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2010 SEMA Show - Lexus LS 600h L by VIP Auto Salon

October 29, 2010
Specs and Features of the Lexus LS 600h L by VIP Auto Salon, shown at the 2010 SEMA Show.... more

2010 SEMA Show - Guide to Lexus Cars

October 29, 2010
Lexus marks its return to the 2010 SEMA Show with another impressive selection of exciting custom build cars following its official debut at the 2007 show. As the only luxury maker to offer five hybrid vehicles, Lexus is celebrating the launch of the all-new 2011 CT 200h. This year, Lexus will feature six electrifying hybrid vehicles at its exhibit.... more

2011 Lexus Technology Summary Chart

July 21, 2010

Lexus Safety Feature Summary

July 21, 2010
Lexus engineers its vehicles with advanced passive safety technology, founded in a body structure equipped with front and rear crumple zones.... more

Lexus Technology Summary

July 21, 2010
Lexus integrates advanced technology in all its vehicles, with a focus on enhancing ease of use, comfort, and driving pleasure.... more

2011 Lexus LS 600h L Product Information

July 16, 2010

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 LS 600h L Hybrid Seamlessly Blends Refinement and Performance

Lexus LS 600h L Hybrid Seamlessly Blends Refinement and Performance

July 16, 2010
The Lexus LS 600h L sedan was the first vehicle to bring fuel-efficient gasoline-electric hybrid technology to the prestige luxury segment when it went on sale for the 2008 model year.... 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 LS Variable Gear Ratio Steering Recall Customer FAQs

May 21, 2010
Which models is Lexus recalling, and how many vehicles are affected?
Lexus is recalling approximately 3,800 late 2009 and certain 2010 model year Lexus LS 460 and LS 600h L vehicles in the U.S. to address an issue with the Variable Gear Ratio Steering (VGRS) system.... more

Templin's Statement Regarding Lexus LS Voluntary Safety Recall

May 21, 2010
A statement from Mark Templin Lexus Group Vice President and General Manager
May 21, 2010... more

Toyota Announces Voluntary Recall on Certain Lexus LS 460 and LS 600h L Vehicles to Address Temporary Steering Wheel Off-Center Condition

May 21, 2010
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today announced it will conduct a voluntary safety recall on approximately 3,800 Lexus late 2009 and certain 2010 model year LS 460 and LS 600h L vehicles in the U.S. equipped with Variable Gear Ratio Steering (VGRS) to address a temporary steering wheel off-center condition that may develop under a specific driving maneuver. No other Toyota, Lexus, or Scion vehicles are involved in this recall.... more

Reports Regarding Certain 2010 LS Model Steering

May 19, 2010
Reports originating from Japan indicate that TMC will recall certain Lexus LS models globally because of steering system concerns.... 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

2010 Lexus LS 600h L Product Information

October 28, 2009

Lexus Debuts Revised LS 600h L Hybrid With New Telematics Systems for 2010

Lexus Debuts Revised LS 600h L Hybrid With New Telematics Systems for 2010

October 28, 2009
The Lexus LS 600h L sedan, the first vehicle to bring fuel-efficient gasoline-electric hybrid technology to the prestige luxury segment, debuts revised styling and new telematics systems for 2010. The brand’s flagship model, the LS 600h L – the “L” signifying the long-wheelbase LS platform -- provides the highest level of performance, technology and luxury in the LS line. The LS 600h L is powered by the ultra-quiet Lexus Hybrid Drive system, which was the world's first to combine a V8 gasoline engine with an all-wheel-drive (AWD) hybrid drivetrain. The LS 600h L’s combined estimated EPA fuel economy rating of 21 mpg is equal to or better than the combined fuel economy ratings of some mid-sized V6 AWD luxury sedans.... 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

Toyota, Lexus Hybrids Top 1 Million Sales in U.S.

March 11, 2009
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), USA, Inc., announced today that total combined Toyota and Lexus hybrid vehicle sales in the U.S. have topped the one million mark.... more

Lexus Announces Model Year Price Changes on Select Models

September 05, 2008
Lexus announced Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) today for the 2009 IS 250 and IS 350 luxury sport sedans, IS F high-performance luxury sport sedan, ES 350 luxury sedan, GS 350 and GS 460 luxury sport sedans, GS 450h luxury hybrid sport sedan, LS 460 and LS 460 L premium luxury sedans, the recently added LS 460 and LS 460 L all-wheel drive versions, and the LS 600h L premium hybrid luxury sedan.... more

2009 Technology Summary

September 03, 2008
Lexus integrates advanced technology in all its vehicles, with a focus on enhancing ease of use, comfort, and driving pleasure.... more

2009 Technology Chart

September 03, 2008

2009 Lexus LS Chronology & Awards

September 03, 2008

Lexus Introduces First-Ever Pebble Beach® Edition LS 600h L and Sixth Annual Pebble Beach Edition® SC 430

September 03, 2008
Lexus introduced the first-ever LS 600h L Pebble Beach Edition and the sixth SC 430 Pebble Beach Edition to commemorate its continuing partnership with Pebble Beach Company. The vehicles were unveiled at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Lexu...... more

Lexus and Mark Levinson: An Alliance in Audio Excellence

September 03, 2008
Early in the development of the all-new Lexus LS 460, the luxury sedan's executive chief engineer, Takeshi Yoshida, met with Mark Levinson's Phil Muzio in Japan. In preparation for this key meeting, Muzio and his team had prepared volumes of research for Yoshida-san and his staff of engineers.... more

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