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Lexus is the luxury manufacturer founded 1989 in Japan and first sold to the US market. It apparently stands for Luxury EXports United States, however it has never been confirmed. The company is wholly owned by Toyota. There are 10 Lexus models available to the Australian market including the CT 200h, GS450h, IS F, IS250, IS350, LS600hL, LX570, RX350 & RX450h. The Lexus LF-A is set to move the brand into a new level of sophistication.

Lexus Reviews

2020 Lexus RCF EP3 review

Amongst prestige performance coupes, the Lexus RC F is the last man standing with a naturally aspirated engine. Enjoy it while it lasts, as you’ll miss it when it's gone.

2020 Lexus LS500 review: Inspiration Series

Lexus celebrates its 30th birthday with the colour and trim package LS500 Inspiration Series, but running changes beneath the surface make for a better limo overall.

2019 Lexus RX300: Holiday coastal chariot

Lexus is on the charge at the moment. Its cars are more interesting than ever, and there's no questioning the quality of its cabins. But the prospect of spending Christmas and New Year period in an RX300 wasn't all that exciting, if I'm being brutally honest...

2020 Lexus IS300 Luxury review

This current-gen of Lexus IS300 might be getting a bit long in the tooth, but it's still a capable and value-packed luxury sedan.

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Lexus Videos

2020 Lexus LC Convertible Prototype: Walkaround tour

November 3, 2019: For the first time in Australia, the Lexus LC Convertible prototype is on show to the public at the 2019 Lexus Melbourne Cup. It appears nothing has changed since its world debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in July, still covered in what Lexus call ‘digital camouflage’...

2019 Lexus GS F long-term review: Farewell

Finally, our time with the brawny and very traditional Lexus GS F has come to its conclusion. What did Tony and the team think of it? Find out here.

Comparison: Genesis G70 takes on BMW 3 Series and Lexus IS

Does the new 2019 Genesis G70 truly measure up on critical merit to key rivals from Germany and Japan, such as the new-generation BMW 3 Series and the familiar Lexus IS? Curt and Jez find out.

2019 Lexus GS F long-term review: Build quality

After five months with multiple different drivers, we can honestly say our GS F feels as tight and as well screwed together as it was the day it landed in the CarAdvice garage. There are no squeaks or rattles anywhere, but we would have been disappointed with any less of a result. Next month, we say goodbye to our GS F long-termer, so stay tuned for a final wrap-up of the go-fast Lexus sedan...

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Lexus Comparisons

2019 Genesis G80 v Lexus ES300h Sports Luxury comparison

Can the relaunched and rebranded Genesis G80 take the fight to the Lexus ES300h in the battle of plush sedans?

2019 Range Rover Evoque v Jaguar E-Pace v Lexus UX v Volvo XC40 comparison

As Land Rover lobs the second generation of its style-led Evoque into the Australian market, we look at how it measures up against a trio of other fashionable offerings.

2019 Genesis G70 3.3T Sport v BMW 330i M Sport v Lexus IS350 F Sport comparison

The Korean Genesis G70 has finally arrived to take on the best from Germany, the BMW 330i, and the finest from Japan, the Lexus IS350.

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Lexus News

Lexus and Mazda Australia top customer satisfaction table

Lexus and Mazda cleaned up in the 2019 Roy Morgan Customer Satisfaction awards, based on findings from its single-source survey with a claimed sample size around 50,000 Australians. Lexus won the ‘Best of the Best’ award, given to the company with the highest average satisfaction of all 41 category winners...

So, which car brands are growing in Australia?

As you can read in much more detail here, overall new vehicle sales fell nearly 8 per cent in Australia year to their lowest level since 2011. Just one of the top 10 car makers managed to grow its sales - that would be Kia - and some fell away by double digits. Moreover, almost every segment (passenger, SUV and commercial) went backwards...

Mercedes pips BMW in global sales race, Volvo the rapid mover

All car manufacturers like to put a positive spin on things, but 2019 was a largely positive sales year for luxury brands worldwide. Most of the bigger players that have released calendar year sales figures showed growth, with the exception of Jaguar Land Rover. Mercedes-Benz recorded 1.3 per cent sales growth worldwide to 2,339,562 vehicles...

Audi, Jaguar and Land Rover sales stall, BMW and Mercedes stabilise, Lexus posts record result

Audi had a year it would rather forget after being hamstrung by supply of new models due to certification delays out of Europe, while German rivals BMW and Mercedes weathered the 2019 storm by holding their own in a declining market. The other surprise to come from the luxury-car sector was Japan’s Lexus, which posted its best result since being established in Australia 29 years ago...

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Lexus Owner Reviews

2019 Lexus UX200 Luxury EP1 review

I purchased in Sept 2019 and have done 8000kms. My UX200 is the base model with options of metallic paint and Enhancement Pack 1 (power tailgate, wireless charging, cornering lamps, headlight washers, metal scuff plates and privacy glass). Although it is a base model it is absolutely loaded to the gills with equipment. Drive-away price was around $53,000...

2010 Lexus IS F review

IS Fs fly under the radar a bit, which I like. People either don’t know about them or think they’re an IS250/350. That is also fine by me. Before the IS F, I had a Renault Megane Sport 225 Cup with some engine and suspension modifications, and it was a really fun car to drive. However, I wanted a V8 and started looking around, when the IS F caught my eye...

2011 Lexus IS350 F Sport review

I've owned this car for just over a year now, and in that time have travelled 44,000km in it. Initially I was looking into purchasing a BMW 335I, 330d, or 328i. I had my eye on a few Lexus IS250s before a friend smacked me over the head and told me that would be a mistake. He knew I had an affinity for getting into the loud pedal on occasion...

2003 Lexus RX330 Sports Luxury review

  I bought this car when it was about six months old. I wanted a car that was quiet and comfortable, but also all-wheel drive and could tow considerable loads on tandem trailers over rough, steep, boggy or rocky terrain. I knew it was a big ask of a car that most owners would probably not even take off-road, but amazingly it has handled this kind of treatment for 13 years and never ceases to amaze me...

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Lexus Galleries

2020 Lexus RCF EP3 review

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