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Videos: The Lexus RC F Track Edition Launches in Japan

Lexus RC F Movie Japan

Lexus Japan has released new videos featuring RC F chief engineer Yuichi Tsurumoto and chief designer Tadao Mori:

There’s also this video of the RC F Track Edition racing around Fuji Speedway — check out the expert drone work at the beginning:


Japanese Tuners Already Modding the Lexus LM Minivan

Lexus LM Body Kit

Japanese tuner Artisan Spirits is already planning their body kit for the upcoming Lexus LM luxury minivan, posting some renderings on social media:

Lexus LM Artisan Spirits Rear

KUHL Japan also tried their hand at modifying the latest addition of the Lexus lineup:

Lexus LM KUHL Racing

It’s all minor ground effects and aftermarket wheels for the time being, but how long before we see a bozozuko-style version of the LM?


Select 2018 Lexus Vehicles Get Apple CarPlay & Amazon Alexa Upgrade

Lexus Apple Carplay

Lexus has announced that Apple CarPlay & Amazon Alexa functionality is now available for owners of 2018-2019 models with an Enform 2.0 infotainment system.

The 2018 model year LS sedan, LC coupe, RC and RC F coupes and NX crossover are eligible for the upgrade, as are the 2019 model year NX crossover, RC F coupe, and ES sedan that currently do not have CarPlay or Alexa installed.

The update will cost $199 at dealerships, and is available in both the USA and Canada. For more information, you can refer tothe Customer Help page announcement.


Photo Gallery: The Lexus LC 500h in Space Orange

Lexus LC 500h Space Orange

The Lexus LC 500h Matte Prototype in Space Orange debuted at the 2019 Automobile Barcelona, and here we have photos from Spanish website Motor.es:

The exterior color was inspired by “the shades of orange that are visible when looking at the Sun on clear sunsets”, and is not expected to become a production color. Other touches include black semi-matte 21-inch wheels and carbon fiber roof and rear active spoiler. Inside, Space Orange accents are applied to the dashboard, steering wheel and door panels of the black interior.


Will the Updated 2020 Lexus GX 460 Look Like This?

Lexus GX Update Refresh Render

After spy shots of the upcoming Lexus GX 460 refresh broke last week, Russian website КОЛЕСА wasted no time imagining what the SUV might look like under the camouflage.

Lexus GX Refresh Render Update Rear

Should these renderings be accurate, there won’t be much separating the GX from its current form — a grille based on the LX flagship design and new lights would be the extent of the changes.

As a comparison, the original images before Photoshop:

Lexus GX 460 Undoctored

(Projecting the debut of the updated GX is pure guesswork, but Lexus has used the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance to reveal updated models in the past. Barring that venue or an online debut, the next possibility is the LA Auto Show.)