Tag: Lexus

QOTD: Graceful Nineties Aging From Asia?

<img data-attachment-id="1596208" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960.jpg" data-orig-size="960,720" 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 Toyota Camry Coupe" data-image-description=" Image via Toyota. ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1596208 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960-610×458.jpg” alt=”Image: 1996 Toyota Camry Coupe” width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/b190c1u-960.jpg 960w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>The past couple of Wednesday editions of Question of the Day […]

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SWAY by snarkitecture presents to new yorkers an infinite field of luminous spheres

new-york based design practice snarkitecture continues to transcend the boundaries between creative disciplines with its latest installation, SWAY by snarkitecture, unveiled by INTERSECT by LEXUS — NYC. while intersect by LEXUS offers a unique exhibit space which holds the core pillars of design and technology, the installation presents a ‘fully immersive environment that engages the […]

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Second-generation Lexus NX Production Kicks Off in Canada in 2022

A revamped version of a compact Lexus crossover that’s seen a fair bit of exposure on these digital pages will begin assembly in Ontario starting in early 2022, Toyota Canada has announced. We knew some sort of product announcement was scheduled to take place today after the automaker’s Canadian arm stopped and shook everyone in […]

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Toyota to Add Production of Two Lexus Models in Canada, Report Claims

<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″> Toyota dropped a big hint this week that new product might be on its way to the […]

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2019 Lexus NX 300 AWD Review – Second Impressions

2019 Lexus NX 300 AWD 2.0-liter turbocharged four (235 hp @ 4,800 rpm, 258 lb-ft @ 1,650 rpm) Six-speed automatic, all-wheel drive 27 city / 33 highway / 29 combined (EPA Rating, MPG) 10.6 city / 8.5 highway / 9.7 combined (NRCan Rating, L/100km) 20.3 (observed mileage, MPG) Base Price: $38,910 US / $46,225 CAD […]

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Where Your Author Makes a Quick Purchase (and a Long Trip)

<img data-attachment-id="1669362" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map.png" data-orig-size="1147,605" 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="map" data-image-description=" google ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map-450×237.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map-610×322.png” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1669362 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map-610×322.png” alt width=”610″ height=”322″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map-610×322.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map-75×40.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map-450×237.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map-768×405.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map-120×63.png 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/map.png 1147w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>What happens when specific used car requirements combine with some old fashioned encouragement from TTAC staff? A one-way road trip […]

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2019 Lexus LS 500 F-Sport Review – A Peculiar Development in Big Sedan Land

<img data-attachment-id="1667722" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Lexus-LS-500-front-quarter-e1554306386485.jpg" data-orig-size="2000,1333" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"7.1","credit":"Chris Tonn","camera":"NIKON D7100","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1551092777","copyright":"","focal_length":"95","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.00625","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 Lexus LS 500 front quarter" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Chris Tonn ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Lexus-LS-500-front-quarter-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Lexus-LS-500-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1667722 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Lexus-LS-500-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” alt=”2019 Lexus LS 500 front quarter” width=”610″ height=”407″> 2019 Lexus LS 500 F- Sport 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 (416 hp @ 6000 rpm, 442 lb/ft. @ 1600 rpm) […]

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milan design week 2019: LEXUS leads with light to a better tomorrow

during the world’s pinnacle design event, LEXUS is set to amaze visitors with a dazzling, illuminating event at milan design week 2019. the must see immersive experience — titled ‘LEADING WITH LIGHT’ — with comprises three extraordinary elements: an interactive installation by rhizomatiks, ‘lexus lights tomorrow’ where their latest lighting technology will be on show, […]

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LEXUS DESIGN AWARD 2019 finalists set to captivate at milan design week

after receiving nearly 1,600 submissions, six fascinating finalists have been selected for the 2019 LEXUS DESIGN AWARD. in its seventh consecutive year, LEXUS once again looks to design and innovation for powering positive change in our world. their competition aims to foster the growth of ideas that contribute to a better society, and the designers […]

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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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