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Lexus Announces Prices for 2011 Models

Lexus Announces Prices for 2011 Models

July 16, 2010
Lexus today announced Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) on its 2011 models ranging from the luxury IS sport sedan to the flagship luxury hybrid sedan LS 600h L.... more

Lexus Revises and Expands IS Sport Sedan Line for 2011

Lexus Revises and Expands IS Sport Sedan Line for 2011

July 16, 2010
Lexus is expanding choices in its popular IS sport sedan line for 2011, adding a 306-horsepower IS 350 all-wheel drive (AWD) model and offering a new F Sport Package for the IS 250/350 rear-wheel drive (RWD). Revised front and rear styling details sharpen all IS models for 2011. In addition, the IS sedans feature minor interior trim changes.... more

Lexus Announces Intention to Recall Certain U.S. Market Vehicles to Replace Engine Valve Springs

July 02, 2010
Lexus, a division of Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc., today announced that it has informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of its intention to file a Defect Information Report (DIR) regarding approximately 138,000 Lexus vehicles, powered by 4.6 and 5.0 liter V8 and 3.5 liter V6 engines in certain 2006, 2007 and 2008 GS, IS and LS models in the U.S. The formal report will be filed the week of July 5.... more

Lexus U.S. Statement Regarding Potential Valve Spring Issue

July 01, 2010
Lexus has discovered faulty valve springs in some V8 and V6 engines in certain Lexus models sold in the U.S. Due to slight variations during the manufacturing process, some foreign material may have contaminated the valve springs resulting in potential breakage.... more

Lexus Introduces 2010 IS 350C F-Sport Special Edition

March 08, 2010
Only 100 Units Will Be Produced Features F-Sport Performance Accessories and Unique Grille Interior with Numbered Badging and Blue Contrast Stitching TORRANCE, Calif.  (March. 8, 2010) – Lexus today announced the Manufacturer’s...... more

Toyota Extends Brake Override System to Provide an Additional Measure of Customer Confidence

February 22, 2010
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc, today announced that it will install a brake override feature on an expanded range of customers’ vehicles to provide an additional measure of confidence. This braking system enhancement will automatically reduce engine power when the brake pedal and the accelerator pedal are applied simultaneously under certain driving conditions.... more

Toyota and Lexus Dominate 2010 IntelliChoice.com Best Overall Values of the Year Awards

February 10, 2010
Toyota and Lexus once again captured more trophies than any other automaker in the 23rd annual Intellichoice.com “Best Overall Values of the Year” (BOVY) awards, announced today at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show. Intellichoice.com is a leading source for automotive ownership cost and value analysis of cars, trucks, crossovers and sport utility vehicles (SUV’s). The annual BOVY awards identify best-in-class vehicles that deliver outstanding value and lower than expected costs over time.... more

Customer FAQs Regarding the Sticking Accelerator Pedal and Floor Mat Pedal Entrapment Recalls

February 03, 2010
Frequently asked questions for the sticking accelerator pedal, floor mat pedal entrapment recalls and general questions on both recalls (Feb. 03, 2010).... more

Toyota Answers Customer Questions About The Solution For Sticking Accelerator Pedals

February 01, 2010
Frequently asked questions for the sticking accelerator pedal, floor mat pedal entrapment recalls and general questions on both recalls (Feb. 03, 2010).... more

Toyota Answers Questions About the Sticking Accelerator Pedal Recall

January 29, 2010
Frequently asked questions for the sticking accelerator pedal, floor mat pedal entrapment recalls and general questions on both recalls (Feb. 03, 2010).... more

Frequently Asked Questions For Sticking Accelerator Pedal Recall and Suspension of Sales

January 22, 2010
Frequently asked questions for the sticking accelerator pedal, floor mat pedal entrapment recalls and general questions on both recalls (Feb. 03, 2010).... more

Lexus Announces Pricing for 2010 LS 600h L, Price Adjustments on select Lexus Models

November 25, 2009
Lexus today announced a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $108,800 for the enhanced 2010 LS 600h L premium luxury hybrid sedan which will arrive at dealerships later this month. MSRP adjustments were also announced on select current 2010 Lexus models including HS 250h, ES 350, IS 250, IS 350, IS 250C, IS 350C, IS F, GS 350, GS 460, GS 450h , LS 460, SC 430, RX 350, RX 450h and LX 570.... more

Toyota Announces Details of Remedy to Address Potential Accelerator Pedal Entrapment

November 25, 2009
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS) announced today details of the vehicle-based remedy to address the root cause of the potential risk for floor mat entrapment of accelerator pedals in certain Toyota and Lexus models. Toyota issued a consumer safety advisory on September 29 on this issue and has, as an interim measure, commenced the mailing of safety notices to certain Toyota and Lexus owners on October 30.

