LEXUS NEWS AND FEATURES 23 AUGUST 2018

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Virtuoso V8 performance

There is nothing quite like the sound of a powerful V8 engine, a noise all the more evocative when it’s reverberating around a concrete “concert hall”. Lexus let its LC 500 coupe loose in the hands of a master driver to make “music” in the confines of a deserted multi-storey car park.  Read more here.

Be dazzled

Lexus has released a new Limited Edition version of its LC flagship coupe, finished in a dazzling Naples Yellow paint finish. The new model also features an exclusive yellow, black and white interior and comes with the LC’s Sport+ specification, plus Mark Levinson audio package and colour head-up display. Read more here.

RC F track star

The Lexus RC F GT3 race car has notched up another victory in IMSA racing in the USA, winning through in a mighty contest at the Virginia International Raceway.  Read more here.

Design Award opens for entries

Entries are now being invited for the annual Lexus Design Award. Up-and-coming creatives from around the world are invited to send in their ideas based on the theme of Design for a Better Tomorrow, with six finalists winning the chance to develop prototypes with support from world-renowned design mentors. Read more here.

Lexus on the festival red carpet

Lexus is once again a main sponsor of the Venice Film Festival, which opens next week. A fleet of cars will be in service to carry top movie industry stars and executives to screenings and events, including the all-new ES luxury saloon. Read more here.

Britain’s best car retailers

Lexus’s UK retailers have been named the best in the country in the Auto Express Driver Power Survey. The national network came top in five of the survey’s categories to maintain its top ranking. Read more here.

Anniversary art car

Lexus has marked the 10th anniversary of its F performance line by commissioning Portuguese artist Pedro Henriques to transform and LFA into a striking monochrome artwork. Read more here.

From the Lexus official blog: “maestro” Mark Higgins

Multiple rally champion and movie stunt driver Mark Higgins spoke to the blog about mastering the LC 500 to make the Exit Music short film. Read more here.

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  • The Lexus LC 500 stars in the 'Exit Music' short film

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  • The Lexus RC F GT3 scored its second IMSA victory at the Virginia International Raceway

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  • The Lexus LFA art car commemorates 10 years of Lexus F

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