2022 Lexus RX 450h L gets Black Line Edition treatment

It was only a matter of time before more Lexus vehicles got the Black Line treatment. First, the outgoing NX, five-seat RX, and the subcompact UX got it, now the three-row RX L joins that lineup. Yup, you read right, the 2022 Lexus RX 450h L will be available in the Black Line Edition just […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2022 Lexus ES 300h review: The classic luxury cruiser

The Lexus ES helped launch Toyota’s luxury division alongside the larger LS in 1989. Since then, it has remained a staple in the midsize premium sedan segment, surpassed only by the RX and NX crossover in the brand’s sales figures. The ES was also among the first luxury sedans to offer a hybrid powertrain, blending […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2023 Lexus RZ shows off more details, model designation

On the same day that Akio Toyoda, President, and CEO of Toyota, revealed the battery-electric vehicle strategy for its two brands, we got our first glimpse of its luxury arm’s first EV. The 2023 Lexus RZ made its first appearance in the presentation, giving us a good look at its exterior design. In a separate […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Production 2023 Lexus RZ revealed, brand doubles down on EVs

Toyota wasn’t the only brand that got some time in the spotlight during the company’s media briefing on its strategy for battery-electric vehicles. Lexus also got a lot of attention because its electrification plans are a little more aggressive than its parent’s. We also got our first look at its first EV, the 2023 Lexus […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Lexus RZ teased as the brand’s next electrified model

Lexus has finally announced that its next electrified vehicle will be called the RZ. Toyota’s luxury division released a teaser video and several sketches of the production vehicle ahead of its official reveal. From what we can tell, the Lexus RZ is a compact crossover similar in size to the new NX, and most of […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2022 Lexus LC 500h adds Bespoke Build model

The 2022 Lexus LC 500h has been announced and it now includes a new Bespoke Build model. This will allow prospective owners to customize their electrified grand touring coupe according to their personal preferences. Based on the LC 500h with the Sport package, the Bespoke Build gets high-performance brake pads, a Torsen limited-slip differential, Yamaha […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2022 Lexus LX teased taking a stroll in the desert

The launch of a new Toyota Land Cruiser always means a more luxurious sibling follows soon after. That’s exactly what happened here because the 2022 Lexus LX has just been teased. We see a few important design cues for the Land Cruiser’s more luxurious sibling, including full width LED taillights. Like the 2022 NX, it […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2022 Lexus NX 350h and NX 450h+ first drive review: Evolution is beautiful

When you have a winning formula, improving on it means strategically pinpointing what needs the most attention. The first-generation Lexus NX had a lot of good things going for it but several things could’ve been better executed. With the arrival of the second-generation model, Lexus’ second bestseller has evolved to further refine its already strong […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Electrification to proliferate throughout the Lexus lineup: Report

Lexus’ lineup is about to get a nice helping of electrification. According to a report from Automotive News, the second generation NX compact crossover is just the start of the brand’s offensive. Most of the models that are also getting an electrified powertrain are also crossovers, showing that utility vehicles are getting all the attention […]

by Stefan Ogbac
The 2023 Lexus RX: Will it be electrified across the board?

If you were to name vehicles that helped pioneer a whole segment, the Lexus RX would be one of them. When it launched in 1999, the RX was one of the first luxury crossovers to hit the market and it immediately became a success story. Since then, the RX has consistently remained a strong seller […]

by Stefan Ogbac