Lexus LS

2022 Lexus LS 500h Arrives This Fall With Lexus Teammate Advanced Driver Assistance Technology

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 4:44pm

The 2022 LS500h flagship luxury hybrid sedan will continue this trend as the first vehicle in the US lineup to offer the all-new Lexus Teammate advanced driver assistance technology on all-wheel drive (AWD) models.

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  • The 2022 LS500h flagship luxury hybrid sedan will continue this trend as the first vehicle in the US lineup to offer the all-new Lexus Teammate advanced driver assistance technology on all-wheel drive (AWD) models.
  • Developed based on the Mobility Teammate Concept, Lexus Teammate is built on the belief that people and vehicles can work together in partnership to help achieve safe, convenient, and efficient mobility.
  • Lexus Teammate on the LS500h with AWD provides two functions: Advanced Drive and Advanced Park.
  • The 2022 LS500h AWD with Lexus Teammate and LS500 are expected to arrive in dealerships later this Fall.

Toyota Launches LS and Mirai Equipped with "Advanced Drive" that Enables Drivers and Cars to Drive Together in Japan

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 5:40am

Toyota City, Japan, Apr 8, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) seeks, as a mobility company, to enrich people's lives through mobility.

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  • Toyota City, Japan, Apr 8, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) seeks, as a mobility company, to enrich people's lives through mobility.
  • The new LS and the new Mirai lineups include grades equipped with Advanced Drive, a new function of Toyota/Lexus Teammate, the state-of-the-art driving assist technology developed based on this concept.
  • The new LS was launched in Japan on April 8, 2021 and the new Mirai will be launched in Japan on April 12, 2021.
  • (1) The new LS and the new Mirai to be launched are equipped with Advanced Park, an advanced parking assistance system that seamlessly achieves safe and secure parking.

Wellness Travel Hits the Road with Lexus "Retreats in Motion"

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 2:00pm

Unlike typical getaways, the "Retreats in Motion" program incorporates the vehicle as an integral part of the wellness experience.

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  • Unlike typical getaways, the "Retreats in Motion" program incorporates the vehicle as an integral part of the wellness experience.
  • Since then, Lexus has developed its lineup to meet the needs of global luxury customers in more than 90 countries.
  • With six models incorporating Lexus Hybrid Drive, Lexus is the luxury hybrid leader.
  • Lexus is committed to being a visionary brand that anticipates the future for luxury customers.

Lexus Announces 2020 Global Sales Results

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:40am

Toyota City, Japan, Feb 1, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Lexus announced today its 2020 global sales results as described below.

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  • Toyota City, Japan, Feb 1, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Lexus announced today its 2020 global sales results as described below.
  • Global sales for January-December 2020 totaled 718,715 units (a 6% decrease from the previous year).
  • In addition to robust sales of such models as the ES and RX, the new IS and LS, which began sales in autumn 2020, have been well-received.
  • By region, cumulative annual sales in China marked an all-time high, pulling global sales forward.

Toyota Introduces Second-Generation Mirai Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle as Design and Technology Flagship Sedan

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 12:00pm

To make the second-generation Mirai its new sedan flagship, Toyota based it on the GA-L platform also used for the Lexus LS sedan.

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  • To make the second-generation Mirai its new sedan flagship, Toyota based it on the GA-L platform also used for the Lexus LS sedan.
  • Toyota, projects that fuel cell electric technology will one day be as common as the company's hybrid electric technology.
  • Toyota remains committed to fuel cell technology as a powertrain for the future.
  • For example, Toyota recently installed fuel cell powertrains in a fleet of Kenworth class-8 semi-trucks that are rated for a maximum 80,000-pound load.

Lexus Premieres New LS

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 5:31am

The first-generation LS debuted in 1989 and built the foundation of Lexus with the high praise earned by its exceptional quietness and comfort.

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  • The first-generation LS debuted in 1989 and built the foundation of Lexus with the high praise earned by its exceptional quietness and comfort.
  • The new LS features Lexus Teammate, which is the latest in advanced driving assist technologies.
  • - In the LS 500 gasoline-engine version of the new LS, improved initial engine torque at often-used driving speeds leads to greater acceleration response.
  • The new LS features BladeScan' AHS (Adaptive High-beam System), which debuted as a world's first on the partially redesigned Lexus RX in 2019.

Lexus Premieres New IS

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 1:08am

Continuing the long pursuit of Driving Exhilaration, the New IS Pushes the Limits of Dynamic Performance in Compact RWD Sports Sedan

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  • Continuing the long pursuit of Driving Exhilaration, the New IS Pushes the Limits of Dynamic Performance in Compact RWD Sports Sedan
    - Application of state-of-the-art technologies, including the latest Lexus Safety System+
    Toyota City, Japan, June 16, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Lexus held the world premiere of the new Lexus IS online today.
  • We call this the "Lexus Driving Signature", and this will be the new development standard every Lexus model will reflect moving forward.
  • Furthermore, the IS features assertive application of advanced safety technologies, including an evolved version of Lexus Safety System+.
  • We aimed to make the new IS a Lexus compact sports sedan that provides high-quality riding comfort while offering a high level of vehicle control.

Lexus Presents its Vision of Future Electrification with the World Premiere of the LF-30 Electrified Concept

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 3:50am

Headlining this moment was the debut of the Lexus LF-30 Electrified Concept, which made its world premiere at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show 2019.

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  • Headlining this moment was the debut of the Lexus LF-30 Electrified Concept, which made its world premiere at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show 2019.
  • The LF-30 Electrified concept vehicle embodies the "Lexus Electrified" vision.
  • Performance is rooted in Lexus Electrified components, adding Lexus' latest technology to its leadership in development of HEV systems.
  • Positioning Lexus Advanced Posture Control technology as a core element of the 'Lexus Electrified' vision, Lexus intends to widely apply this technology throughout its lineup of electrified vehicles.

New J.D. Power Study Recognizes Key Element to Automotive Sales Success: Brand Loyalty

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 1:00pm

Automotive Brand Loyalty Study,SM with Lexus (luxury) and Subaru (mass market) ranking highest in their respective segments.

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  • Automotive Brand Loyalty Study,SM with Lexus (luxury) and Subaru (mass market) ranking highest in their respective segments.
  • Power.
  • Customer loyalty is based on the percentage of vehicle owners who choose the same brand when trading in or purchasing their next vehicle.
  • Automotive Brand Loyalty Study calculations are based on transaction data from June 2018 through May 2019 and include all model years traded in.

Tom Maoli's Elite Dealership, Lexus of Route 10, Wins The Prestigious National Crown Jewel Award For The Second Consecutive Year

Monday, May 13, 2019 - 6:56pm

WHIPPANY, N.J., May 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Crown Jewel represents the pinnacle of service achievement for a Lexus dealership.

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  • WHIPPANY, N.J., May 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Crown Jewel represents the pinnacle of service achievement for a Lexus dealership.
  • Lexus recognizes the efforts of its dealer organization to provide world-renowned customer care and achieve service and parts performance goals.
  • In addition to winning Crown Jewel in 2019, Maoli's Lexus of Route 10 dealership also won this exclusive Lexus Crown Jewel Award in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2018.
  • Lexus of Route 10 is professional yet unpretentious, combining a sophisticated approach with a small-town feel.