Tag: Lexus

hideki yoshimoto: how the LEXUS DESIGN AWARD launches creative careers

nurturing up-and-coming designers is integral to the annual LEXUS DESIGN AWARD. it is the ideas and innovations of these creatives that help LEXUS in its ambition to build a better society for the future. at the same time, however, the brand shares its expertize, network and support structure to offer enriching opportunities that launch the […]

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Less-than-wicked Lexus GS 300 Heads Behind the Barn

The Lexus GS, a midsize, rear-drive sports sedan that first rode into the North American market in 1993, is today a slow-selling model in danger of discontinuation. For 2020, one member of the GS lineup will indeed bite the dust. According to CarsDirect, dealer order guides for the upcoming model year show no sign of […]

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October Reveal to Hint at First Lexus EV

Electric concept cars are often a snoozefest, nothing but vaporware bait aimed at the techie crowd, but a vehicle coming to Tokyo’s annual auto show in October will likely herald a production vehicle. Specifically, the Lexus brand’s first EV. Both Toyota and its premium division plan to field a total of 10 electric models by […]

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2019 Lexus ES 300h Ultra Luxury Review – Attempting to Make a Statement

2019 Lexus ES 300h 2.5-liter four-cylinder and hybrid battery (215 system, 176 engine horsepower @ 5,700 rpm; 163 lb-ft @ 3,600-5,200 rpm) Continuously-variable automatic, front-wheel drive 43 city / 45 highway / 44 combined (EPA Rating, MPG) 5.5 city, 5.2 highway, 5.3 combined. (NRCan Rating, L/100km) Base Price: $44,960 (U.S) / $61,500 (Canada) As Tested: […]

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Confirmed: Lexus LC Convertible

<img data-attachment-id="1681464" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/DSC_8564-e1563205570358.jpg" data-orig-size="2433,1626" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"4.5","credit":"Olgun Kordal","camera":"NIKON D850","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1562180933","copyright":"Olgun Kordal","focal_length":"40","iso":"320","shutter_speed":"0.008","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Lexus LC convertible prototype" data-image-description=" Lexus ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/DSC_8564-e1563205548136-450×301.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/DSC_8564-e1563205548136-610×408.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1681464″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/DSC_8564-e1563205548136-610×408.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”408″> Earlier in the month, Lexus brought a convertible LC to the United Kingdom’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. While the car came clad in silvery camouflage and was officially referred […]

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2019 Lexus LX570 – Deep Within the Garden

<img data-attachment-id="1680430" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Lexus-LX-570-front-quarter.jpg" data-orig-size="6000,4000" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"7.1","credit":"Chris Tonn","camera":"NIKON D7100","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1558155986","copyright":"\u00a9 Chris Tonn christonn.com","focal_length":"85","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.033333333333333","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 Lexus LX 570 front quarter" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Chris Tonn ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Lexus-LX-570-front-quarter-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Lexus-LX-570-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1680430 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Lexus-LX-570-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” alt=”2019 Lexus LX 570 front quarter” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Lexus-LX-570-front-quarter-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Lexus-LX-570-front-quarter-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Lexus-LX-570-front-quarter-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Lexus-LX-570-front-quarter-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Lexus-LX-570-front-quarter-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> 2019 Lexus […]

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QOTD: Trucking Great Nineties Design in Asia?

<img data-attachment-id="1679150" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,1200" 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="1996 Lexus LX 450" data-image-description=" Lexus ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1679150 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> In today’s QOTD we conclude the discussion started a couple of weeks ago when we asked […]

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The Comparison Test We’ve All Been Waiting For: 2005 Lexus LS430 vs. 2018 Suzuki DR-Z400SM

<img data-attachment-id="1678994" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2018-Suzuki-DRZ400sM-2005-Lexus-LS430-e1561429809708.jpg" data-orig-size="2032,1524" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"1.8","credit":"","camera":"iPhone 7","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1560269287","copyright":"","focal_length":"3.99","iso":"20","shutter_speed":"0.00040700040700041","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2018 Suzuki DRZ400sM 2005 Lexus LS430" data-image-description=" Image: © Timothy Cain ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2018-Suzuki-DRZ400sM-2005-Lexus-LS430-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2018-Suzuki-DRZ400sM-2005-Lexus-LS430-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1678994 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2018-Suzuki-DRZ400sM-2005-Lexus-LS430-610×458.jpg” alt=”2018 Suzuki DRZ400sM 2005 Lexus LS430 – Image: © Timothy Cain” width=”610″ height=”458″> You needn’t be an automotive writer to know that when a key is tossed in your […]

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Lexus Adds More Off-Road Capability and More Ugly to 2020 GX 460

Just because the Lexus GX 460 rarely goes off-road, doesn’t mean it can’t. Despite the fact that most GXs prowl suburban malls, Lexus is still working to bolster its boulder-bashing bonafides. The 2020 Lexus GX 460 will be available with an Off-Road Package with Multi-Terrain Select. Available on the top-level Luxury Grade model, this package […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Forgotten Offerings From Lexus in 2012

<img data-attachment-id="1677308" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,682" 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="2012 Lexus HS" data-image-description=" Lexus ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1677308 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Car manufacturers don’t always strike a chord with consumers, and even studious brand Lexus is not immune from […]

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