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Lexus CT 200h @ Australian Grand Prix


The Lexus CT 200h Celebrity F1 challenge took place last night in Melbourne, Australia, and when the dust settled, the podium saw Australian celebrities Sav Rocca, Corbin Harris & Luke Ricketson finishing first, second & third respectively. Lexus was also big on advertising during the actual Australian Grand Prix — I took some photos on […]

Lexus & Microsoft Present Fresh Perspectives


Lexus has teamed up with Microsoft for an interesting project called Fresh Perspectives, which takes six extremely talented artists, presents them with their choice of three concepts, and gives them 24 hours to create an all-new original work. Meant to promote the CT 200h, the series is set to start April 18th — check out […]

Preview of the Lexus CT 200h Celebrity Challenge in Australia


This weekend is the Lexus CT 200h Celebrity Challenge in Australia, and the Sydney Morning Herald has put together a pretty funny sneak peek of what to expect from the celebrity race. (If one of the drivers gets his way, it will be a real-world version of bumper cars.) Watch the video @ SMH

Lexus CT 200h Pre-Orders Double Sales in Netherlands


It’s entirely possible I’m reading this translated article wrong, but according to Dutch newspaper De Telgraaf, Lexus Netherlands received 1,000 pre-orders for the CT 200h — a remarkable number considering that last year, only 700 Lexus were sold in the country! The newspaper attributes the brisk sales to the hatchback’s exemption from road tax, but […]

New Lexus CT 200h Owner Shares First Impressions


The Kicking Tires blog has an extremely positive reader-submitted review of the Lexus CT 200h that takes exception to the Prius comparisons: “…some people say the CT 200h is an overpriced Prius. I beg to differ. Go drive a Prius, a Ford Fusion Hybrid and Toyota Camry Hybrid like I did and you’ll never want […]

Lexus CT 200h Lightshows from France & Singapore


Similar to the introduction of the CT 200h in Dubai, Lexus France also did an exceptional 3D display projection on the side of the Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye: How brilliant that Lexus has managed to “sync” its regional launch events with a global theme. Here’s two more videos of a lightshow from Lexus Singapore — first […]