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Twelve Hours of Sebring – Sebring International Raceway – March 18, 2017

Twelve Hours of Sebring – Sebring International Raceway – March 18, 2017

March 20, 2017
3GT Racing’s No. 15 Lexus RC F GT3 finished 13th in the GTD class (28th overall) at the Twelve Hours of Sebring Saturday. Robert Alon, Austin Cindric and Jack Hawksworth piloted the No. 15 Lexus entry in Lexus’ second race in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.... more

All-New Lexus LC Performance Coupe Opens New Chapter in Brand History

All-New Lexus LC Performance Coupe Opens New Chapter in Brand History

March 17, 2017
The emotional designs and high-performance models issued by Lexus in the last few years prefaced a new chapter for the brand, one that begins now with the arrival of the 2018 LC flagship performance coupe. A concept car come to life, the Lexus LC combines stunning design, scintillating performance, long-distance comfort and premium craftsmanship to join an elite group of international grand touring coupes.... more

Lexus Ranks Highest Among Luxury Brands in 2017 J.D. Power CSI Study

Lexus Ranks Highest Among Luxury Brands in 2017 J.D. Power CSI Study

March 16, 2017
TORRANCE, Calif. (March 16, 2017) – Lexus has been ranked highest in customer satisfaction among luxury brands in the J.D. Power 2017 Customer Service Index (CSI) StudySM, marking the 17th time the brand has claimed the top spot. Overall, Lexus achieved a CSI score of 874 on a 1,000-point scale, 15 points above the segment average and the highest numerical score in the study, regardless of segment.
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2018 Lexus LC 500h Product Information

2018 Lexus LC 500h Product Information

March 16, 2017

2018 Lexus LC 500 Product Information

2018 Lexus LC 500 Product Information

March 16, 2017

12 Hours of Sebring – Sebring International Raceway – March 16-18, 2017

12 Hours of Sebring – Sebring International Raceway – March 16-18, 2017

March 15, 2017
The Lexus RC F GT3 made its IMSA debut at the Rolex 24 at Daytona and the Lexus vehicle showed promise in its maiden voyage. Although 3GT Racing’s No. 14 Lexus entry finished  27th after an early-race accident, its sister entry, the No. 15 Lexus RC F GT3, raced as high as first with two drivers leading laps before tire failures hindered the team and resulted in a 14th-place finish in class. Lexus drivers Dominik Farnbacher and Jack Hawksworth led 15 laps (of 659) and 11 laps, respectively, in the No. 15 in Lexus’ first event in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GTD class.... more

All-New Lexus LS 500h Makes Its World Premiere at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show

All-New Lexus LS 500h Makes Its World Premiere at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show

March 07, 2017
GENEVA, March 7, 2017 -- The 2018 Lexus LS 500h, the full hybrid version of Lexus’ new flagship sedan, was unveiled today in Geneva.... more

February 2017 Sales Chart

February 2017 Sales Chart

March 01, 2017

Toyota North America Reports February 2017 Sales

Toyota North America Reports February 2017 Sales

March 01, 2017
Plano, Texas (March 1, 2017) – Toyota Motor North America (TMNA), Inc., today reported its US February 2017 sales of 174,339 vehicles, a decrease of 7.2 percent from February 2016 on a volume basis. With the same number of selling days in February 2017 compared to February 2016, sales were down 7.2 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis.... more

Toyota Motor North America’s Lexus Brand Tops J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study for Sixth Consecutive Year; Toyota Camry Most Dependable Vehicle Overall

Toyota Motor North America’s Lexus Brand Tops J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study for Sixth Consecutive Year; Toyota Camry Most Dependable Vehicle Overall

February 22, 2017
TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 22, 2017 – The Lexus brand has captured the highest ranking in vehicle dependability among all nameplates for a sixth consecutive year in the 2017 J.D. Power U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS).  The most dependable car in the survey was Toyota Camry, and Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) received 10 out of 18 segment awards total. ... more

Lexus MSRP Pricing Chart

Lexus MSRP Pricing Chart

February 15, 2017

Lexus to Unveil the All-new LS 500h at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show

Lexus to Unveil the All-new LS 500h at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show

February 14, 2017
GENEVA (February 14, 2017) -- Following the world premiere of the LS 500 featuring a twin-turbo 3.5-liter V6 gas engine at this year’s Detroit Auto Show, Lexus will introduce the all-new LS 500h at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show.   ... more

Toyota Global Hybrids Sales Surpass 10 Million

Toyota Global Hybrids Sales Surpass 10 Million

February 13, 2017
Plano, Texas (February 13, 2017) – Toyota announced today that it has achieved more than 10 million cumulative units of hybrid vehicle (HV) sales, including plug-in hybrids, as of January 31. The latest milestone was achieved just nine months after total sales reached 9 million units at the end of April 2016.

Toyota Motor North America also saw its sales of hybrids and plug-in hybrids reach a cumulative total, exceeding three million units as of December 31, 2016.... more

Lexus Solidifies Its Commitment to Fashion by Returning as the Official Automotive Partner of NYFW: The Shows for the February 2017 Season

Lexus Solidifies Its Commitment to Fashion by Returning as the Official Automotive Partner of NYFW: The Shows for the February 2017 Season

February 08, 2017
New York (Feb. 8, 2017) – Lexus preserves its commitment to the fashion industry by returning as the Official Automotive Partner of NYFW: The Shows for the fourth consecutive season.... more

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) Announces April – December 2016 Financial Results

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) Announces April – December 2016 Financial Results

February 06, 2017
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) today announced its financial results for the nine-month period that ended Dec. 31, 2016.... more

