This year has been a little lackluster for Lexus in terms of beating our their competition, but the luxury end of Toyota is getting back on track for what it says will be a couple of exciting years. With all its latest innovations, Lexus is planning a few big things to battle it out against the likes of BMW and Mercedes. This includes a full refresh of its luxury sedans, as well as a kick-the-competition-in-the-ass LF-A Roadster.

The passenger-car lineup will be made over by the spring of 2013, as the GS, ES, IS, and LS sedans will all be either redesigned or re-engineered. However, the biggest gun in the arsenal will be the LF-A supercar. The 500 units for the current LF-A coupe will be finished by 2013, then a roadster version will be unveiled in 2014. This model was actually previewed by the LF-A Roadster concept unveiled in 2008, but the production version will feature the company’s latest design language. Lexus hasn’t said anything about the more powerful version of their LF-A supercar rumored a while ago, but we hope that will be their secret weapon somewhere down the line.

In addition to the sedan redo and the drop top LF-A, Lexus also has plans for the future GS-F performance edition and the LS. The company has said that the high-performance version will not feature a conventional V8 engine, but a hybrid drivetrain. The LS will also be redesigned in 2013 - it will get weight-saving technology using premium materials and a new, more economical engine.

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Source: Automotive News

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5 comments:

  (762) posted on 01.4.2012

I hope that 2014 is the final year for exposing this vehicle. Anyway, just like them, I also feel very excited on this one. I just only hope that this one is not a hybrid vehicle.

  (300) posted on 08.18.2011

This convertible sedan that will be refreshed on 2013 is really interesting. If it’s really the official image of their car, well I can say that it is such an impressive one.

  (399) posted on 08.3.2011

HAHA! Poor Lexus. I thought it will be a tough competition between Lexus and Toyota. By the way, It is a good thing that they are going to refresh their Sedans. Hopefully, they can come back in production.

  (248) posted on 08.3.2011

Well, it’s not the official image for it was the LF-A roadster. According to the rumor, Toyota will be using a hybrid drivetrain on the vehicle. I already dropped my hope seeing a powerful performance for this car. An economical engine and premium material for this production is quite a pretty nice deal.

  (242) posted on 08.3.2011

Is that the official image of the redesigned Lexus sedan? I do hope that the redo version of the car can beat up the elegant and luxurious styling of BMW and Mercedes vehicles. The emphasis for a more economical engine and a weight-saving technology is fair enough.

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