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Lexus RC F GT3 Earns Top-10 Result at Sebring

Lexus RC F GT3 Earns Top-10 Result at Sebring

March 18, 2019
SEBRING, Fla. (March 18, 2019) – Lexus and the AIM VASSER SULLIVAN (AVS) race team competed in the second round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Sebring International Raceway on Saturday, earning a top-10 result at the 17-turn, 3.74-mile historic Florida road course.... more

Toyota Solidifies Its Substantial and Growing Investment in U.S.

Toyota Solidifies Its Substantial and Growing Investment in U.S.

March 14, 2019
WASHINGTON (March 14, 2019) – For over 60 years Toyota has been growing its manufacturing presence in the United States, and today the company announced it will exceed its 2017 pledge to invest $10 billion over five years with a new commitment to reach nearly $13 billion over the same period.... more

Lexus Set for Twelve Hours of Sebring at Historic Florida Circuit

Lexus Set for Twelve Hours of Sebring at Historic Florida Circuit

March 13, 2019
SEBRING, Fla. (March 13, 2019) — Lexus and AIM VASSER SULLIVAN (AVS) will compete in the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring on Saturday with two RC F GT3 entries at Florida’s historic Sebring International Raceway.... more

INTERSECT BY LEXUS Reveals Chef Sergio Barroso as Second Global Chef-in-Residence

INTERSECT BY LEXUS Reveals Chef Sergio Barroso as Second Global Chef-in-Residence

March 05, 2019
NEW YORK (March 5, 2019) This April, INTERSECT BY LEXUS – NYC – a unique cultural space where ideas and people converge – announces Chef Sergio Barroso as the restaurant’s next Global Chef-in-Residence for its esteemed culinary program. Chef Barroso, who is behind the renowned Restaurante 040 in Chile, will make his U.S. debut at INTERSECT this spring. Opening in 2015 in Santiago, Chile, Restaurante 040 quickly positioned itself among the best restaurants in Latin America and has been paving the way of gastronomy in the region. INTERSECT’s Cocktail Bar and Lounge will also transition into Room 09 – Restaurante 040’s speakeasy – where mixologist and partner, Raul Esteban Yañez Campos, creates original and daring cocktails.... more

Could you become a Takumi? In Japan it takes 60,000 hours to reach the highest level of craftsmanship – new documentary reveals

Could you become a Takumi? In Japan it takes 60,000 hours to reach the highest level of craftsmanship – new documentary reveals

March 04, 2019
In the West it’s often considered that it takes 10,000 hours of study for the average person to become an expert in their subject. But in Japan you’re not considered a master of your craft until you’ve spent 60,000 hours refining your skills. That’s the equivalent of working eight hours a day, 250 days a year for 30 years.... more

Toyota Motor North America Reports February 2019 Sales

Toyota Motor North America Reports February 2019 Sales

March 01, 2019
PLANO, Texas (March 1, 2019) – Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) today reported February 2019 sales of 172,748 vehicles, a decrease of 5.2 percent from February 2018 on a volume and daily selling rate (DSR) basis.... more

February 2019 TMNA Sales Chart

February 2019 TMNA Sales Chart

March 01, 2019

Lexus and Toyota Top Charts in KBB’s 2019 5-Year Cost to Own Awards

Lexus and Toyota Top Charts in KBB’s 2019 5-Year Cost to Own Awards

February 27, 2019
In the 2019 Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own Awards, Lexus took home the title of ‘Best Luxury Brand’, while four Lexus and three Toyota vehicles topped their segments.... more

Toyota is conducting a safety recall involving certain Lexus LS vehicles

Toyota is conducting a safety recall involving certain Lexus LS vehicles

February 26, 2019
PLANO, Texas, February 26, 2019 – Toyota is conducting a safety recall involving certain 2018 Model Year Lexus LS 500/500h vehicles in the United States. Approximately 6,300 vehicles are involved in this recall.
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2019 Lexus IS 300 F SPORT Black Line Special Edition

2019 Lexus IS 300 F SPORT Black Line Special Edition

February 25, 2019
PLANO, Texas (February 25, 2019) – Lexus is giving buyers of the 2019 IS 300 F SPORT a new way to express their style with the introduction of the Black Line Special Edition. Limited to 900 units for 2019, the new IS 300 Black Line brings together unique features and subtle styling changes that add a custom touch to this dynamic sport sedan.... more

Celebrating 10 Million Vehicles Sold and a Best-Ever Year, the Lexus Brand Continues to Grow Globally

Celebrating 10 Million Vehicles Sold and a Best-Ever Year, the Lexus Brand Continues to Grow Globally

February 24, 2019
TOKYO, Japan (February 25, 2019) – Today Lexus announced its 10 millionth vehicle sold, a landmark achievement that came shortly after a strong 2018 year-end sales performance with Lexus achieving multiple best-ever sales goals around the globe. In addition, the brand that pioneered the world’s first luxury hybrid-electric vehicle in 2005, and offers eleven (11) electrified models globally, surpassed the 1.45 million unit mark in self-charging hybrid vehicles sold worldwide. Lexus hybrid vehicle sales jumped nearly 20% in 2018 from the prior year, a result that underscores the brand’s heritage with, and commitment to, electrification.... more

Lexus to Light Up Milan Design Week with 12th Edition of the Celebrated Lexus Design Event

Lexus to Light Up Milan Design Week with 12th Edition of the Celebrated Lexus Design Event

February 21, 2019
TOKYO, 21 February 2019 – Today Lexus announced its participation in the world’s pinnacle design event – Milan Design Week* – for the 12th time.  For more than a decade, the Lexus Design Event has provided visitors with an amazing experience in collaboration with some of the world’s most celebrated designers who are inspired by Lexus design philosophy.... more

The History of Lexus

The History of Lexus


Lexus Top Brand, Toyota No. 2 in J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study

Lexus Top Brand, Toyota No. 2 in J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study

February 14, 2019
For the eighth year in a row, Lexus is the highest-ranking nameplate in the J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study, while Toyota slides into the No. 2 spot to tie with Porsche.... more

Lexus Partners with Streetwear Designer John Elliott to Create Bespoke Tires on First-Ever UX

Lexus Partners with Streetwear Designer John Elliott to Create Bespoke Tires on First-Ever UX

February 11, 2019
NEW YORK (February 11, 2019) — To celebrate the launch of the first-ever 2019 UX, a luxury compact crossover engineered for the city, Lexus partnered with designer John Elliott to create the “Sole of the UX” — custom tires inspired by his John Elliott x Nike AF1 shoe. The tires reimagine the classic silhouette of Elliott’s sneaker, embodying the spirit of clean, purposeful, and modern design. Tires that, like the crossover itself, are inspired by and designed for the city.... more

New Full-Service Lease Program Offers Lexus Guests Added Simplicity, Convenience

New Full-Service Lease Program Offers Lexus Guests Added Simplicity, Convenience

February 05, 2019
PLANO, Texas (February 5, 2019) – In the age of increased online shopping, automatic bill payments and the growing prevalence of minimalist lifestyles, drivers are also looking for ways to simplify their overall automotive experience. What could be easier than a single monthly payment for their lease that includes insurance, scheduled maintenance and other services? ... more

Toyota Motor North America Reports January 2019 Sales

Toyota Motor North America Reports January 2019 Sales

February 01, 2019
PLANO, Texas (February 1, 2019) – Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) today reported January 2019 sales of 156,021 vehicles, a decrease of 6.6 percent from January 2018 on a volume basis. With the same number of selling days year over year, sales were down 6.6 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. ... more

January 2019 Sales Chart

January 2019 Sales Chart

February 01, 2019

Lexus Luxury Lineup Dazzles the Windy City at Chicago Auto Show

Lexus Luxury Lineup Dazzles the Windy City at Chicago Auto Show

January 31, 2019
CHICAGO (Jan. 31, 2019) – Lexus luxury rolls into McCormick Place Feb. 9-18 for the Chicago Auto Show. Debuting at the show include the 2019 Lexus NX F SPORT Black Line Special Edition and LC 500 Inspiration Series. Also featured in the 15,500 square-foot display include the 2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition and LC Convertible Concept, which were both unveiled in Detroit last month.... more

2019 Lexus NX Gets Distinct Styling, Touches with the Black Line Treatment

2019 Lexus NX Gets Distinct Styling, Touches with the Black Line Treatment

January 31, 2019
PLANO, Texas (January 31, 2019) – A driving experience is anything but ordinary in the NX 300 F SPORT. It grabs the senses with its detailed design, handling performance and sound. Now guests have another opportunity to distinguish themselves in the new 2019 Lexus NX F SPORT Black Line Special Edition with additional styling and accessories built on the same popular F SPORT base.... more

Toyota Production in North America Nearly  2 Million in 2018

Toyota Production in North America Nearly 2 Million in 2018

January 30, 2019
PLANO, Texas (Jan. 28, 2019) – In 2018, Toyota built 1,928,979 vehicles at its North American vehicle assembly plants. Since 1986, Toyota’s total vehicle production in North America has reached more than 38 million.... more

2019 Lexus LC 500 Inspiration Series Debuts in Chicago

2019 Lexus LC 500 Inspiration Series Debuts in Chicago

January 30, 2019
CHICAGO (January 30, 2019) – Lexus is bringing some heat to the 2019 Chicago Auto Show with the first public appearance of the 2019 LC 500 Inspiration Edition. The third vehicle in the Lexus Inspiration Series, this LC 500 is a limited-edition model that features a unique mix of colors and features that build on the coupe’s stunning design.... more

RC F GT3 Finishes on the Podium at Rolex 24 at Daytona

RC F GT3 Finishes on the Podium at Rolex 24 at Daytona

January 28, 2019
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 28, 2019) – Lexus and newly formed race team AIM VASSER SULLIVAN (AVS) opened the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season this weekend with top-five finishes for both Lexus RC F GT3s, including a second-place podium result for the AVS No. 12 Lexus.... more

Lexus Opens 2019 IMSA Season Competing in Rolex 24 at Daytona with AIM Vasser Sullivan

Lexus Opens 2019 IMSA Season Competing in Rolex 24 at Daytona with AIM Vasser Sullivan

January 24, 2019
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 24, 2019) – Newly formed race team AIM Vasser Sullivan (AVS) is set to campaign the No. 12 and No. 14 Lexus RC F GT3s in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship beginning this weekend at the Rolex 24 at Daytona.... more

What’s New: 2019 Lexus LS

January 24, 2019
PLANO, TX –  In their first year on the market, the Lexus LS 500 and LS 500h introduced a new generation of luxury in the flagship sedan segment. For 2019, the LS raises the standard again with the addition of new safety features, updated technology and a wider palette of available exterior and interior colors. ... more

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