Coupe Lexus LC 500 will get the Bridgestone tires

December 30, 2016 at 6:33 pm

Premium automotive brand from Japan, Lexus has decided to equip the new coupe LC500 with tires from Bridgestone Company. Hybrid version of the car – LC500h will also get the same change. Both models will be available on the market not earlier than 2017, and according to the representatives of the brand, they will have tires Bridgestone Potenza S001L RFT and Bridgestone Turanza T005 RFT, designed specifically for these Japanese two-door sports cars.

2017 Sporty Lexus LC 500 pic

2017 Sporty Lexus LC 500 pic


Toyota and Lexus published teasers of new models, which will be presented in Tokyo in January

December 30, 2016 at 6:17 pm

Japanese brands will present several new sports concepts at the auto show which will begin its work in January 2017 in Tokyo. So, Gazoo Racing, which is a Toyota factory team, is preparing for the premiere new concepts Aqua and Vitz with TGR prefix to the names. Japanese automaker uploaded on the Internet teaser images of prototypes.

New Lexus model will debut in Tokyo pic

New Lexus model will debut in Tokyo pic

British price of updated sedan Lexus IS of 2017 model year announced

December 30, 2016 at 6:06 pm

The British office of premium Japanese brand Lexus has started receiving orders for an updated sedan IS of 2017 model year. The minimum price of the restyled car, whose European premiere took place at the Paris Motor Show, is 29,995 Pounds.

2017 Updated Lexus IS pic

2017 Updated Lexus IS pic

Toyota Celica 1971 received 1000-horsepower engine Lexus V8

December 30, 2016 at 5:48 pm

In the past this was an ordinary coupe Toyota Celica 1971, but its current owner has given the machine a second life. To install into the engine compartment of any classic car 1000 hp engine, regardless of how it was made, is already a technical feat. Nevertheless, the Australian car enthusiast and owner of this Toyota Celica 1971 Jamie Heritage gave the car a twin-turbo engine Lexus V8, developing 1000 hp (745 kW), replacing the original 1.4-liter engine. He also added an all-wheel drive system.

1971 Powerful Toyota Celica with the engine Lexus V8 pic

1971 Powerful Toyota Celica with the engine Lexus V8 pic

Lexus IS sedan was decorated with 42 thousand LEDs

December 30, 2016 at 5:45 pm

Japanese premium brand Lexus officially presented unique sedan IS whose body is covered with 41,999 LEDs. “LED” sedan was designed specifically for the participation in the video of the famous British singer Dua Lipa, for her new song «Be the One».

2017 Shining Lexus IS pic

2017 Shining Lexus IS pic

Official teaser of sedan Lexus LS appeared on the Internet

December 30, 2016 at 5:34 pm

Premium Japanese brand Lexus has published the first official image of the fifth generation of LS sedan and announced the world premiere of the flagship model. The car, built on a new modular platform GA-L, will debut at the NAIAS-2017 Auto Show-in Detroit. 4-door flagship Lexus LS new generation has got an elongated version of the modular platform GA-L (Global Architecture-Luxury), which debuted on the sports coupe Lexus LC. For now there is no official information about the fifth-generation of sedan.

2018 Upcoming Lexus LS photo

2018 Upcoming Lexus LS photo

Lexus Company may replace its first hatchback CT200h with new crossover

December 30, 2016 at 5:26 pm

Japanese automaker Lexus is seriously considering the possibility of replacement of its first compact hatchback CT200h with the new crossover. The reason for such a decision is the very low level of demand for the model in the European car market.

2016 Compact hatchback Lexus CT200h photo

2016 Compact hatchback Lexus CT200h photo