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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

2019 Lexus ES300h Sports Luxury review

The brand new Lexus ES hybrid sedan makes a big leap over its predecessor by offering comfort, space and style in spades. The recipe is the same as ever, but the ingredients are of a much higher quality.

The Winners Circle 2018, Anthony Crawford: Lexus GS F

Following the hundreds of test drives and numerous launches I’ve taken part in over the course of the year it’s almost impossible to pick a favourite. Real highlights included Porsche’s entry-level 911 T, Hyundai’s first hot hatch, the i30 N, and the wonderful Alpine A110 I punted at Targa High Country, all of which deserve podiums for the sheer driving thrills...

The CarAdvice Winners Circle 2018

Welcome to the inaugural CarAdvice Winners Circle, our debut annual award program showcasing our editorial team’s motoring highlight releases of the year. After some long and hard consideration of the pros and cons of more traditional award formats, it was ultimately reader and car industry feedback – through surveys, garage day chats and even a focus group – that moulded exactly the form Winners Circle would take...

2018 Lexus IS350 F Sport review

The Lexus IS350 F Sport hasn’t changed much lately, but edgy looks, a sumptuous cabin and rev-happy V6 mean it’s still somewhat desirable against its new rivals. That, and the fact it’ll go like clockwork.

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Lexus Videos

CarAdvice Winners Circle: Lexus GS-F

Yes, compared with hugely more expensive rivals in the BMW M5 and Mercedes-AMG E63 S, the Lexus GS F is shamefully underpowered and downright slow in a straight line. But on a road like the Hakone, it’s probably going to be quicker, given the confidence it feeds back to the driver. And, besides, this may be one of the last naturally aspirated V8 engines ever produced as emissions targets tighten each year...

CarAdvice Winners Circle 2018: Our favourites

You told us you don't trust the traditional 'Car of the Year' format favoured by most publishers, and you wanted to know more about our own personal faves, objectivity be damned. Well, here it is. Get the full story right here. NOTE: This video was first published on December 18.

World's Greatest Driving Roads: Hakone Skyline, Japan

See the full article here. About 108 kilometres (or 1hr 40 mins drive time) from Shibuya in Tokyo lies one of the world’s most thrilling stretches of road. It’s called the Hakone Skyline, and if you’re a bona fide car or bike enthusiast who likes to a have a bit of a crack on a twisty road, then drop everything and put this at the top of your bucket list...

2019 Lexus UX review: First drive

BMW X1 and X2, Audi Q2, Volvo XC40... look out, because here's the new Lexus UX, the company's first go at a compact SUV. Is it up to the challenge? Let's take a look.

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Lexus Comparisons

2017 Audi A5 TFSI quattro v Lexus RC200t comparison

The Audi A5 TFSI and Lexus RC200t are to cars what wrestling is to boxing. They look like the real thing from a distance, but in actual fact they're softer versions of their respective performance siblings, the RS5 and RC F. But, is that such a bad thing? Wrestling has millions of fans worldwide and to most people, it's pretty much the same thing as any other type of fighting...

Luxury sedan comparison part one: Hyundai Genesis v Jaguar XF v Infiniti Q70 v Lexus GS v Skoda Superb

What is luxury? Is it power? Is it control? Is it desirability? All-out plushness? Or just space? Is it a combination of all of those things? And if it is a combination, to what degree does cost and inclusions play a part in determining the luxuriousness of a car? That's what this test aims to find out: we have five sedans here that have some or perhaps all of those aspects covered, though none of them are the usual suspects from Germany...

Luxury SUV Comparison: Audi Q7 v BMW X5 v Jaguar F-Pace v Lexus RX350 v Mercedes-Benz GLE v Porsche Cayenne v Range Rover Sport v Volvo XC90

For around $100k there's a huge choice of plus-sized premium SUVs on offer. We take eight of the finest on a three-day trek to decide which is the finest luxury family hauler decent money can buy...

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Lexus News

Lexus RC F Track Edition revealed in Detroit

Lexus has revealed the RC F Track Edition in Detroit this week, which is scheduled to commence production during the second quarter of 2019. Unveiled alongside the updated 2019 RC F, the Track Edition blends "a serious performance car for the track with the luxury and craftsmanship expected of a Lexus"...

Lexus LC Convertible concept revealed

Lexus has revealed the LC Convertible concept ahead of its public debut at the Detroit motor show next week – just look at it. Described as "an aspirational halo vehicle for the luxury lifestyle brand’s entire vehicle line-up", the LC Convertible concept looks pretty much production-ready – blending the beautiful proportions of the LC coupe with roofless elegance...

When will luxury cars get five-year warranty?

Pressure is mounting on luxury car brands to boost their warranties to five years or more, now that nine of the Top 10 brands offer extended coverage as standard. In particular the decision by car giants Toyota and Volkswagen to increase their warranties from three to five years from January 1, 2019 has made it increasingly difficult for their respective luxury affiliates Lexus and Audi to hold out...

2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition teased again

Lexus has teased the RC F Track Edition once again, shortly before it is fully unveiled at the Detroit motor show next week. "The Lexus RC F Track Edition turns hot laps all day... and heads all night," the company said in its press release, not offering any further details of the new model...

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Lexus Owner Reviews

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...

2011 Lexus CT 200h F Sport review

Stylish and economical all rolled into one! I absolutely love my little Lexus CT. I’m currently getting about 700–750km from a tank of premium fuel (40 litres), which makes it really cheap to run around town. It has all of the usual mod-cons, luxury and comfort that I expect from Lexus: GPS, quality stereo system, really comfortable leather upholstery, quality finishes all throughout the interior, etc...

1998 Lexus GS300 review

I bought a 1998 Lexus GS300 because I wanted something different to what most people have nowadays. I see many Nissans, Toyotas and Hondas, so why not get something different and get a Lexus? I thought it would be the best car because I don't see many modified GS300s, plus it's one of my dream cars. There are many things to like about this car...

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