New Lexus RC 350 Unveiled in Detroit

Lexus has unveiled its 450+ horsepower RC F at the Detroit motor. The new RC 350 comes in a new dark red finish that Lexus claims “is made brighter and with more contrast thanks to an entirely new painting process, using a two-color base of both silver and red” with the four coats of paint then baked twice to set the color.

Lexus RC 350 received a 3.5-liter V6 engine teamed with an eight-speed sequential transmission driving the rear wheels.
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Toyota Recalls 907,000 Corollas and 385,000 Lexus IS Models

Toyota Recalls 907,000 Corollas and 385,000 Lexus IS Models

Today I have some bad news for japan car owners. Again from Toyota. So, what’s new? Toyota announced two separate recalls involving around 907,000 Corolla models and around 385,000 Lexus IS vehicles from a whole world. Most of the affected cars are located in the U.S. where the recall concerns 752,000 Corolla and Corolla Matrix vehicles from the 2003 and 2004MY, and 270,000 Lexus IS vehicles from the 2006-2012MY.
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All-New 2014 Lexus IS Sedan

All-New 2014 Lexus IS Sedan

The new generation of Lexus’ IS sport sedan will be unveiled soon at the Detroit Auto Show and will qrrive to dealerships this summer. It will be offered with an initial choice of two gasoline engines, include a 3.5-liter V6 and a four-cylinder hybrid. Lexus says it put the emphasis on the car’s sportier styling and handling, while also improving cabin space for rear passengers and luggage capacity.
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Lexus LS TMG Sports 650 Concept

Lexus LS TMG Sports 650 Concept

Toyota Motorsport GmbH (TMG) has unveiled an interesting, a more modern appearance concept, based on the pre-facelift Lexus LS. The TMG Sport or TS-650 Concept is a track ready now, high-performance saloon fitted with a 5.0-liter twin-turbocharged engine capable of reaching 9,000 rpm while delivering 641hp and a peak torque of 710Nm.
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2013 Lexus GS 250

2013 lexus gs 250

The Japanese carmaker revealed the new GS 250 today at the China International Automobile Exhibition in Guangzhou. The new GS 250 is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 delivering 306-ponies and the GS 450h top-end model that links a 3.5-liter Atkinson-cycle V6 to the Lexus Hybrid Drive. The new GS 250 equipped with 2.5-litre V6 gasoline engine with D-4S direct port injection and Dual VVT-i intelligent valve timing.
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2011 Lexus IS Facelift

2011 Lexus IS

The first official photos and specs of lightly facelifted 2011 Lexus IS were published today in Europe. The styling changes on the sedan and coupe-convertible cars include tweaked headlamps that gain LED daytime running lights, reworked rear light clusters, a revised front grille design, new exterior colors and alloy wheel designs.
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Domestic Brands Surpass Imports in Initial Quality for the First Time in IQS History

Domestic auto brands have demonstrated higher initial quality than import brands for the first time, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2010.

Overall, the industry average for initial quality is 109 problems per 100 vehicles (PP100) in 2010, increasing slightly from 108 PP100 in 2009. However, initial quality for domestic brands as a whole has improved by 4 PP100 in 2010 to an average of 108 PP100 slightly better than the initial quality of import brands, which averages 109 PP100 in 2010.
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