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Liberty Walk drops two slick wide body kits for the 2018 Lexus LC 500

Liberty Walk drops two slick wide body kits for the 2018 Lexus LC 500

The 2018 Lexus LC 500 is already a very cool car with a 471hp 5.0L V8 under the hood. That V8 is matched to a 10-speed auto transmission and the car can hit 60mph in 4.4 seconds and a top speed of 168 mph. It’s a very nice luxury sports car. For folks that want the LC 500 to look wilder, Liberty Walk has a pair of new widebody kits.

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2018 Lexus RX Hybrid tipped to shed $7,340

2018 Lexus RX Hybrid tipped to shed $7,340

If you are in the market for a hybrid SUV, you might want to wait until the 2018 Lexus RX Hybrid lands. Word is that some documents have surfaced showing a massive price cut for the 2018-year model. That base price is tipped in the documents to be up to $7,340 cheaper than the previous model.

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Lexus RX L First Look: Three row SUV asks legroom questions

Lexus RX L First Look: Three row SUV asks legroom questions

The Lexus RX may be the automaker's best-selling vehicles, but for some the full-sized luxury SUV just isn't quite big enough. Enter, therefore, the Lexus RX L launching at the LA Auto Show 2017, an extended version of the SUV with a choice of six or seven seats courtesy of an added third row.

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Lexus LS+ Concept is autonomous capable with tech aiming for a 2020 launch

Lexus LS+ Concept is autonomous capable with tech aiming for a 2020 launch

Lexus is showing off a new concept car at the Tokyo Motor Show called the LS+ Concept. One of the big features of the car is the autonomous driving tech it will have inside. Lexus doesn't say the concept itself will see production, but it does promise that the autonomous driving tech will be ready for application in production vehicles in the first half of the 2020s.

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2018 Lexus LS 500 First Drive: The luxury of identity

2018 Lexus LS 500 First Drive: The luxury of identity

If it's usually your thirties when you discover your real identify, you could argue the 2018 Lexus LS 500 and LS 500h are ahead of schedule. The fifth-generation of the automaker's flagship luxury sedan arrives just before the car's thirtieth birthday, promising more refinement, more technology, and - arguably most important - more character. If the original LS defined Lexus as a luxury upstart in 1989, the new LS finally sees the automaker come to terms with its Japanese roots.

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Apple’s self-driving Lexus test SUV spotted in Silicon Valley

Apple’s self-driving Lexus test SUV spotted in Silicon Valley

Earlier this month, word surfaced that Apple had both applied for and been granted a permit to test self-driving vehicular technology on public roads in California. Following that, someone has spotted a Lexus vehicle fitted with autonomous technology that Apple is using to conduct tests, though none of it appears to contain any Apple-centric gadgets. The vehicle's presence follows the release of apparent training documents from Apple that detail a trio of 2015 Lexus RX450h SUVs being used as testing vehicles.

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The 2018 Lexus LS 500 F SPORT gets the detailing spot-on

The 2018 Lexus LS 500 F SPORT gets the detailing spot-on

Lexus' F SPORT trim has been a runaway success, with a sizable percentage of the company's sales in the US being the sportier models, and the 2018 LS 500 F SPORT should be no different. Unveiled at the New York International Auto Show 2017 this week, it's an opportunity for the Japanese automaker to demonstrate how it can take on the BMW 7 Series, Mercedes-Benz S Class, and Audi A8's in the parking lot. With no horsepower improvements, however, the F SPORT badge means handling tweaks and, more noticeably, styling changes. Read on for some of the highlights.

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2018 Lexus LS 500 F SPORT promises coupe handling from luxe sedan

2018 Lexus LS 500 F SPORT promises coupe handling from luxe sedan

Lexus unveiled its curvaceous new LS 500 luxury sedan earlier in the year, and now the four-door is getting the F SPORT treatment. Revealed for the first time at the New York International Auto Show 2017, the fettled LS gets a more aggressive exterior design, more sporting-themed cabin, and changes to the chassis and more. However, there's a hiccup if you were hoping for a full BMW M760i or Mercedes AMG S63 Sedan competitor.

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The internet’s best April Fools’ 2017 pranks and jokes

The internet’s best April Fools’ 2017 pranks and jokes

Today is the day the collective internet both hates and loves the most: April Fools' Day. It's a day that's plagued by fake headlines and announcements from websites (apart from the existing 'fake news' epidemic), along with humorous and creative joke products from companies and brands. We here at SlashGear won't be participating in the former, but have rounded up some of the best of the latter.

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The 2018 Lexus LS 500h plays hide the hybrid

The 2018 Lexus LS 500h plays hide the hybrid

Lexus already wowed us back in Detroit with the reveal of its all-new LS flagship sedan; now it's the turn of the 2018 LS 500h hybrid to steal the show. Launched today at the Geneva Motor Show, the new sedan picks up Lexus' torch of big, luxury cars with electrified powertrains. In this case, it's the combination of a 3.5-liter V6 gas engine and a pair of electric motors.

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Toyota’s new autonomous test platform gets smarter over time

Toyota’s new autonomous test platform gets smarter over time

Toyota Research Institute's autonomous driving tests seem to be moving right along, with the auto maker today introducing its 2.0 generation autonomous test vehicle. The plug-and-play test platform has been built on the back of the Lexus LS600hL, and is designed to explore two important facets of autonomous driving.

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A 600HP Lexus LC F could give Porsche’s 911 track fear

A 600HP Lexus LC F could give Porsche’s 911 track fear

Lexus may have only just wowed us with the 2018 LC 500, but the automaker is reportedly readying an even more potent, even more exclusive LC F version. The LC is currently available in two forms, the 471 horsepower LC 500 which uses a 5-liter V8 naturally-aspirated engine, and the 354 horsepower LC 500h hybrid, which pairs electric motors with a V6 engine. According to a new report, however, Lexus is preparing to throw some serious turbocharged grunt at the curvaceous car.

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