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2023 Lexus LX: The Land Cruiser’s more luxurious sibling is poised to electrify

Those mourning the loss of the Toyota Land Cruiser in North America, fear not because we’re still getting it. Only this time, it’s wearing a Lexus badge. The Lexus LX is essentially the same vehicle. Save for some design alterations and more leather and sound insulation, it’s mechanically similar to the Land Cruiser. That formula […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/16/2021
How the multi-stage hybrid works on Toyota and Lexus vehicles

Toyota and Lexus lead the auto industry when it comes to hybrid powertrains. From the Toyota Prius to the Lexus RX, you get a smooth-operating system that sips fuel, allowing you to travel farther than ever. In addition to FWD-based hybrids that use a planetary gear set, Toyota and Lexus also have a rear-drive-based system […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/14/2021
2022 Lexus NX debuts with updated powertrains and new plug-in hybrid model

The 2022 Lexus NX has officially been unveiled and sees the brand double down on electrified powertrains. Yeah, you read that right, there are now two hybrid variants for the Lexus NX with the addition of a plug-in hybrid model. Both also get AWD as standard equipment, which should make it more attractive to consumers […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/11/2021
Toyota and Lexus unveil new infotainment system with a virtual assistant

Toyota has unveiled a new multimedia system destined to go into next-generation models for both brands under its umbrella. Developed in North America by 400 dedicated team members as part of its Connected Technologies group, the new user interface aims to bring together a superior connected experience, the latest in-vehicle technology, value, and the ability […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/11/2021
Production version of Lexus LF-Z Concept arriving in 14 months: Report

It appears the Lexus LF-Z Concept revealed back in March is coming sooner than expected. During a media event at Toyota’s headquarters in Plano, Texas, Lexus confirmed to Roadshow that a production car based on the LF-Z is arriving in 14 months. That’s quite a quick time frame, especially for Toyota and Lexus who veer […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/4/2021
2022 Lexus NX shows off rear end in new teaser

The 2022 Lexus NX has been teased ahead of its official debut on June 11. In addition to what appears to be a scenic view of Mt. Fuji in Japan, we get a glimpse of the crossover’s rear end. Two things stand out immediately; instead of a conventional logo, we get Lexus spelled out in […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/3/2021
2021 Lexus LC 500h review: Electrified grand touring

No other car is like the Lexus LC. This rear-drive coupe exemplifies Lexus in every sense, only now it’s wrapped in an exciting package. We’ve got our hands on the 2021 Lexus LC 500h to see if the complex hybrid powertrain changes the car’s character. For 2021, Lexus revised the LC’s suspension to reduce unsprung […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/31/2021
Lexus to introduce first PHEV this year, EV to follow in 2022

Lexus has announced that it will introduce its first plug-in hybrid vehicle this year. It will be followed by its first battery-electric vehicle in 2022. The brand says that its first PHEV will be a mass-market model and it’s safe to say that it’ll be the next-generation NX compact crossover. The next-generation Lexus NX is […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/23/2021
2021 Lexus RX 450h review: Quintessentially Lexus

No other model defines Lexus as well as the RX. This was one of the first vehicles to prove that you can blend a commanding seating position with a carlike ride, a combination that helped the crossover become a popular choice. The RX was also one of the first to introduce an electrified powertrain, offering […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/6/2021
U.S. News releases its Best Hybrid, Best Plug-In Hybrid, and Best EV awards for 2021

Over the past couple of years, the new car marketplace in the United States has grown significantly with regards to fully electric vehicles, plug in hybrids, and regular hybrid electric vehicles. Deciding which one to purchase can be a daunting process, which is why U.S. News & World Report creates a list each year of […]

by Chad Kirchner
4/20/2021