Tag Archives: Lexus

The German Auto Industry Will Watch the World Burn

Surprising (and bad) news for Jaguar Land Rover, the prospect of a Chinese-built Lexus, and so much more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018.

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Lexus Beat Audi by Bringing Wing Mirror Cameras to Market First

The 2019 Lexus ES will keep that snarly spindle grille, but otherwise it’s shaping up to look like an alright car. And Lexus claims that it has the world’s first, production-ready Digital Outer Mirrors. But only in Japan. Blame America’s outdated regulations for this one.

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Lexus Hits The High Seas With A Flagship Luxury Yacht

Lexus has been teasing a so-called fourth flagship model on social media for a few days. I’ll admit that I was captivated by the announcement, hoping for a new Lexus LF-A style supercar, or as some speculated, an “LT” shooting brake. Hell, even a production version of the LF-1 Limitless crossover shown at the Detroit…

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What Do You Want to Know About the 2019 Lexus LS500h?

I am a passenger against my will. I have, essentially, been kidnapped. I’m being forced to go to the Woodward Dream Cruise, something which I am entirely convinced is only for the Olds, and which David Tracy and Erin Marquis insist is “awesome.” But we’re driving there from NYC in a Lexus LS500h, and so far, it’s…

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Lexus CEO Says EVs Are a ‘Much More Complex Issue’ Than We May Think 

Lexus hasn’t jumped into the electric vehicle frenzy like other automakers, and a new interview with the automaker’s CEO helps explain why. It’s simple really: EVs simply won’t meet the needs for everyone.

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The Lexus LC 500 Gets a Very Yellow Limited Edition

If the Lexus LC, a car seemingly driven straight out of that weird Jupiter Ascending movie everybody already forgot about, isn’t already enough to catch your attention for some reason, there’s now a bright yellow limited edition that should do the trick.

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Lexus Is Unveiling Its LFA Art Car at the 24 Hours of Spa and I Don’t Know How I Feel About It

Art cars are one of my favorite things in the whole entire world. I love ‘em. It’s fun to see what companies will come up with to just simply celebrate their achievements without worrying if people will buy it. It is the answer to the question “so what if Van Gogh used a car as a canvas?” and that is extremely my…

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Goodwood Shows No Mercy, Sends Lexus RC F GT3 Up In Flames

A Lexus RC F GT3 race car caught fire in the paddock at the 2018 Goodwood Festival Of Speed. Driver Scott Pruett is reportedly and thankfully unhurt, but the car looks pretty well cooked.

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Now’s Your Chance To Get A Poster Featuring Literally Every Single Toyota Ever Sold Here

You have pined your entire life for a poster featuring a 1989 Toyota Corolla All-Trac. But you also have a thing, weirdly, for the Scion xD, a car nobody ever loved. And a Lexus SC300. And a Toyota Prius Prime. And a brand-spanking-new Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro. But no one was able to give you all of these things, on a…

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These Japanese Automakers Have Fascinating Histories Behind Their Names

By now, we know that there are more accurate ways to pronounce the names of Japanese automakers than the ones that we dumb Americans have been using. Mazda, for instance, is pronounced “Matsuda” in Japan. But did you know that there are also very fascinating historical and cultural reasons behind some of these names?

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