You have pined your entire life for a poster featuring a 1989 Toyota Corolla All-Trac. But you also have a thing, weirdly, for the Scion xD, a car nobody ever loved. And a Lexus SC300. And a Toyota Prius Prime. And a brand-spanking-new Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro. But no one was able to give you all of these things, on a…
By now, we know that there are more accurate ways to pronounce the names of Japanese automakers than the ones that we dumb Americans have been using. Mazda, for instance, is pronounced “Matsuda” in Japan. But did you know that there are also very fascinating historical and cultural reasons behind some of these names?
You ever see a situation that’s less than ideal unfolding from afar and then think to yourself, in a really resigned kind of way, “Alright. Fine. Let’s do this thing”? That basically sums up my feelings for the 2019 Lexus UX compact crossover.
The new Lexus UX isn’t supposed to debut until March 6, but it appears Lexus is so excited about this crossover—yeah, crossovers! exciting!—that it released a photo an entire week early. Lexus calls the UX its “first urban crossover” and ... wait, holy shit, have you seen those fenders? What exactly is going on here?
Genesis debuted in the U.S. as a separate nameplate in 2016 with the G80 and G90, before unleashing the G70 late last year as they began an aggressive challenge to established rivals like Audi and BMW. On Thursday, Consumer Reports, named Genesis the top brand in the U.S., ahead of Audi, BMW, and everyone else.
It’s 1994 and you should see your Lexus dealer today! Also, with your knowledge of the future, you can prevent any number of terrible things from happening. But definitely do it in an SC400.
You may have noticed that Lexus has been leveraging the new Black Panther movie to pimp the LS500 sedan and concept coupe that get heroic appearances on screen. There’s another Toyota in the movie too, but it totally misses the perfect chance to show off one of its best features.
Am I allowed to say that I like the Lexus LX 450 a little bit more than the Land Cruiser? No? Ok, never mind then.
“Structural blue does not contain any blue material. It looks blue only because of the interference of light.” So begins the explanation of how Lexus created a color known only as “Structural Blue.” It’s almost like a zen koan, and I’m still not sure I understand it.
Way back in 2011, Toyota president and CEO Akio Toyoda discussed the Lexus brand with some potential buyers at the Pebble Beach Concours. He heard a chorus of “Lexus is boring” and “Lexus should clearly define their brand.” As it happens, 2011 was a down year for Lexus, which was handily outsold by BMW and Mercedes,…
The Lexus LFA supercar was almost beyond comprehension. Jalopnik bossman Patrick George once described it perfectly “Its name stands for Lexus Fucking Awesome.” Lexus knows we want another one, but will they ever build it? Well, it hasn’t said yes, but it hasn’t closed the door either.
Lexus understands that a modern flagship should be a massive, comfy, opulent SUV, so it introduced the LF-1 Limitless Concept at the Detroit Auto Show.