When Lexus ES production shifts in part to North America in 2014, the Kyushu plant in Japan will begin production of a brand new Lexus model.
Hans Greimel of Automotive News has some details behind the decision to move Lexus ES production to Kentucky.
At a press conference today in New York City, Toyota president Akio Toyoda & North American CEO Jim Lentz officially announced that the Lexus ES 350 will be built at the Georgetown manufacturing plant in Kentucky.
According to various media reports, Lexus will begin manufacturing the ES 350 at the Georgetown plant in Kentucky.
A selection of Autoweek editors spent time with a 2013 Lexus ES 300h, and the response to the hybrid sedan was outstanding.
In their review of the 2013 Lexus ES 300h, Autoweek praises the “near-perfect combination of interior space, cargo room, fuel-economy and luxury.”
For the second year in a row, Lexus has been named the top brand overall in the 2013 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study.