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Revised Lexus ES Shows Fresh Face in Shanghai


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Lexus used the Shanghai auto show to not only introduce the all-new RX and facelifted ES, but it also expanded the use of its new 2.0-liter turbo engine. The ES is the latest model to receive the downsized unit; with it, it’s badged ES200 (sans the ‘t’ this time).

Lexus Debuts RX200t With Turbo Four-Pot in Shanghai


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This could prove to be Lexus’ most popular variant of the all-new RX, at least in Europe where displacement matters. The Japanese automaker has just revealed the RX200t at the Shanghai auto show, featuring the same 228hp 2.0-liter turbo inline-four that it uses in the NX and more recently the ES.

2016 Lexus ES Revealed With New Four-Cylinder, Subtle Changes


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The 2016 Lexus ES has been officially shown as part of the Shanghai Auto Show, showing off how the company has finessed a mainstay with a new base motor and tweaks to its style and technology.

Watch Yoichi Imamura's D1GP Lexus LFA Drift Car In Action!


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This is not a video of a demonstration Lexus LFA drifting in some PR media event. This is a full-on professionally build Lexus LFA drift car for professional driver Yoichi Imamura for this year's Japan D1GP!

Lexus Teases New 2016 ES Sedan Ahead Of Shanghai Auto Show


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Lexus just dropped the first teaser for its new ES prior to the luxury sedan's world premiere at the Shanghai Auto Show on April 20, 2015.

Lexus is Sorry You Don’t Like its Cars, But it’s Not Changing Course


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Lexus doesn’t really have a styling identity as strong as, say, BMW with its unmistakable kidney grille. It has been rounding itself off as a unique manufacturer, but up until the latest generation of models, their offerings were really rather conservative looking.

New Lexus RX Mirrors its Smaller NX Brother in NY


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The first and obvious talking point for the all-new Lexus RX is the styling. Of course, the same applies for other new production cars presented at the New York Auto Show, like the daring Nissan Maxima.

The 2016 Lexus RX Tries To Have Fun By Copying Its Little Brother


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With the 2016 Lexus RX, the transformation of a brand that sells quiet cars to a brand that sells (visually) loud and jagged cars. Form beat up function here.

All-New 2016 Lexus RX Breaks Cover in New York [w/Video]


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The all-new Lexus RX has been one of the industries best kept secrets and now we can see why. We're definitely looking at Lexus' best looking SUV ever made.

Lexus LFA-Centric Video Interview from Toyota’s TMG Service Center


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Since the Lexus LFA is such a rare and specialized piece of kit, it requires specialist attention. The only place you can have it serviced in Europe is Toyota’s TMG base in Germany, and that’s where XCar went for an interview with Rob Leupen, TMG’s VP.

They Swapped this Lexus LFA’s V10 for a NASCAR V8!


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Do you think it’s blasphemy that the bespoke V10 was ripped out of this Lexus LFA and replaced with a NASCAR-destined V8?

Lexus to Unveil New Stylistic Concept at Milan Design Week


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Lexus has just announced that it will “present a unique experience” at the Milan Design Week, which runs from April 14 to 19. Reading the press blurb, it clearly sounds like it's not talking about a car, but an expression of “its vision of a true luxury brand and its unique interpretation of design.”

How Does Lexus' NX 300h Hybrid Fare Against BMW's X3 xDrive 28d Diesel?


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North American buyers see diesel vehicles the way they do hybrids – an unusual and contrived way to save fuel which has advantages and disadvantages. However, modern diesels are so good, that hybrids look ridiculous in being as complicated (and heavy) as they are.

All-New 2016 Lexus RX Teased And Confirmed For NY Auto Show


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The fourth generation of Lexus' RX mid-size crossover will have its world debut at the 2015 New York International Auto Show on April 1.

Gymkhana on Ice is Quite Different, but it Works too


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Using a modified first-gen Lexus IS300, the crew over at KSS Productions put together a little frozen lake drift video that they say is Gymkhana on ice. We can see what they’re aiming for here and the result is pretty cool, but it’s not the most cohesive of action driving videos we’ve seen.

Damn…Lexus IS F Twin-Turbo Goes Airborne And Flies Over Safety Wall!


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A twin-turbocharged Lexus IS F proved to be too fast for its own good during a recent drag race at the Bahrain International Circuit.

Lexus RC F Once Again Challenges BMW M4 on the Track


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The duel between the Lexus RC F and the BMW M4 has become a sort of a classic one, with Auto Express being the latest media outlet to compare the two sports coupes.

An Alternative Review Take On First-Gen Lexus LS400


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While it may have looked like simplified a mishmash of what other luxury cars looked like at the end of the 1980s, the LS400, the first Lexus ever, was a highly competent car.

Now, some 25 years after it was released, it still feels taught, modern and now it certainly has more recognition than back in the day.

Lexus Details its First 2.0-Litre Turbo Petrol Engine


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Lexus launched the European version of its NX200t and along with it came the full details of the company’s first turbocharged petrol engine.

Lexus Keeps Reliability Crown, Followed by Buick, Says J.D. Power Survey


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Lexus is still notably better than any other brand out there when it comes to reliability. Now, for a fourth year in a row, the luxury arm of Toyota maintains its title, according to the latest J.D. Power U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study or VDS.