Every so often, one of the automotive industry-centric websites or organizations will publish Toyota and/or Lexus-centric predictions on the future of their model lineups, timelines for refreshes or new product launches and so forth. In the past, we’ve commented on forecasts from Bank of America Merrill Lynch Car Wars and Automotive News. Now comes a […]
A late October 2016 article by Roger Schreffler of WardsAuto discussed Toyota’s revived interest in turbocharged engines. In writing about the largest of the carmaker’s two new gasoline-powered 4-cylinder turbo powerplants, Mr. Schreffler noted that The 2.0L gasoline 8AR-FTS, which debuted in April 2014 on the Lexus NX200t CUV, now is available on seven models. […]
Lexus invited yours truly and a handful of other automotive journalists and bloggers to attend the kickoff of the Lexus Performance Driving School at Palm Beach International Raceway in Jupiter (no, not the planet), Florida on Saturday 1 October 2016. This venue is centrally located (a 2 to 3-hour drive) from the Miami, Orlando and […]
Trying to predict a carmaker’s future product pipeline and cadence of new-generation model releases is a fascinating sport for a sizable portion of the car enthusiast community, yours truly among them. Among the automotive publication universe, Automotive News’ annual July/August predictions, going out 3 years or so, are widely read and commented on. Flying under […]
In the course of researching and writing our previous Kaizen Factor story on recent Toyota and Scion trademark filings, we also stumbled upon a number of new trademarks surely earmarked for the Lexus brand. Most of these are simply a matter of United States Patent and Trademark Office filings for trademarks previously registered in Europe […]
After the late March accident that killed a spectator at the season-opening VLN race at Germany’s Nürburgring threatened the 43rd annual ADAC Zurich 24 Hours of Nürburgring race and ultimately led to the imposition of speed limits on portions of the track, the show fortunately went on as scheduled. Of the 159 cars entered in […]
For those of us whose Lexus fandom extends into the domain of motorsports, past history has been filled with a good share of disappointment, especially in North America with the past demise of American Le Mans Series GT2S and Grand Am Rolex Series Daytona Prototype efforts, and lower-profile privateer attempts such as Team FBR/Trans Sport […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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TMC has just announced their plans for motorsports in 2014 for Toyota Racing, Lexus Racing and Gazoo Racing. There is going to be a big push for motorsports this year as Toyota continues to reinvigorate passion into the brand. This is a great step in the right direction as motorsports serves as a development test […]
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Back on December 27th, the Club F Facebook page posted a small section of the January 2014 issue of Best Car Japan featuring what looks to be a product correct RC F. I was able to grab a copy of this exact magazine and was able to take a closer look at the published photos. […]