New Orange Lexus RC F Spotted in Japan

A New Orange Lexus RC F prototype has been spotted in Japan by Club Lexus member Mattspiral. As rumored, the orange exterior looks a few shades lighter than the IS F CCS-R — what do you think? [Source: Club Lexus via Joe-Z Performance]
Kevin · April 1st, 2014

Ultrasonic Blue Lexus RC F Spotted in California

It’s not just a black Lexus RC F cruising around California — Lexus Enthusiast reader Yoshi sent in a few highway shots of the model in Ultrasonic Blue: Definitely prefer this Ultrasonic Blue to the half-painted black RC F we’ve seen — looks much better on the road. (Thanks Yoshi!)
Kevin · March 17th, 2014

More Photos of the Black Lexus RC F

More photos of the black RC F in California arrived in my inbox today, this time from Lexus Enthusiast friend Guy from Endles Automotive: With the car stationary, we get a good look at a new set of previously unseen optional wheels — what do you think of the new design? (Thanks Guy!)
Kevin · March 13th, 2014

Black Lexus RC F Prototype Spotted in California

Club Lexus member Rominl has posted photos of a black Lexus RC F prototype cruising the highways of Southern California — here’s a couple shots from the gallery: Not much in the way of detail, but these are likely only the first photos to be seen online — I’ve been looking forward to seeing the …
Kevin · March 11th, 2014

Lexus RC F SPORT Prototype Spotted?

A blue Lexus RC 350 has been spotted in California sporting a covered up fender badge — here a couple more photos: The coupe is near identical to the standard RC, but look closely at the fender and there’s a piece of blue tape covering up what I would assume is an F SPORT badge: …
Kevin · February 12th, 2014

New Information on the Lexus NX Compact Crossover

Auto Express has some new information on the Lexus NX, including the new rendering seen above: Lexus has revealed that its new NX crossover will arrive in the UK in October, and prices are expected to start at around £30,000 – putting it in close contention with its Audi Q5 and BMW X3 rivals. A …
Kevin · February 10th, 2014

Lexus NX Prototypes Spotted!

Japanese magazine Mag-X has released two spy photos of the upcoming Lexus NX compact crossover — the masked version above, and this camouflaged prototype: These two images don’t show nearly as much detail as the recently leaked production NX photo, but they do give a better indication of the compact crossover’s overall shape — really, …
Kevin · February 6th, 2014

Spied: Is Lexus Developing a Four-Door Coupe?

An unusual Lexus prototype has been spotted by Japanese magazine Mag-X, here it is from three angles: Despite wearing the front-end of what looks like a GS F SPORT, the long hood and short trunk suggest something else entirely — could Lexus be working a four door coupe to complete with the Mercedes CLS & …
Kevin · January 20th, 2014

Camouflaged Lexus NX Prototype Spotted in Japan

A Lexus NX prototype has been spotted by Japanese magazine Mag-X in some pretty wild camouflage — here are the two photos: The vehicle has been expertly disguised, with only the front spindle grille giving away that fact the model is a Lexus at all — makes me wonder, wouldn’t this amount of camouflage affect …
Kevin · December 10th, 2013

More Photos of the 2014 Lexus CT 200h

The updated 2014 Lexus CT 200h has been spotted once again — Car Advice has the photos: The pure white license plate matches the spy photos seen last month, as does the white exterior and blacked-out roof — Car Advice speculates on when the new CT will debut: The 2014 facelift is tipped to be …
Kevin · November 8th, 2013

Fake Lexus NX Spyshot Surfaces

A number of readers have sent in a link to the above image, which was posted on the Burlapp Car website with claims to be the new Lexus NX compact crossover — not to burst anyone’s bubble, but compare the image to this photo of the RX: Always find these fake spy shots so creative, …
Kevin · October 16th, 2013

2014 Lexus CT 200h F SPORT Spotted!

The 2014 Lexus CT 200h F SPORT has been spotted by Leftlane News during a commercial shoot — here are photos of the front & back: There were no photos of the side profile, but here’s a closer look at the new spindle grille: All in all, it’s a great looking update — the spindle …
Kevin · October 14th, 2013

Lexus RX 200t Test Mule Spotted in Japan?

Japanese magazine MAG-X has published photos of what they claim is a test mule for the turbocharged four-cylinder Lexus RX 200t — here’s the full page from the September issue: The very first mention of a possible RX 200t came in April of this year, when Lexus filed a trademark for the nameplate in Australia …
Kevin · September 19th, 2013

More Illustrations of the Rumored Lexus RC F Coupe

The September issue of Japanese magazine Holiday Auto has a five-page spread on the upcoming Lexus RC F, and included in the article are several illustrated attempts at what the new Lexus coupe might look like — here are the full pages (click for higher resolution): As is the case with any Japanese magazines, I’m …
Kevin · September 17th, 2013

Lexus CT 200h Sedan Spotted?

A Motor Trend editor spotted a mystery prototype in Southern California, and noting its similarity to the Lexus HS 250h, believes it to be an early version of a CT 200h sedan.
Kevin · June 19th, 2013

Lexus RC Coupe Prototype Spotted!

By way of Mag-X, here’s the very first spyshot of the Lexus production coupe based on the LF-CC concept.
Kevin · February 28th, 2013

Lexus Compact Crossover Spotted?

