ES-quisite Lexus ES300h wows with a bar-raising level of smoothness, ride and handling

The Lexus ES300h offers a comfortable and cosseted ride.
The Lexus ES300h offers a comfortable and cosseted ride.ST PHOTOS: MARK CHEONG
The Lexus ES300h offers a comfortable and cosseted ride.
The Lexus ES300h offers a comfortable and cosseted ride.ST PHOTOS: MARK CHEONG
The Lexus ES300h offers a comfortable and cosseted ride.
The Lexus ES300h offers a comfortable and cosseted ride.ST PHOTOS: MARK CHEONG

The new Lexus ES300h wows with a bar-raising level of smoothness, ride and handling

It is a non-turbo, front-wheel-drive and has a continuously variable transmission. Not exactly the convention luxury sedans usually conform to.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 17, 2018, with the headline 'ES-quisite Lexus'. Print Edition | Subscribe