Lexus: Sportier Styling For Premium Lexus Hybrid

Lexus: Sportier Styling for Premium Lexus HybridLexus is building on the strengths of its premium CT 200h hybrid hatch with a sweeping update that brings sportier styling, interior updates and innovative equipment.
Due in Australia in the fourth quarter of this year, the updated CT 200h commands a greater presence while enhancing its reputation for user-friendliness.

Report: Lexus To Release Super Yacht By 2020

Report: Lexus to Release Super Yacht by 2020

National Japanese newspaper The Asahi Shimbun has further confirmation on the upcoming Lexus super yacht:

The automaker plans to release a speedboat under its luxury Lexus brand by 2020 to further expand its name-recognition from roadways to waterways.

New Lexus Hybrid Commercial Takes Aim At Electric Vehicles

New Lexus Hybrid Commercial Takes Aim at Electric Vehicles

Lexus USA pokes fun at pure-electric vehicles in their latest hybrid commercial:

It's all well and good to show how the benefits of hybrids over pure electric, though I wonder at the reasoning behind taking such a contrary opinion. Range-anxiety is a very real thing, but the technology is only going to get better — in fact, parent company Toyota has accelerated their EV development and plan to have an EV on sale by 2020.

Scandinavian Customers Prefer Lexus – Year After Year After Year

Scandinavian Customers Prefer Lexus – Year after Year after YearLexus wins this year’s AutoIndex in Norway with the score of 932 points – which is the highest score ever achieved in the 16-year history of AutoIndex in Scandinavia. Besides being the overall winner, Lexus also achieves the highest score in all four surveyed areas: ‘Car and driving experience’, ‘Brand loyalty’, ‘Dealership and purchase experience’ and ‘Repair shop service’.

Lexus Sales In Germany Up 171% This Year

Lexus Sales in Germany Up 171% This Year

Lexus sales in Germany are surging — 1,399 units have been sold in the first half of this year, compared to 817 over the same period in 2016. This represents a 171% sales increase in the country.

This growth is significant, as Lexus has struggled to find much of a toehold in the home of Mercedes Benz, BMW, and Audi. Last year, Lexus ranked second last in German automotive marketshare, just above Tesla.

Lexus Lc Convertible Remains A Possibility

Lexus LC Convertible Remains A Possibility

The 2018 Lexus LC just started arriving at U.S. dealers last month and a new report is indicating it may eventually be joined by a convertible.

Speaking at the car's Australian launch, LC assistant chief engineer Takashi Watanabe told Drive the car's GA-L platform could be used to underpin a convertible.

Lexus Ls 350 Arrives In China With A Naturally Aspirated V6

Lexus LS 350 Arrives In China With A Naturally Aspirated V6

Lexus has quietly staged the international debut of the LS 350 at the Shenzhen, Hong Kong, and Macao International Auto Show in China.

Set to become the brand's entry-level flagship sedan, the LS 350 follows in the footsteps of the LS 500 but adopts a naturally aspirated 3.5-liter V6 engine that is connected to a ten-speed automatic transmission. Lexus declined to mention performance specifications but Sina Auto reports the engine will develop 318 hp (322 PS) and 280 lb-ft (380 Nm) of torque. Regardless, the company says the sedan offers "vibrant acceleration" and a "noble sense of elegance."

New Lexus Lc Will Cost 50 Percent More In Australia Than In The U.s.

New Lexus LC Will Cost 50 Percent More In Australia Than In The U.S.

Toyota's luxury brand Lexus are bringing their most advanced product, the LC coupe, to the Australian market.

It's priced by Lexus at a whopping AUD $190,000 (USD $141,362) for both the V8 and Hybrid. In other words, the LC will cost Aussies over 50 per cent more than what Americans pay for the luxury coupe at US$92,000 and US$96,510 respectively for the two versions.

Photo Gallery: The Lexus Lc Body Kit From Trd Japan

Photo Gallery: The Lexus LC Body Kit from TRD Japan

TRD Japan has posted photos of a black Lexus LC 500 with their full kit and wheels, and it looks so good I have to stop myself from swearing:

Let's stick to the facts and not go full fanboy — the front spoiler retails for ¥140,000 ($1,240 USD), the side skirts for ¥110,000 ($975 USD), the rear diffuser and side spoilers for ¥140,000 ($1,240 USD), and the rear spoiler for ¥90,000 ($800 USD).

V6-powered Lexus Ls 350 Debuts At China Auto Show

V6-Powered Lexus LS 350 Debuts at China Auto Show

Lexus has quietly debuted a new V6-powered variant of the new LS flagship at the Shenzhen-Hong Kong-Macao International Auto Show in China — the LS 350 will get a 10-speed transmission, 318 horsepower and 280 lb.ft-of-torque. Here are some photos from auto-sina.com.cn:

There's no official press release at this time, but it’s safe to assume the LS 350 is powered by the same 2GR-FKS engine found in the Japan-spec GS 350. This is a natural fit in China, where the competition are models like the 272-hp Mercedes S320 and 204-hp Audi A8.

Lexus Lc: The Pinnacle Of Design, Performance And Technology

Lexus LC: The Pinnacle of Design, Performance and TechnologyLexus has conspicuously advanced its brand evolution with the arrival of its flagship LC luxury coupe featuring avant-garde styling, superb craftsmanship and ground-breaking engineering and technology.
A contemporary interpretation of the finest traditions of the grand tourer, the LC represents a remarkable transformation of the acclaimed LF-LC concept into an uncompromised production car with a distinctive athletic profile.

Double Win For Lexus Rc F Gt3 Teams

Double Win for Lexus Rc F Gt3 TeamsLexus RC F GT3 teams have won both races in the latest round of Europe's International GT Open series at Belgium's famous Spa-Francorchamps circuit.
Lexus has now won the first four races in the seven-round, 14-race series.