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Building the Lexus RX: A Tour of the Cambridge Manufacturing Plant in Canada


Lexus’ BEYOND Magazine has an in-depth feature on the RX manufacturing plant in Cambridge, Canada, the only place outside of Japan where Lexus vehicles are built: On average, it takes 24 hours to make an RX 350 – 10 hours are spent just in the paint shop – and about 2,400 components are required. Parts […]

Lexus Enthusiast Membership Drive Now Complete!


Hello everyone, After just two weeks, the Lexus Enthusiast Membership Drive finished today. All founding memberships are now sold. With the first stage of massive project complete, I would like to give my deepest thanks to all founding members! Look for an email later tonight with some announcements, including a very special giveaway to celebrate […]

Lexus LX is 43% of All Lexus Sales in the Middle East


Lexus sales have grown 20% in the Middle East in the first six months of 2014, with 21,598 units sold across the region. Leading the charge is the LX, which has sold 9,178 units (!!!) and make up a staggering 43-percent of total Lexus sales in the area. [Source: AMEinfo]

Photos: The Lexus RC Press Event in New York


Yesterday in upstate New York, I had a chance to drive the RC 350, RC 350 F SPORT, and the absolutely insane RC F on the Monticello Motor Club racetrack. There’s an embargo on all information & driving impressions, but I can share a couple photos from the event: Full details on the RC family […]

Lexus Has No Plans to Manufacture Vehicles in China


According to Lexus International vice-president Mark Templin, there are no plans to start manufacturing vehicles in China: “We don’t have those conversations,” Templin said. “We haven’t gotten to the point where we have serious conversations about building cars in China yet.” The immediate priority is building the brand in the country, where German badges are […]

Lexus NX Commercial from Japan


Lexus Japan has released a commercial for the new NX compact crossover, and it has that same quirky cleverness seen in their recent campaigns: There’s also this behind-the-scenes look at all those bubbles: