lexus Media Site: Latest Press Releases

Latest Press Releases

9 August 2001

Lexus Announces Pricing Of The Much-Awaited IS300 And Enhanced Specification For IS200

Lexus (GB) is pleased to announce highly competitive pricing on the much-awaited IS300 saloon and SportCross.

3 August 2001

Lexus Tops For Security And Reliability

Lexus scoops top place for the third consecutive year in the league table for What Car? Security Supertest 2001.

24 July 2001

Car Security Is Not A Grey Area

Grey import cars may have superficial attractions but good anti-theft systems are not among them. The plain truth is a Grey import is easier to steal.

5 July 2001

Lexus Top Performing Prestige Brand In The UK

The Lexus phenomenon continues to gather pace. Figures just released for the first six months of 2001 show that Lexus is the fastest growing prestige brand in the UK with sales up 31.66 per cent over last year.

1 July 2001

SC 430 Launch Pack (July 2001)

The new Lexus SC430, the first-ever convertible model from the marque, made its European debut at the 2001 Geneva Motor Show in March and will be on sale in the UK in July.

2 May 2001

Lexus Appoints New Corporate Sales Manager

Lexus GB has appointed Mark Waite as new Corporate Sales Manager, taking on his new role from 30 April 2001.

23 April 2001

All New Headquarters For Toyota And Lexus GB

After much anticipation, Toyota and Lexus will move to their purpose-designed new headquarters at Burgh Heath, Surrey on Monday 30 April.

12 April 2001

Lexus Number One for Customer Satisfaction

Lexus has been awarded the first place Gold award for customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power and Associates 2001 UK Customer Satisfaction Study.

2 April 2001

Driver Biography – Thomas Erdos

Thomas Erdos’ racing career shows his talent to be in the best traditions of Brazilian drivers.

2 April 2001

Driver Biography – Kurt Luby

Kurt Luby was just 12 when his competition career began, driving karts. His talent quickly shone through and he took the British junior championship title in 1977 and 1978.

2 April 2001

Lexus IS200 – The Technical Story

ABG Motorsport was determined to find the best car it could when it set about preparing an entry for the British Touring Car Championship.

2 April 2001

ABG Motorsport – Team Profile

Few teams can match the breadth and depth of success enjoyed by ABG Motorsport across the past decade.

2 April 2001

British Racing Debut For Lexus IS200 In 2001 BTCC

The Lexus IS200 will make its British motor sport debut in the 2001 MSA British Touring Car Championship.

19 February 2001

Lexus Shows Three New Cars At Geneva Motor Show

At the Geneva Motor Show, from 27 February to 11 March, Lexus will show three additions to its range: the IS300 saloon, the IS300 SportCross and the SC430.

9 January 2001

Lexus Introduces Two New Models In Detroit

At the North American International Auto Show in Detroit – Jan. 9, 2001, Lexus announced the expansion of the IS line-up with the versatile IS300 SportCross, as well as the final production version of the SC430 hardtop convertible.

27 November 2000

Lexus Sports Coupe Sold Out For 2001

Following the UK debut of the Lexus sports coupe concept at the Birmingham International Motor Show, Lexus GB has filled its 2001 production availability with over 200 deposits taken.

17 November 2000

Lexus LS430 Redefining Automotive Perfection

The new LS430 is the best luxury car in the world. A bold claim, but one its predecessor 10 years ago did not need to make as others proclaimed it as such.

20 October 2000

Lexus GB Sells Six SC430 Coupés In One Day

The new Lexus SC430 convertible coupé does not go on sale in the UK until the middle of next year, but after just one day at the British International Motor Show Lexus GB had taken six firm orders with deposits.

10 October 2000

British International Motor Show Marks Important Expansion Of Lexus’ UK Line-Up

This year at the British International Motor Show, just 10 years after it first shook up the luxury car market, Lexus showcases its largest selection ever of new models.

27 September 2000

Lexus SC430 – The Ultimate In Convertible Elegance

The new Lexus SC430, the first-ever convertible model from the marque, makes its European debut at the Paris Salon D’Automobile.

27 September 2000

Lexus RX300 – A New Definition For Lexus

The Lexus RX300 marks a new definition for the Lexus brand in Europe, a new breed of Lexus and a new breed of sport utility vehicle.

27 September 2000

Lexus GS430 / GS300 The Appeal Of The Driver’s Car

The new Lexus GS430 joins an upgraded GS300 to offer what is truly a driver’s car of the highest dimension. Both combine distinctive style with outstanding performance and the refinement and luxury for which the Lexus brand is renowned, and share some of the most sophisticated automotive technology currently available.

27 September 2000

A Decade Of Success Prepares Lexus For Continued Growth In Europe

A decade ago, Lexus arrived among the world’s established luxury car makers with a dramatic new product and a totally new concept, as Toyota introduced Lexus as a separate brand, with the philosophy of ‘the relentless pursuit of perfection’.

26 September 2000

Lexus LS430 – Redefining Automotive Perfection

Lexus have again redefined the motor industry’s expectation of luxury cars, with the introduction to Europe of the all-new Lexus LS430. A decade ago, the first generation Lexus LS400 established new benchmarks for performance, quality, quiet ride and luxury content.

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