DETROIT, January 9, 2017 — It is possible that no single automobile has, upon introduction, upended its category as decisively as the first Lexus LS did when it launched the luxury brand 28 years ago. The 1990 LS 400 was the original luxury disruptor, winning critical acclaim and astonishing customers by setting new benchmarks for comfort, powertrain performance and smoothness, quietness, build quality, attention to detail, and dependability. The brand supported that groundbreaking vehicle by setting and maintaining new standards for customer service and satisfaction.
NEW YORK – April 1, 2015 – Lexus has shown that it has once again redefined the luxury sport utility segment with the unveiling of the all-new RX at the 2015 New York Auto Show today. As the best-selling model in the brand’s 26-year history—with global sales of more than 2.1 million units—the RX represents three out of ten vehicles ever sold by Lexus. The 2016 RX builds on that trend with a completely new, luxurious interior to match its fresh, new, chiseled body style. The large dose of Lexus brand DNA that’s been artfully incorporated into the details can not only be seen, but also felt. The new fourth-generation RX also boasts exceptional on-road performance and safety technologies that include the innovative Lexus Safety System+.
TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 23, 2015 – Why are Toyota and Lexus owners happy? Because their vehicles hold more than passengers and possessions…they hold their value.
Filed under: Lexus , Toyota , Manufacturing/Plants , Crossover , Budget , Luxury Toyota and Lexus are pushing production of its CUVs, while the mainstream brand is watching and considering the compact segment below the entry level RAV4. Continue reading Toyota, Lexus to build more CUVs to meet surging demand Toyota, Lexus to build more CUVs to meet surging demand originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 18 Jan 2015 17:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink
Filed under: Earnings/Financials , Audi , BMW , Porsche , Toyota , Car Dealers , China , Luxury Reuters reports that BMW has agreed to pay its Chinese dealers 5.1 billion yuan ($820 million) to help them overcome huge inventories and poor profits last year. Audi and Daimler have are also subsidizing Chinese dealers with hundreds of millions of dollars as the local auto market slows down. Continue reading Automakers paying Chinese dealers for lower-than-expected sales Automakers paying Chinese dealers for lower-than-expected sales originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 10 Jan 2015 17:31:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink
All-New Lexus NX Compact Luxury-Utility Combines Breakthrough Design and Choice of Turbo or Hybrid Power
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BEIJING – April 11, 2014 – There’s a first for everything! The all-new Lexus NX comes to market as the brand’s first entry into the luxury compact crossover segment and with the first turbo in the lineup. The NX will also be offered in naturally aspirated and hybrid powertrains. Powertrains will vary by region. The U.S. market will offer the NX 200t turbo and NX
TORRANCE, Calif., (Feb. 5, 2014) – Lexus owners have more to be happy about since the marque earned top honors in the Luxury Brand category of Kelley Blue Book’s 2014 5-Year Cost to Own Awards. This is the second year in a row Lexus has been named the luxury brand with the lowest projected ownership costs during the first five years.
Lexus Takes Top Honors for the Third Year in a Row in Kelley Blue Book’s ‘2014 Best Resale Value Awards’ for Luxury Brand
TORRANCE, Calif., (Nov. 18, 2013) – Lexus once again took the top spot in in the Luxury Brand category of Kelley Blue Book’s 2014 Best Resale Value Awards, continuing its reign for the third year in a row. In addition to retaining the luxury brand crown, six other Lexus models won in their categories: