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Lexus 'Sole of UX' revealed in New York

Lexus USA has unveiled a new collaboration with John Elliott, fashion designer, to create a set of custom tyres for the brand's new UX compact crossover. Seriously. Tie-ups between the world of fashion and motoring are nothing new, but that doesn't mean the UX's pair of shoes is any less amusing...

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Lexus USA launches Complete Lease subscription
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Lexus USA launches Complete Lease subscription

Lexus has joined the horde of manufacturers offering a subscription service, although it's not technically being marketed that way. The new Complete Lease program will be offered on the UX SUV in the California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island...


Lexus sets January sales record
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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...


2019 Lexus UX200 review
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2019 Lexus UX200 review

The Lexus UX is the Japanese luxury brand’s first foray into the urban SUV market...


2019 Lexus UX pricing and specs
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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...


2019 Lexus UX review
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2019 Lexus UX review

Lexus introduces a new entry-level SUV called the UX, but it faces stiff competition from the big three German brands, as well as Jaguar and Volvo.


CarAdvice podcast 119: LIVE from our reader Mazda driving event in Tasmania!
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CarAdvice podcast 119: LIVE from our reader Mazda driving event in Tasmania!

This week Mandy Turner and Trent Nikolic are recording from Tasmania at the CarAdvice event where five readers got the chance to experience being a motoring journalist for a day in the 2019 Mazda CX-9. In car news, the 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC has been revealed, Apple has reported its first self-driving crash, the Ford Endura ST-Line has been confirmed for Australia, and the Lexus UX will be launching without Apple CarPlay Down Under...


Lexus UX launching without Apple CarPlay in Australia
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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...


Lexus CT could avoid SUV transformation - report
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Lexus CT could avoid SUV transformation - report

Lexus could keep the CT hatchback alive into a second generation, despite small volumes and the worlds insatiable desire for SUVs. Speaking with Autocar, Lexus Europe boss Pascal Ruch said the ageing CT competes in a "very significant" segment. “At the moment, I see the UX as delivering additional volume, not necessarily replacing the CT...


2019 Lexus UX revealed
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2019 Lexus UX revealed

Lexus has stopped the teasing and – finally – fully unveiled its compact UX crossover, set to challenge the likes of the Audi Q2, BMW X2 and Volvo XC40. With a new platform (GA-C, part of the TNGA family) and two new powertrains, this is a big car for Lexus. It's also the fourth addition to the local line-up in 18 months, as part of a product onslaught designed to revitalise the range...


The week's top news stories: March 4
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The week's top news stories: March 4

The automotive news wheel is always turning. If you’re not constantly checking CarAdvice – which you should be doing, by the way – it can be easy for some headlines to slip through the cracks. To make sure you haven’t missed anything important, we’ve gathered what we reckon are the hottest news stories from this week, right here...


CarAdvice podcast 92: Live from Waverley Nissan!
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CarAdvice podcast 92: Live from Waverley Nissan!

Mandy Turner, Mike Costello and Mike Stevens are live from Waverley Nissan for our first local outside broadcast! In car news, a sweep of German models get a 5-star ANCAP rating, the 2019 Toyota Corolla has been confirmed for Geneva, Mazda 3 pricing and specs have been announced, and we cover the compulsory Takata recall...


2018 Lexus UX: Sharp face, interior revealed
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2018 Lexus UX: Sharp face, interior revealed

Lexus has given the world a first look at the new compact UX SUV, set to take on the BMW X1, Audi Q2 and Volvo XC40. We've only been given a peek at the front three-quarter view of the compact crossover at this point, revealing a predictably polarising face and sharply-creased flanks...


CarAdvice podcast 91: i30 N pricing and Tesla build quality
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CarAdvice podcast 91: i30 N pricing and Tesla build quality

This week it's just Mandy Turner and Mike Stevens in the studio, except... Scott Collie joins us to talk car news, including pricing and specs for the Hyundai i30 N, Volvo V60 launch details, and Subaru Liberty pricing and specs. The 2019 Lexus UX has been teased, Porsche Macan S and Panamera 4S diesel production has ended, and the Peugeot 508 has been leaked...


2018 Lexus UX teased, set for Geneva debut
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2018 Lexus UX teased, set for Geneva debut

Lexus will use the 2018 Geneva motor show to unveil a production version of the UX SUV, almost 18 months after the concept debuted in Paris. The company describes the UX Concept as a "powerful reinterpretation of the Lexus design signatures", but has provided only one shady teaser for the production car...


Lexus small electrified crossover taking shape, CT hatch on the outer
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Lexus small electrified crossover taking shape, CT hatch on the outer

As expected, Lexus is odds-on to scrap the CT small hatchback and replace it with a small crossover SUV sharing some bits with the Toyota C-HR, to better capitalise on demand at the lower end of the luxury market. The CT200h is Lexus’ smallest car, and also its only vehicle sold exclusively with a petrol-electric hybrid drivetrain...


2018 Lexus UX and seven-seat RX to be unveiled in November - reports
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2018 Lexus UX and seven-seat RX to be unveiled in November - reports

The Lexus UX and a seven-seat Lexus RX will reportedly be unveiled at the Tokyo motor show in November as Toyota's luxury arm expands its range of crossover vehicles. According to Mag-X, the more commodious RX will feature the same 2790mm wheelbase as the five-seat RX currently on sale. To accommodate a third row and two extra passengers, the RX L will have a lengthened rear overhang...


Lexus patents UX name in Europe, seven-seat RX to lob later this year – report
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Lexus patents UX name in Europe, seven-seat RX to lob later this year – report

It appears Japanese premium marque Lexus is expanding its SUV range, with the production version of the striking UX concept and a seven-seat version of the popular RX in the works, according to a new report out of the UK. Autocar reports the company has already filed patents for UX model names – including UX200, UX250 and UX250h – which is set to replace the ageing CT hatch...


Lexus Australia keen on UX compact SUV
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Lexus Australia keen on UX compact SUV

Official word on a production schedule for the recently revealed Lexus UX compact SUV remains elusive, but the company's local arm is understandably keen to see it come to life. Unveiled at last year's Paris motor show, the UX offered the market a first look at Lexus's intentions for the increasingly popular compact SUV category of the world's luxury car market...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 30, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 30, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...