The IS 200t F SPORT finished fourth in a field of seven cars.
Kevin · March 23rd, 2017
The Lexus finishes first in a UK magazine -- what?
Kevin · August 31st, 2016
Motor Trend has a new comparison test with the Lexus GS F up against the Audi S6 4.0T and the Cadillac CTS V-Sport.
Kevin · March 8th, 2016
Top Gear has a comparison of the 467-horsepower Lexus GS F and the M5 30 Jahre, the 30th anniversary 600-horsepower edition of BMW’s super sedan.
Kevin · February 5th, 2016
The Lexus RC F competed in the annual Car & Driver Lightning Lap, finishing last in its class and mid-pack in the overall rankings.
Kevin · November 5th, 2015
Motor Trend Comparison: Lexus LX 570 vs. Cadillac Escalade, Lincoln Navigator, Infiniti QX80, MB GL450 & RR Sport
The Lexus LX 570 may be eight years old, but it still manages to place mid-pack in a huge Motor Trend comparison test with the Cadillac Escalade, Mercedes GL450, Range Rover Sport HSE, Lincoln Navigator, and Infiniti QX80.
Kevin · May 11th, 2015
Car & Driver has published a comparison test with the Lexus RC 350 F SPORT, Cadillac ATS coupe 3.6, and Audi S5. The results for the RC were not pretty.
Kevin · May 7th, 2015
In a CarAdvice comparison test between the Lexus NX 200t F SPORT and BMW X3 xDrive28i, reviewer Matt Campbell found the contest too close to call.
Kevin · April 15th, 2015
The NX F SPORT takes top spot against the BMW X3, RR Evoque, Lincoln MKC, and Volvo XC60.
Kevin · March 16th, 2015
The NX vs GLA in this latest video comparison from AutoGuide.
Kevin · February 16th, 2015
British publication Autocar has brought the Lexus RC F & BMW M4 out to the track for a head-to-head comparison.
Kevin · February 9th, 2015
EVO has a new article comparing the Lexus RC F, BMW M4, and the Audi RS 5 -- just wait to s
Kevin · January 30th, 2015
CarAdvice in Australia have compared the Lexus RC 350 F SPORT & BMW 435i in a realistic review: Lexus has thrown the gauntlet down to the opposition, pricing the RC350 F Sport at $74,000 – just $1000 over the IS350 sedan with which it shares its interior and rear suspension. The 435i coupe, meanwhile, costs …
Kevin · December 11th, 2014
Motor Trend has published a comparison between the Lexus RC F & BMW M4, and it’s a total mess of conflicting information: We preferred the Lexus around town, as it’s a more interesting car to sit in thanks to its wealth of technical and visual details. The styling may be a large miss, but we …
Kevin · December 8th, 2014
AMCI Testing, one of the most respected independent automotive testing companies in the world, has conducted a comparison between the Lexus RC F, BMW M4, and Audi RS 5: Considering the video is being hosted on the Lexus USA Youtube page, it would be easy enough to write off the results — however, this quote …
Kevin · December 8th, 2014
Auto Express prefers the Lexus IS 300h over the new Mercedes C300 BlueTEC Hybrid: In the battle of the hybrid saloons, the IS 300h takes a narrow win. Its hybrid powertrain feels better resolved than the Mercedes’, as it relies on the electric motor more frequently to save fuel, is more refined and switches between …
Kevin · November 30th, 2014
Road & Track has compared the Lexus IS350 F SPORT, BMW 335i, Cadillac ATS V6, and the Infiniti Q50 — here’s the result: From the moment we sunk into the black-on-black interior, we were struck by how determinedly idiosyncratic the IS 350 seems. There are deep seats with handsome stitching set in an angular collection …
Kevin · October 12th, 2014
In celebration of its 200th issue, the writers at EVO Magazine gathered their top five cars of the modern era in order to crown “the one that best represents the Thrill of Driving”. As you can probably tell from the image above, Lexus’ very own LFA was included alongside the Ford GT, Renaultsport Mégane R26.R, Porsche …
