Tag: Lexus

Where Your Author Sells an Infiniti Quickly, Then Starts a Search

<img data-attachment-id="1665912" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Dtca_yqXgAE57Wt.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,900" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2009 Infiniti M35x" data-image-description=" Corey Lewis ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Dtca_yqXgAE57Wt-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Dtca_yqXgAE57Wt-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1665912 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Dtca_yqXgAE57Wt-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Dtca_yqXgAE57Wt-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Dtca_yqXgAE57Wt-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Dtca_yqXgAE57Wt-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Dtca_yqXgAE57Wt-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Dtca_yqXgAE57Wt-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Dtca_yqXgAE57Wt.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Recently, I’ve shared musings about selling my old Infiniti, as well as the coupe or sedan options […]

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2018 Lexus NX 300h Review – In the Eye of the Beholder

  <img data-attachment-id="1666092" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2018-Lexus-NX-300h-front-quarter-e1553010994911.jpg" data-orig-size="2917,1945" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"7.1","credit":"Chris Tonn","camera":"NIKON D7100","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1547276413","copyright":"\u00a9 Chris Tonn christonn.com","focal_length":"75","iso":"800","shutter_speed":"0.033333333333333","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2018 Lexus NX 300h front quarter" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Chris Tonn ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2018-Lexus-NX-300h-front-quarter-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2018-Lexus-NX-300h-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1666092 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2018-Lexus-NX-300h-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” alt=”2018 Lexus NX 300h front quarter” width=”610″ height=”407″> 2018 Lexus NX 300h 2.5-liter hybrid inline-four (194 total system hp) Continuously-variable transmission, all-wheel drive […]

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Where Your Author Eliminates a Couple of Coupes

In an introductory post last week, I detailed a couple of cars I was considering as a replacement to my decade-old Infiniti M. The comments (some filled with unusual anger) prodded me to add another car to the list. A week later, I can tell you that two of those former options are absolutely out […]

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2019 Lexus IS 300 F Sport Black Line Special Edition

With sales of the IS 300 leaving something to be desire these past few years, Lexus has bestowed the obligatory black-themed appearance package on the compact sedan for the 2019 model year. Available on both rear- and all-wheel drive IS 300 F Sport models for 2019, the Black Line Special Edition offers a handful exterior […]

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Where Your Author Steps Away From Infiniti

Some heavy thoughts are weighing on my mind lately; some might even call them urges. And those urges are telling me to sell a blue Datsun sedan and get something else. Should I give in? The M35x pictured above has occupied the lone space in the garage since early November of 2013. I bought it […]

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Sole of the UX: Crossover Cross-branding at Its Worst?

Lexus unveiled a collaboration with Nike and designer John Elliot at New York Fashion Week, celebrating both human and automotive footwear. The finished piece, titled “Sole of the UX,” is scheduled to make additional appearances across the country later this year, touring with a matching pair of Nike AF1 shoes. After conducting a bit of research, […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: 2014 Midsize Luxury Sedan Shootout

Today’s edition of Buy/Drive/Burn was generated by a discussion over at the TTAC Slack room. The conversation turned to sporty midsize luxury sedans from 2014, and one staff member regarded one of these choices with a “meh.” Let’s see how you feel about them. BMW 528i The sixth-generation 5 Series (known as F10) debuted for […]

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2020 Lexus RC F and RC F Track Edition: Driving Machines for a Dwindling Market

Toyota’s Lexus Division made 2018 all about the sedan, hoping to remind the buying public that forgoing cargo space is still possible in this day and age. This year, or at least at this Detroit show, Lexus is all about the two-doors, with a drop-top LC “concept” available for perusal, as well as a brace […]

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Lexus’ LC Convertible ‘Concept’ Is More Like a Halo in Waiting

Late last year, Toyota Motor North America CEO Jim Lentz suggested the automaker, after taking stock of its inventory, might cut some struggling product from its store shelves. It now seems on the verge of adding a new one. Bound for a Detroit debut, the company’s Lexus LC Convertible Concept is not a way-out pipe […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Luxury Convertibles From 2010

Three luxurious convertibles of six-cylinder and rear-drive persuasion. Which one is worth over 40,000 of your hard-earned dollars? Infiniti G37 Infiniti followed up its very popular third-generation G sedan and coupe with a fourth version in 2007. The car was larger, the engine was larger, and new corporate styling modernized its appearance over the old […]

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Jim Perkins, Who Saved the Corvette From a Moribund GM, Dies

Much has been written about Jim Perkins, the Texas boy with a keen love of Chevrolet whose relentless ambition finally placed him in GM’s sphere of influence. It’s thanks to Perkins that Chevrolet’s Corvette is still General Motors’ halo car, and not some long-departed nameplate culled during the height of badge engineering. Perkins’ quintessentially American […]

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2019 Lexus ES 350 F Sport Review – Skipping Early Supper for Step Class

2019 Lexus ES 350 F Sport 3.5-liter DOHC V6 (302 horsepower @ 6,600 rpm; 267 lb-ft @ 4,700 rpm) Eight-speed automatic, front-wheel drive 22 city / 31 highway / 25 combined (EPA Rating, MPG) 10.9 city, 7.5 highway, 9.4 combined. (NRCan Rating, L/100km) 18.1 (observed mileage, MPG) Base Price: $45,160 (U.S) / $50,975 (Canada) As […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Large Luxury Sedans of Compromise in 2018

Three large and luxurious sedans compete for around $70,000 of your hard-earned and imaginary Internet dollars. Surely this is a segment where compromise will not be a concern, right? Nope. Today we proceed in order of engine displacement, largest to smallest: Genesis G90 The Genesis brand’s largest vehicle debuted as the G90 for the 2017 […]

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Track Edition of Refreshed Lexus RC F to Debut at Detroit Auto Show

While Lexus has cranked out a few impressive sporting models over its lifetime, “performance” is not a term that’s synonymous with the brand. Instead, Lexus seems to evoke words like “reliability,” “luxury,” and “high resale values” from the collective consumer mindscape. However, the brand does do dynamics. You can log onto its website right now […]

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join LEXUS and designboom for an evening in conversation with david adjaye and john maeda

LEXUS returns to present the LEXUS DESIGN AWARD 2019, its international design competition organized together with designboom, targeting up-and-coming creators from around the world. following six years of success, this year’s edition will again provide a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for six finalists to fund and build their prototype with world-class mentors, and reach unparalleled exposure by exhibiting at milan design week. december 4, 5:30PM […]

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wonderwall completes latest ‘intersect by LEXUS’ hub in new york’s meatpacking district

following earlier launches in tokyo and dubai, intersect by LEXUS has taken its wonderwall-designed interiors to the heart of new york’s meatpacking district. with a restaurant, café, cocktail bar and lounge, and public & private gallery space, all created by masamichi katayama of wonderwall, the dynamic lifestyle hub offers an immersive cultural experience to the […]

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