This Lexus LF-LC in electric blue is the company's most powerful hybrid yet, sporting an Advanced Lexus Hybrid Drive that's rated at 500 horsepower. Plus, it boasts an advanced smart battery pack and lots of carbon fiber. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.
The all-new 2012 Lexus LFA is a pure eye candy, so much so that Toyota has just released a new commercial in the US dedicated to it. Just to recap, this supercar features carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) body and is powered by a V10 engine. It will go on sale next year priced at $375,000USD. Video after the break.
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The Lexus GX 460 is yet another Toyota vehicle that you shouldn't buy, says Consumer Reports' cars division. The magazine "said that it testing staff found that 'when pushed to its limits on a handling course' on the magazine's test track, the rear of the Lexus GX 'slid out until the vehicle was almost sideways' before the vehicles electronic stability control system was able to regain control." Video after the break.
The Stig takes the all-new Lexus LFA out for a spin on the Top Gear track and set a new wet lap record while doing so, but is it faster than the Caterham Seven R500's 1:17.9? Continue reading to watch the segment.
Lexus UK PR now claims: "The Lexus LFA might (I did not say is) be slower around Top Gear test track than the R500, but the driver will be dry :-)"
In this Fifth Gear segment, Tiff Needell takes the Lexus IS-F out for a road test. Continue reading for the video.
The vehicle features a 5.0 L direct-injected V8 producing 416hp @ 6,600 rpm, while peak torque is 371 ft·lb @ 5,200 rpm. The engine also features a two-stage intake system, engine oil and transmission fluid coolers and an oil pump designed for high-speed cornering
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The 2008 Lexus LX570 sports a Driver Monitoring System that "provides a 180-degree, side-to-side view from the front of the vehicle as if you're standing on the front bumper." Video demonstration after the jump.
This allows you to edge up to a tree, wall, or parked vehicle obstructing your sight in order to get a clear view before pulling out into traffic