Kevin · August 18th, 2014
Georg Kacher from CAR Magazine has some new details on rumored sports car being developed by Lexus & BMW: Developed under the codename Silk Road 2, the proposed BMW Z7 and Lexus ZC/ZR are cutting-edge sports cars which will cost around €90,000, or £73,000. Slap bang in Porsche Carrera territory, then. This will be the …
Kevin · June 10th, 2014
Japanese magazine Best Car remains convinced that Lexus & BMW are working together on a new LFA supercar, devoting their cover to the idea for the second time in six months. Here’s a better look at the rendering: The rumor of BMW & Lexus working on a next-generation supercar is a recurring theme, but it …
Kevin · May 11th, 2014
Autos Canada conducted a comparison between the Lexus GS 350 AWD and Cadillac CTS 3.6 AWD: It’s easy to assume the Lexus – especially in this “Luxury Package” trim and not fitted with the F-Sport’s variable suspension – would be the soft, roly-poly competitor in this test. And while the Lexus’ ride is notably better …
Kevin · April 9th, 2014
BMW & Toyota have finalized an agreement to develop a joint platform for sportscars, according to Reuters: “We have agreed on a joint architecture for a sports car. What is important is that there will be two different vehicles that are authentic to the two brands,” Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung today quoted [BMW’s development chief Herbert] …
Kevin · January 6th, 2014
In this latest Motor Trend video, host Jonny Lieberman puts the Lexus GS 350 F SPORT against the Cadillac CTS V SPORT: With all of its performance upgrades and 100+ horsepower advantage, the CTS V SPORT was almost guaranteed to win this track-focused comparison. However, this didn’t stop Lieberman from being extremely positive about the …
Kevin · November 12th, 2013
Peter Lyon from Motoring Australia is reporting that BMW & Lexus are working on a next-generation LFA supercar: It’s been nearly two years since Toyota and BMW announced an agreement to co-develop sports cars using state-of-the-art hybrid technologies, and now a source close to the two companies says the pair has decided on its first …
Kevin · November 6th, 2013
Drive Australia has brought the Lexus IS 250, BMW 316i, Mercedes C200 & Audi A4 1.8 TFSI for a comparison test — here’s what they had to say about the newest Lexus sedan: The boldly styled cabin combines sporty and luxurious elements. Cabin storage is quite good, although there are no rear door pockets, and …
Kevin · September 18th, 2013
Road & Track has brought the 2014 Lexus IS 350 F SPORT up against the BMW 335i, Cadillac ATS Premium, & Infiniti Q50S — here’s what the editors had to say about the newest Lexus sedan: The IS has, as another editor observed, the feel and responses of a less heavily styled car. The Infiniti …
Kevin · September 16th, 2013
Todd & Paul over at Everyday Driver have released a comparison test between the Lexus IS 350 F SPORT, BMW 335i & Cadillac ATS.
Kevin · July 26th, 2013
Motor Trend Comparison: Lexus IS 350 AWD vs. Audi S4, BMW 335i xDrive, Cadillac ATS4 3.6 & the Volvo S60 T6
The folks at Motor Trend are at it again with a comparison of the Lexus IS 350 AWD, Audi S4, BMW 335i xDrive, Cadillac ATS4 3.6 & the Volvo S60 T6.
Kevin · July 24th, 2013
AMCI Testing, one of the most respected independent automotive testing companies in the world, has conducted a comparison between the Lexus GS 350 F SPORT & BMW 535i M Sport.
Kevin · June 12th, 2013
Edmunds has published a comparison between the 2013 BMW 328i M Sport, 2013 Cadillac ATS 2.0 Premium, and 2014 Lexus IS250 F Sport.
Kevin · May 14th, 2013
In the latest issue of Car & Driver, the 2014 Lexus IS 350 F SPORT takes top spot in a comparison with the BMW 335i M SPORT and Cadillac ATS 3.6.
