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2009 Lexus RX350 Review & Road Test

Newer, bigger, better... yet somehow strangely familiar Model Tested: 2009 Lexus RX350 Sports Luxury, 3.5-litre V6, five-speed auto, wagon - $94,900 (RRP) Options: Mark Levinson audio $3000; full size spare $1000 CarAdvice Rating: - by Matt Brogan The RX model has been a great success for Lexus since the original RX300 went on sale here in early 1999, but this model's popularity however was soon to appear pale by comparison to the unprecedented sales triumph of the second generation RX330 from 2003...

BMW M3 versus Lexus IS-F

BMW M3 vs Lexus IS-F - photography Paul Maric & Matt Brogan Model Tested: BMW E92 M3 M-DCT, 4.0-litre, seven-speed dual-clutch, sedan - from $145,000 (RRP) Lexus GSE20R IS-F, 5.0-litre, eight-speed automatic, sedan - from $127,400 (RRP) Most tests involving upmarket sport sedans provide you with a few laps of a track, and little else...

2009 Lexus IS-F Review

2009 Lexus IS-F Review & Road Test The first Lexus in which accountants had no involvement! Model Tested: 2009 Lexus IS-F eight-speed automatic - $129,000; $126,500 as tested. Options: Moonroof deleted -$2500 Amazing noise; styling; acceleration; fuel consumption; features Overly firm ride; no manual option CarAdvice Rating: - by Paul Maric So I drew the short straw, I had to road test the new Lexus IS-F...

2008 Jaguar XF V8 vs Lexus GS460 review

2008 Jaguar XF V8 vs Lexus GS460 Sports Luxury Road Test Models Tested: 2008 Jaguar XF V8 - $134,830 (RRP) 2008 Lexus GS460 Sports Luxury - $139,492 (RRP) Options: None fitted. Jaguar: Design and styling; technology; character. Lexus: Features; price; cabin noise. Jaguar: Lack of features; low-end torque...

2008 Lexus RX 400h review

2008 Lexus RX 400h review & road test Model Tested: 2008 Lexus RX 400h - $97,545 (RRP) Fuel economy, build quality, hybrid system, interior comfort Looking a little dated, hybrid system, premium over RX350, E-CVT transmission CarAdvice Rating: - by Alborz Fallah “The RX400h?” - “What, you want me to drive the RX400h? Are you serious? You know what I think of hybrids!“ That was the conversation I had with our editor moments before he organised a Lexus RX 400h for me to review...

2008 Lexus LS460 Review

2008 Lexus LS460 Review & Road Test L•S |ˈɛl ˈɛs | (abbr.) - Lederhosen Shakedown Model Tested: 2008 Lexus LS460 sedan 4.6-litre automatic - $194,891 (RRP) Spacious & Comfortable, Simple Functionality, Well Appointed Diminished Boot Space, Soft and Heavy Handling Attributes CarAdvice Rating: - by Matt Brogan As flagship of the Lexus range this fourth generation LS should have the German big boys shaking in their lederhosen...

2008 Lexus LS600hL review

2008 Lexus LS600hL Road Test Model tested: Lexus LS600hL Recommended Retail Price: $240,000. Options fitted: None fitted. Standard equipment, fuel economy, subtle ride. Handling, looks too much like the LS460, boot room. CarAdvice rating: (4.00) - Photographs and review by Paul Maric and Anthony Crawford “There are thirty-two advanced automotive systems listed under the LS 600hL’s Technical Glossary...

2007 Lexus LS460 Road Test

2007 Lexus LS460 Road Test “Lexus’s brand statement has always been “The Pursuit of Perfection”. With the LS460 they have already arrived” Test Model: 2007 Lexus LS460 Car Advice Rating: Options Fitted: “No Options Available” – you won’t see these words in any of the equivalent sized German car brochures...

Lexus GS450h Road Test

Lexus GS450h – Road Test Test Model: Lexus GS450h (that’s “h” for hybrid) Options fitted: Absolutely none and none required. Recommended retail price: $121,990 On road price: Around $131,000 Warranty: Standard Lexus 4 year/100,000km Where the car sits: believe it or not, it’s not top shelf in the GS range...

2006 Lexus IS250 Sports Road Test

Before signing the papers I was given a run down of how to lock, unlock, start and stop the car – who would have thought it would be so hard! We head inside to get the papers signed and I receive a challenge from the fleet manager. He tells me that he would be surprised if I returned the car with any more than 10L/100KM fuel average...