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2021 Lexus IS 300h Review

The Lexus IS has been challenging the likes of BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class since the late 90s, an era where a slew of other left-field options also emerged in the segment – Jaguar X-Type and Alfa Romeo 156 just to name a few. Fast forward to 2021, the …

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Toyota 86-based Lexus UC sports compact coming?

BMW has the 2 Series Coupe, Mercedes-Benz has the CLA coupe and Audi has the S3 sedan. They are all sports compact designed for fun. And it seems Lexus is done watching the Germans dominate this end of the market space. Words on the streets have it that the Japanese …

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2022 Lexus NX makes official debut

The all-new second generation Lexus NX has been officially unveiled, bringing an evolutionary design, a range of new powertrains and a next-generation multimedia system. The NX is a Lexus core model, and so the Japanese luxury marque has played it safe with the styling of the new 2022 Lexus NX. …

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Lexus LF-Z Electrified previews next generation of Lexus EV

Lexus has unveiled the LF-Z Electrified, a concept battery electric vehicle (BEV) that signifies a new electrified era for the Lexus brand. The new concept is expected to morph into the brand’s next flagship for a new line of electric cars, incorporating driving performance, styling and advanced technology set to …

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Lexus IS 500 F Sport Launch Edition rolls in

The baddest Lexus IS model is now no longer a full blown F but an IS 500 F Sport. Still, it’s one hot looking sports sedan. Packing the same normally aspirated 351kW / 530Nm 5.0-litre V8 engine found in the Lexus RC F and Lexus LC 500, the IS 500 …

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TRD and Modellista dress up the new 2021 Lexus IS

The 2021 Lexus IS has barely settled in on the showroom floor and TRD and Modellista are already introducing styling upgrades for the model. However, both firms are taking a slightly different direction with their IS bodykit, with TRD giving the already sporty looking F Sport and even more aggressive …

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2020 BMW X7 xDrive30d vs Lexus LX 570 Review

The ultimate luxury on wheels used to be a flagship saloon the likes of BMW 7 Series or Lexus LS. Now, that’s been replaced by the SUV, the bigger the better. It’s the quintessential luxury family hauler, and the consummate wealth showcase. So, here are two heavyweights going head to …

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2020 Lexus ES 300h F Sport Review

When we drove the Lexus ES 300h in Luxury and Sports Luxury trims last year, we were impressed by its frugal fuel consumption, ride and handling balance, and elegant yet stylish design. The mid-size sedan from Lexus has come a long way, with each generation a stepped improvement of the …

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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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