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Lexus LC 500 Inspiration: US launch for third in range

'Limited-production coupe, awesome design' US to get 'Flare Yellow' paint job in US. Unique interior, custom colours, upholstery CHICAGO, Illinois - Lexus says it will bring some heat to the 2019 Chicago auto show with the first public appearance of its 2019 LC 500 Inspiration Edition. It's the third car in the Lexus Inspiration Series… Continue reading Lexus LC 500 Inspiration: US launch for third in range

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Lexus LFA show car all lined-up for Spa track parade

Lines and waves to depict no stopping'' Focus not on shape but on patterns LFA Art Car joined 2018 Spa track parade JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng - Automaker Lexus as unveiedl a uniquely-painted LFA to celebrate the debut of its RC F GT3 contender in the 24 Hours of Spa endurance race. ''The reveal will also mark… Continue reading Lexus LFA show car all lined-up for Spa track parade

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Lexus LS 500: In SA to take on top-end luxury supercars

V6 twin-turbo power beats V8 output Super-luxury cabin, non-intrusive glass roof Easy entry for granny with chassis-lowering MEET THE all-new, R2-mlllion+, Lexus LS 500 - a fifth generation LS based on a new rear-wheel drive platform that throws a coupe-like shadow and comes with only one engine - a new 3.5-litre, twin-turbo V6 capable of… Continue reading Lexus LS 500: In SA to take on top-end luxury supercars

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Lexus ES: Generation 7 promises ‘new era of performance’

New dynamic capabilities, emotional design K platform = excellent rigidity, design freedom Longer shell means more rear legroojm AFTER SIX six generations of success in the mid-sized sedan category this the seventh-generation Lexus ES., its maker says, is ''forging a new and more ambitious path''. The car has an all-new chassis that allows more dynamic… Continue reading Lexus ES: Generation 7 promises ‘new era of performance’

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Lexus superwagon packs in two more passengers

Lexus RX stretches it limits to seven seats More space, flexibility and convenience Longer body, marginal increase in height JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng - The latest (March 2018) Lexus RX sport utility vehicle has more space, passenger flexibility and convenience thanks to a third row of two seats which increases seating capacity to seven. The automaker has amended… Continue reading Lexus superwagon packs in two more passengers

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Hybrid Lexus refreshed for 2018 – and in SA already

Added appeal for one of Lexus’ global top-sellings Revised, more modern nose, new alloy-wheel designs New interior colours and larger information display BELIEVE IT or not, but the Lexus CT 200h five-door compact hybrid is said to be the least expensive machine in the Lexus lexicon, even though it has just been refreshed for 2018. Nevertheless,… Continue reading Hybrid Lexus refreshed for 2018 – and in SA already

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Lexus NX: Got some spare Christmas money?

'Sharpened' Lexus NX scheduled for SA pre-Christmas New spindle grille, new front bumper, new alloy wheel rims Headlights redesigned, new-look diode tail lights FRANKFURT, Germany - The Lexus NX crossover, since its launch in 2014,  has established itself within the automaker's range until now it has more than 20% of local sales since its launch.… Continue reading Lexus NX: Got some spare Christmas money?

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Lexus LC 500 Coupe: Cape Town launch for Japan’s finest

Flagship joins global grand-touring coupes 351kW V8 and 10-speed auto transmission New multimedia and safety technology CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Lexus, a sub-brand of the giant Toyota organisation and now generally recognised as builder of some of the world’s most superb automobiles’, has brought a concept car to life. It’s now simply the supercar,… Continue reading Lexus LC 500 Coupe: Cape Town launch for Japan’s finest

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Lexus F Sport: Next performance 500

Big Apple launch for latest Lexus Most engaging driving experience' Target still the luxury auto market TORRANCE, California - Lexus, following the recent debut of its LS 500 in Detroit and LS 500h in Geneva, has announced an all-new LS F Sport thatl make its world debut in New York ahead of the upcoming 2017… Continue reading Lexus F Sport: Next performance 500

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Lexus re-imagines its flagship LS sedan for a fifth time

Radical design. coupe-like silhouette Best agility and comfort yet in an LS All-new 310kW twin-turbo V6 engine BACK IN THE 1980's Toyota decided it needed a luxury brand to distinguish a new range of vehicles vastly more upmarket than the family sedans it had until then been producing. Arch-rival Nissan co-incidentally - or perhaps because… Continue reading Lexus re-imagines its flagship LS sedan for a fifth time