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Lexus IS350 Bound for Australia (Australia) Lexus IS350 Bound for Australia (Australia)

Lexus Australia will add the sporting IS 350 sedan to the Australian model line-up in late 2010. Australia will become one of only four countries to receive the powerful IS 350 sedan, joining the United States, Canada and Japan. IS 350 features a quad-cam 3.5-litre V6 petrol engine, mated to a six-speed sequential transmission, developing 228kW* of power and 375Nm* of torque and propelling the IS from standstill to 100km/h in just 5.6* seconds.

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World Debut for Lexus CT 200h World Debut for Lexus CT 200h

Six months after revealing the LF-Ch concept, Lexus is set to unveil its new CT 200h model at the Geneva motor show. Created for motorists who want to lower their emissions, but not their standards, the CT 200h will be the first full hybrid vehicle in the premium compact segment. It will offer new levels of refinement, sophistication and attention to detail, without compromising style or driving pleasure. Equipped with second-generation Lexus Hybrid Drive technology, the CT 200h...

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Lexus IS F CCS Concept is previewed at Tokyo Auto Salon Lexus IS F CCS Concept is previewed at Tokyo Auto Salon

A track-tuned Lexus IS F which draws on technology developed from the LFA supercar has been revealed at the recent Tokyo Auto Salon. The IS F CCS (Circuit Club Sports) Concept features lightweight carbon fibre exterior and interior panels including; bonnet, roof, boot, rear wing, lip spoilers, door trims, centre console and gear knob. The IS F CCS' carbon fibre components were developed in-house, drawing on the manufacturing processes derived from the development of Lexus' LFA...

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The New 2010 Lexus LX is Released (Australia) The New 2010 Lexus LX is Released (Australia)

Lexus' luxurious off-roader LX 570 will gain greater specification and a new look for 2010. All LX 570 models will receive upgrades to the navigation and user interface, USB input for portable media devices, a 12-volt socket in the cargo areas, headlamp washers and updated privacy glass in the rear of the vehicle. The LX 570 Prestige model will be replaced by a Sports variant, which gains a centre console cool-box, rear seat entertainment system and roof rails. Sports Luxury models...

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2009 Lexus IS250 Sports Package Launched - (Australia) 2009 Lexus IS250 Sports Package Launched - (Australia)

Lexus has launched a new sports-inspired IS 250. The new Sports Package adds unique 18-inch split five-spoke alloy wheels, satellite navigation, aluminium pedals and sports suspension. Furthermore, the Sports Package, based on IS 250 Prestige grade, also gains leather-accented seat material over the alcantara material of the previous Sports model. The Sports Package also offers a significant saving in recommended retail price compared with the previous discontinued Sports model...

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2009 Lexus RX 450h at Geneva 2009 Lexus RX 450h at Geneva

Following the 2005 launch of ground-breaking RX 400h, new Lexus RX 450h introduces the second generation Lexus Hybrid Drive technology to the RX model range. On sale from mid-2009, the new full hybrid crossover is the high-performance flagship of the RX range, which now enters its third-generation as the world's best-selling premium crossover. RX 450h shares its predecessor's series/parallel hybrid drivetrain configuration, employing a highly efficient, 3.5-litre V6 petrol engine and...

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2009 Lexus RX 350 Launched - (Australia) 2009 Lexus RX 350 Launched - (Australia)

Lexus has launched its first all-new RX model to the Australian public since 2003. Available from March, 2009, the all-new RX will debut a number of new features and innovative thinking for the RX in keeping with Lexus' constant pursuit of perfection mantra. From its exterior design, to interior features, the all-new RX has been designed with efficiency, safety and comfort top of mind. The exterior design delivers a very low 0.33 coefficient of drag that, when combined with the...

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Lexus F-Sport Performance for GS, IS C and IS AWD Models Lexus F-Sport Performance for GS, IS C and IS AWD Models

Lexus today announced that it will expand its popular F-Sport Performance Accessories line. The luxury manufacturer launched its signature line of sport performance parts last spring with accessories for the IS 350 and IS 250 entry luxury sport sedans. The line will soon include F-Sport parts for the current generation GS luxury sport sedan, IS all-wheel drive (AWD), and the all-new IS C convertible coupe models. F-Sport equipped versions of the GS, IS and IS C will be on display at the Chicago...

