As many of us are painfully aware, power and weight are at constant odds. Too often, the battle is won by sheer weight, as energy succumbs to obesity. The same goes for the cars we drive. Machine mimics man. As the car industry grows older, cars get heavier. They also gain power, and most of […]
My.IS‘s Canada national forum moderator k3vo has learned that, on Monday 24 November 2014, Lexus registered U.S. and Canadian trademarks for LC500 (U.S. Application 86462781 / Canadian Application No. 1704062) and LC500h (U.S. Application 86462851 / Canadian Application No. 1704063). On Tuesday 25 November, Lexus followed suit in Australia, according to Kevin Watts of the […]
In 1994, during Johan de Nysschen’s second year as general manager of Audi’s operations in his native South Africa, the carmaker introduced a new model naming system brilliant in its simplicity: the letter A (for Audi) followed by a single-digit number denoting a given model’s size and position in the overall hierarchy of vehicle offerings. […]
The world is anxiously awaiting the next Lexus’ next F model with the upcoming 2015 RC F performance coupé. This bold and powerful coupe is 3rd of the Lexus F line after the IS F and flagship LFA. I had a chance to photograph the first of four, near production 2015 RC Fs that have arrived in […]
The long-awaited Lexus NX luxury compact crossover will premier at the 2014 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition. The press conference will be held on April 20 in the W3 hall at the China International Exhibition Center. The Lexus NX is based on the LF-NX concept which debuted last year at Frankfurt for the hybrid and Tokyo […]
At the Southern Automotive Media Association (SAMA)’s 27 February 2014 luncheon / short-lead press preview for the 3rd-generation Toyota Highlander, some of the attendees lamented the perceived lack of female leadership at carmakers’ upper echelons, and asked if Toyota was planning to do anything in this regard. Surely, this was spurred by Mary Barra‘s groundbreaking […]
It’s certainly an F SPORT Friday as Lexus announces some exciting news. Lexus officially confirms an F SPORT model for the 2015 Lexus RC and the RC F “Racing Concept” will officially debut next week at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. It’s apparent that Lexus is kicking off 2014 with a bang by offering a […]
Toyota Motor Corporation has recently announced changes to their executive staff which becomes effective April 1, 2014. The biggest news in this latest round of management shuffle is the promotion of Toyota’s Global Head of Design and Lexus International Executive Vice President Tokuo Fukuichi. He will now assume role as the new President of Lexus […]
Lexus quietly announces the 2015 Lexus RX with new features. The 3rd Generation RX enters its sixth year of production with some welcome features for both the RX 350 & RX 450h. Here they are below: 2015 RX 450h Standard Display Audio with seven-inch screen for all models Available Luxury Package offers a 19-inch triple-split […]
Best Car magazine has just posted a rendering of a future Lexus SC luxury coupé. This sleek black rendering appears to be an “F SPORT” model judging by the fender badge and is based off of the CALTY-designed LF-LC concept which debuted at the 2012 NAIAS in Detroit. Now that we’re getting an RC coupé […]
Not quite sixty seconds but Lexus did swap a new 2UR-GSE 5.0L V8 for upcoming Lexus RC F in the IS F CCS-R. This time-lapsed video shows the swap out of the IS F CCS-R’s original 2UR-GSE V8 for a more powerful version featuring Atkinson and Otto cycles. The current IS F V8 features 416 […]
SI’s Swimsuit model Lisalla Montenegro poses with the 2015 Lexus RC F Lexus redefines sexy by teaming up with Sports Illustrated once again to show off their sexy new toy in the latest Swimsuit issue. The racy new ad features the beautiful Brazilian model Lisalla Montenegro and the powerful new 2015 RC F coupé. Lexus […]
Lexus has just announced that an array of Lexus RCs that will make its debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show starting March 4. The V8 powerhouse RC F which recently debuted in Detroit will make a trip across the pond for its first European visit. An F SPORT version of the RC which appears […]
A second Lexus LFA Spyder has surfaced, but this time in Pearl Yellow with a Camel Tan interior. This rare topless LFA will be on display next to a 1967 Toyota 2000GT at the Toyota Kaikan Museum in Japan until April 30, 2014. This left-hand-drive LFA is most likely a prototype unit previously used […]
Some photos of a new 2015 Lexus RC 350 surfaces from an unknown source in Ultrasonic Blue Mica. At first glance it looks like the 2015 RC F which recently debuted in Detroit last month, but that particular car and the RC 350 in red are currently on display at the Chicago Auto Show. This mystery […]
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