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Category Archives: Lexus

2014 Lexus IS 350 F Sport: Third Times the Charm


Lexus used to have something of an image problem. Well, not a real problem per se. See it had a solid reputation for building cars with robot like perfection. It like … Continue reading

August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

1997-2004 Lexus GS 400/430: The Relentless Persuit of (Sporting) Perfection


The GS400 represents a second attempt by Lexus at building a rear wheel drive sports sedan to compete with established benchmarks like the BMW 5 Series. While the Toyota Aristo … Continue reading

June 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

1991-1995 Lexus ES300: A Smaller Pursuit of Luxury


The luxury car market can be summed up easily this way: before and after the Lexus ES300.  Before ES300, luxury cars were often big, fussy if they came from Europe or … Continue reading

January 2, 2013 · 2 Comments

1993-1996 Lexus GS 300: Holding Down the Middle


It did not take long for Lexus to establish itself as the new benchmark for luxury in America (and in the many other markets where it was sold). The LS … Continue reading

April 29, 2011 · 1 Comment

1998-2005 Lexus IS 300


Style was arguably one point that Lexus faithful could not agree on with the IS. All the other cars Lexus offered were restrained (if not almost timeless) by comparison.

March 17, 2010 · Leave a comment

1991-2001 Lexus SC 300/400


Fresh off the heels of its debut in 1989, Lexus decided to broaden it’s single car range to include a sport coupe in 1991. The midsized SC would be based … Continue reading

October 15, 2009 · 4 Comments