Lexus Contest Winner Drives the Lexus LFA

The final video from last month’s #UnleashtheLFA contest has been released, with winner Mark Clemons riding & driving the Lexus LFA at Laguna Seca with race car driver Scott Pruett.
Kevin · October 11th, 2012

Unleash the Lexus LFA

Lexus USA has something special planned with the LFA on August 1st
Kevin · July 23rd, 2012

Lexus UK Fans Drive LFA at Silverstone

Lexus UK recently held a contest on Facebook that put three of their fans in a Lexus LFA for a day at the Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit in Northamptonshire.
Kevin · November 17th, 2011

2013 Lexus GS Pebble Beach Party Invites

The Pebble Beach reveal of the 2013 Lexus GS 350 is just two weeks away now, and as I prepare to make the trip to California for the unveiling, Lexus has also extended me an opportunity to invite five readers (plus up to three friends) to the debut.
Kevin · August 4th, 2011

Last Man Sitting Wins 1996 Lexus ES 300 in Crazy Endurance Contest

As proof that people will do anything to get a Lexus, an Akron, Ohio baseball team let five folks into a 1996 LS 400 for an endurance contest -- the last remaining person will win the car. At last count, this has been going on for 36 hours with two men remaining.
Kevin · June 17th, 2011

Lexus CT 3D Projection Video (Plus a Chance to Win a CT 200h!)

Last Friday, Lexus staged a 3D projection display on the side of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel — here’s how it looked (in full HD): Jimmy Kimmel Live! was also on location, and the 3D CT made an appearance on the show. Update: The JKL video has been removed. These 3D projections are so amazing, and …
Kevin · April 26th, 2011

Lexus Australian Celebrity Challenge Auction

Scheduled as part of next month’s F1 Australian Grand Prix, Lexus Australia’s CT 200h Celebrity Challenge has a spot open for one lucky auction winner. Currently sitting at $16,000 AUD with 24 hours left to go, this eBay auction includes: the right to participate in the Lexus Celebrity Challenge at the 2011 FORMULA 1 QANTAS …
Kevin · February 15th, 2011

TLE Christmas Day 3

We’re halfway though the week, and today’s winner of the TLE T-Shirt giveaway is Ednut Meezak of USA, who will be receiving a custom silkscreened Lexus CT 200h t-shirt as a Christmas present this year. Tomorrow, the last CT 200h t-shirt will be given away, and then Friday it’s time to pick a winner for …
Kevin · December 22nd, 2010

Forza 3 Lexus LFA Giveaway

Not to be outdone by the recent Gran Turismo screenshots of the Lexus LFA, here are some exceptional “photos” from the Forza 3 version of the supercar from Flickr user WeezyMac: Pure fantastic, the realism is just unbelievable — be sure to check out the other screenshots in WeezyMac Flickrstream. *** Speaking of the Stig’s …
Kevin · November 17th, 2010

Lexus Dark Ride VIP Card Giveaway

As part of their Dark Ride campaign for the CT 200h, Lexus USA is issuing special VIP cards that bring some very exclusive benefits — including fast-track entry to clubs, free cocktails, & limited edition items. Here’s just a small sample of the perks: 20% off best available rates at notable boutique hotels such as …
Kevin · June 10th, 2010

Lexus Europe Nürburgring Reporter Contest!

Lexus Europe is holding a very special contest to find a reporter to cover the Nürburgring 24h race next weekend: We are looking for a racing enthusiast – a true Lexus supercar fan – to report on the event. Someone who will come along with us and who will keep the rest of the world …
Kevin · May 7th, 2010

Lexus CT 200h Dark Ride Trailer

In early March, Lexus USA teased the CT 200h launch announcement with a promised Dark Ride, an “upcoming movie experience that allows you to virtually drive the all-new CT 200h”, and now here’s a new trailer: There’s also a new dedicated mini-site,  the Darker Side of Green, which teases, “Be the navigator. Bring the CT …
Kevin · March 30th, 2010

Lexus Announces Drive HS Winner

Lexus USA has announced the winner of their Drive HS promotion: Mr. Michael David Valletta who resides in Pleasant View, Utah, and is currently stationed at Fort Rucker, Ala., is the Grand Prize Winner of the promotion which encouraged people to post a profile and a statement about why people should vote for them on …
Kevin · October 27th, 2009

Lexus RX 450h Enters MPG Marathon

Every year, UK magazine Fleet World holds the MPG Marathon, a fuel economy “race” where the best MPG result wins. As part of the event this year, Lexus UK entered a RX 450h, and turned in a very good result: … the full hybrid Lexus returned an average 54.75mpg over more than 350 miles of …
Kevin · October 5th, 2009

Conan O’Brien Giving Away a Lexus HS 250h

Last night, Conan O’Brien announced a contest on The Tonight Show to give away a Lexus HS 250h, here he is to explain it: The contest runs until August 21st, 2009, and is only available to US residents. Visit the Tonight Show website for full details. (Thanks Stan!)
Kevin · August 4th, 2009

Win a Lexus HS 250h for a Year!

To promote the release of the HS 250h, Lexus USA is having a contest to give away two full-year test drives of the new luxury hybrid, along with 100 week-long test drives—here’s Lexus Vice-President of Marketing, David Nordstrom, with the full details: Entering is simple, just visit, sign up for a profile and then …
Kevin · July 2nd, 2009

Lexus Enthusiast Contest Winners

The deadline is up, all the entries are in, and it’s time to announce the winners of the Lexus Enthusiast Second Anniversary Contest! There were over 500 contestants from around the globe—five names were randomly selected—here they are: USA Detailing Kit prize pack: Aaron Seligman USA Lexus Logos prize pack: Andrew Patterson Canadian IS-F prize …
Kevin · June 5th, 2009

24 Hours Left to Enter Lexus Enthusiast Anniversary Contest

Just wanted to remind everyone that there’s only 24 hours left to enter The Lexus Enthusiast Second Anniversary Contest—winners will be announced tomorrow at 3PM EST (7:00 UTC). Anyone from the USA, Canada or the European Union can enter, with prizes provided by VAIS Technology, Sewell Lexus, Bel-Air Lexus and Lexus UK. For full details …
Kevin · June 4th, 2009

Lexus Belgium Hybrid Live Concert Contest

Lexus Belgium is holding a very unique contest—choose two Dutch musicians from a group of seven, try to get as many votes for your grouping as possible, and you could win a private concert from your two selections—a concert that is piped through the sound system of a Lexus RX 450h: Reminds me of the …
Kevin · June 3rd, 2009

The Lexus Enthusiast Second Anniversary Contest

Hard to believe, but it was two years ago today that I started posting daily Lexus news at The Passionate Pursuit. Since then, the site has gone through a name change, four redesigns, eight million pageviews, over 1,000 news stories, and close to 5,000 comments on its way to becoming a premier source of Lexus …
Kevin · May 29th, 2009

Dubai’s Lexus Mega Raffle

Normally, a car raffle wouldn’t be anything to post about, but they do it differently in Dubai. The Lexus Mega Raffle, which will be held during Dubai’s annual Shopping Festival, will see an ES 350 and a RX 350 given to one winner every day for 32 days, though they can opt instead for a …
Kevin · January 2nd, 2008