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Lexus Teases New F Model for Detroit, Possibly the GS F


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Lexus has announced it will add a second F brand high performance model to its range to sit alongside the RC F coupe. The automaker has also confirmed that the new vehicle will be unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show next month.

Lexus Interested in Tesla’s Shopping Mall Outlet Business Model


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Tesla has made waves in the automotive world not only with its all-electric Tesla Model S luxury saloon but, in the US at least, with its strategy of ditching traditional dealerships and setting up shopping mall outlets instead.

Lexus Patents LC Name – is it for the Production Version of the LF-LC?


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The LF-LC Concept that premiered at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show was a stunner. It was supposed to introduce Lexus’ new design language but the positive reaction and the company’s admission that a coupe has been green-lit point to it spawning a road version.

Lexus Admits Germany's Big 3 Are Invincible, Fourth Place Will Have to Suffice


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A quarter of a century after its launch, Lexus still hasn’t managed to dent its German rivals’ armor. The premium segment is fiercely contested and, while it has rolled out some pretty competitive models, the Japanese brand can’t compete on sales.

In China, Mercedes-Benz Owners Are the Wealthiest, Infiniti Buyers the Poorest


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China is a relatively new market for premium vehicles and luxury carmakers don’t know as much about their Chinese customers as they do about buyers from the U.S. and Europe.

Lexus Boss Says Two Detroit Show World Premieres Possible


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Lexus Group Vice President Jeff Bracken may have been addressing the press in Los Angeles, but his mind was on the upcoming Detroit Motor Show.

Lexus Reportedly Gives up on Drop-Top, Focuses on 3-Row SUV


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Apparently Lexus needs a three-row SUV more than it needs a convertible version of the RC. The latter was originally intended to go into production and look a lot like the LF-C2 concept, but now it seems they’ve had an internal revolt and are using the next LS platform to underpin a Mercedes GL rival.

Next Lexus LS to Go Down “Emotional Design” Route


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We already know Lexus is looking to inject some (currently lacking) passion into its range of cars. Only models that currently really make you feel anything (either positive or negative…) are the IS and NX. However, now we learn that the flagship LS will adopt a similar “emotional design” tactic to stand out more.

The Lexus RC-F Looks Enticing Rendered as Shooting Brake


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This Lexus RC-F rendering has a kind of BMW Z3 M Coupe vibe about it (in a good way). The German car may not have been taken as reference for the design, but the result sure brings memories of it back.

Does Lexus' LF-C2 Get Your Attention For The Right or Wrong Reasons?


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Even if you wanted to, you couldn't miss Lexus' new LF-C2 2+2 convertible model at the brand's 2014 LA Auto Show display.

Lexus LF-C2 Concept Blows Its Top Off in LA, Previews RC Convertible


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Lexus is giving us an exaggerated teaser of a future RC Convertible model with the LF-C2 concept study at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Lexus Flashes New Pics of RC Convertible Study


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After previously flashing us a shot of the LF-C2 Concept's profile, Lexus has now unveiled a frontal and an interior photograph of what we all know to be a pre-production study of the RC Convertible.

Lexus LF-LC Will Be Produced, but not as a Successor for the LFA


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It’s not the first time we hear about Lexus’ plans to build the LF-LC concept, but now new details have been disclosed by a high-ranking company executive.

Lexus Sheds Some Light on New LF-C2 Concept


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If it wasn't clear already from the first darkened teaser, Lexus' new shot of their LF-C2 Concept leaves no doubt that it's a study for a convertible version of the new RC Coupe.

CNET Finds 2015 Lexus IS 250 a Great Everyday Car


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While the Lexus IS, in this case the 250, is a striking looking sedan, everything else about it is distinctly familiar and intuitive. Aside from its looks, the IS has a lot to offer as a great daily driver, as CNET’s Brian Cooley explains in the video.

Lexus to Project a Sportier Image and Gain More F Models


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A quarter of a century after Lexus made its debut as Toyota’s luxury division, the premium Japanese brand still lags way behind its European rivals in sales, with around 500,000 deliveries worldwide.

Parody Shows What Range Anxiety Feels Like in a BMW i3 vs Lexus CT


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Comedy website Funny or Die has released a five-minute video which pokes fun at the BMW i3’s limited driving range compared to what a Lexus CT200h hybrid has to offer.

New Lexus LF-C2 Concept to Drop its Top in LA


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Lexus has just informed us about the world premiere of a new "open-air concept" named the LF-C2 at next week's Los Angeles Auto Show.

Lexus RC Media Event in Japan Canned Due to Lack of Interest


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This is kind of embarrassing for Lexus. Their racy-looking RC coupe, which has been quite prevalent on the scene ever since it was revealed, failed to garner enough interest for the manufacturer to justify holding a press drive event for journos in Japan.

Used Lexus LFA Nurburging Edition for Sale in the UK is a Steal at US$700,000...


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If it’s exclusivity you’re after then we have the perfect car for you. It's a Lexus LFA Nürburgring Edition, one of only 50 made (out of a total run of just 500 LFAs) is on sale in the UK for the paltry sum of £440,000 – or USD$700,000 if you live in the States.