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Happy Holidays!

As we gear up for the festive season, I’d like to take this opportunity to wish all of my readers a safe and happy holidays!
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Liveblogging Lexus at SEMA

The SEMA Show opens today, and I'm here in Las Vegas to cover all the Lexus announcements, and there's going to be plenty -- the next-generation GS *F Sport* package, the Five Axis Project GS, VIP Auto Salon's hyper IS-C & Joe Bacal's new LX Racer will all debut today at the Lexus display.
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The Pursuit 3 Lexus Owners Meet This Weekend

Massive Lexus owners meet The Pursuit 3 is happening this Sunday at the Toyota Speedway in Irwindale, California, with over 350 confirmed owners set to display their cars & trucks.
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Lexus August 2011 Sales Report

Lexus USA has reported August 2011 sales of 18,103 units, and while that’s down 10.6% compared to 2010, it’s a very good result compared to the previous three months — especially when it comes to the CT 200h.
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Lexus Europe First Quarter 2011 Sales Report

Lexus Europe have reported their 2011 first quarter sales — here it is, broken down (mostly) by model: Model Sales CT 2,199 IS 1,514 GS (including GS Hybrid) 257 GS Hybrid 143 LS (including LS Hybrid) 135 LS Hybrid 69 RX (including RX Hybrid) 3,758 RX Hybrid 2,451 Other models 1,695 Total 1st Quarter Sales …
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Lexus April 2011 Sales Report

USA Lexus reported total sales of 17,576 units, a 7.8% drop from last April — here are the model-by-model stats: MONTH Year to Date (*DSR) 2011 2010 % CHG* 2011 2010 % CHG* ES 3,493 4,396 -23.5 12,038 13,528 -12.8 CT 875 0 N/A 3,074 0 N/A HS 279 1,076 -75.0 978 4,529 -78.8 LS …
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NY Auto Show: Lexus LF-Gh Concept Photo Gallery

With so many Lexus LF-Gh photos already floating around, I thought it might be a good idea to focus on the smaller details of the latest Lexus concept, especially when they’re so visually interesting: The side profile was my favorite angle — by increasing rear headroom & available trunkspace, Lexus has moved to give the …
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NY Autoshow: Supercharged Lexus CT by Fox Marketing

From the candy-apple-gold-green color and the wild fender flares right down to the personality behind the build, the supercharged Lexus CT 200h by Fox Marketing featured at the New York Auto Show was packed with character — check out these photos: Brian Fox, the man behind Fox Marketing, is a straight-up wildman, and you can …
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Lexus Releases Two LF-Gh Teaser Photos!

In advance of its full reveal at the New York Auto Show, Lexus has released a couple teaser images of the their next-gen GS concept, the LF-Gh — let’s tackle the front photo first: There are some LF-Ch design cues with the chrome accents on the front grille and the light housing design, but there …
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Lexus March 2011 Sales Report

USA Lexus USA has reported the brand’s March 2011 sales, which includes the CT 200h for the first time ever — here are the model-by-model stats: MONTH Year to Date (*DSR) 2011 2010 % CHG* 2011 2010 % CHG* ES 3,732 3,860 -6.9 8,545 9,132 -7.7 CT 2,199 0 N/A 2,199 0 N/A HS 230 …
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Lexus USA Places Second in J.D. Power’s 2011 Vehi...

The 2011 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study has been released, and Lexus placed second overall, behind only Lincoln. The study looks at problems experienced during the past year by original owners of three-year-old (2008 model year) vehicles, and includes 202 different problem symptoms across all areas of the vehicle. From that, dependability is determined by …
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Lexus LFA Nürburgring Edition Videos

The Lexus LFA Nürburgring edition debuted this week at the Geneva Motor Show, and here’s Colum Wood from AutoGuide to give us a brief overview of the track-modified supercar: The LFA looks great up on that stage, here’s a deeper look: Although there’s been plenty of coverage of the orange LFA special edition (Autoblog has …
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Lexus Launches CT 200h Website

The Lexus CT 200h now has its very own section on the Lexus USA website, and it contains full specifications, available options, product details, and most importantly, new and highly stylized photos — here’s a sampling: Along with the more standard information pages, there’s also an additional mini-site that gives a full point-by-point 360° view …
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Lexus LFA Nürburgring Package to Debut at Geneva Auto Show

The Lexus LFA Nürburgring Package will make its official debut next month as part of Lexus’ display at the Geneva Motor Show. This amped-up $445,000 USD edition of the Lexus supercar will only be available on 50 of the 500 LFAs that are being built, and this exclusivity brings additional aerodynamic features and technical revisions …
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Lexus Dominates Intellichoice’s 2011 Best Value A...

Intellichoice have announced their 2011 Best Overall Value of the Year Awards, and Lexus absolutely dominated the luxury segment, taking four of the nine categories — here are the winners: Premium Compact Passenger Car: 2011 Lexus IS 250 Premium Convertible: 2011 Lexus IS 250C Premium Crossover/Wagon: 2011 Lexus RX 350 Premium Full-Size SUV: 2011 Lexus …
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Lexus January 2011 Sales Report

USA Lexus USA has reported their January 2011 sales — here they are, broken down by model: MONTH Year to Date (*DSR) 2010 2009 % CHG* 2010 2009 % CHG* ES 2,215 2,923 -24.2 2,215 2,923 -24.2 HS 286 1,247 -77.1 286 1,247 -77.1 LS 734 1,092 -32.8 734 1,092 -32.8 SC 7 24 -70.8 …
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Tokyo Auto Salon: Lexus Desktop Wallpapers

Lexus UK has published some high-resolution images featuring three of the cars shown at this year’s Tokyo Auto Salon — here they are in all the usual desktop wallpaper sizes: Lexus CT 200h F-Sport with Modellista Body Kit Select Resolution: 1680×1050 | 1440×900 | 1280×1024 | 1280×800 | 1024×768 Lexus IS-F CCS-R Racing Concept Select …
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The First Production Lexus LFA

The Lexus LFA website has been updated to include a very important milestone — the manufacturing of the very first production LFA: December 15th, 2010. The production of the Lexus LFA begins at the Motomachi Factory LFA Plant. The LFA will be produced by a total of 170 people including the CFRP (Carbon Fiber Reinforced …
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Tokyo Auto Salon: Lexus IS-F Club Performance Accessory...

In addition to the IS-F CCS-R concept, Lexus is also displaying the IS-F Club Performance Accessory at the Tokyo Auto Salon, which is sporting performance parts from Toyota tuner TRD — once again, here’s some photos from AutoGuide’s prolific Colum Wood: Here’s the full list of accessories: Dino over at SpeedHunters also posted a photo …