Lexus IS Models Pull Major Upset in Sport Sedan Segment

June 29, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Delighting enthusiast drivers and luxury connoisseurs alike, the third-generation Lexus IS models continue to upset the balance of power among sport sedans for 2015, their sophomore season. The IS 250 and IS 350 models convey an aggressive yet elegant presence with the brand’s unmistakable spindle grille, L-theme LED daytime running lights and dynamic bodylines. The all-V6 lineup incudes the choice of 204-hp and 306-hp powertrains, with rear-wheel drive or all-weather drive. In both, silken power delivery combines with multi-link rear suspension and finely tuned electronic power steering derived from the Lexus GS sedan to deliver a rousing driving experience.

2014 Lexus IS Sport Sedan Designed to Deviate at 2013 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show

August 22, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

TORRANCE, Calif., – August 19, 2013 – The all-new 2014 Lexus IS sport sedan is getting closer to making its grand entrance this November at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas. The third-generation IS will turn heads at SEMA with new aggressive exterior styling demonstrated by a spindle grille, wider stance and sporty rocker panels.

Lexus Introduces All-New Third-Generation IS Sport Sedan for 2014

March 26, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

AUSTIN, Texas – March 25, 2013 – Lexus debuts the third-generation 2014 IS sport sedan, with a bold design highlighted by the new dynamic signature spindle grille and for the first time separated LED Daytime Running Lights.

Lexus Shows Off Its Style with Debut of New Auto Show Display in Detroit

January 12, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

TORRANCE, Calif. (Jan. 10, 2013) – Lexus has revamped all of its global models with distinctive lines and design cues including its spindle grille and signature headlamps and taillights. Now, that commitment to design will be reflected in Lexus display at the North American International Auto Show.

2013 RX 450h Hybrid Luxury Utility Vehicle Features Sport Mode for More Dynamic Driving

August 23, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The 2013 RX 450h features the signature Lexus spindle grille, an upgraded interior and EPA fuel economy estimates of 30 mpg combined for front-wheel drive models and 29 mpg for rear wheel drive versions. A full hybrid, the RX 450h can operate in electric-only, gas-engine-only, or combined gas and electric modes. The hybrid powertrain is complemented by EV, Eco, and Normal driver selectable modes, plus a new Sport mode which helps fully exploit powertrain capabilities.

All-New 2013 ES 350 With Enhanced Handling and Lexus Signature Design

August 22, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The introduction of the all-new 2013 ES 350 marks the sixth generation of Lexus’ popular luxury sedan since its introduction over 20 years ago. Featuring the signature Lexus spindle grille, a progressive new design and enhanced handling, the ES brings new levels of refinement and quality to the entry luxury segment.

2013 RX 350 Offers Luxury, Comfort and Utility

August 21, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The new RX 350 will continue to be the most popular choice in the luxury crossover segment it created over 10 years ago. The 2013 RX luxury utility vehicle features an updated look with the new bolder, signature Lexus spindle grille, exterior enhancements, and an upgraded interior. For the first time, an F SPORT model featuring eight-speed transmission, paddle shifters and sport-tuned suspension for a more engaging driving experience is available.

Lexus moves to trademark spindle grille

Lexus moves to trademark spindle grille

May 23, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Government/Legal , Lexus , Toyota , Design/Style , Luxury Apparently the new Lexus spindle grille is here to stay. According to the Kaizen Factor blog, Toyota has filed numerous trademark applications in both the United States and Canada for various spindle grille designs. The main differences in the designs are the inserts, either a zig-zag mesh like the current F Sport models of the CT , IS , GS , RX and LS , or a horizontal pattern like the non-F Sport models. But there’s also a new “vertical bar” design revealed by the filings, which the report speculates may be applied to the next-generation IS. Toyota has also filed paperwork to trademark the basic spindle outline with no insert, according to the report. For what it’s worth, Lexus isn’t the only Japanese automaker that’s using a grille with this general shape … Lexus moves to trademark spindle grille originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 23 May 2012 08:59:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Lexus moves to trademark spindle grille

Lexus moves to trademark spindle grille

May 23, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Government/Legal , Lexus , Toyota , Design/Style , Luxury Apparently the new Lexus spindle grille is here to stay. According to the Kaizen Factor blog, Toyota has filed numerous trademark applications in both the United States and Canada for various spindle grille designs. The main differences in the designs are the inserts, either a zig-zag mesh like the current F Sport models of the CT , IS , GS , RX and LS , or a horizontal pattern like the non-F Sport models. But there’s also a new “vertical bar” design revealed by the filings, which the report speculates may be applied to the next-generation IS. Toyota has also filed paperwork to trademark the basic spindle outline with no insert, according to the report. For what it’s worth, Lexus isn’t the only Japanese automaker that’s using a grille with this general shape … Lexus moves to trademark spindle grille originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 23 May 2012 08:59:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

2013 RX Luxury Utility Vehicle Unveiled at Geneva Motor Show

March 11, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

GENEVA – March 6, 2012 – Featuring the new bolder, signature Lexus spindle grille and upgraded interior, the new 2013 RX will continue to be the most popular choice in the luxury crossover segment it created over 10 years ago.

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