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2021 Lexus LS facelifted with improved comfort and technology

Lexus has given its flagship LS a mild midlife facelift three and a half years after making its debut to face increasing challenges not only from the Germans, but also the Koreans with their newly established Genesis brand. The makeover brings a new front fascia with updated three-bulb headlights and …

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Lexus files IS 500 trademark. V8 coming?

Toyota has reportedly filed trademark applications in the US and Canada for the IS 500 name, suggesting the new Lexus IS could be getting a V8-powered variant. While the application is currently still pending, if true, it lends credence to an earlier report by Allcarnews that a V8 IS is …

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2020 Lexus LS 500 Inspiration Series Review

Before the SUV craze, the definition of the ultimate luxury car was a large saloon with the sveltest exterior design, the plushest cabin you could have ever imagined, and the latest technology and gizmos. It had to also have the ability to convey authority and power everywhere it goes. The …

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2021 Lexus IS debuts with evocative design and chassis tweaks

The intensively updated 2021 Lexus IS has made its global debut revealing a dramatic exterior redesign, enhanced dynamics and added technology. Arriving in Australia in late 2020, the new IS is more of an evolution of the outgoing third-generation model than an all-new model. It reimagines the sports sedan concept …

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Lexus LC Coupe updated with transmission and chassis tweaks

The Lexus LC Coupe has been updated for 2020 with transmission and chassis tweaks for sharper handling, improved responsiveness and a smoother ride. Lexus Australia has confirmed the arrival of the updated LC Coupe in June, followed by the first LC Convertible late this year. The 351kW 5.0-litre normally aspirated …

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2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition Review

Slapping a Track Edition badge on a car is no easy task. Usually this involves extracting more power, reducing weight, strengthening the chassis, firming up the suspension and improving aerodynamics. If done right, the end product should be a couple of notches quicker, louder and sharper. And if the company’s …

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2020 Lexus RX 300 F Sport Review

When we first drove the current fourth-generation Lexus RX back in 2016, we liked its bold design, ride comfort and luxurious features. For 2020, Lexus has given the mid-size SUV a top-to-bottom refresh, with the aim of further boosting its appeal in this increasingly competitive passenger car segment. The 2020 …

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Toyota, Lexus product roadmap leaked – hot cars coming

A significant portion of Toyota and Lexus future product plans have been leaked online by All Car News. Reportedly taken at a recent dealer conference, the snapshot of a presentation slide shows, amongst others, the 86 sports coupe which will be renamed GR86 for its next iteration. It will pack …

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Lexus is preparing a new twin-turbo V8

Lexus has confirmed it is working on a new twin-turbo V8 engine for its future performance models. The official confirmation comes within a statement on its 24 Hours of Nürburgring Endurance Race campaign next year, where Toyota Gazoo Racing will be running a Lexus LC SP Pro Class car with …

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Lexus UX 300e unveiled as brand’s first all-electric model

Lexus has unveiled its first battery electric vehicle (EV), the UX 300e, today at a special media event in Guangzhou, China. Signifying the brand’s next-generation investment in performance and battery technology, the UX 300e will join the current UX 250h petrol-electric hybrid and UX 200 petrol model from next year. …

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Lexus LC 500 Convertible makes global debut

Following a string on teasers and spy photos, the production convertible version of the Lexus LC 500 flagship coupe has made its much-anticipated global debut at the 2019 Los Angeles auto show today. Unveiled in stunning Morphic Blue – to be produced as a 300-unit limited-edition from launch – the …

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Lexus marks 30th anniversary with LS Inspiration Series

Lexus is celebrating its 30 years since its founding in 1989 with an exclusive special-edition of the LS flagship sedan – the model that first launched the luxury brand. The Lexus LS Inspiration Series has been developed to ’embody a model line at the pinnacle of craftsmanship, technology and refinement’, …

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2019 Lexus ES 300h vs Toyota Camry Hybrid Review

The Lexus ES used to have the unenviable reputation of being a tarted up Toyota Camry, and to some degree, it still is. However, that changed in 2013 as the separation became more significant and apparent, as the ES went through a growth spurt that saw it grew in size …

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Lexus LF-30 Electrified concept unveiled

Lexus will unveil its first full-electric production model next month, following today’s world premiere of its advanced battery-powered concept that promises “unmatched driver fulfilment”. Making its world debut at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show, the futuristic Lexus LF-30 Electrified concept is a preview of the brand upcoming electric vehicles which …

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