How Lexus is losing the luxury war

Being the top-selling U.S. luxury brand for 11 years was nice, but according to a list of gripes in a leaked internal document obtained exclusively by Jalopnik, they're also on the verge of becoming the new Buick. UPDATED » 4/29/11 3:15pm 4/29/11 3:15pm

Illegally-Parked Lexus RX 330 Scrapped, Nobody Weeps

There's really no context behind these images depicting the gratuitous crushing of a Lexus RX 330, but we thought we'd run them just to afford a moment of comfort in an increasingly nonsensical automotive world. » 5/07/09 8:30am 5/07/09 8:30am

2010 Lexus RX 350, RX 450h: First Drive

I have a confession to make. I hate crossovers. So, before driving the 2010 Lexus RX 350, I was prepared to berate it as boring and soft-boiled. After driving, I still will, only now, unfairly. » 2/23/09 12:30pm 2/23/09 12:30pm

Lexus LF-Xh Concept Hits Paris Show Floor In Matte Black

The last time we saw the Lexus LF-Xh » 10/02/08 4:20pm 10/02/08 4:20pm concept was back at the 2007 . That was a year ago. Now it's the and, it's... um... been painted matte black. Staggering progress. Though it's a bit hard to analyze it with that matte black paint, this looks to be virtually unchanged from the old version. Allegedly it's been…

Lexus Does Backseat Entertainment Systems, Gets It Right

I think it is safe to say that Lexus has taken backseat in-car entertainment systems and finally gotten it right with its ICE (in-car entertainment) system now available on the RX-range SUVs over the pond. Mounted on the back of each seat is a single slim tablet that includes a wide WVGA screen and integrated… » 2/28/08 2:20pm 2/28/08 2:20pm

Ad Watch: The Lexus RX Keeps You Safe In Your Own Mind

The safest accident may be the one that doesn't happen — but all the tech in the world ain't going to stop someone else from hitting you. I think that's why you'll notice Lexus doesn't actually say in this ad, called "hydrant," that their "14 actively safe features" on the new 2008 RX will keep you out of an… » 3/08/07 8:39am 3/08/07 8:39am

Harrier, Oh Harrier: Zagato Works Up Exterior Package for J-Spec Toyota…

Toyota and Italy's Zagato design house are back together for another round of dress-up. Devotees of mid-engined Toyotas (guilty) may recall the 2001 Toyota Zagato VM 180, a limited-edition model of the MR2 Spyder (MRS) available in Japan (see photo below). Now the Toyos are offering a Zagato-fied special edition of… » 7/31/06 9:47am 7/31/06 9:47am