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Lexus IS (2017) First Drive

Lexus Is350 028 1800x1800 The latest iteration of the Lexus IS is set to go on sale early in 2017. We took the revised business class sedan for a drive around the winding roads of the Lowveld to get a feel for it. Such is the domination of Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz in the premium sedan market that Lexus battles t [...]

Facelifted Lexus IS (2017) Specs and Pricing

Lexus Is350 001 1800x1800 Toyota's luxury brand, Lexus, has announced a new version of the IS sedan. Here are specifications and pricing for the 2017 Lexus IS.  The Lexus IS, rival to the BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class, has never been a best seller and we don't understand why. It's supremely well [...]

Lexus adds Local Updates to Range

Gs 200t 2 449442 Lexus will add a bit more spec to its current lineup with several models getting more standard equipment. A few weeks ago, Lexus updated the specification offered on the CT, RX and LX models. Now it’s the turn of the remaining models to get the treatment. First up is the Lexus ES which [...]

Update: Lexus IS Facelift shown Beijing

LexusISfaceliftfront2   Lexus has shown the facelifted IS sedan at the Beijing Motor Show with minor exterior and interior updates.  The Lexus IS sedan has been updated with revised interior and exterior styling. The facelifted IS sedan has been enhanced with redesigned headlights with L-shaped daytime ru [...]

Top 10 Best Cars that Sell Poorly In SA

TypeR Some cars, no matter how good they are, don't garner the sales volumes that they (seem to) deserve. We take a look at 10 hidden gems in the new vehicle market  Why would a well-regarded car not sell well? It’s not an easy question to answer. Sometimes, it can be regarded as expensi [...]

Lexus IS 200t (2015) Review

IMG 5794 Lexus has added a turbocharged four-cylinder engine to its IS compact sedan range. While it produces less power than the meaty V6 engine in the IS 350, is less actually... more? The Lexus IS sedan is a rather well-assembled vehicle that goes head to head against the likes of the BMW 3-Series, A [...]

Lexus Brings Updates to NX, RC and LS

Rc Range 1800x1800 Three models in Lexus’ range have received updates and improvements to their standard specification, in order to provide greater comfort, convenience, style and performance. The models included in the upgrade roll-out comprise the NX Compact SUV, RC 2+2 Coupe and the LS sedan. [...]

Lexus IS 200t (2015) First Drive

DSC 1343 618x409 Standing next to the IS 350 F-Sport, Lexus has expanded its IS sedan range in South Africa with the addition of the new IS 200t which is the first Lexus sedan to feature a 2.0-litre turbocharged engine. First introduced in the Lexus NX 200t compact SUV, the 2.0-litre turbocharged engine now does [...]

Lexus IS 200t (2015) Specs and Pricing Announced

Is 200t 2 618x431 Lexus has bolstered its IS sedan range with an all-new turbocharged engine. This new IS 200t is partnered by the top-of-the-range IS 350 F-Sport which features a meaty 3.5-litre V6.  The all-new turbo engine is a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder unit delivering 180kW and 350Nm. This is t [...]

Lexus Crafted Line Announced for 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Lexus Crafted Line Lexus has announced its special Crafted Line will make its official debut at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, offering customers striking style with substance for the 2015 model year. Striking style with substance The new Lexus Crafted Line edition will be available on the LS 460 F Sport, GS [...]