Sound quality has always been a key consideration in the design of Lexus vehicles, from the solid, satisfying thunk of a closing door, to the refined note of the turning engine. It is the quality of the on-board sound system, however, that represents the pinnacle of the aural experience and in the new LS 460 this is taken to new heights. Continuing a partnership with world-renowned hi-fi experts Mark Levinson that goes back to 1998, Lexus has commissioned a bespoke 19-speaker premium audio (...) More
Lexus unveiled the all-new 2008 LS 600h L hybrid luxury sedan at a press conference at the 2006 New York International Automobile Show. Scheduled to arrive in Spring 2007, the all-wheel-drive LS 600h L will be the world’s first vehicle to feature a full hybrid V8 powertrain.
Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 11,000 Lexus cars in Japan and 46,000 overseas to fix a faulty seat belt part. Lexus dealers will replace the buckles in both front seats, which can presently jam due to a faulty part. No accidents attributable to the defect have been reported, and the automaker advises that drivers can avoid the issue by ’releasing the seatbelt slowly.’ The affected cars are Lexus GS and LS sedans. No accidents have been reported due to the defect, it said. It did not (...) More
XM Satellite Radio today announced that Lexus, the luxury division of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., will offer XM as standard, factory-installed equipment on the 2007 LS 460 L and its new luxury hybrid sedan, the 2008 LS 600h L. XM will also be available as a factory-installed feature on the 2007 LS 460 model as part of the navigation option. The all-new fourth generation LS series will be the first Lexus models to offer factory-installed XM Satellite Radio. Lexus unveiled the LS 600h L (...) More
Lexus will unveil its all-new LS luxury hybrid sedan next month at the New York International Automobile Show. Arriving next year, Lexus’s hybrid version of the upcoming model-year 2007 LS sedan will introduce impressive new standards in styling, engineering, technology, safety and performance. The hybrid version of the brand’s fourth-generation flagship sedan will make its world premiere at the auto show’s first press conference at 9:25 a.m. on Wednesday, April 12, 2006 in the Galleria (...) More
This fall, the all-new 2007 LS 460 will completely redefine luxury the world over. Take off with a 380 horsepower , 4.6-liter direct-injection V8 and the world’s first eight-speed automatic transmission, launching you from 0-60 MPH in less than 5.5 seconds . There’s also an available Lexus voice-activated HDD Navigation System  with Bluetooth(r)  technology (standard on LS 460L). Inside is genuine wood trim, supple leather trim and the resonant 19-speaker Mark Levinson(r) (...) More
The Lexus LS 430 is among the easiest of the big luxury cars to live with. It whisks occupants along in supreme comfort. Its ride is silky smooth. It handles well, with effortless steering and excellent grip. Its powerful V8 delivers strong performance and is paired with a smooth six-speed automatic.