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Lexus launched in the NX its first twin-scroll turbocharger to its powertrain family at the 2014 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition. The all-new Lexus NX compact crossover offers the brand’s first gasoline turbo engine in the NX 200t, a model the company said will balance excellent fuel economy with responsive acceleration and agility. The all-new NX […]

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Consumer Reports has named Lexus its top-ranked brand for overall reliability and performance while the Prius was named again “Top Pick” in the Green Car category. In the shopping guide’s rankings of the top automotive brands, Lexus’ overall score of 79 out of 100 was the best of the 23 brands based on the average […]

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The 2014 J.D. Powers Vehicle Dependability study saw a decline this year for the first time since 1998 due to a proliferation in four-cylinder engines, it said. The poll of 2011 model year cars allowed owners to report issues, and it appears a strategy employed to increase fuel and emissions efficiency has not been without […]

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Toyota prides itself on greening more than its cars and OpenRoad Lexus Richmond showcases this vision. OpenRoad Lexus Richmond has become the first Lexus dealership in Canada to achieve LEED Silver Certification in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System. Toyota explained the 69,000-square-foot facility in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, […]

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As expected, Lexus unveiled its new RC coupe prior at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show. This new coupe, available in regular and hybrid form, is scheduled for launch in 2014. “Our focus is to strengthen the brand’s emotional appeal through our products and RC is another demonstration of this focus,” said Mark Templin, Lexus International […]

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In its LF-NX Turbo concept to be shown at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, Lexus hints at a new 2.0 liter powertrain for future models. More compact than the RX luxury utility vehicle (LUV) at 182.7 inches long with a 106.3 inch wheelbase, the LF-NX Turbo concept focuses, per Lexus, on the growing segment of […]

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As seen every year, the awaited Kelley Blue Book Best Resale Awards reveal which models the company expects will best retain its value. Yesterday was dedicated to the reveal of the 2014 awards with the 2014 Residual Analysis Report now available from Kelley Blue Book. Kelley Blue Book’s (KBB) Best Resale Value Awards are based […]

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Lexus has announced a revised CT 200h hybrid will see the light for 2014. The world premiere of the 2014 Lexus CT 200h will take place at the 2013 Guangzhou Motor Show in China on Nov. 21. Lexus said when the CT 200h was introduced in 2010 it was the world’s first full hybrid luxury […]

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The Lexus RC sports car, including its hybrid version, will make its world debut at the Tokyo Motor Show on November 20 2013. The four passenger RC will have two models in its range – the RC 350 powered by a 3.5L V6 engine, and the RC 300h hybrid powered by a 2.5-liter engine and […]

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New data was released in the quest to provide an answer to the new-old question: are hybrids the wiser option money-wise. Vincentric announced its 2013 Hybrid Analysis on October 22, in which 13 of 33 hybrid vehicles were identified as having a lower total cost-of-ownership than their all-gasoline counterparts. Although this is an increase of […]

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