The new 2015 Lexus IS 250 and IS 350 model year is about to begin.
As Lexus adds a new coupe to its line-up, the classy IS 250C and sporty IS 350C convertibles will be retired by 2016.
Lexus will kill off the V8 powered IS F super-sedan but will continue the V8 tradition with its new RC F coupe.
Car makers build brands to exploit the sales potential in specific segment of the population. Scion was built to bring new younger buyers into the Toyota family. It has not worked.
When Lexus launched the new 2014 IS line of compact sports sedans one year ago it was truly the underdog in the class. BMW owned the top spot, and had for literally decades.
The 2015 Lexus IS 200t will have the company’s new 2.0 liter turbocharged engine. This new vehicle will match to a tee the specifications of BMW’s top-selling car, the 328i.
The new 2015 Lexus NX 200t compact premium crossover will arrive early winter in the US market. This new vehicle will do battle for buyers’ budgets with the Acura RDX and BMW X3.
Lexus outsold Mercedes Benz in the US in the month of May. Although all companies are enjoying good sales numbers right now, the Toyota family is doing better than most.
The Lexus IS350 and IS250 are all new for 2014.
Lexus will soon morph the current RX 350 crossover into a 7 passenger vehicle to the delight of Lexus dealers in the US.
Lexus has released a new video highlighting the design and features of its all-new 2.0 liter turbocharged engine.
The debate between hydrogen and electric vehicle proponents has been raging for quite some time, and adherents to either side know that both technologies have their pros and cons.
Lexus steadily is gaining ground on rivals BMW and Mercedes Benz. If current sales trends continue Lexus will pass both of the luxury car icons’ US sales in this calendar year.
Two weeks ago I was offered to test drive the 2014 Lexus GS 350 F Sport and write my impressions.