Lexus GS 350 Makes One Of The Best Cars In The Business

WERE HAVE ALL THE naturally-aspirated engines gone? There was a time when turbocharged were on the brink of extinction but now it seems the tide has turned against any powerplant that doesn’t have a blower force-feeding its intake plenum. So when a carmaker rolls out a naturally-aspirated model these days, it should be savoured like … [Read more…]

Discover The New Lexus LC500

‘I’M A BIG FAN OF THE 911. Its driving feel drives me crazy!’ This is Koji Sato, chief engineer on Lexus’s LC project and the man tasked with turning Lexus into a brand keen drivers no longer cross the road to avoid. You’ve got to admire his ambition. Sato-san tells me his team benchmarked the … [Read more…]

Lexus LC 500h

A HIGH-performance GT is not the most obvious place to find the calm combination of a hybrid engine and CVT automatic gearbox. But Lexus has persevered with both over the years, so it’s no real surprise to see them on offer in the stunning new LC 500h – but with a twist. First, let’s just … [Read more…]

New Trims For Lexus CT200H

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Lexus has revised the CT200H range with two new trims: Sport and Executive Edition. Sport brings privacy glass, while Executive Edition gets cruise control and both get sat-nav. Each costs £23,745, which is £1750 more than base S specification. Save

New Lexus SUV Tipped To Replace CT200h

LEXUS WILL SHOWCASE a new SUV concept at the Paris motor show later this month. The vehicle is set to preview a future hybrid production model to replace the CT200h hybrid hatchback. Called the UX Concept, it is said by Lexus to have been created to offer a glimpse of the brand’s future design direction. … [Read more…]

Ford Mustang vs BMW M235i vs Lexus RC200t

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There different approaches to the rear-drive coupe concept. With £35,000 in your back poket, which is the one to have? Wherever you care to look, the automotive industry seems to be convergning on the same technical solutions. Hypercars must have some form of hybridisation, hot hatches are powered by four-cylinder turbo engines, supersaloons run twin-turbo … [Read more…]

Lexus LFA

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For their 20th birthday Lexus went crazy and built a supercar. But what a car! The LFA is like no other Lexus, with F1 technology, 65 percent carbonfiber construction, 200 mph (322 km/h) top speed, and one of the best engine notes in the world. The 4.8-liter V10 is so fast-spinning that it can rev … [Read more…]

Lexus LS 600h L

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The most expensive Japanese luxury car ever produced is a Lexus —but not just any old Lexus. For this is the long-wheelbase LS 600h L, the world’s first fully hybrid V8-powered car.