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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...

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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...


2018 Lexus RC, RC F pricing and specs
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2018 Lexus RC, RC F pricing and specs

The updated 2018 Lexus RC range has been detailed for Australia, bringing upgraded infotainment and driver-assistance systems to the Japanese luxury coupe. Key changes for the new model year include the introduction of a larger 10.3-inch central infotainment display (up from 7...


Lexus can’t win on the same 'battlefield' as the three Germans
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Lexus can’t win on the same 'battlefield' as the three Germans

Lexus says its biggest challenge remains a lack of heritage compared to the 'big three' German luxury manufacturers, but it continues to focus on delivering a luxury brand and the associated experiences. Stop us if that sounds familiar...


Lexus: Autonomous vehicles ‘very dangerous’ in cities
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Lexus: Autonomous vehicles ‘very dangerous’ in cities

Current autonomous technology isn't yet mature, and letting self-driving cars loose with 2018's systems is dangerous – at least, it is according to Lexus. Lexus international president, Mr Yoshihiro Sawa, told media the company doesn’t believe it’s being conservative with its rollout of autonomous driving features...


2019 Lexus UX revealed
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2019 Lexus UX revealed

Lexus has stopped the teasing and – finally – fully unveiled its compact UX crossover, set to challenge the likes of the Audi Q2, BMW X2 and Volvo XC40. With a new platform (GA-C, part of the TNGA family) and two new powertrains, this is a big car for Lexus. It's also the fourth addition to the local line-up in 18 months, as part of a product onslaught designed to revitalise the range...


The week's top news stories: March 4
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The week's top news stories: March 4

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...


Review Wrap: Five of the best from February
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Review Wrap: Five of the best from February

Missed out on a review this month? Keen to catch up on all the exciting CarAdvice review content from February? We're here for you. Here are five reviews this month that either drew a lot of attention or are simply, in our view, standout stories. 2018 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium review Everyone’s heard of the Subaru Outback...


Ford Takata airbag recall announced
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Ford Takata airbag recall announced

Ford Australia has today announced details of its recall for vehicles fitted with faulty Takata airbag inflators. As required under the compulsory recall program announced earlier this week, Ford will first contact owners of the oldest affected vehicles before working its way up to newer vehicles with a lesser risk...


2018 Lexus UX: Sharp face, interior revealed
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2018 Lexus UX: Sharp face, interior revealed

Lexus has given the world a first look at the new compact UX SUV, set to take on the BMW X1, Audi Q2 and Volvo XC40. We've only been given a peek at the front three-quarter view of the compact crossover at this point, revealing a predictably polarising face and sharply-creased flanks...


The week's top new stories: February 25
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The week's top new stories: February 25

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 RX L review
Rating: 7.110 /10
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2018 Lexus RX L review

Lexus has entered the fray for the hearts and wallets of seven-seater SUV buyers with a stretched version of its popular RX range. But does the 2018 Lexus RX L seven-seater offer the right blend of practicality and comfort to justify its place in the segment?

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$84,700 - $110,240

2014-17 Lexus GS F, LC500, RC F recalled for fuel pump fix
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2014-17 Lexus GS F, LC500, RC F recalled for fuel pump fix

The V8 Lexus GS F, LC500 and RC F have been recalled this week, over concerns a faulty fuel pump could cause a fuel leak. Lexus says affected vehicles are fitted with two high-pressure fuel pumps, one of which could be susceptible to damage from fuel pressure resonance that occurs "under specific operating conditions"...


2018 Lexus UX teased, set for Geneva debut
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2018 Lexus UX teased, set for Geneva debut

Lexus will use the 2018 Geneva motor show to unveil a production version of the UX SUV, almost 18 months after the concept debuted in Paris. The company describes the UX Concept as a "powerful reinterpretation of the Lexus design signatures", but has provided only one shady teaser for the production car...