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FIRST DRIVE: 14 developments in the 2019 Lexus ES

7th-gen ES sits on a stiffer, sportier platform and offers an F-Sport

Is the all-new 7th generation of Lexus’ mid-size sedan any quicker, or more agile? Is it better than before? Here are 14 things of note we found out. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Automotive Reviews Jun 7, 2018, 6:00 AM

UK study finds hybrids fall way short of economy ratings

Some plug-in hybrids missed their advertised ratings by almost 6 L/100 km Read More

Fuel Economy Green Cars Jun 6, 2018, 2:30 AM

Toyota products again judged tops in value

Vincentric hands out 2018 Best Value in Canada awards to top brands, models Read More

Auto Awards Auto Industry Car Buying May 31, 2018, 9:25 AM

Toyota recalls vehicles over loss of braking assist

Recall affects 220 Toyota and Lexus models in Canada and 6,000 in the US Read More

Car Safety Used Cars Apr 4, 2018, 2:30 AM

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Lexus compact crossover to be introduced in Geneva

Presumably meaning Urban Crossover, Lexus UX will be built on new platform Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Feb 28, 2018, 2:30 AM

Toyota recalls 23,000 cars over fuel leak concerns

Toyota Camry, and Lexus GS F, LC 500, RC F affected in separate recalls

Camrys from 2018 may have improperly connected fuel pipes and hoses; Lexus GS F, LC 500 and RC F may have cracked covers on high-pressure fuel pumps. Read More

Car Safety Used Cars Feb 15, 2018, 3:30 AM

Toyota recalling 53,000 vehicles over airbag issues

2016 Prius, 2016 Lexus RX, 2015-16 Lexus NX airbags may not deploy

Airbag system sensors may develop an open circuit, which might prevent side-impact, side air curtains and/or front airbags from deploying in a crash. Read More

Car Safety Used Cars Feb 1, 2018, 3:30 AM

Honda desirability rates high with consumers, critics

Online resource Edmunds awards first Most Wanted awards in 16 segments

Most Wanted awards feature unique rating system that weighs vehicle performance in the retail marketplace and the opinions of Edmunds’ editorial team. Read More

Auto Awards Nov 18, 2017, 9:30 PM

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There's still a way to go before autonomous vehicles are the norm

Autonomous vehicles will revolutionize mobility and transform society, but…

Automated vehicle technology promises to revolutionize mobility in ways more profound than the move from the horse-drawn carriage to the Model T. Read More


Lexus to debut two Black Panther inspired LCs at SEMA

Marvel character inspires sophistication, performance and innovation

2018 LC Inspiration Series’ main drawing card is its iridescent Structural Blue exterior paint that doesn’t have any blue pigmentation in it at all. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Oct 27, 2017, 10:40 PM

Lexus recalls HS 250h hybrid over short circuit worries

Problem with hybrid transaxle assembly may affect 18,000 compact cars

Issue may cause components to wear prematurely, which could lead to system short circuit, with drivers alerted via cluster warning lights and messages. Read More

Car Safety Oct 5, 2017, 2:30 AM

Over 388,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in July

Total of 21 actions involve 59 models from 17 different makes

Issues affect concerns over software glitches to airbag inflators, from alternators to power steering modules, from transmission mapping to fuel lines. Read More

Car Safety Aug 4, 2017, 9:40 PM

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Toyota recalls Lexus ES sedans over steering concerns

Improperly installed right side tie-rod could lead to loss of control

In 1,760 of the luxury sedans, drivers may experience excessive noise and find the vehicle drifting right or left as a result of a loose lock nut. Read More

Car Safety Jun 30, 2017, 2:30 AM

After 5 years of concepts Lexus LC ready to roll

New grand-tourer Lexus flagship first debuted in 2012 as LF-LC concept

LC 500 coupe promises to deliver not just stunning good looks and premium craftsmanship, but also scintillating performance and long-distance comfort. Read More

New Cars Mar 20, 2017, 9:30 PM

All the saucy details of Lexus’s red hot Sriracha IS

One-off Sriracha IS proves that even Lexus has a sense of humour!