The models involved are: 2007 to 2010 MY (model year) Camry, 2005 to 2010 MY Avalon, 2004 to 2009 MY Prius, 2005 to 2010 MY Tacoma, 2007 to 2010 MY Tundra, 2007 to 2010 MY ES350, 2006 to 2010 MY IS250, and 2006 to 2010 MY IS 350.... more

Toyota Begins Interim Notification to Owners Regarding Future Voluntary Safety Recall Related to Floor Mats

November 02, 2009
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today announced that it has begun mailing letters to owners of certain Toyota and Lexus models regarding the potential for an unsecured or incompatible driver’s floor mat to interfere with the accelerator pedal and cause it to get stuck in the wide-open position.... more

IS Sedans Receive Technology Updates for 2010

September 30, 2009
The well-equipped Lexus IS sedan receives technology updates for 2010 that build on the brand’s legacy of delivering state-of-art technology.... more

Lexus Carpet Floor Mat Application Information Chart

September 29, 2009

Lexus All Weather Floor Mats Quick Reference Chart

September 29, 2009

Lexus Consumer Safety Advisory: Potential Floor Mat Interference with Accelerator Pedal

Lexus Consumer Safety Advisory: Potential Floor Mat Interference with Accelerator Pedal

September 29, 2009
Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. takes public safety very seriously. It believes its vehicles to be among the safest on the road today. Recent events have prompted Toyota to take a closer look at the potential for an accelerator pedal to get stuck in the full open position due to an unsecured or incompatible driver's floor mat. A stuck open accelerator pedal may result in very high vehicle speeds and make it difficult to stop the vehicle, which could cause a crash, serious injury or death.... more

Toyota/Lexus Consumer Safety Advisory: Potential Floor Mat Interference with Accelerator Pedal

Toyota/Lexus Consumer Safety Advisory: Potential Floor Mat Interference with Accelerator Pedal

September 29, 2009
Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. takes public safety very seriously. It believes its vehicles to be among the safest on the road today. Recent events have prompted Toyota to take a closer look at the potential for an accelerator pedal to get stuck in the full open position due to an unsecured or incompatible driver's floor mat. A stuck open accelerator pedal may result in very high vehicle speeds and make it difficult to stop the vehicle, which could cause a crash, serious injury or death.... more

2010 IS 250 IS 350 Product Information

August 14, 2009

Lexus Announces Prices for Select 2010 Models

August 14, 2009
Lexus today announced Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) for the 2010 IS 250 and IS 350 luxury sport sedans, IS 250 C and IS 350C luxury hard-top convertibles, IS F high performance sedan, SC 430 hardtop convertible, RX 350 luxury utility vehicle, RX 450h luxury hybrid utility vehicle and LX 570 premium luxury utility vehicle, which will arrive at dealerships later this month. The MSRPs do not include a delivery, processing and handling fee of $875.... more

Lexus Turns Up The Heat This Summer

May 15, 2009
Lexus unleashes its mischievous side with the debut of the all-new 2010 Lexus IS C retractable hardtop convertible, an entirely new dimension to the IS Line. To launch the highly anticipated convertible, Lexus is debuting an integrated marketing campaign designed to emphasize the vehicle’s adventurous, playful personality and reach consumers looking for a thrill.... more

Lexus IS Retractable Hard-Top Convertible Offers Top-Down Expressiveness with Coupe-Inspired Styling

Lexus IS Retractable Hard-Top Convertible Offers Top-Down Expressiveness with Coupe-Inspired Styling

May 15, 2009
The all-new 2010 Lexus IS 350C and IS 250C hard-top convertibles give Lexus a coupe and convertible in the entry luxury segment for the first time. The IS C models combine the expressiveness of a convertible with the athletic styling of a coupe.... more

Lexus Announces Mid-Year Pricing on Select Vehicles

March 27, 2009
Lexus today announced new manufacturer's suggested retail prices (MSRP) for select 2009 model vehicles manufactured after April 1, 2009. The new MSRPs reflect a $150 increase.... more

Lexus IS Convertible Appears at 2009 Chicago Auto Show

Lexus IS Convertible Appears at 2009 Chicago Auto Show

February 11, 2009
Lexus is showing the IS retractable hard-top convertible at the 2009 Chicago Auto Show, Feb. 11-21. First revealed at the 2008 Paris Motor Show in October, and continuing the performance and styling trends set by the IS luxury sport sedans, the IS250C and IS350C will come to the U.S. in the late spring of 2009.... more

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