For the 2008 Detroit Auto Show, the engineers and designers at Lexus continued to use their groundbreaking LF-A premium sports car concept as a medium for expressing their ideas about what a high-performance sporting vehicle not only could be, but should be. In this latest expression of the LF-A, they have removed the car’s top to create a high-performance roadster.The LF-A Roadster is based on the sturdy yet lightweight… Continue reading
Lexus chose the 2007 New York International Auto Show to debut the new, sporty member of their family, the 2008 Lexus LX570. The LX570 is here to replace the LX470. The LX is powered by a new ULEV II-certified engine, a 5.7L V8 which produces 381 horsepower. This engine is paired with a new 6-speed, sequentially shifted transmission. Check out the video for the unveiling!
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Lexus unveiled the newest member to the family at the New York International Auto Show. The 2008 Lexus LX 570, newest luxury vehicle, is to replace the successful LX 470.
It’s packed with the luxury appointments and innovative and seamless technology that our buyers expect of a Lexus. What is equally important, though, is that this new LX 570 sets a high-water mark with Lexus’ ability to provide a… Continue reading
Lexus really got people’s attention when they unveiled the new IS-F performance sedan in Detroit. With a 5.0-liter V8 pumping out 400-plus horsepower, the new IS-F can go from 0-60 in 4.9 Secs. However, the IS-F’s power wasn’t the only thing turning heads. With many unique interior and exterior features, the new Lexus IS-F is a sight to behold; have a look for yourself.
Video debut of the new… Continue reading
Lexus has been showing versions of their LF-A Supercar for about a year. This current rendition is much closer to what the production car may look like. With it’s 500HP V10 the car has been seen testing at the Nurburgring in Germany and reports tell us the car is very fast!
The LF-A sports-car concept was originally shown at the 2005 NAIAS to express a bold new direction in styling for the Lexus brand. The goals for the new LF-A are no different than they were with the original concept: To build a supercar with world-class performance that is uniquely Lexus.
As with all new Lexus vehicles, the styling of the LF-A is rooted in a design direction called L-finesse… Continue reading
Much of the development of the new IS-F took place at Fuji Speedway and the Higashi-Fuji Technical Center in Japan. The IS-F is based on the proven rear-wheel-drive Lexus IS, which is equipped with a double-wishbone front and multi-link rear suspension. As well as the IS performs, Lexus engineers demanded much more of the all-new IS-F. The result is a performance tuned 5.0-liter V8 engine, topped with specially engineered heads… Continue reading
Day one of the New York International Auto Show’s press preview days kicked off-far as our hung-over correspondent could tell-with a Lexus event. On the stand was the all-new uber-Lexus-the LS 600h L.
This top-of-the-line Toyota boasts a 430-horsepower V8 hybrid powertrain-hereafter dubbed “Lexus Hybrid Drive.” The motor displaces five liters, qualifies for SULEV clean-car status, and “best in V8 class” fuel economy. (That means they’re not releasing the… Continue reading