A Lexus CT 200h driven by Sebastien Kroetsch has placed second in Rallye Vert de Montréal, the only Canadian stop on the global FIA Alternative Energies Cup circuit. A Toyota Prius Plugin finished first.
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.
This past weekend, Lexus Magazine had a chance to interview IS F chief engineer Yukihiko Yaguchi as he watched his latest creation, the IS F CCS-R, participate in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.
Lexus Magazine has a feature on the new Climate Concierge system in the 2013 LS, which uses the climate control, the heated/cooled seats, and even the steering wheel to maintain the correct temperature.
Two years since its launch, the Lexus LFA is in the final months of its 500-unit production run, and remaining inventory "is down to single digits", according to Tim Morrison, Lexus USA vice president of sales.
While the whole thing is sure to appear online, I did want to mention that SpeedTV’s Shut Up & Drive will be featuring both the Lexus GS 350 F Sport and the LFA on tonight’s episode (10:30pm ET/7:30pm PT).
Normally, I wouldn’t even link to this video of a second-gen Lexus LS having its roof chopped off during some idiotic demonstration at Stance Wars in Belgium, but I’ve been receiving email about it all day.
Bertel Schmitt of The Truth About Cars happened upon a very special Lexus in Toyota’s Tokyo headquarters — sitting in the lobby was a matte black LFA belonging to none other than Toyota President Akio Toyoda.