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Lexus NX Sport revealed, not for Australia

The Lexus NX Sport has been revealed for Europe, adding a new equipment grade to the company's mid-size crossover. Scheduled to become available from the European summer, the NX Sport is available on all engine versions including the NX300h and NX300, along with the naturally-aspirated NX200 exclusively available in Eastern Europe...

Lexus LC Morphic Blue Limited Edition arrives from $192,500

Lexus has announced details of its new LC Morphic Blue Limited Edition, which brings a unique blue colour scheme inside and out amongst other special appointments. Starting at $192,500 before on-road costs, the special-edition coupe is $2500 more than the 'standard' version, and is available in both LC500 V8 and LC500h V6 hybrid variants...

Good Design Awards: Lexus, Volvo, Hyundai nab titles

The Lexus LC500, Volvo XC40, and Hyundai Kona have won prizes in the Automotive and Transport category of the Good Design Awards. Sitting atop the tree in exterior design was the LC500, which won the first-ever Best Exterior Design Award for Automotive and Transport, after being described as a "stunning vehicle in every regard" by the judging panel...

Lexus LQ trademarked, may be used for production LF-1 Limitless

The Lexus LQ name has been trademarked with the US Patent and Trademark Office by the luxury marque. The 'L'-line has been reserved for top-tier models over the brand's 30-year lifespan, hinting Lexus is seriously contemplating a new car to sit alongside the existing LS sedan, LC coupe, and LX SUV...

Lexus RX Crafted special edition revealed

Lexus Australia has announced details of the RX Crafted, a new special-edition version of its popular SUV priced from $81,351 before on-road costs. Despite being based on the entry-level Luxury grade, the RX Crafted features numerous specification upgrades bringing it more in line with higher models. Equipment highlights include a colour head-up display, a 12...

Lexus breaks sales record in Australia

Lexus has posted its most successful first four months ever in Australia, registering 3026 vehicles in the January-April period. It's the first time the Japanese luxury brand has broken 3000 registrations during the first third of the year, representing a 2.8 per cent gain over the same period last year. Additionally, the company's monthly figure of 830 vehicles is 20...

2018 Ward's 10 Best Interiors List announced

Forty new or significantly upgraded interiors were nominated and tested for the 2018Ward's Auto best interior list, with American vehicles taking three spots, two hailing from Europe, and five from Asia. Again a sizeable proportion of the winners are luxury models, but mainstream vehicles were represented by the Hyundai Kona, Chevrolet Equinox, and Toyota Camry...

CarAdvice podcast 100: We celebrate our 100th episode at Mercedes me Melbourne! 

We celebrate our 100th episode at Mercedes me Melbourne! On the panel this week is Mandy Turner, Andrew Beecher, Alborz Fallah, Tony Crawford, Mike Stevens, Scott Collie and James Wong. In car news, the BMW Concept iX3 and 2019 Lexus ES has been revealed, and Mercedes-Benz A-Class L sedan and Mercedes-Maybach Vision Ultimate Luxury has been unveiled...

2019 Lexus ES revealed, Australian debut set for fourth quarter

Lexus has finally given its ES mid-size sedan a full reveal, ahead of a fourth-quarter arrival in Australia this year. Although the car will be offered with a V6 engine in global markets, the brand has made the decision to go hybrid-only when the car lobs Down Under. As previously suggested, the car will be built on a Lexus Global Architecture-K (GA-K) platform, itself derived from TNGA...

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. Auto Express quotes the company's European boss, Pascal Ruch, confirming a successor to its ageing Prius-based model, adding Lexus wants to offer "something different" to differentiate the CT from the Mercedes-Benz A-Class and BMW 1 Series...

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...