The unique LS 600h L Centenary Celebration Edition is based on the previous generation. How would you treat yourself for your 100th birthday? For Barry High OBE, it was a no-brainer — he went straight to his favorite car dealership and ordered £100,000 (about $128,000) worth of Lexus. … [Read more...] about Lexus Creates One-Off LS For Loyal Customer’s 100th Birthday
Before the next-gen IS arrives, performance fans can look forward to the debut of the Lexus RC F Track Edition at the 2019 North American International Auto Show (teaser photo above). The company's teaser shows off a big carbon fiber wing, and spy shots point to aggressive elements like big fenders, a carbon hood with an extractor in the center, and larger openings in the front fascia. We expect the Track Edition to boast at least the 471-hp (351-kW) version of the 5.0-liter V8 from the LC500, and even more power is possible. … [Read more...] about Revived Lexus IS F Coming In 2022 With LS’ Twin-Turbo V6?
For this latest update, engineers focused on elevating the sedan's levels of comfort, quiet and overall refinement to help balance a range of new dynamic improvements dictated by the brand's Lexus Driving Signature initiative. This philosophy applies detailed tuning, thoughtful component updates and control surface upgrades to help drive Lexus products to a new standard of vehicle control, balance and ultimately, driver confidence. Expanding on this, developed with the aim of greatly enhancing the exceptional quietness and comfort that represent the Lexus DNA, is the culmination of thorough craftsmanship applied to even the smallest component―all the way from the vehicle's powertrain and suspension to the positioning of the stitch points of the seats. … [Read more...] about 2021 Lexus LS Facelift Debuts With Improved Comfort, More Tech
We’ve also heard rumors that the new IS will be based on a significantly revised and updated version of the current sedan’s platform, rather than a clean-sheet redesign. That’s a bit unfortunate, although the current IS is still a pretty enjoyable vehicle to drive. A bit more power from the uninspiring base turbocharged, 2.0-liter four-cylinder would help the little Lexus capture some more dynamic sparkle, as would a slightly stiffer and more responsive chassis – though the current IS is still surprisingly involving. … [Read more...] about Livestream: Watch The 2021 Lexus IS Debut Right Here
Lexus isn’t willing to go into any details for the time being, other than saying its new sedan is “dressed to thrill” and will be unveiled on June 9. Latest rumors suggest that while a high-performance F model is not on the agenda to make a comeback, the IS 500 will still rock a V8 after all. The jury is still out on whether it will be the naturally aspirated 5.0-liter or a newly developed twin-turbo that’s bound to power the LC race car and hopefully, the LC F. … [Read more...] about 2021 Lexus IS Teased With Swanky Taillights, Debuts June 9