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Tough choices for 2021 Lexus LC convertible

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – The Lexus design team had a daunting challenge from its Mahogany Row: create the world’s most beautiful open-top car that preserves the essential styling of the brand’s award-winning LC coupe. Lexus will introduce the LC 500 Convertible in 2021 for the South African market, so read on… The roof, the company… Continue reading Tough choices for 2021 Lexus LC convertible

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Japanese culture on wheels: Sink into a Lexus dreamworld

Enjoy Japanese Studio Ghibli’s anime films Unleash the chef in you – DIY sushi Lexus LFA on Toyota museum collection JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Lexus has added sushi tutorials to its Studio Ghibli on Netflix as a way to fill homebound lockdown days by learning Japanese culture from books, films, and technology. Here are nine ways… Continue reading Japanese culture on wheels: Sink into a Lexus dreamworld

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Lexus update: Tweaks to styling, cabins and tech for 2020

• Interior- and technology – focused upgrades • ‘Impressive’ spec changes to IS, NX, RC and LS • Lexus Connect, Android Auto & Apple CarPlay added JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Lexus IS, NX, RC and LS units have undergone some minor improvements for 2020 through specification changes intended, Toyota says, ”to offer quality drives and… Continue reading Lexus update: Tweaks to styling, cabins and tech for 2020

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All-new Lexus EX hybrid ‘sets new standard of value’

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Lexus SA says it is offering potential ES 300h customers a new standard of value, technology and elegance in the form of an all-new hybrid derivative in EX model grade for 2020. The full model range now consists of the entry-level petrol ES 250 EX, the new ES 300h EX, and… Continue reading All-new Lexus EX hybrid ‘sets new standard of value’

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‘Lexus Electrified’ gives birth to all-electric UX 300e

GUANGZHOU, China – Lexus, since introducing the RX 400h in 2005,  has been a pioneer in vehicle electrification and says it has played a leading role in offering products that demonstrate performance and environmental friendliness. Now, at the 2019 Tokyo auto show, the automaker has launched a global electrification strategy, called “Lexus Electrified”, and describes… Continue reading ‘Lexus Electrified’ gives birth to all-electric UX 300e

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Lexus adds two years to eight-year EV battery warranty

PLANO, Texas – Lexus has extended the warranty supplied with batteries used in its electric vehicles from eight years or 160 000km to 10 years or 240 000km (whichever comes first). It will, Lexus says, be valid for all new model-year 2020 Lexus hybrid vehicles but all other hybrid components will remain at eight years/160… Continue reading Lexus adds two years to eight-year EV battery warranty

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Monster Lexus gets more luxury goodies in US market

PLANO, Texas – Lexus in the US is giving buyers of the 2020 LX 570 a new way to express their style with the introduction of a Sport Package to be available only on the three-row models. A new interior and exterior styling package, Lexus US says, enhances the LX’s traditional lines with: Exterior: An… Continue reading Monster Lexus gets more luxury goodies in US market

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Coming Lexus LC Convertible launches over The Hill

Lexus confirms convertible version of flagship LC coupe Debut on The Hill at 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed Start of production expected in near future GOODWOOD, England – Visitors to the 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK saw the world debut of a Lexus LC Convertible prototype in action on the famous The… Continue reading Coming Lexus LC Convertible launches over The Hill

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Latest V8 Lexus Sport coupes reach SA

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – The Lexus franchise in South Africa has received stock of the brand’s ”substantially-revised” supercoupes with the slogan that ‘race-bred styling meets head-turner’. Which might not be exactly PC in today’s political climate, but there you go. There are two versions: RC F and RC F Track Edition said by the automaker… Continue reading Latest V8 Lexus Sport coupes reach SA

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2020 Lexus debuts with blades in its high-tech headlights

SUV pioneer has ‘evolved to new heights’ First BladeScan-controlled headlights Connectivity has new touchscreen and touchpad TOKYO, Japan – Lexus has unveiled its upcoming RX luxury SUV with what the automaker describes as ”evolutionary changes to our core model”. That was the vehicle which, back in 1998, helped to establish the luxury SUV segment. This… Continue reading 2020 Lexus debuts with blades in its high-tech headlights