Kevin · April 30th, 2013
The Motor Report in Australia has put the Lexus GS450h in a hybrid sedan shootout against the BMW ActiveHybrid 5 and Infiniti M35h.
test · March 13th, 2013
Taking an unusual angle, Brian Cooley from CNET compares the technology packages in the Lexus LS 460 F SPORT & BMW 750Li.
Kevin · February 26th, 2013
"...we wouldn't like to say which is the more involving drivers' car without trying them back to back. The LFA is really that good."
Kevin · August 22nd, 2012
The American Customer Service Index released their annual automotive customer satisfaction report today, and Lexus has placed second overall with 89 points, just one point behind Lincoln.
Kevin · August 22nd, 2012
For the first time in its history, German magazine Autobild has named a Lexus as the top model in a comparison, with the GS 450h beating out the BMW ActiveHybrid 5 and Infiniti M35h in a hybrid showdown.
Kevin · August 19th, 2012
German newspaper De Telegraaf reports that Aston Martin is interested using Lexus engines to power future models.
Kevin · July 23rd, 2012
Earlier today, Toyota & BMW signed on to an extended technical partnership that builds on their initial agreement from last year.
Kevin · June 29th, 2012
Drive has compared the Audi A6 2.0, BMW 520i, Mercedes-Benz E200 & Lexus GS 250, and named the GS the top choice for its balance of comfort and performance.
Kevin · June 27th, 2012
Automobile Magazine Compares the Lexus LFA, McLaren MP4-12C, Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 & Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport
It would seem impossible, but Automobile Magazine has published a rather dull comparison of the Lexus LFA, McLaren MP4-12C, Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 and Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport.
Kevin · June 5th, 2012
Right after my complaint about the constant Audi A6/Lexus GS comparisons, The Truth About Cars has something different — the BMW 528i xDrive vs. the Lexus GS 350 F Sport AWD.
Kevin · May 8th, 2012
While I’m lukewarm on the Winding Road article comparing the Lexus GS 350 F Sport and Audi A6, the accompanying photo gallery does a good job of visually contrasting the two cars.
Kevin · May 7th, 2012
Lexus has released a new iPad app that gives a virtual tour of the 2013 GS.
Kevin · April 25th, 2012
Two weeks after Motor Trend named the Lexus GS 350 F Sport the best midsize V6 luxury sedan, the magazine has now crowned the GS 450h as the top hybrid sports sedan available, beating the Porsche Panamera Hybrid & Infiniti M35h.
Kevin · April 23rd, 2012
*Motor Trend* has compared the 2013 Lexus GS 350 F Sport against the Infiniti M37S, Audi A6 3.0T, and the BMW 535i, and found the GS F Sport to be the best of the bunch.
Kevin · April 9th, 2012
Road & Track has published a comparison between the Lexus GS 350 F Sport and the Audi A7 3.0 TFSI Quattro.
Kevin · March 26th, 2012
If you haven’t seen the Lexus GS Challenge feature running in Motor Trend & Automobile Magazine this month, then you’ve missed out on the photography of Scott Dukes, and I just can’t allow that to happen.
Kevin · February 23rd, 2012
To prove how much the new GS has improved, and show how it stacks up to the competition, Lexus invited Automobile Magazine & Motor Trend to do some independent testing of the GS 350 F Sport against the BMW 535i and Mercedes E350 Sport.
Kevin · February 21st, 2012
For the very first comparison test featuring a 2013 Lexus GS 350, Car & Driver puts Lexus’ newest sedan up against the 2012 Audi A6 3.0T Quattro.
Kevin · February 8th, 2012
The Lexus CT 200h was named to a curious “Best of 2011″ list, with the hybrid hatchback included among Playboy’s Cars of the Year.
Kevin · January 3rd, 2012
The CAR Magazine showdown between the Lexus LFA and Lamborghini Aventador has been posted online, and the results are spectacular
Kevin · December 13th, 2011
Let’s take a break from the non-stop Lexus GS coverage and look at a sneak peek at what CAR Magazine has cooked up for their latest issue — the Lexus LFA vs. the Lamborghini Aventador.