Shortly after the announcement that Lexus would debut a new concept car at this month’s Paris Motor Show, Leftlane News posted spy photos of what they claim is a camouflaged Lexus compact crossover.
Kevin · September 10th, 2012

More 2013 Lexus LS Spy Photos

Just hours after a photo of the 2013 LS F SPORT was released by Lexus, photos of the standard 2013 LS have surfaced on a South Korean message board Bobaedream.
Kevin · July 27th, 2012

2013 Lexus LS F SPORT Revealed!

Only days away from its official reveal, Chinese website *XCAR* has published photos of what looks to be the 2013 Lexus LS F SPORT.
Kevin · July 26th, 2012

2013 Lexus LS F Sport Spotted?

It appears that a camouflaged next-generation Lexus LS F Sport has been spotted by Automobile Magazine spy photographers.
Kevin · June 4th, 2012

Next-Generation Lexus LS Teased!

Included as part of a Lexus UK video interview with RX chief engineer Takayuki Katsuda, a teaser image of the next-generation Lexus LS has been released in a most unlikely fashion.
Kevin · March 19th, 2012

Examining the 2013 Lexus ES Interior

One day after the new 2013 Lexus ES was revealed, let’s return to the photos and take a closer look at the interior.
Kevin · February 22nd, 2012

2013 Lexus RX & RX F Sport Revealed!

A brochure for the 2013 Lexus RX has been leaked online, and it confirms the crossover will be getting both a mid-cycle update and a F Sport package.
Kevin · February 11th, 2012

Lexus LF-LC Revealed!

In a screwup of epic proportions, Road & Track accidentally published a video on their Youtube page revealing the Lexus LF-LC concept set to debut at the Detroit Auto Show in January.
Kevin · December 21st, 2011

Lexus GS F-Sport Spotted

My man Shamiz in Japan has sent over another photo from one of Japan’s many auto magazines — this time it’s a spy shot of what looks to be the upcoming Lexus GS F-Sport
Kevin · October 3rd, 2011

Imagining the Lexus RX F-Sport

TLE reader Shamiz has just sent me some cellphone quick pics from an as-of-yet unidentified Japanese magazine that show a rendering of the rumored Lexus RX F-Sport.
Kevin · September 22nd, 2011

2013 Lexus GS Revealed!

Just two days before its official unveiling, the 2013 Lexus GS has been spotted without camouflage by Chinese spy photographers.
Kevin · August 16th, 2011

Lexus Magazine Column: Undercover GS

The next generation Lexus GS is almost here, and to mark the occasion, I've put together a brief timeline of all the car's public appearances (accidental or otherwise) for the latest edition of my monthly *Lexus Magazine* column.
Kevin · August 13th, 2011

2012 Lexus GS F Sport Revealed?

Here's something interesting: Australian website *The Motor Report* was sent images that are reportedly from a [Lexus Australia](http://www.lexus.com.au/) customer survey meant to gauge interest in the next-generation GS -- the images look like screen captures, and show both the standard and *F Sport* GS in multiple colors.
Kevin · July 13th, 2011

Even More 2012 Lexus GS Spy Shots

Another day, another set of photos featuring the black-clad 2012 Lexus GS that's cruising around California -- only this time, the photos were taken by TLE regular World of Luxury!
Kevin · June 29th, 2011

Another Look at the 2012 Lexus GS Spy Shots

After taking another look at the recent spy shots, I'm now convinced it must be the 2012 Lexus GS under all that camouflage -- here's a better comparison shot with the LF-Gh concept (plus a little photoshopped perspective in the spy shot).
Kevin · June 27th, 2011

2012 Lexus GS Spotted?

New spy shots have emerged on Facebook that just may be a camouflaged version of the 2012 Lexus GS -- let's take a look.
Kevin · June 25th, 2011

2012 Lexus GS Spy Shot?

Don’t know if it really classifies as a spy shot, but today on Twitter, Lexus Europe posted a photo of two cars under tarps, and mentioned that vehicle and dynamic development engineers would be driving around the UK — wonder if we could be looking at examples of the next-generation GS: From the profile of …
Kevin · March 24th, 2011

Old Lexus LS Sketch

I stumbled across this old 2004 sketch of what Motor Trend believed the current-generation LS & IS would look like: Not crazy about the yellow IS coupe, but I am impressed by how the pink-ish car resembles the current generation ES 350. Of course, the artist would have had the LF-S and LF-C concepts to …
Kevin · February 2nd, 2011

Lexus LFAs at Fuji Speedway

During a recent visit to the Fuji Speedway, JDM news site 7Tune stumbled onto two Lexus LFAs performing some “secret” track testing, and managed to snap a few photos: The exact reasons for the tests wasn’t revealed, but the lack of a center cap in this photo suggests it may have something to do with …
Kevin · November 9th, 2010

2012 Lexus IS Spy Shots

Not even 24 hours after spy shots of the next-generation Lexus GS emerged, we have some photos of a similarly taped up IS driving around Germany: There’s even fewer details revealed in these shots, other than that the rear bumper has been cut and stretched, likely to make the shell fit over the new platform …
Kevin · October 6th, 2010