Lexus LS and LC Cruise into the Windy City for 2017 Chicago Auto Show

Lexus LS and LC Cruise into the Windy City for 2017 Chicago Auto Show

February 03, 2017
CHICAGO, February 3, 2017 – Following its global debut last month, the all-new 2018 Lexus LS is coming to the Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place, Feb. 11-20. The new LS reflects a strong, uniquely Japanese identity and approach to luxury, and it is expected to carry the buzz from its Detroit show debut into Chicago.... more

Lexus International 2016 Year In Review

Lexus International 2016 Year In Review

February 02, 2017
Lexus International today announced it sold 677,615 vehicles during the 2016 calendar year. This robust sales performance represents a 4% increase over calendar year 2015 (652,451 units).... more

January 2017 Sales Chart

January 2017 Sales Chart

February 01, 2017

Toyota Motor North America Reports January 2017 Sales

Toyota Motor North America Reports January 2017 Sales

February 01, 2017
Plano, Texas (February 1, 2017) – Toyota Motor North America (TMNA), Inc., today reported its U.S. January 2017 sales of 143,048 vehicles, a decrease of 11.3 percent from January 2016 on a volume basis. With the same number of selling days in January 2017 compared to January 2016, sales were down 11.3 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. ... more

‘Yet’ Philosophy Inspires Lexus Design Award 2017 Finalists, Announced Today

‘Yet’ Philosophy Inspires Lexus Design Award 2017 Finalists, Announced Today

January 31, 2017
NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2017 — Lexus International today announced the 12 finalists for the Lexus Design Award 2017. Three finalists based in the USA were selected, marking the first time designers from this region have advanced to the final round. First launched in 2013 to help stimulate the ideas necessary to build a better tomorrow, the Lexus International Design Award is celebrating its fifth anniversary. The competition supports up-and-coming designers and creators worldwide. Lexus Design Award 2017 drew 1,152 entries from 63 countries under the theme of “Yet.”... more

Rolex 24 at Daytona – Daytona International Speedway – January 28-29, 2017

Rolex 24 at Daytona – Daytona International Speedway – January 28-29, 2017

January 30, 2017
3GT Racing’s No. 15 Lexus RC F GT3 finished 14th in the GTD class (36th overall) in the Rolex 24 at Daytona, marking the debut of the RC F GT3 in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and Lexus’ return to North American sports car racing. Drivers Robert Alon, Austin Cindric Dominik, Farnbacher and Jack Hawksworth piloted the No. 15 Lexus entry.... more

Rolex 24 at Daytona – Daytona International Speedway – January 26-29, 2017

Rolex 24 at Daytona – Daytona International Speedway – January 26-29, 2017

January 25, 2017
The Rolex 24 at Daytona will mark Lexus’ return to North American sports car racing as 3GT Racing fields two Lexus RC F GT3s in the GTD class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Lexus raced in the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series from 2004 to 2009 when the manufacturer won 25 races, two driver championships (2004, 2008) and three-straight Rolex 24 at Daytona victories (2006-08). Since its Grand-Am era, Lexus has competed in off-road racing, endurance events and the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, and now returns to sports car racing to develop its racing culture and learn technologies that transfer to its F and F SPORT production vehicles. To find out more about Lexus’ efforts to return to sports car racing, watch the “Road to Daytona” video series on the Lexus Vehicles YouTube page.... more

Lexus Brand Takes Center Stage in Super Bowl Spot

Lexus Brand Takes Center Stage in Super Bowl Spot

January 23, 2017
TORRANCE, Calif. (Jan. 23, 2017) — Two new flagship vehicles will join the Lexus lineup this year, each uniquely confirming Lexus' passion for brave design, imaginative technology, and exhilarating performance. The first-ever Lexus LC 500 and LC 500h performance coupes and the completely redesigned Lexus LS 500 luxury sedan take their place at the pinnacle of Lexus' extensive product lineup.

To celebrate the next chapter in Lexus' history, the company today unveiled a 60-second extended version of its Super Bowl spot featuring the LC, as well as a few surprises. The spot, titled “Man & Machine,” recognizes the parallels between the shapes and movements of the human form and the power and athleticism of Lexus' most premium models. The spot features movement artist Lil Buck and music from chart-topping recording artist Sia. A 30-second version of “Man & Machine” that also includes the all-new LS 500 will air during the second quarter of Super Bowl LI on Sunday, Feb. 5.... more

Lexus Debuts Amazing Sport Yacht Concept

Lexus Debuts Amazing Sport Yacht Concept

January 12, 2017
A few years ago the Toyota Marine Department invited Toyota Motor Corporation president Akio Toyoda to spend several days on the water driving their new Ponam range of premium yachts soon to be launched in Japan.

As a master driver, Toyoda was inspired by the power of the turbodiesel powertrains and the handling and stability of the advanced hull designs; as the Chief Branding Officer of Lexus International, he also appreciated the potential of a stylish premium performance yacht to complement the Lexus lifestyle.

This led the Marine Department to envision how a premium performance yacht might expand the Lexus brand into new areas of lifestyle and recreation. Today Lexus reveals the result of this project, a running proof-of-concept for a Lexus Sport Yacht, at Di Lido Island on Biscayne Bay, Miami Beach, Fla.... more

Lexus LS 500 Flagship Sedan Receives 2017 EyesOn Design Award

Lexus LS 500 Flagship Sedan Receives 2017 EyesOn Design Award

January 10, 2017
DETROIT, Jan. 10, 2017 – With its radical new design, coupe-like silhouette and interior inspired by traditional Japanese aesthetics, the all-new 2018 Lexus LS 500 was named 2017 EyesOn Design Award for Design Excellence – Interior Design at the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit today.... more

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