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2009 Lexus IS 220d Revised 2009 Lexus IS 220d Revised

Lexus moves into new territory this winter with revisions to the IS 220d that bring a substantial reduction in carbon dioxide emissions, leading to even more significant cost of ownership savings. In bringing the CO2 figure down from 163 to 148g/km, the IS 220d enjoys a more advantageous position in terms of Benefit-in-Kind company car tax rates and the allowance companies can write down against Corporation Tax. The new BIK rate is 20 per cent and for the 2009/10 tax year the reduced CO2...

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2010 Lexus HS 250h Debut 2010 Lexus HS 250h Debut

Lexus today revealed the 2010 HS 250h, the world’s first dedicated luxury hybrid vehicle, at the North American International Auto Show. The HS 250h will be Lexus’ fourth hybrid and the most fuel-efficient vehicle in its lineup. It also will be the first Lexus to utilize carbon-neutral Ecological Plastic materials in a new futuristic cockpit and interior design. A welcomed addition to Lexus’ entry-luxury sedan lineup, the Lexus HS 250h fits nicely between the IS luxury sport sedan and the ES...

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Lexus Previews 2009 RX 350 and RX 450h Lexus Previews 2009 RX 350 and RX 450h

Lexus has today unveiled the next-generation of its RX SUV models at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. The new models are the double overhead cam (DOHC) V6 RX 350 and a hybrid RX 450h. The two models have been redesigned and restyled. Both models will go on sale in Australia -RX 350 will be available in the first quarter of 2009 and RX 450h mid-year. The RX range has been fitted with redesigned engines and suspension, and features significant safety improvements.

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2009 Lexus IS Range - (UK) 2009 Lexus IS Range - (UK)

It’s reasonable to expect that when you are given more, you will have to pay more. But that logic simply does not apply where the new 2009 Lexus IS is concerned. Lexus has given its stylish sports saloon sharper looks inside and out, added extra equipment features and made detail adjustments to provide even better handling, while at the same time cutting prices – by more than £1,000 on some models.

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Lexus IS-F Full Details Lexus IS-F Full Details

For 30 years, Yukihiko Yaguchi has been a man on a mission - to build a vehicle he would want to drive, love to own and would stir the emotions of all that experienced it. The result of this ambition is the IS F: a vehicle that delivers exceptional performance and handling, is engineered to inspire and yet holds true to the Lexus values of being built to the highest levels of fit and finish. Yaguchi is an enthusiast, a performance hard-case who loves to drive fine, responsive equipment....

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The Lexus IS-F is Fast - (Australia) The Lexus IS-F is Fast - (Australia)

Almost 20 years after the introduction of its first luxury vehicle in Australia , Lexus has launched its first dedicated performance vehicle - the IS F. IS F is the result of the efforts of one man, Yukihiko Yaguchi, the Chief Engineer for IS F; whose determination to produce a dedicated Lexus performance vehicle assured the project went from concept to reality. Based on the popular IS platform, the IS F underwent an extensive re-engineering and development program befitting a vehicle...

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2009 Lexus RX to be unveiled at LA Show - (Global) 2009 Lexus RX to be unveiled at LA Show - (Global)

Lexus has confirmed that the next generation RX SUV will be unveiled on the 19th November at the 2008 Los Angeles Auto Show. Spy images of the upcoming new RX photographed in the past months at locations including the legendary Nurburgring racetrack show an evolutionary design change. Lexus also hinted at the RX’s new look with the LF-Xh concept shown earlier this year.

