive at dealerships here this fall.
Advanced Drive features a Level 2 autonomous system, so it helps keep the car in its lane, maintains the distance from other vehicles, and assists with lane changes. In Level 2, the driver is still required to monitor the road, hold