If you’re going to do something obviously tongue-in-cheek – like, say build a car themed around a bottle of hot sauce – you should go all the way. Read More

Car Nuts Auto Shows Future Cars Nov 17, 2016, 7:40 AM

Lexus goes all out with Paris SUV Concept

3D is the main design theme in body panels and interior controls

The human-machine interface technology features holograms for things like the gauge cluster, with a globe for analog and digital instrumentation. Read More

Auto Shows Future Cars Sep 22, 2016, 9:15 PM

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Lexus IS evolving with sportier cues

Tweaks inside and out add power, refinement to entry-level sedan

New design is evolutionary primarily because its predecessor’s look was so popular, with the “L” LED running lights still the eye-catching feature. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars May 2, 2016, 10:30 PM

Wards honours 10 top vehicle interiors

Luxury vehicles hold slim majority in interior excellence

Wards editors evaluated 47 vehicles on aesthetics, design, materials, ergonomics, safety, fit and finish, and effectiveness of machine/user interface. Read More

Auto Awards Auto Industry Apr 18, 2016, 10:30 PM

Toyota recalls Toyota and Lexus models

One recall addresses issue with braking; another with seatbelt mounts

2016 Lexus ES 350 and RX 350, and Toyota RAV4 may have faulty Brake Actuators; 2016 Toyota Sienna may have incorrect front seatbelt height adjusters. Read More

Car Safety Car Care Apr 6, 2016, 10:30 PM

Toyota adds Corolla, Matrix to airbag recall

Nearly 200,000 Toyota and Lexus models added to Takata list

Latest recall adds more model years to previous models involved, and covers the remaining models in the Takata front passenger inflator problem. Read More

Car Safety Car Care Mar 2, 2016, 5:30 PM

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Lexus RX recalled to fix knee airbag

Roughly 5,000 RX 350 and RX 450h models are victims of faulty assembly

Not many particulars are available on the problem, other than that Toyota dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the knee airbag assemblies. Read More

Car Safety Car Care Jan 26, 2016, 9:30 PM

Buick, Infiniti, Lexus create luxury coupe interest

Signs point to resurgence in personal car segment for luxury buyers

Three marques show classically styled 2-door bodystyles that are either going into production, ready for production or speculating about production. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Future Cars Jan 11, 2016, 5:30 PM

FIRST LOOK: Hot Lexus LC 500 coupe headed for production

The LC 500 makes a strong statement on the future direction of the Lexus brand

The V-8-powered, rear-wheel-drive Lexus LC 500 is an almost exact duplicate of the LF-LC concept car introduced in Detroit in 2012. Read More

New Cars Auto Shows Car Nuts Jan 11, 2016, 2:30 PM

Lexus NX rides on ice wheels

One-off sculpted ice wheels latest Lexus experiment in craftsmanship

The NX on which the wheels were mounted was frozen for five days at -30 Celsius, presumably to ensure they didn’t start melting as they were mounted. Read More

Auto Industry People Dec 21, 2015, 5:30 PM

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16 key features of the 2016 Lexus LX 570 SUV

The 2016 LX 570 gets a major makeover that includes mostly-new sheet-metal

Unlike most mid-cycle updates, Lexus has made significant changes to its eight-passenger LX 570 flagship SUV, which was unveiled at Pebble Beach. Read More

Car Nuts Luxury Cars Automotive Reviews Dec 13, 2015, 10:30 PM

Toyota takes the tag-team approach to driving

Mobility Teammate Concept aims to reduce casualties, expand freedom

Approach is to build relationships between drivers and cars, with the purpose of getting to a destination as relaxed and trouble free as possible. Read More

Auto Technology Car Safety Oct 8, 2015, 3:50 AM

FIRST DRIVE: Canadian-made 2016 Lexus RX

The next generation of the mid-size luxury SUV that invented the category

Thoroughly re-engineered and redesigned, the 2016 Lexus RX maintains all the features that make it Canada’s favorite mid-size luxury SUV. Read More