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New Baby Lexus Small Car - (Global) New Baby Lexus Small Car - (Global)

Lexus has confirmed they are planning on rivaling the other prestigious car brands in the small premium car segment. Currently the smallest vehicle in the Lexus range is the medium sized IS250 which is steadily increasing in sales and enters the market at $54,490 for the 2.5 Litre manual variant. The IS250 overtook the BMW 3 Series in the the month of September 2008 reaching 361 units compared with 305 units, which made it the second best selling medium prestige model behind the Mercedes-Benz...

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New 2009 Lexus IS F - (Global) New 2009 Lexus IS F - (Global)

Lexus will launch its first dedicated performance model with a price that confirms its market aspirations. Lexus IS F will come to market with a recommended retail price of $129,000* - significantly beneath its three major rivals.

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New Lexus IS250 Sports Concept Car - (Global) New Lexus IS250 Sports Concept Car - (Global)

Lexus Australia has previewed a sports-inspired IS250 at the 2008 Australian International Motor Show.

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Video: 2009 Lexus IS 250C - (Global) Video: 2009 Lexus IS 250C - (Global)

Lexus has released this short promotional video of the upcoming IS 250C, displaying the retractable hard-top roof mechanism in motion. The first ever IS convertible will go on sale in 2009 as will the Audi A5 convertible; both will compete against the BMW 3-Series, Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class, Volvo C70 and Saab 9-3 Convertibles.

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New 2009 Lexus IS 250C - (Global) New 2009 Lexus IS 250C - (Global)

The new Lexus IS 250C makes its world debut today at the Paris motor show, ahead of going on sale across Europe during the summer of 2009. The new model combines the award-winning design of the IS sports saloon with outstanding open-top engineering ingenuity.

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New Lexus LF-Xh Hybrid Concept Concept Car - (Australia) New Lexus LF-Xh Hybrid Concept Concept Car - (Australia)

Lexus will headline its 2008 Australian International Motor Show line-up with the LF-Xh hybrid SUV concept.

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New 2009 Lexus IS Facelift - (Japan) New 2009 Lexus IS Facelift - (Japan)

First details of the new Lexus IS Facelift have been announced.

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New 2009 Lexus LS 460 All-Wheel Drive - (Global) New 2009 Lexus LS 460 All-Wheel Drive - (Global)

On 26 August, the new LS 460 All-Wheel Drive will make its world premiere at this year’s Moscow International Motor Show. The LS 460’s outstanding performance, sure-footed dynamic abilities and advanced active safety systems have been further strengthened by the addition of permanent all-wheel drive.

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Lexus SUV Sales Soar as Rivals Stall - (UK) Lexus SUV Sales Soar as Rivals Stall - (UK)

UK sales of luxury SUVs are plummeting – except for the Lexus RX 400h. The RX 400h is winning over ever more customers with sales up by almost 28 per cent in July compared to the same month last year. That growth stands in stark contrast to the fortunes of rival luxury brands, which suffered an average decline of 30 per cent in SUV sales. And for some famous names, new registrations have tumbled by as much as 50 per cent.

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Lexus at the British International Motor Show - (UK) Lexus at the British International Motor Show - (UK)

The Lexus LF-A, one of the world’s most eagerly anticipated supercars, will be presented for the first time in the UK at the British International Motor Show. It will form the centrepiece of a Lexus stand that will also feature the new IS F sports saloon, a car that introduces Lexus into the high performance premium market.

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Winter Warmer, LEXUS Introduces Special Edition RX 350 - (Australia) Winter Warmer, LEXUS Introduces Special Edition RX 350 - (Australia)

Lexus Australia has added some heat to the luxury SUV market this month with the launch of a Special Edition RX 350.

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Lexus LF-A Concept To Participate In Nurburgring 24 Hour Race Lexus LF-A Concept To Participate In Nurburgring 24 Hour Race

Lexus has announced that its LF-A super car concept will participate at the 2008 Nürburgring 24 hour endurance race.

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Lexus Launches All-New LX 570 Lexus Launches All-New LX 570

Lexus has launched its most capable off-road vehicle, the all-new LX 570. Available from 10 April, LX 570 is the third generation of the LX Line and the second model to be offered in Australia. It features more technological advances, safety inclusions and power than ever before and will be offered in two grades - Prestige and Sports Luxury.

