At the upcoming SEMA 2009 show, the American tuning studio Fox Marketing is going to present its new upgrade program for the 2010 Lexus IS 350C luxury sports convertible. Its looks like the main idea behind the new tuning package is to turn a convertible, which is in its base form a kind of vehicle that is more luxurious than sporty, into a real sports car. It is clear that, to accomplish this objective, an ugly set of nicely painted plastic just wasn’t enough: the Japanese open-top needed to have a comprehensive engine upgrade program and that’s what it received.
Toyota’s luxury brand has just revealed specs for its long overdue 2011 Lexus LFA supercoupe. Being in the works for the last five years (it was January 2005 when the Japanese company first presented a sculptural model of the super-concept), the car is finally going to a limited production run of 500 units.
Set to go on sale early next year as a 2010 model, the new Lexus RX450h crossover SUV gives you the best of two worlds. Featuring an efficient hybrid powertrain, it is almost as frugal as Prius, yet its interior gives you more luxury than a common tree-hugger could possibly hope for. Of course, if you are looking for a hybrid car that will save you lots of cash, this is probably not the best choice: given its official fuel efficiency rating of 29 miles per gallon, which is just 9 mpg better than that of 2010 Lexus RX 350 all-wheel drive model, you will have to cover lots of miles to break even if you count in difference in base price.
Vorsteiner‘s new Japanese cars-oriented brand Ventross has developed a modest tuning kit for the 2008 Lexus IS-F performance sedan putting the strongest accent not on the usual artificially exaggerated curves and angles, but on the high-contrast black-and-white color scheme that regained its popularity during the recent decade or so.
The outrageous 2008 Lexus IS-F performance sedan has just received its first personalization program from the famous Japanese tuning specialist Wald International. Known for their passion for all things that have four wheels and are sold at a premium, the Japanese tuner just couldn’t ignore the super-sedan that almost trashes its European (i.e. German) competitors when it comes to raw ferocity and aggression.
This special edition 2008 Lexus IS 250 SR is offered with the same 204 bhp 2.5-liter V6 engine as the original IS 250 comes equipped with. However, the new vehicle, which is currently available only for the British motorists, also sports a full body kit and a set of standard equipment that is usually available only as (rather pricey) options.
Lexus is at it again. Following its own routine of frequent updates, the Japanese company has revealed its fifth Lexus SC 430 Pebble Beach limited edition convertible. Quite predictably, the vehicle doesn’t differ much from the previous iterations only featuring a new paint job, new rims and some other minor enhancements over the base model.
The 2008 Lexus LX 570 luxury SUV has been unveiled at the 2007 New York International Auto Show.
Looking like a rhino on steroids, the new sports utility vehicle gained a great deal of muscle, while putting an enormous amount of fat on them. Although the new crossover doesn’t look as trail-ready as its predecessor, I must admit that the seeming lack of off-road prowess is adequately compensated with unprecedented level of luxury that the car offers inside its roomy cabin.
Powered by a 5.0-liter V8 engine, the new 2008 Lexus IS-F sports sedan clearly has the legendary BMW M5 and Audi S6 high-performance vehicles in its somewhat awkward crosshairs. Although the aero-kit that the new car is equipped with looks somewhat aftermarket (to put it mildly), the new vehicle still has something to impress you with in the power-to-weight department.
The second-generation Lexus LX 470 Limited Edition luxury SUV that the Japanese carmaker has upgraded around four years ago clearly approaches the end of its life cycle and will soon be replaced with a new (probably, even plusher and less off-road capable) version. This 2007 Lexus LX 470 Limited Edition version, a swan song of the aging model, will start at $67,805, adding $410 to the base model’s generous $67,395 price tag.