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It appears the Lexus LC 500 that debuted at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show is just the beginning for the new nameplate. As previous rumors suggest, Lexus is also working on a convertible variant of the LC 500, as well as a high-performance LC F and a hybrid model. In December 2014, the Japanese automaker […]

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Lexus is heading to the 2016 Detroit Auto Show with an “unprecedented” world premiere. Although the Japanese luxury automaker has only released the image seen above, it has been rumored that the Lexus LC 500 will bow at the North American International Auto Show next week, based on the Lexus LF-LC concept that was shown […]

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The course of the Lexus flagship sedan is about to take a dramatic turn. Debuting at the Tokyo Motor Show, the LF-FC concept previews the next-generation of Lexus LS with a low-slung coupe profile and a hydrogen fuel-cell powerplant. Lexus calls it a, “visionary new vehicle that offers a peek into the design and technology […]

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The revamped Lexus RX 450h Hybrid gets more horsepower and more space for the 2016 model year, according to details released by Lexus yesterday. Now in the fourth generation for the series – and the sixth year for the hybrid version – the redesigned 2016 RX 450h gets a boost in power, better handling and […]

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Lexus’ first compact crossover sport utility vehicle, the 2015 NX, is proof that the luxury automaker has finally severed the bonds of styling that has been as inoffensive as a chocolate chip cookie. The NX presents a visual intensity with its most ardent expression yet of the “spindle grill” and the family design direction that […]

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The 2016 Lexus ES350 and ES300h have been refreshed for the U.S. market. The updated sedan actually made its debut earlier this year at the Shanghai Motor Show, but only now has the Japanese luxury automaker shared details on the U.S. models. The 2016 Lexus ES350 and ES300h get new standard LED headlights along with […]

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Seven of the 29 hybrid vehicles offered in Canada promise lower cost of ownership than their conventionally-powered equivalent. This info came yesterday when automotive cost-of-ownership data research firm Vincentric released its Canadian Hybrid Analysis. In it, seven of 29 hybrid vehicles analyzed were identified as having a lower total cost-of-ownership than their closest all-gasoline counterparts. […]

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Although common sense might suggest that a gas-electric hybrid, with its two powertrains and complicated electronic components, might be less reliable than its gas powered counterpart, this is not the case. Polling research from car information sharing website TrueDelta.com, confirms that hybrids tend to be just as reliable, if not more reliable, than gas-powered cars. […]

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We hear the question often: do hybrid vehicles really save money? Research company Vincentric, specialized in cost-of-ownership data, studied the matter. In releasing its most recent Hybrid Analysis, the company stated 10 of 31 hybrid vehicles analyzed were identified as having a lower total cost-of-ownership than their closest all-gasoline counterpart. Over the past three years […]

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Toyota has decided not to pull its punches anymore when discussing the success of its hybrids. While applauding other manufacturers “expanding the popularity of hybrid vehicles,” the company still “retains hybrid leadership worldwide.” Toyota is celebrating “its utter hybrid dominance” by offering a special edition of its 2015 Prius. Built on the mid-range Three trim […]

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