Luxury Cars New Cars Sep 7, 2015, 8:00 PM

New GS 200t highlights 2016 Lexus lineup

Turbocharged rear-wheel drive model joins existing GS 350, GS 450h

Bolder front end styling, new striking colours and re-imagined interior trim and upholstery among enhancements to mid-size luxury sport sedan models. Read More


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Lexus to take on Pikes Peak with RC F GT Concept

Le Mans-winning driver Justin Bell will pilot the purpose-built Lexus race car up the hill

Toyota says the RC F GT program will serve as a key developmental tool for the engineering of its full range of F branded vehicles. Read More

Car Nuts Motor Sports Jun 23, 2015, 8:40 PM

Playtime with Lexus's hot new F-cars

Lexus let us play with its F-cars on the track, in the rain!

If it's a driver’s car you’re after, be sure to take a look at these surprising Lexus models before you commit to one of the more obvious choices. Read More

Car Nuts Automotive Reviews New Cars Jun 18, 2015, 9:25 PM

Lexus freshens the ES for 2016

Bigger spindle grille highlights design tweaks outside and inside

Over generations, ES has distanced itself from Camry and the latest goes a considerable step up with styling cues in line with the latest Lexus design theme. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Luxury Cars Apr 25, 2015, 7:00 AM

2016 Lexus ES teased before Shanghai debut

Sixth-generation ES takes Lexus's controversial grille design to new extremes

The front-wheel-drive ES has consistently been the best-selling Lexus sedan in the U.S. market by a big margin – though not in Canada. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Luxury Cars Apr 10, 2015, 9:40 PM

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Toyota brings advanced safety tech to low-priced models

New safety package will be offered first in Toyota RAV4 hybrid and Lexus RX models

The move is a major step towards making automated driver assist technologies available to mainstream vehicle drivers, the company says. Read More

Car Safety Auto Technology Auto Industry Mar 31, 2015, 12:10 PM

10 Choice Cars for First Dates

Here are our 10 vehicle choices for making that first date one to remember

In Spring a young man's fancy turns to... well you know. What you drive on a first date can have a big effect on that all-important first impression. Read More

Car Nuts New Cars Auto Industry People Mar 19, 2015, 10:55 AM

Lexus to reveal LF-C2 convertible concept in LA

Concept is expected to preview a drop-top production variant of the RC coupe

The teaser shows that the Lexus LF-C2 concept is a four-place convertible and it shape and proportion suggest it's one not far from production. Read More

Auto Shows Future Cars New Cars Nov 11, 2014, 9:30 PM

FIRST DRIVE: Lexus RC

New RC-F model banishes the boring label for Lexus

This exciting new Lexus should go a long way to revising the brand’s image, especially among the young and enthusiast segments. Read More

Automotive Reviews Sep 8, 2014, 4:00 PM

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Ford, Toyota each win seven individual used car awards

Vincentric acknowledges excellence in Certified Pre-Owned Value

Honda earns the title of best passenger car brand, Chevrolet that of best truck brand and Buick takes home luxury brand honours. Read More

Used Cars Aug 7, 2014, 5:00 AM

FIRST DRIVE: Lexus NX

Lexus joins the burgeoning compact luxury CUV market

The 2015 Lexus NX gives Toyota’s luxury division a new entry-level compact CUV aimed at attracting new and younger people to the brand. Read More

New Cars Jul 6, 2014, 1:00 PM

Lexus to add compact crossover

New lexus NX compact CUV will debut at the 2014 Beijing International Auto Show

The new NX, derived from the LF-NX concept that appeared at the Frankfurt and Tokyo auto shows, will be positioned below the RX in the Lexus lineup. Read More

New Cars Mar 13, 2014, 10:00 PM

Next Lexus F model to debut at Detroit

It is said by Lexus to be an entirely new model, engineered from scratch

Scuttlebutt suggests the new model will be successor to the IS F but will actually be a variant of the RC coupe introduced at the Tokyo Motor Show. Read More

New Cars Dec 16, 2013, 2:00 PM

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