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Detroit 2012: Lexus LF-LC concept

With the Detroit motor show now underway, Lexus has officially taken the wraps off its LF-LC hybrid sports coupé concept. You’ll remember they sort of already did that just before Christmas, but now we’re seeing the car from all angles. Funny thing is, though, at this stage there’s no confirmation of what is powering this […]

Lexus confirms LF-LC concept for Detroit

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Shutting the gate after the horse has bolted Lexus has confirmed its LF-LC hybrid concept will be on display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit with this short statement: Lexus will unveil a new LF-LC 2+2 sports coupe concept at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit on 9 January, […]

Detroit-bound Lexus LF-LC given early preview

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Following a couple of official previews (see below) for a new concept car to be released in Detroit early next month this image of a Lexus LF-LC has also emerged. It’s also an official pic, we’re told, and follows the usual pattern of being released following some leaked photos. It’s a 2+2 hybrid powered sportscar […]

Lexus offers second Detroit concept preview

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One week after its first teaser image Lexus returns with a look at the leathery innards of its latest concept vehicle. They also provide this short statement: Created by Calty, the company’s design studio in Newport Beach, California, the concept vehicle will debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit at 13:25 PST […]

Lexus offers Detroit concept preview

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Lexus has today given us a sneak peek at the new concept car they will be bringing to the Detroit Auto Show in early January. We’ll have more for you next week, but for now we just have this aggressive front quarter shot to show you. Riding on 265/35/21 rubber at the front it looks […]

Alan Jones’ Christmas safety wish list

Alan Jones is passing his time these days as a ‘Lexus Ambassador’. Reminding us of this fact he, or more like Lexus marketing department, has published a checklist of things motorists should keep an eye on as we enter a busy festive season on our roads. As you would expect, much of the list is […]

Motions eleven

US publication Motor Trend has assembled a group of 11 incredibly desirable cars, sent them to an empty airstrip and planted the go pedal. Check the list below, form your opinion on which car you think will be quickest. Also consider which cars you reckon will make the top three. Which one will be the […]

Lexus LFA Nürburgring claims Ring record

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Lexus has just released footage showing their LFA Nürburgring package lapping the Nordschleife in 7 minutes 14.64 seconds. As is the way these days when a manufacturer sets a quick lap at the Ring a record of some sort is generally claimed. Lexus say their time is the “fastest ever recorded lap time for a […]

AIMS 2011 gallery: Lexus

Bonus points go to Lexus for originality when they revealed their LF-Gh Hybrid Concept. Rather than using a couple of models to delicately remove a sheet from the car, they used an origami inspired cover and some dancers for the reveal. Underneath, however, things are a bit less successful. The front lighting arrangement is somewhat […]

Supercar, supermodel

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Lexus has used its 552hp V10 powered LFA supercar to attract a new audience; the bikini-clad supermodel audience. Well, an LFA was used in a recent photo shoot for the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition. Photographer Yu Tsai teamed up with model Rianne ten Haken and dorifto king Rhys Millen to come up with a new […]

Is anyone buying the Lexus LFA Nürburgring Package?

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Almost 12 months ago Lexus told us the LFA Nürburgring Package was available for sale. Now they’re hoping we’ve forgotten that news and are telling us the world debut of the same car will take place at the Geneva Auto Salon in March. At the time there was no indication those wanting one of the […]

You can drive in the 2011 Lexus Celebrity Challenge

Fancy a drive in this year’s Celebrity Challenge race at the Australian Grand Prix in March? If so, you’re in luck, because there is a guaranteed drive up for grabs with the only barrier being the depth of your pockets. Okay, the car you get to drive—an otherwise drab CT 200h—may not be the most […]