Lexus Enthusiast: Live at SEMA 2015

The SEMA show opens today in Las Vegas, and Lexus is representing with their new RC F GT3 race car and a number of modified cars, including the new GS F and RC 200t.
Kevin · November 3rd, 2015

Introducing the Lexus LF-FC Flagship Concept

Lexus has just unveiled the LF-FC concept, a “visionary new vehicle that offers a peek into the design and technology direction of the brand’s future flagship sedan.”
Kevin · October 28th, 2015

Video: Lexus Creates Functional Hoverboard

Lexus has partnered with experts in super-conductive technology to create a real life hoverboard for their new Amazing in Motion marketing campaign — it’s all very crazy, let’s start off with the teaser video: The hoverboard uses liquid nitrogen cooled superconductors and permanent magnets to float above the ground, with a design that features the …
Kevin · June 23rd, 2015

New Details on the 2016 Lexus LX 570 Update

Japanese magazine Best Car has published a rendering of the updated 2016 Lexus LX 570 expected later this year, and it shows what could be the largest spindle grille in the brand’s history.
Kevin · May 31st, 2015

Lexus LS 500h Trademarked in Europe

Lexus has filed a trademark for the LS 500h in Europe, opening up speculation that the next-generation LS flagship will be getting a new hybrid powertrain.
Kevin · May 27th, 2015

Lexus Enthusiast Forums Open Wednesday

After months of development and three weeks of beta testing, the Lexus Enthusiast community forums will launch this Wednesday.
Kevin · February 16th, 2015

Welcome to the New Lexus Enthusiast

After years of planning and months of development, the new Lexus Enthusiast website is here. Here are the details on the new features and changes.
Kevin · January 28th, 2015

Seventy New Photos of the Lexus GS F

Lexus released a massive photo gallery of the GS F high-performance sedan, here’s all seventy images presented in high resolution:
Kevin · January 14th, 2015

The Lexus GS F Revealed: First Photos & Information

Lexus has revealed the 2016 GS F high-peformance sedan a week before its official debut at the Detroit Auto Show. Details are limited right now, but one thing is for sure — the GS F will share the RC F’s 5.0-liter 467 horsepower V8 engine. Four photos in total were released, here they are in …
Kevin · January 6th, 2015

New Lexus High Performance F Model Coming to Detroit Auto Show

Lexus has released two teaser images for new model set to debut at the Detroit Auto Show in January — here they are (click for a larger version): Here’s the full press release: Lexus announced it will be adding a second vehicle to its growing stable of F brand high performance models. Earlier this year, …
Kevin · December 17th, 2014

The Lexus LF-C2 Concept: Full Details & Information

The Lexus LF-C2 concept has been revealed at the LA Auto Show, and there’s plenty of new photos and details to get through — let’s start first with the official press release. Beautiful sunshine, warm weather, and winding roads are the perfect complements to the Lexus LF-C2 concept that made its global debut at the …
Kevin · November 19th, 2014

Lexus LF-C2 Convertible Concept to Debut at Los Angeles Auto Show

Just announced, Lexus will debuting the new LF-C2 convertible concept at the Los Angeles auto show next week — the above teaser image has been released, and here are all the details so far: On November 19, at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, the Lexus LF-C2 Concept will make its global debut. This exciting …
Kevin · November 11th, 2014

Liveblog: Lexus at SEMA 2014

Lexus will be debuting a bunch of modified cars today at the SEMA Show, and I’m in Las Vegas to bring you live coverage from the floor.
Kevin · November 4th, 2014

Photos: New Lexus GS F Prototype Spotted in Europe!

A new Lexus GS F prototype has been spotted in Europe — here are some photos from World Car Fans: Very clearly, the GS F will be heavily influenced by the new RC F — the front end is near identical with the integrated oil cooler & engine cooler vents: On the side, there’s the …
Kevin · September 29th, 2014

Lexus Enthusiast Membership Drive Starts Today

Hello all, Since launching in 2007, the Lexus Enthusiast website has become the single best independent source for daily news and insider information on all things Lexus. This fall, the site will be going through a large scale redesign that will introduce important & frequently requested new features — it’s an ambitious goal with plenty …
Kevin · August 11th, 2014

New Lexus Model Every Year Until 2020?

New information today about the Lexus coupe based on the LF-LC concept — from Autocar: The dramatic LF-LC was first seen at the Detroit motor show in 2012, and [Lexus Europe’s vice-president Alain] Uyttenhoven said that company boss Akio Toyoda “doesn’t want the production car to look any different from the concept”. Uyttenhoven said that …
Kevin · July 17th, 2014

Driving the 2015 Lexus NX

Two weeks ago, Lexus invited me to Whistler, British Columbia, where I was able to test drive the all-new NX compact crossover in all its various forms. I posted a technical overview of the new model on Monday, and now it’s time for some personal impressions. Lexus describes the new NX compact crossover as Premium …
Kevin · July 9th, 2014

2015 Lexus NX & NX F SPORT Preview

Two weeks ago, Lexus invited me to Whistler, British Columbia, where I was able to test drive the all-new NX compact crossover in all its various forms. The following is a technical overview of the new model — my personal impressions will posted on Wednesday. As the vehicle that established the luxury crossover market, the …
Kevin · July 7th, 2014

Lexus SC to Return in 2017?

According to Peter Lyon of Japanese magazine Holiday Auto, the Lexus SC nameplate will return with the production model based on the LF-LC concept car: The new Lexus SC seems to have it all: Styling to take on Europe’s best, two powerful engine choices, the world’s first 10-speed automatic, and a price tag hovering around …
Kevin · June 11th, 2014

Lexus GS F Prototype Spotted in Arizona?

A possible Lexus GS F prototype has been spotted in Arizona by Club Lexus member I8ABMR: It may look like a roughed-up GS F SPORT, but there are a couple key details that suggest otherwise — the Michigan manufacturer plates and the proximity to the Toyota Arizona proving grounds are the first clues, but the …
Kevin · May 15th, 2014

Video: Driving the Lexus NX 300h

Update: Both videos have been removed by request of their owners. When a Lexus NX 300h prototype visited Flow Lexus of Greensboro in North Carolina this week, YouTube channel Saabkyle04 took the opportunity to film this twenty minute video packed with nearly every detail of the Lexus NX 300h: (Video Removed) There’s so much information …
Kevin · May 3rd, 2014

2015 Lexus NX Specifications (Including Horsepower)

There’s a significant amount of new information on the Lexus NX with the crossover’s debut at the Beijing Motor Show today — let’s start things off with the full international press release. Lexus’ first luxury compact crossover, the NX, made its world premiere here today at the 2014 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, which runs through …
Kevin · April 20th, 2014

Details on the First Lexus LFA Owners Club Meet in Japan

Last weekend in Japan, 22 LFAs and 23 LFA owners participated in the inaugural meeting of the Lexus LFA Owners Club. The meet took place at the Lexus College campus inside of the Fuji Speedway. LFA Chief Engineer Tanahashi Haruhiko was in attendance, and the event was memorialized with a ceremonial planting of a Youkou-zakura …
Kevin · April 15th, 2014

2015 Lexus NX & NX F SPORT Information

Lexus has released the first real details on the new NX, including 11 new photos of the compact crossover in both standard and F SPORT models: The Full Lexus NX Press Release Lexus will unveil its new luxury compact crossover, the Lexus NX, at the 2014 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition to be held in Beijing, …
Kevin · April 10th, 2014