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2018 Lexus IS300 Sports Luxury review

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2018 Lexus IS300 Sports Luxury review

The Lexus IS300 range comprises many variants and trim grades, but the Sports Luxury is perhaps the smart-money buy with an excellent 2.0-litre turbocharged engine.

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The week's top news stories, May 27
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The week's top news stories, May 27

The automotive news wheel is always turning. If you’re not constantly checking CarAdvice – which you should be doing, by the way – it can be easy for some headlines to slip through the cracks. To make sure you haven’t missed anything important, we’ve gathered what we reckon are the hottest news stories from this week, right here...


2018 Lexus NX300 Luxury AWD review
Rating: 710 /10
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2018 Lexus NX300 Luxury AWD review

Is the most popular variant of the Lexus NX300 a worthy buy?

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$60,800

Lexus NX Sport revealed, not for Australia
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Lexus NX Sport revealed, not for Australia

The Lexus NX Sport has been revealed for Europe, adding a new equipment grade to the company's mid-size crossover. Scheduled to become available from the European summer, the NX Sport is available on all engine versions including the NX300h and NX300, along with the naturally-aspirated NX200 exclusively available in Eastern Europe...


Lexus LC Morphic Blue Limited Edition arrives from $192,500
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Lexus LC Morphic Blue Limited Edition arrives from $192,500

Lexus has announced details of its new LC Morphic Blue Limited Edition, which brings a unique blue colour scheme inside and out amongst other special appointments. Starting at $192,500 before on-road costs, the special-edition coupe is $2500 more than the 'standard' version, and is available in both LC500 V8 and LC500h V6 hybrid variants...


Good Design Awards: Lexus, Volvo, Hyundai nab titles
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Good Design Awards: Lexus, Volvo, Hyundai nab titles

The Lexus LC500, Volvo XC40, and Hyundai Kona have won prizes in the Automotive and Transport category of the Good Design Awards. Sitting atop the tree in exterior design was the LC500, which won the first-ever Best Exterior Design Award for Automotive and Transport, after being described as a "stunning vehicle in every regard" by the judging panel...


Lexus LQ trademarked, may be used for production LF-1 Limitless
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Lexus LQ trademarked, may be used for production LF-1 Limitless

The Lexus LQ name has been trademarked with the US Patent and Trademark Office by the luxury marque. The 'L'-line has been reserved for top-tier models over the brand's 30-year lifespan, hinting Lexus is seriously contemplating a new car to sit alongside the existing LS sedan, LC coupe, and LX SUV...


2018 Lexus LX570 review
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2018 Lexus LX570 review

There are two ways of looking at the Lexus LX570 – it’s either a ludicrously expensive Toyota 200 Series (considering the top-spec LandCruiser Sahara V8 petrol lists for $115K) or a relatively cheap eight-seat luxury SUV. To get his head around this lumbering Lexus, Tony Crawford takes the latest design for a spin.


2018 Lexus LX570 review
Rating: 7.910 /10
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2018 Lexus LX570 review

Call it an expensive Toyota 200 Series or a reasonably priced eight-seat Lexus SUV – either way, it's still a lot of car for the money.

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$142,741

Lexus RX Crafted special edition revealed
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Lexus RX Crafted special edition revealed

Lexus Australia has announced details of the RX Crafted, a new special-edition version of its popular SUV priced from $81,351 before on-road costs. Despite being based on the entry-level Luxury grade, the RX Crafted features numerous specification upgrades bringing it more in line with higher models. Equipment highlights include a colour head-up display, a 12...


Lexus breaks sales record in Australia
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Lexus breaks sales record in Australia

Lexus has posted its most successful first four months ever in Australia, registering 3026 vehicles in the January-April period. It's the first time the Japanese luxury brand has broken 3000 registrations during the first third of the year, representing a 2.8 per cent gain over the same period last year. Additionally, the company's monthly figure of 830 vehicles is 20...


2019 Lexus ES revealed, Australian debut set for fourth quarter
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2019 Lexus ES revealed, Australian debut set for fourth quarter

Lexus has finally given its ES mid-size sedan a full reveal, ahead of a fourth-quarter arrival in Australia this year. Although the car will be offered with a V6 engine in global markets, the brand has made the decision to go hybrid-only when the car lobs Down Under. As previously suggested, the car will be built on a Lexus Global Architecture-K (GA-K) platform, itself derived from TNGA...


2020 Lexus CT to offer EV option to tackle Model 3 - report
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2020 Lexus CT to offer EV option to tackle Model 3 - report

Lexus is planning big things for its next-generation CT small car, with a new report claiming the brand will offer an electric variant to take on the likes of the Tesla Model 3. Auto Express quotes the company's European boss, Pascal Ruch, confirming a successor to its ageing Prius-based model, adding Lexus wants to offer "something different" to differentiate the CT from the Mercedes-Benz A-Class and BMW 1 Series...


2019 Lexus ES revealed
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2019 Lexus ES revealed

Lexus has unveiled its new mid-size ES sedan in a single image, ahead of a full reveal at the 2018 Beijing motor show next week. Described as "more than just a pretty face" in press materials, the ES runs with the Lexus Spindle Grille up front, flanked by headlights similar to those of the bigger LS sedan...


2018 Lexus LS review
Rating: 8.210 /10
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2018 Lexus LS review

Lexus's new flagship sedan embraces its Japanese heritage, while offering plushness and comfort inside that very, very few rivals can touch.

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$190,500 - $195,500

2019 Lexus ES headed for Beijing motor show
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2019 Lexus ES headed for Beijing motor show

Lexus has teased the ES mid-size sedan ahead of the Beijing motor show, just days after the car's nose was leaked online. Described as "more than just a pretty face" in the press materials, Lexus has otherwise provided no information about the all-new mid-sizer. We know it'll have the brand's Spindle Grille up front, along with headlights inspired by the latest LS flagship...


2018 Lexus LS pricing and specs
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2018 Lexus LS pricing and specs

Australian pricing and specifications for the 2018 Lexus LS range have been announced this week, with the all-new limousine to kick off from $190,500 before on-road costs. Offered in two trim levels and with two powertrain choices, the Lexus LS starts just under $5000 dearer than its predecessor, while also dropping all forms of V8 power from the line-up in favour of two V6 options...


2019 Lexus ES front end leaked
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2019 Lexus ES front end leaked

The front-end design of the next-generation Lexus ES has been leaked ahead of the car's expected debut later this month. A photo said to be of the new car's front fascia has been published by Al Muraba. This leak, reportedly from China, looks pretty much on the money, as it not only features a design heavily influenced by the latest LS sedan, but also matches up with spy photos we published in August last year...


2018 Lexus LX450d pricing and specs
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2018 Lexus LX450d pricing and specs

The 2018 Lexus LX450d has been priced and specified for Australia, starting at $134,500 before on-road costs. It's the first time the Japanese luxury off-roader has been offered Down Under in diesel form, utilising the 4.5-litre V8 twin-turbo diesel from the related Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series...


Toyota suspends autonomous testing after Uber accident - report
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Toyota suspends autonomous testing after Uber accident - report

Toyota has pressed pause on its self-driving vehicle development, after an Arizona woman was killed yesterday by an autonomous Uber test vehicle. According to a report published in Bloomberg, the Toyota Research Institute fears the incident could impact test drivers in its 'Chauffeur' program...