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Lexus News: Lexus LX

More on the Baja 500 Lexus 570


Earlier this week, I posted about Joe Bacal, who raced in the 41st annual Tecate SCORE Baja 500 in a modified Lexus LX 570 and ended up winning the class. Now we have some more information on the race, courtesy of a Lexus press release: Assisted by first-time navigator Williamsen and a new but well-organized […]

Gold Chrome-Foiled Lexus LX 570


While browsing the Club Lexus LX 570 forum, I came across this gold chrome-foiled LX: Apparently, this is a service by a company called foilacar, which basically wraps the vehicle’s exterior in foil. Pretty amazing technology—though I’m mixed about the results. As a concept, I’m all over unique finishes, but I have no idea what […]

Lexus LX570 Photo Gallery: Industrial Waterway


Next up in my 2009 Lexus LX 570 photo galleries is a collection of three different locations—Lake Ontario (looking more like a windy Hawaii), an abandoned steel mill, and along the Welland Canal: {embed=“site/gallery” gallery_id=“1192”} One of my favorite things about taking LX photos was trying to make it look as tiny as possible. Image […]

2009 Lexus LX570 Photo Gallery: Out in the Wilderness


There are some tight & twisty roads in my area, and this first set of Lexus LX 570 photos are taken at the only stop on one of my favorites: {embed=“site/gallery” gallery_id=“1188”} The LX 570 engine roared climbing some of the massive hills, like driving the world’s smoothest, best handling tank.

Lexus LX 570 Competes in SCORE Baja 500 Race


This past weekend, the first ever Lexus 570 racing truck took part in the Tecate SCORE Baja 500, where it took first in its (admittedly small) class. The LX 570 was piloted by Joe Bacal of JTGrey Performance Driving, who was confident about his chances: “It may seem unusual to race a large luxury SUV […]

Lexus LX Week


Yesterday, I returned the 2009 Lexus LX 570 to Lexus Canada, much to the chagrin of my entire extended family. Being able to seat eight turned every drive into an event, and everyone was sad to see the giant SUV go. Over the course of ten days, I drove 1386 km (862 miles) and averaged […]