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2020 Lexus IS rendered

This could be your first look at the all-new Lexus IS, thanks to a pair of speculative renderings recently published in Japanese media and posted online by Arabic publication, Almuraba. According to the report, these images were created by Japanese artists given an early look at the new IS by Lexus...

Lexus LFA: Mystery prototype spied at the Nurburgring

A mystery development vehicle based on the Lexus LFA supercar has been spied at the Nurburgring, raising questions as to what the company is working on. This particular LFA appears to be equipped with the Nurburgring pack – which added a more aggressive aero package including a larger front splitter and side skirts along with a fixed rear wing – though the camouflage on the front and rear guards indicates there could be something else going on underneath the skin...

Lexus LX570 S arrives from $168,089

Lexus has added the LX570 S to the local line-up, serving as a new flagship in the luxury off-roader's range. Priced from $168,089 before on-road costs, the 'S' version of the V8-powered 4x4 is based on the Enhancement Pack specification, and commands a $6500 premium on the vehicle on which it's based...

2019 Lexus RC: Australian debut set for late 2018

Lexus Australia will bring the facelifted RC line-up Down Under later this year, the company has confirmed. Key changes for the two-door coupe include an updated design inside and out inspired by the flagship LC coupe, along with suspension, steering and engine revisions for a "sharper and more refined drive"...

2019 Lexus ES pricing and specs

Lexus Australia has detailed pricing and specifications for the all new ES range, which hits dealerships this month. Priced from $59,888 before on-road costs, the local ES range will only include the ES300h hybrid available in two trim levels – Luxury and Sports Luxury. That's a smidgen under $4000 cheaper than the model it replaces, while also bringing an increased level of standard equipment and space...

Lexus LC500h recalled

Lexus Australia has issued a recall for its LC500h hybrid sports car, over concerns a faulty ECU could cause loss of power. The luxury marque reports improper programming in the ECU controlling both the hybrid system and transmission may not shift gears "within the required time period" when the "accelerator pedal is depressed quickly during normal driving conditions"...

Lexus ES to debut digital exterior mirrors in Japan

The seventh-generation Lexus ES will be available with a new exterior camera system, which replaces the traditional set of wing mirrors. Vision from the cameras is displayed on 5.0-inch screens mounted at the base of the A-pillars. Whenever the driver uses the car's indicators or engages reverse "the system automatically enhances the corresponding area"...

Lexus LY650 unveiled

Lexus has unveiled its 'fourth flagship' and, well, it's not quite what we expected. The LY650 is based on the Lexus Sport Yacht concept from 2017, taking the brand's design ethos and giving it a distinctly nautical bent. The company says the ship's strong bow, broad hips, flowing roof line, and curved deck accents accurately move the company's L-finesse design theme from the road to the water...

Lexus teases 'fourth flagship'

Lexus has teased its "fourth flagship" today with a single image, ahead of an announcement scheduled for tomorrow. The "luxury lifestyle brand" doesn't give much away with its accompanying press release, though it does say the following: Luxury buyers around the world are familiar with the Lexus LS, LX, and LC...

Lexus UX launching without Apple CarPlay in Australia

In a move that may seem more than a little puzzling to buyers, Lexus plans to launch its all-new UX crossover later this year in Australia without Apple CarPlay. While the company says it will begin rolling out the technology some time in 2019, it should be noted each of the UX's competitors – namely the Audi Q2, BMW X1 and X2, and the Volvo XC40 – are available with CarPlay as standard kit across the range or, in the case of BMW, in the form of an optional wireless setup...

2019 Lexus RC revealed - UPDATE

The updated Lexus RC has been officially revealed by the company's European division today, ahead of an official debut at the Paris motor show in October 2. UPDATE, 30/8/18: Lexus Europe has revealed more images of the updated RC (pictured in red), with deliveries in that region commencing in "late 2018". Australian details are still to come...