Tests and Features

Test Drives2019 Lexus IS 300 Black Line: Too Little, Too Late4.0/5
While certain cars beautifully withstand the test of time, the 2019 Lexus IS struggles to make a good case when pitted against newer compact luxury sedans on the market. In fact, it’s the oldest in the segment along with the Infiniti Q50 as both models date back to 2014. Lexus …
Test Drives2019 Lexus ES 350: Still the One4.0/5
The Lexus ES may not be the brand’s best-selling car in Canada – that title belongs to the Lexus IS – but in is in the United States. By a mile. Needless to say, it’s an important model for the company and it couldn’t mess up the ES’ redesign. Flaunting …
Test Drives2019 Lexus UX 200: Less Saturated Fat3.5/5
Japanese luxury brand Lexus has expanded its line of utility vehicles in recent years, adding smaller and more affordable models under the top-selling Lexus RX . After introducing the compact Lexus NX for the 2015 model year, we now get the subcompact UX for 2019. Calling it an SUV or …
First Drives2020 Lexus GX: What Retirement?3.0/5
LIBERIA, Costa Rica – In a world filled with car-based crossovers with turbocharged engines or hybrid powertrains, the Lexus GX sure feels archaic. The clash is especially noticeable alongside the brand’s own seven-passenger RX L . If body-on-frame utility vehicles with thirsty V8 engines are considered a thing of the …
Special Events1990 Lexus LS 400: The Game Changer
LIBERIA, Costa Rica – Lexus is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2019, and it invited journalists from around the globe to Costa Rica, where we had the opportunity to get some seat time in a few vintage Lexus models alongside a couple of 2020 models, including the Lexus RX and …
Special Events30 Years of Lexus
LIBERIA, Costa Rica – As the Japanese automobile manufacturers expanded their business globally in the 1980s, they grabbed a stranglehold of the small-car market in North America. Three of those automakers decided to build on that success and aim to redefine the luxury-car market. Honda was first, creating the Acura …
First Drives2020 Lexus RX: Minor Changes to Stay in the Game4.0/5
LIBERIA, Costa Rica – Lexus is proud to say that it invented the luxury crossover when it introduced the RX 300 back in 1998. It was an instant hit and when on to become the brand’s all-time, best-selling model. In 2018, it accounted for 29% of total Lexus sales across …
Special EventsOur Exclusive Look at the New 2020 Lexus RX
Lexus basically created the luxury crossover segment when it introduced the RX in the late 1990s. Almost no one could have predicted how immensely popular these vehicles would become, but the fact is that the RX has been the brand’s best-selling product from the get-go. For 2020, the Lexus RX …
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