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2018 Lexus NX pricing and specs

Lexus has revealed pricing and specifications for the 2018 NX300 and NX300h, bringing new suspension tuning, sharper styling, more standard safety and a front-wheel drive option for F Sport buyers. The NX engine lineup remains unchanged for 2018. The NX300 (formerly NX200t) is still powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo making 175kW and 350Nm, hooked up to a six-speed automatic gearbox...

2018 Lexus CT200h pricing and specs

Australian pricing and specifications for the updated 2018 Lexus CT200h range have been announced this week, with the company's smallest model now kicking off at $40,900 before on-road costs (+$2150). Offsetting the price hike is a raft of visual, equipment and technology upgrades that should help the Lexus be more competitive in the premium small car segment...

New Lexus styling is 'deep simplicity', but no cookie-cutter

Speaking at the international launch of the fifth-generation Lexus LS sedan, Koichi Suga, the car's chief designer, laid out the design philosophy that will be seen on the next crop of vehicles from Toyota's luxury marque. In addition to being in charge of the LS's exterior design, Suga oversees the chief designers working on upcoming Lexus vehicles...

Mystery Lexus concept to be unveiled at 2017 Tokyo motor show

Lexus has confirmed it will debut a new concept car at the 2017 Tokyo motor show, which kicks off at the end of October. Beyond that, the luxury automaker has said precious little, leaving it open for us to speculate wildly about what this car might be. Above: Photo of Japanese magazine article about the LS F from Instagram user jzsinternational...

Hydrogen is the future, not battery-electric cars: Lexus

Despite what you’ve heard from many major car corporations, and Tesla, electric vehicles are not the future, and never will be - according to Paul Williamsen, Lexus’s manager of global strategic communications - because the charging times will never fall to acceptable, practical levels. It’s “a simple matter of chemistry,” the company’s self-described “tech guy”, explains...

2018 Lexus LS: Australian details

Some key details about the local version of fifth-generation Lexus LS were revealed at the car's international launch this week. The new LS will arrive in Australian showrooms from April 2018 with two drivetrain options: the LS500 with a new 3.5-litre twin-turbo V6, and the LS500h with the same Multi-Stage Hybrid setup we first saw in the LC coupe...

CarAdvice podcast 69: Aussie wins holy grail of historic racing

With most of the team is in Germany getting ready for next week's Frankfurt motor mhow, it's Mandy Turner and Dave Zalstein in the studio this week. Speaking of Frankfurt, the Mercedes-Benz EQ A concept and AMG Project One hypercar have been previewed, along with the 2018 Seat Leon Cupra R. Mike Stevens is in Tokyo and files a report on the reveal of the 2018 Nissan Leaf...

The Shortlist: Relaxed car with adaptive cruise control for extended driving

Doing what we do, CarAdvice writers are often asked by friends and family, and through our contact page: which car is best for me? Most buyers can identify the top three non-negotiable factors that will guide their purchase decision. But… where to from there? In this series, we look at these cases and single out three cars that fit the brief...

There are 12 unsold Lexus LFAs still in US dealerships

Car sales figures released last month in the US have revealed there are currently 12 unsold 2012 Lexus LFAs sitting in dealerships. While Autoblog was sifting through the July figures, it discovered one LFA was sold that month, and more surprisingly, six were sold last year of the five-year-old sports car...

2018 Lexus LS 'F' spied

A high performance version of the new Lexus LS has been spotted doing hot weather testing in southern Europe. With the Lexus LS F-Sport already unveiled at this year's New York motor show, we're pretty certain this car is a prototype for the first ever LS F...

2018 Lexus LX Superior: More aggressive model revealed in Russia

The Lexus LX Superior has been unveiled in Russia with sportier and more aggressive styling. According to Drive Russia, the new Superior variant of the LX570 will begin arriving in Russian showrooms from October this year. Exclusive features include a new black web-like insert for the grille, black wing mirror covers, and sporty-looking extensions for the front and rear bumpers...