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Lexus LC receives the TRD treatment with go-fast aero bits

Lexus LC receives the TRD treatment with go-fast aero bits

In a rather surprising turn of events, Toyota Racing Development (TRD) recently unveiled a new set of aero-tweaked upgrades for the Lexus LC. On that note, we never thought we’d see a Lexus fitted with TRD parts – much less a Lexus LC, but here it is. On second thought, Lexus is made by Toyota, but the Lexus brand never took off in its home market of Japan until 2005.

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2021 Lexus IS will hit dealerships this fall

2021 Lexus IS will hit dealerships this fall

Lexus announced the official debut of the 2021 IS that will arrive at dealerships in late fall. The vehicle will be on sale in approximately 40 countries around the world, including the US, Japan, and other Asian countries. Lexus says the 2021 IS is aiming to cement the bond between driver and vehicle by providing an enhanced "linear driving characteristic" that provides direct feedback to the driver.

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2020 Lexus LC 500 Review: Aspirationally Aspirated

2020 Lexus LC 500 Review: Aspirationally Aspirated

It's four years since we first saw the production version of the LC 500. Eight years since the unveil of the original LF-LC Concept on which the coupe was based. I'm struggling to think of another current vehicle that still looks so fresh and startling: familiarity may not always breed contempt, but it does tend to soften the impact.

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2020 Lexus UX 300e has an air-cooled battery pack

2020 Lexus UX 300e has an air-cooled battery pack

The 2020 Lexus UX 300e is the brand’s first-ever all-electric vehicle. But unlike modern EVs from Tesla, Jaguar, or BMW, the UX 300e is fitted with an air-cooled battery pack. Mind you, air-cooled battery packs were deployed in early models of the Nissan Leaf, but Lexus is taking it further by giving the battery pack a standard 10-year/million-kilometer warranty.

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2020 Lexus GS bids farewell with Black Line Edition

2020 Lexus GS bids farewell with Black Line Edition

The 2020 Lexus GS Black Line Edition is upping the ante with fresh styling updates. Based on the current fourth-gen GS 350 F Sport, the car is infused with blacked-out exterior elements, sportier interior trimmings, and an exclusive two-piece luggage set by Zero Halliburton. But on a rather sad note, the Japanese carmaker recently announced the end of production for the Lexus GS in August 2020.

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2021 Lexus LC 500 and LC 500h receive modest updates and Android Auto

2021 Lexus LC 500 and LC 500h receive modest updates and Android Auto

The 2021 Lexus LC 500 and LC 500h luxury-performance coupe are now equipped with modest performance updates. It’s now 22 pounds lighter than last year’s model, and it thankfully receives Android Auto along with standard Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa. Lexus refused to tinker with the LC’s glorious 5.0-liter V8 engine, but it gave the new model a lighter and fresher set of legs to improve handling, stability, and driving feel.

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This Lexus UX is brandishing a new tattoo

This Lexus UX is brandishing a new tattoo

When was the last time you saw an actual tattooed car? Well, this Lexus UX has it, and it looks awesome. Celebrating premium Japanese artistry and craftsmanship, Lexus commissioned London-based tattoo artist Claudia De Sabe and husband Yutaro of Red Point Studio to give the UX SUV some ink.

However, it’s not as easy as it sounds. "When you tattoo a person, you have to think about the muscles and tissue beneath the skin," said De Sabe. "With the car, it was about the way the bodywork changes shape over the framework." - Apparently, it was De Sabe’s first time to tattoo a car, and she had to employ a new technique – not to mention use a new host of tools – to complete the job.

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Lexus teams with CPF to create accessible ride-on for kids

Lexus teams with CPF to create accessible ride-on for kids

Automaker Lexus has announced that it has teamed with the Cerebral Palsy Foundation (CPF) to create a one-of-a-kind ride-on vehicle that is inspired by kids with cerebral palsy. For kids with cerebral palsy, one of the big challenges is being able to play and participate in their environment as other kids do. To help kids with cerebral palsy play more like other kids, Lexus and the CPF created a new ride-on vehicle for one special child.

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Lexus design concepts imagine how we’ll travel on the moon

Lexus design concepts imagine how we’ll travel on the moon

Much of the focus on lunar space travel is spent on getting to the moon because, of course, we need to get there and establish a base first before anything else. But once we've settled down, how are we going to get around our new lunar home? That's the question that Lexus has sought to answer with a set of concept design sketches that are figuratively and literally out of this world. Some of them we'd probably wished wasn't so out of reach.

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Lexus UX 300e is the brand’s first electric vehicle

Lexus UX 300e is the brand’s first electric vehicle

Lexus has unveiled its very first fully electric vehicle called the UX 300e. The EV has the distinctive design and functionality of the original UX, according to Lexus. The UX 300e was unveiled in China. The vehicle is the first under the Lexus electrified banner, according to the automaker.

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The Lexus LC 500 Convertible is more stunning than we dared hope

The Lexus LC 500 Convertible is more stunning than we dared hope

The Lexus LC was arguably born to be a drop-top, and the 2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible delivers on that at the LA Auto Show 2019 this week. Slicing the roof of the concept-esque two door wasn't exactly an easy proposition, however.

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First Lexus all-electric car gets a reveal date (and a badge)

First Lexus all-electric car gets a reveal date (and a badge)

Lexus will reveal its first all-electric car later this month, with the as-yet unnamed vehicle set to add a true BEV option among the automaker's range of luxury hybrids. Though Lexus - and parent Toyota - was early to the game when it came to hybrid vehicles, it has been slow to adopt battery-electric models which have no internal combustion engine.

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