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2008 GX 470 Now on Lexus USA Website


The 2008 Lexus GX 470 has been added to the Lexus USA website, and as expected, the changes are minimal and completely cosmetic. What has changed? New dark metallic finish on the front grille Chrome roof rack side rails Liquid graphite on the standard 17-inch alloy wheels Clear rear combination lamp turn signal lens cover […]

Tony Soprano & The Lexus LS 400


It’s always a blast seeing your favorite cars featured in TV and movies, and what what an appearance the Lexus LS 400 made in the first episode of the Sopranos (Warning: Contains coarse language and violence, viewer discretion advised): I don’t even like my girlfriend driving my car, and she’s not in the habit of […]

Lexus IS 250 Commercial: The Valet


There’s something about the sound in this Lexus IS 250 commercial that really commanded my attention, the overprocessed blues music, the paddleshift click, the breathlessness, it all comes together so well: I wonder why the IS 250 and IS 350 have separate commercials, wouldn’t it make more sense to market them as a single model?

The Lexus IS-F 1/4 Mile Dyno Run


For the Taste of Lexus Evening Edition in Arcadia this past weekend, the IS-F was available for the public to test-drive — only catch was, it was on a dynamometer: The exhaust note is smooth and powerful, and the shifting is practically seamless. No dyno results were shown, but one Club Lexus tester felt there […]

Lexus SC: 2nd Generation Body Kits


Tom’s SC50 Body Kit Manufacturer: Tom’s Racing Direct Link to Body Kit: Tom’s SC50 Individual Pieces: Front Bumper, Side Step, Rear Bumper, Rear Spoiler, Trunk Lid Spoiler, Roof Spoiler, Replacement Hood Junction Produce Sports Body Kit Manufacturer: Junction Produce Direct Link to Body Kit: Junction Produce Sports Individual Pieces: Front Half Spoiler, Side Step, Rear […]

The Lexus Body Kit Series: SC 430


The next part of my Lexus Body Kit Series is up, this time for the SC 430. For a car closing in on seven years of production, and a purported sports coupe at that, there’s surprisingly few body kits to choose from, and the kits that are available are low in options, with most consisting […]