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Lexus sets January sales record

Lexus Australia has continued its growth this past month, setting an all-time sales record for the month of January with 705 registrations. The result is a 15.8 per cent improvement on January 2018's figure of 609 units, largely bolstered by the introduction of the all-new UX baby crossover (pictured above), which added 116 units...

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Lexus LX570 S arrives from $168,089
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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...


2018 Lexus LX450d pricing and specs
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2018 Lexus LX450d pricing and specs

The 2018 Lexus LX450d has been priced and specified for Australia, starting at $134,500 before on-road costs. It's the first time the Japanese luxury off-roader has been offered Down Under in diesel form, utilising the 4.5-litre V8 twin-turbo diesel from the related Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series...


2018 Infiniti QX80 pricing and specs
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2018 Infiniti QX80 pricing and specs

The updated 2018 Infiniti QX80 has arrived in Australia, priced from $110,900 before on-road costs. Key changes for the extensively revised SUV include the refreshed exterior, which includes new headlights, bumpers, grille, bonnet, wheels, and tail-lights. Infiniti says the bonnet is 20mm higher than before and 90mm longer – lending a more muscular stance...


2018 Lexus LX570 five-seater revealed, not coming to Oz
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2018 Lexus LX570 five-seater revealed, not coming to Oz

Lexus has unveiled a five-seat version of its LX570 four-wheel drive for the Los Angeles motor show, but it won't be coming to Australia. Under the skin, the five-seater is the same as the three-row car. That means power from a 5.7-litre V8 engine making 270kW and 550Nm of torque, hooked up to an eight-speed automatic gearbox...


2018 Lexus LX Superior: More aggressive model revealed in Russia
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2018 Lexus LX Superior: More aggressive model revealed in Russia

The Lexus LX Superior has been unveiled in Russia with sportier and more aggressive styling. According to Drive Russia, the new Superior variant of the LX570 will begin arriving in Russian showrooms from October this year. Exclusive features include a new black web-like insert for the grille, black wing mirror covers, and sporty-looking extensions for the front and rear bumpers...


Five niche cars with growing sales
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Five niche cars with growing sales

Everyone loves a left-of-centre battler, but when it comes to cars, few buy them. At least in a market like Australia, which is hugely competitive but dominated by a small number of big fish like Toyota, Mazda, Holden and Hyundai. But a scan through VFACTS sales figures also shows that, every year, there are a few lesser-known cars that for a variety of reasons enter another gear, sales-wise...


Lexus LX450d diesel launches in India, still off the cards for Australia
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Lexus LX450d diesel launches in India, still off the cards for Australia

Availability of the diesel-powered Lexus LX450d has expanded to the Indian market this week, but, despite being offered in New Zealand, it remains off the cards for Australia. Powered by the same 200kW/650Nm 4.5-litre twin-turbo V8 diesel engine offered in the related Toyota Landcruiser 200 Series, the 2.5+ tonne LX450d is capable of accelerating from 0-100km/h in a respectable 8...


2016 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series v 2016 Lexus LX570
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2016 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series v 2016 Lexus LX570

What do you get the LC200 owner, looking for a new 4WD who already has everything? Perhaps a Lexus LX570?


Lexus LX470 recalled in Australia for curtain airbag fix
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Lexus LX470 recalled in Australia for curtain airbag fix

Lexus Australia has announced a recall on 1500 of its older Toyota LandCruiser-based LX470 SUVs this week over concerns that its side curtain airbags could deploy unexpectedly. Introduced globally in 1998 and replaced by the current third-generation model in 2007, the LX470 existed then as the Lexus brand’s flagship SUV, just as the thrice-facelifted LX570 does today...


2016 Lexus LX570 revealed
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2016 Lexus LX570 revealed

The facelifted 2016 Lexus LX570 has been revealed today, following more than a month of leaked photos and spilled information. The updated Lexus LX570 was revealed at The Pebble Beach Concours d' Elegance in California alongside the new GS200t luxury sedan, ahead of the arrival of both new models in Australia in December 2015...


2016 Lexus LX570 spied free of camouflage
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2016 Lexus LX570 spied free of camouflage

The 2016 Lexus LX570 has been spied free from camouflage, giving us our best look yet at the heavily updated large luxury Japanese SUV inside and out. New at the front is a fresh interpretation of Lexus’s spindle grille that features thicker horizontal crossbeams and chrome along all of its edges...


2016 Toyota LandCruiser revealed further in new spy photos
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2016 Toyota LandCruiser revealed further in new spy photos

Toyota’s refreshed 2016 LandCruiser 200 Series has surfaced once more this week, appearing in a handful of photos snapped by a well-placed Instagram user. These new shots, posted online by Instagram user hamad1two3, offer the first ‘real world’ look at the big off-roading SUV’s updated styling...


Lexus seven-seat SUV planned for 2016
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Lexus seven-seat SUV planned for 2016

The Lexus SUV range could soon include a new mid-size seven-seat model, according to reports out of the US. The Japanese luxury brand currently offers both the RX mid-size five-seat SUV and the much larger eight-seat LX model which is based on the Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series, with the Toyota LandCruiser Prado-based GX model (not sold in Australia) splitting the difference...


Lexus baby SUV inevitable, says company
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Lexus baby SUV inevitable, says company

A compact Lexus SUV that will compete with the likes of the Audi Q3 and BMW X1 is inevitable owing to stricter emissions regulations, says the Japanese luxury brand. The smaller sibling to the Lexus RX and LandCruiser-based LX570 has been rumoured for a while and the company has previously admitted it's keen to build it without officially confirming its existence in the product pipeline...


2012 Lexus LX570: new look, more tech and lower price
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2012 Lexus LX570: new look, more tech and lower price

The 2012 Lexus LX570 has been launched in Australia with an updated exterior design, new features and a lower starting price. Previously available as two distinct models – Sports and Sports Luxury – the 2012 range comprises a solitary LX570 model, which comes with the option of a $16,000 Enhancement Pack...