Lexus has recently reached a significant manufacturing milestone — according to Just Auto, 1.5 million ES models have been built since the model’s debut in 1989. Six generations of the ES have been built over the past 24 years, and it has been the best selling Lexus car over that period. (Also of note for …
Stumbled on this old first-generation Lexus ES 250 commercial, or as announcer James Sloyan describes it, “the luxury sedan of sports sedans”: For all his rumored talents, I never would have expected The Stig to be driving ES 250s for Lexus before appearing on Top Gear.
It may be considered the blacksheep of Lexus’ entire model history, but Flickr user grateful420angelina sure lucked out finding such a pristine ES 250: With 147,000 miles on it, it’s seen a fair share of asphalt, but it looks like the Ohio winters have been suprisingly kind.
Kevin · July 10th, 2007