Update Rendered: The Next-generation Lexus Es Sedan

Rendered: The Next-Generation Lexus ES Sedan

Mag-X in Japan did a bang-up job of rendering the next-generation Lexus ES sedan in their latest issue.

This looks to be a continuation of the LS design, with a coupe-like roof line and bold body lines. The thick trunk and sculpted sheet metal show an ES much different that the current model — not surprising, given the ES looks to be getting its first F SPORT package.

New Lexus Ls 500h Starts At £72,595 In The Uk

New Lexus LS 500h Starts At £72,595 In The UK

The 2018 Lexus LS is ready to take on the BMW 7-Series, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, and Audi A8 in the United Kingdom, where it is available in four grades.

Priced from £72,595 ($97,067) is the base LS 500h, which may be basic on paper, but it's loaded with equipment.

Review: The Updated 2018 Lexus Nx 300 & Nx 300h

Review: The Updated 2018 Lexus NX 300 & NX 300h

Two weeks ago, Lexus Canada invited me to British Columbia, where I was able to test drive the updated 2018 NX compact crossover.

The updated 2018 Lexus NX has had a quiet launch so far — the mid-cycle refresh debuted at the Shanghai Motor Show in April to little fanfare and a far-off launch date. Looking at the updates, it’s easy to see why. The exterior changes are subtle, retaining the same basic design with some minor sharpening. Inside, the interior is near identical outside of a couple adjustments.

Updated: New Rumors On The Lexus Lc F Coupe

Updated: New Rumors on the Lexus LC F Coupe

Japanese magazine Holiday Auto is running an interview with a purported Lexus insider, who has much to say about the much–rumored LC F high-performance coupe.

(Please keep in mind this information comes through Google Translate, which can be problematic.)

Video: The Science Behind Lexus Structural Blue Paint

Video: The Science Behind Lexus Structural Blue Paint

It’s Friday, so let’s celebrate with the perfect Lexus documentary — friends, here is the story of the Structural Blue paint used on the Lexus LC:

It’s one thing to read about new paint technology, but it’s another to see an expertly crafted video on the subject — it takes eight months to produce enough Structural Blue paint for 300 Lexus LCs.

More Thoughts On The Lexus Lf-1 Limitless Flagship Crossover Concept

More Thoughts on the Lexus LF-1 Limitless Flagship Crossover Concept

This week, Lexus revealed the first teaser image for a new concept debuting at the Detroit Auto Show: The LF-1 Limitless crossover.

Right from the name, it's clear this vehicle will have some significance in the Lexus lineup. This will be the first time Lexus has used a single numeric designation for one of its concepts, and it's a #1 at that — a pretty strong signal that the LF-1 will be no ordinary debut.

Ct Chief Engineer Chika Kako Is New Lexus International Vice President

CT Chief Engineer Chika Kako is New Lexus International Vice President

Lexus CT chief engineer Chika Kako has been promoted to executive vice president of Lexus International as part of a major transformation of the Toyota Motor Corporation executive structure.

Kako was the very first female chief engineer in Toyota history, and played a pivotal role in developing the first generation Remote Touch controller. Automotive News had an insightful profile in 2014:

Lexus Usa Promise 14 New Products In 2018

Lexus USA Promises “14 New Products” in 2018

Lexus USA general manager Jeff Bracken shared some Grade-A information in an interview with Laurence Iliff of Automotive News:

“In 2018, we’ll have 14 new products to talk about,” Bracken said. “Whether it’s a concept or a next-generation [model] or a vehicle that we’ve never revealed before, special editions, anniversary editions. There will be 14 vehicles that we have never spoken about or are hitting the market.”

Future Forecast: The Lexus Is Sedan

Future Forecast: The Lexus IS Sedan

The Future Forecast is a new series that compiles recent analyst projections about the Lexus brand. In this second installment, we cover the IS sedan.

This January, it will be five years since the introduction of the current Lexus IS. Since its debut in 2013, the sedan received a new 2.0L turbo engine in 2015 and a refreshed exterior for the 2017 model year — these updates suggest the the IS still has a couple years left in its current form.

Lexus Dealers Want The Production-spec Ux In The U.s.

Lexus Dealers Want The Production-Spec UX In The U.S.

Lexus dealerships in the United States want the Japanese carmaker to sell the impending production-spec UX locally.

Lexus first revealed its intent to bring the eye-catching UX to the market earlier this year but since then, little has been made about the vehicle. However, during a discussion with Motor 1 at the LA Auto Show, Lexus general manager Jeff Bracken said local dealerships want the vehicle as a new entry-level model.