NEWS AND FEATURES 17 MAY 2019
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Special LC prototype revealed in Barcelona
Lexus revealed a new Matte Prototype version of its LC 500h flagship coupe at the Barcelona Motor Show, demonstrating its commitment to constant innovation by giving the car a special Space Orange paint finish. Read more here.
Test drives design to suit the customer
Lexus has launched a new Test Drive Promise, going further than ever before to give customers access to the car they are interested in, at a time and place that suits them best. Available from retailers nationwide, the new system provides test drives up to 48 hours in length. Read more here.
RC F coupe takes sporting inspiration
The RC F has benefited from a series of changes to improve performance and responsiveness and further sharpen its powerful looks. A new Track Edition version has also been added to the range, inspired by the coupe’s race-winning success in international GT racing. Read more here.
Immersive installation at Intersect by Lexus
The third-floor gallery at its Intersect by Lexus brand space in New York city has been filled with 168 LED spheres mounted on flexible sway poles that respond and move to human presence. Designed by Snarkitecture, the installation creates a rippling effect like water as visitors move among the field of spheres. Read more here.
UX leads on business-friendly running costs
The new Lexus UX compact SUV has a genuine advantage over its rivals in terms of savings for business motorists. The newly launched self-charging hybrid can save drivers more than £5,000 over three years, thanks to much lower benefit-in-kind rates for company car tax. Read more here.
Algorithmic Lace wins Lexus Design Award
A new bra created for women who have undergone mastectomy surgery has won the top prize in the 2019 Lexus Design Award. Algorithmic Lace is the creation of Lisa Marks, who won the competition from among more than 1,500 entries from around the world. Read more here.
Lexus dominates Driver Power 2019
Lexus has excelled in this year’s Auto Express Driver Power Survey, netting seven awards and the title of best manufacturer. Individual gold awards were secured by the RX SUV, RC coupe, and IS and GS saloons, which between them also took top rankings in the reliability and build quality and interior and comfort categories. Read more here and here.
Wheels for the Men in Black™
Lexus is the official vehicle supplier to Sony pictures’ Men in Black: International, the latest instalment in the hit movie series, due to open in the USA on 14 June. Star cars in the feature include the RC F coupe and RX SUV. Read more here.
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