Kevin · November 25th, 2011
Pro photographer Jonathan D’Amato has taken some cool photos of the Lexus LFA parked alongside other supercars.
Kevin · October 11th, 2011
The Lexus GS-F rumors are back out in full force, and judging from the conflicting reports from Inside Line & Motor Trend, it’s less a question of if Lexus will be making it, but rather what will be powering the high-performance sedan.
Kevin · September 6th, 2011
Finally managed to read the full Lexus LFA vs. Ferrari 599 GTO comparison from *EVO Magazine*, and it's an absolute barnburner.
Kevin · August 26th, 2011
EVO Magazine has brought together Lexus UK’s Pearl Blue LFA and a Ferrari 599 GTO for a matchup in their latest issue — and while it may not hit newstands until next Wednesday, here’s a fun little video showing the two cars battling for top speed bragging rights.
Kevin · August 15th, 2011
This Auto Express video showdown between the Lexus CT 200h, Nissan Leaf & VW Golf GTD had all the potential for a very interesting comparison, but ultimately fizzles with its focus on superficial testing criteria rather than examining the differences between the three models.
Kevin · June 15th, 2011
Earlier this year, The Truth About Cars compared the Lexus LS 600hL and the Mercedes S400 Hybrid, the only two flagship luxury sedans (currently) available with a gas-electric powertrain.
Kevin · May 18th, 2011
Best Motoring Comparison: Lexus LFA vs. Nissan GT-R vs. Porsche GT2 RS vs. Ferrari F430 GT3 vs. Corvette ZR1
Japan's Best Motoring series may have been cancelled, but not before putting together a superstar supercar comparison featuring the Lexus LFA, Nissan GT-R, Porsche GT2 RS, Corvette ZR1 & Ferrari F430 GT3 on the Fuji Speedway.
Kevin · May 18th, 2011
Motor Trend Comparison: Lexus LS 460 vs. Audi A8 vs. Mercedes S400 Hybrid vs. BMW 740i vs. Hyundai Equus vs. Porsche Panamera
Motor Trend recently compared the Lexus LS 460 Sport with the Audi A8, Mercedes S400 Hybrid, Hyundai Equus, BMW 740i & Porsche Panamara, and ranked the LS fourth overall — here’s what they had to say about the Lexus flagship: Bad boy genes must be migrating up the Lexus line from the IS-F, or down …
Kevin · February 3rd, 2011
Motor Trend recently had an article that named the Lexus LFA as one of the top 9 halo cars — but that wasn’t what caught my attention. Take a look at this Hyundai Equus picture: Now compare it with this 2007 Lexus LS 600hL image: I know imitation is the highest form of flattery, but …
Kevin · January 28th, 2011
In a classic Car & Driver move, the magazine has taken a $98k Lexus LS 460L AWD and compared it against the new $65k Hyundai Equus, then declared the winner based almost entirely on price: Were this match based on price alone, we might have pitted an Equus with the Ultimate package ($65,400) against a …
Kevin · January 12th, 2011
The 2011 Lexus IS F took part in Car & Driver’s annual Lightning Lap at the Virginia International Raceway, and found that the freshly revised sedan has really stepped up its game: Three years back, an IS F turned a less-than-impressive 3:14.0. We said then, “A little attention to springs and damping might make this …
Kevin · January 2nd, 2011
The Lexus LFA took part in EVO Magazine’s Car of the Year showdown, where it went up against the best and brightest of 2010, including the Ferrari 458 Italia, Mercedes SLS AMG & Porsche’s GT2 & 3 RS. Lucky for us, someone over at German Car Forums has scanned and uploaded the entire article, which …
Kevin · December 30th, 2010
The Lexus RX goes on the offensive in this new commercial: Bringing competitors into the mix is something that we saw last month in the IS & ES commercials, and it signals a new, more aggressive direction in Lexus advertising. Cool concept, too.
Kevin · November 8th, 2010