The most impressive aspect of this Lexus ES 350 commercial is how real the situation feels: The different perspectives of the same accident, the unavoidable crash, the skittering truck, the click-whirr of the advanced safety system, all make for a very immersive experience. Before impact, I actually recoiled in my chair.
Here we have an LS 460 dropped low on a set of Sevas Forged Wheels: Not a very big fan of the multi-mini-spoke rim, and the sheer size of these wheels overpower the car, but they do have a certain charm. I especially like the look of these wheels in motion, they give off an […]
Someone must have been digging through their old VCR tapes, because here’s two VHS quality commercials from the LS 400’s inaugural advertising campaign: Funny story about the first commercial, taken from the book Lexus: The Relentless Pursuit: What the ad didn’t say — and what Team One [Lexus’ Advertising Agency] members didn’t know until later […]
I can’t say that the SC 430 is my favorite car in Lexus’ lineup, but Top Gear took it one step further, declaring it “the worst car on sale today”. When comparing it to the Hyundai Tiburon, it was hardly even a contest: “Dreadful”. “Horrible”. “Charmless”. I’m honestly surprised the host didn’t drive the SC […]
Edmunds has managed to scare up a video of the Lexus LF-A prototype during last week’s run around Nürburgring: Seeing the supercar in motion is much more impressive than the spy photos, the speed is positively overpowering. In their analysis of the footage, Edmunds makes some rather astute observations: Judging from the roar, the LF-A […]
The last of Lexus’ ads to feature musicians grooving to their favorite tunes has Diana Krall contemplating Oscar Peterson‘s Night Train: Something about this ad rubs me the wrong way, it has a more contrived feel than the others. I think it’s that tiny laugh at the end… The others, in case you missed them, […]