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Lexus News: Lexus ES: Fourth Generation

Milestone: Lexus Has Built 1.5 Million ES Models Since 1989

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 […]

Lexus Announces Voluntary Safety Recall on 2004-2005 ES 330, 2004-2005 RX 330 & 2006 RX 400h

Lexus has announced a voluntary safety recall on the 2004-2005 ES 330, 2004-2005 RX 330, and the 2006 RX 400h to replace the crankshaft pulley.

Lexus ES 300 Goes for a Swim

Somehow, Mondays and depressing Lexus videos seem to go hand & hand — last week, it was watching an IS F being crushed, and this week it’s an unfortunate parking job that results in an ES 300 taking a river bath.

LA Times Reports on 4th Generation ES Transmission Issues, Lexus Responds

This weekend, the LA Times published another chapter in their long-running battle against Toyota & Lexus, this time asserting that the transmission issues experienced by some 2002-2006 Lexus ES owners was indicative of a bigger problem: The documents show that Toyota repeatedly tried to solve the lurching problem by modifying the car’s computer software. But […]

Michael Bay’s Lexus ES 330 Commercial

Loud, blurry and preposterous, this Lexus ES 330 commercial by Michael Bay would fit neatly into any one of his movies (jump to 1:02 to see the Lexus commercial directly): Somehow I doubt an airbag is going to save you from being hit by a tractor trailer.