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Lexus Introduces Special Edition IS 250 Lexus Introduces Special Edition IS 250

Lexus will launch a sports-inspired special edition of IS 250, dubbed IS 250 X. Based on IS 250 (Australia's Best Prestige vehicle), IS 250 X will be available in two signature colours - Arctic Blue and Vermilion, as well as Onyx Black, all matched to a black leather interior. Only 450 examples of IS 250 X will be offered and will feature sports suspension, 14-speaker Mark Levinson stereo system, sunroof, satellite navigation, rear view camera with rear guide assist, Bluetooth™ handsfree...

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Lexus Introduces GS 460 Lexus Introduces GS 460

Lexus Australia has launched the new GS 460 luxury sports sedan in Australia. The GS 460 will supersede the GS 430 sedan and features an all-new 4.6-litre V8 developing 255kW of power and 460Nm of torque. Accelerating from zero to 100km/h in approximately 5.8 seconds, the GS 460 will be 0.3 seconds faster than the GS 430 it replaces.

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LX 570 Sets New Standard in Vehicle Visibility LX 570 Sets New Standard in Vehicle Visibility

The all-new Lexus LX 570 Sports Luxury will set a new benchmark for vehicle safety, with the introduction of Australia's first Wide View Blind Spot monitoring system on a production vehicle. The LX 570 Sports Luxury features cameras located within the grille and under the passenger side mirror.

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Self-Parking Car to Clock up 50km at Melbourne Motor Show Self-Parking Car to Clock up 50km at Melbourne Motor Show

Lexus will demonstrate its self-parking car at the Melbourne International Motor Show. The Lexus LS 600hL will clock up its 500th kilometre of self-parking during the show, which runs from 29 February to 10 March. The LS 600hL has been showcased at the Sydney and Brisbane shows, where it proved to be a major drawcard for visitors.

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Lexus Debuts New GS 460 at Brisbane Lexus Debuts New GS 460 at Brisbane

Lexus has previewed its new GS 460 performance sedan at the Brisbane International Motor Show, ahead of its local launch in March. The GS 460 will supersede the GS 430 sedan and feature an all-new 4.6-litre V8 developing 255kW of power and 460Nm of torque. The GS 460 sedan will also receive Lexus' unique eight-speed automatic transmission, delivering a wider spread of gears to enhance power delivery and fuel efficiency.

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Lexus Announces New GS Line Pricing Lexus Announces New GS Line Pricing

The debut of the updated GS Line and the introduction of the all-new GS 460 will see Lexus buyers benefit from new pricing and increased specification. The volume-selling GS Sports Luxury benefits from added specification and a price reduction of almost six per cent to $105,900 RRP*, while GS 300 Sports will now retail for $96,900 RRP. All GS 300 models will now receive Lexus' Adaptive Variable Suspension, premium leather and Lexus' unique VDIM stability system.

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Lexus Reveals LF-A Concept at Detroit Motor Show Lexus Reveals LF-A Concept at Detroit Motor Show

Lexus has revealed a convertible version of its LF-A super car concept at the 2008 Detroit Motor Show - dubbed the LF-A Roadster. The LF-A Roadster is based on the sturdy yet lightweight carbon-fibre and aluminum body used for the LF-A coupe, which helps maintain the structure's strength and rigidity even without a top. Like its coupe counterpart, the LF-A Roadster is powered by a high-revving V10 engine that approaches 5.0 litres in displacement.

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Lexus GS 460 to Make Australian Debut at Brisbane Lexus GS 460 to Make Australian Debut at Brisbane

The all-new Lexus GS 460 will make its Australian debut at the Brisbane International Motor Show next month, before its local launch in March. The GS 460 will be joined on the Lexus stand by the soon-to-be-released LX 570 off-roader, scheduled for local release in April, and the recently launched LS 600hL hybrid saloon. The all-new GS 460 will feature a new 4.6-litre V8 engine developing 255kW of power and 460Nm of torque with eight-speed automatic transmission.

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