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Next Lexus LC: Some of the beauty is hidden within…

Lexus creates ‘world’s most beautiful convertible’Design perspective from chief engineer and designerSA launch expected around mid-2021 TOKYO, Japan – What does it take to make “the world’s most beautiful convertible?” For the team behind the upcoming Lexus LC convertible, the Japanese automaker said, it called for much more than simply swopping its LC Coupe’s fixed… Continue reading Next Lexus LC: Some of the beauty is hidden within…

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Upgrade, more tech, on way for 2021 Lexus IS

2021 IS pushes limits of dynamic performanceAssertive styling, high-level performanceTechnology includes Lexus safety system+ JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – The new 2021 Lexus IS countdown has officially begun for South Africa with the first right-hand-drive market releasing details of their debut in Australia recently. Lexus SA’s first units will arrive during the first quarter of 2021,… Continue reading Upgrade, more tech, on way for 2021 Lexus IS

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Watch: Take a virtual drive in new Lexus convertible

PLANO, Texas  – Lexus has unveiled a marketing campaign to launch its first soft-top  in almost five years: the 2021 LC 500 Convertible… as The Corner promised way back in July 2019. It’s a model that the automaker believes is ”perhaps the perfect expression of the emotional desire of the times”. The coming campaign is… Continue reading Watch: Take a virtual drive in new Lexus convertible

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On its way! The next version of Toyota’s Lexus flagship

TOKYO, Japan – It might be three decades since the debut of the Lexus LS in 1989 but the luxury brand says it is still on a mission to set standards for top-end automobiles ad indeed here is its latest flagship. It looks like it has done it again with the introduction of the 2020… Continue reading On its way! The next version of Toyota’s Lexus flagship

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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