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Lexus, Telstra trialling V2X communications in Victoria

Lexus and Telstra are teaming up for a two-year connected vehicle trial in Victoria, as they seek to explore how the technology could help lower the road toll. The tests will see a pair of tweaked Lexus RX 450h SUVs communicating with each other through vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) tech, and infrastructure using vehicle-to-X (V2X)...

2018 Lexus LS500 recalled

Lexus has recalled the 2018 LS500 V6, over concerns about the stop/start system. According to the company, the engine control unit could miscalculate the car's air intake volume, causing the engine to stall as the driver accelerates. If the engine stalls, owners can restart it using the start button...

2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition to debut in Detroit

The Lexus RC F Track Edition will make its debut at the 2019 Detroit motor show, which takes place in the middle of January. Apart from the teaser image of the car's large carbon-fibre rear wing, and its debut date and name, Lexus hasn't revealed any other details about the new range-topping RC variant...

2019 Lexus RC pricing and specs

Lexus Australia has detailed the facelifted 2019 RC line-up, with the refreshed range kicking off at $66,174 plus on-road costs. For 2019 the RC gets a revised look, including new re-styled LED headlights, updated bumpers, a new-look 'spindle' grille mesh pattern, new alloy wheel designs, and side mirrors from the flagship LC coupe...

Lexus LF-1 Limitless concept could spawn Urus rival - report

Lexus could be working on a new flagship crossover to take on the likes of the Lamborghini Urus, according to a new report from Japan. Spyder7 reckons the luxury brand is looking into a high-performance crossover, which could be revealed in production form as early as 2020 before going on sale the following year...

Lexus LC Limited Edition confirmed for Australia

Lexus Australia has confirmed a bright new LC Limited Edition, which is now on sale in Australia from $205,000 plus on-road costs. The new special model is essentially the same as the one announced for the UK in August, sporting a unique exterior finish, model-specific interior colourway and the $15,000 Enhancement Package...

2019 Lexus LS gets more safety kit

Lexus Australia has announced some specification upgrades for its flagship LS500 and LS500h limousines, in the form of new active safety and driver assistance technologies. Headlining the additions is a new pedestrian avoidance system which can recognise an imminent collision with a pedestrian and control the vehicle's steering and braking to avoid the accident – dubbed active steering assist...

Lexus SC430: Takata recall initiated

Lexus Australia has initiated its recall for the old-generation SC430 sports car as part of the ongoing Takata campaign ahead of schedule. Initially slated for July or December 2019, the company's local division says recall work will commence during the first quarter of 2019, when replacement parts are expected to be available...

2019 Lexus RC gets TRD treatment in Japan

The updated Lexus RC is now available with a range of new Toyota Racing Development (TRD) accessories in its home market of Japan, including cosmetic and suspension upgrades to give it the look of a V8-powered RC F without all the go...

2019 Lexus UX pricing and specs

Lexus Australia has announced pricing and specs for its long-awaited compact crossover, the UX, ahead of its arrival in local showrooms. The range will start at $44,450 before on-road costs for the UX200 Luxury, and runs to $61,450 for the range-topping UX250h AWD F Sport. Power in the UX200 comes from a 2...

Lexus RC F 'GT' spied at the Nurburgring

A prototype believed to be the upcoming Lexus RC F GT has been spied again, this time during performance testing at the Nurburgring race track in Germany. Believed to be the production version of the 2015 RC F GT concept which attempted the Pikes Peak Hillclimb of the same year, this vehicle wears various body add-ons inspired by the motorsport-themed concept...