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Lexus shook the automotive world when it debut the LC coupe two years ago at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show, and it looks to repeat the feat this year with the unveiling of the Lexus LC convertible concept at this year’s event. As the LC coupe’s open-air roadster version, the …

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The issue about the defective Takata airbags has been one of the biggest blows in many automotive manufacturers. In fact, the United States’ National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said that the Takata airbag issue is the “largest and most complex safety recall in U.S. history.” Globally, NHTSA states there …

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Lexus LS 500

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is recalling 31 units of the Lexus LS 500 full-size luxury sedan that were manufactured between December 19, 2017, and June 28, 2018, due to a problem with its engine stop-start system. The V6 twin-turbo engine of the LS 500 has a stop-start system that automatically …

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Toyota’s luxury brand, Lexus, introduces the newest addition to their lineup, the 2019 Lecus UX. The model, an entry-level crossover, is the first Lexus to be built on the new GA-C global architecture platform, which makes use of a lightweight yet super-rigid structure that has a low center of gravity …

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Lexus Digital Outer Mirrors

Lexus will soon offer a world’s first when the all-new Lexus ES goes on sale in its home market of Japan in October as it ditches the conventional side mirrors for what the luxury car brand calls as Digital Outer Mirrors. Using small exterior cameras on the front doors where …

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Lexus LY 650

Lexus has a new vehicle in its lineup and it doesn’t have any wheels at all. It’s also the longest vehicle to carry the brand, measuring over 60 feet from front to back. That’s because the Lexus LY 650 is actually a yacht. Inspired by the public’s reception to the …

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It’s called brake-by-wire technology–and yes, this type of braking method has been in existence for quite some time now. However, the reason why you’re not familiar with it is because only Formula 1 racers get to do this with their cars. Still, we can predict it will happen in the …

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2018 Lexus UX

Today’s young car buyers, who could one day become loyal brand customers, are likely to be found in condos, apartment buildings, and other neighborhoods where space is tight. This is the assumption that Lexus wants to build upon, that’s why it is marketing its ultra-maneuverable, entry-level crossover, the Urban Explorer …

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Lexus Engine

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is recalling a number of Lexus models due to its faulty fuel pumps. According to TMP, the affected vehicles cover the following models it has officially sold in the local market:   Brand Model Number of Units Production Period Lexus GS F 4 July 14, 2015 …

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Mechanic

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) recently announced a series of recalls by the local distributors of Honda, Kia, and Lexus. On December 19, 2017, Columbian Autocar Corp. (CAC), the authorized distributor of Kia vehicles in the Philippines, informed the DTI that starting on January 8, 2018, it will …

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Lexus RX 350L

Lexus has made a long-wheelbase version of the Lexus RX to be able to add a third row to the popular midsize luxury crossover model. Called the Lexus RX 350L, the three-row crossover will make its global debut at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show, and joining it on stage will …

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2018 Lexus LS

The Lexus LS has been dubbed as the original luxury disruptor. Arguably, no other car has turned an established category on its head as conclusively as the original LS did when it debuted in 1989. As if that wasn’t enough, the sedan managed to raise the bar for powertrain smoothness, …

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Toyota Crown Concept

As expected of one of the biggest car manufacturers in the world, Toyota had a lot of vehicles to show at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show–both concept models and production ones that are ready to hit the market. Aside from the Toyota Tj Cruiser, the planned successor to the outgoing …

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Blue Lexus LC 500 Front View

Many movies in the industry prove that automotive and motion picture is one recipe for success, like the Fast and Furious films for example. It’s also a hit when comic books come to the big screen, and a prominent name in this line is Marvel. Just imagine if cars, comic …

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Being the entry-level model in the sedan line of the Japanese luxury automaker, at the outset, it seemed unconventional for me to have tested the ES, GS, and even the RC350 first before the IS. But this route actually showed me that Lexus quality and craftsmanship isn’t determined by trim. …

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