lexus Media Site: Latest Press Releases

Latest Press Releases

13 December 1999

Lexus Reaches One-Million In The USA

After just 10 years on the American market, Lexus has sold its One-Millionth car

13 December 1999

Lexus Focuses On Safety

Lexus has launched a new website that uses humour to focus on the serious issue of safety.…

1 December 1999

Lexus Final Graced By Full Monty

Not every sponsor can call on a top sporting personality to play master of ceremonies at their showcase event over an entire weekend towards the end of a busy season. But not every sporting personality is like Colin Montgomerie.

18 October 1999

Lexus Sport Coupe (Tokyo Pack)

Lexus Sport Coupe (Tokyo Pack)

15 October 1999

Lexus At The 1999 London Motor Show

At this year’s London Motor Show, luxury car brand Lexus displays all three of its models – the IS200, the GS300 and the LS400 – on its stylish stand in Hall 2.

15 October 1999

Lexus Grows Steadily In The European Market

Exactly 10 years ago, a new prestige car brand made a remarkable leap into the luxury car segment. Lexus positioned itself as a completely new brand with a unique philosophy.

15 October 1999

New Lexus Centres Designed Around The Customer

Children’s play areas, meeting rooms, CNN, light-refreshments, magazines, newspapers, comfortable sofas and chairs…

7 September 1999

Lexus To Launch Luxury 4×4 In Europe

Lexus is presenting the RX Concept car – a luxury 4×4 – at this year’s London Motor Show in October as a precursor to entering this market sector next year.

21 August 1999

Director Of Lexus (GB) Ltd Appointed

Luxury car brand Lexus has created a new position of Director to oversee its UK commercial operations.

30 July 1999

New Lexus IS200 Is The Most Secure Car In The UK

Not only is the new Lexus IS200 a car to be bought by the heart, it’s also one to be bought by the head according to influential consumer car magazine What Car?

28 July 1999

From Question Mark To Benchmark

It is often said that what is happening in America today happens here 10 years later. If so, then the fact that Lexus is celebrating its tenth anniversary from the Number One slot in the US luxury car market is a prediction Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Jaguar and Audi should fear.

17 May 1999

New Small Lexus Unleashed

The waiting is nearly over. On 20 May the new Lexus IS200 will go on sale to the UK public promising contemporary looks, fun handling, fully loaded specification and ultra competitive prices.

14 May 1999

Grey Importer Fined for Misleading Buyers

A recent court judgement proves that customers of ‘grey imports’ should be very cautious of exactly what it is they are buying…

12 March 1999

Lexus (GB) Ltd Announces Appointment Of Corporate Sales Manager

Lexus (GB) Ltd is announcing the appointment of Andy Simpson to the new position of Corporate Sales Manager within the company.

15 February 1999

Changes At Lexus GB

After almost five years with Lexus as General Manager, Kevin Flynn is leaving the Toyota family to pursue his career within the car retail organisation AFN.

8 January 1999

Lexus Powers Into The Millennium

1998 has seen Lexus sales in the UK break all previous records since the luxury car marque was established in 1990.

18 December 1998

Arriva Forges Ahead With Lexus In The Bristol Area

Transport giant Arriva plc has reached an agreement to become the sole representative for the Lexus car franchise in the Bristol area.

15 December 1998

Elegant, Sleek, Stylish And Luxurious – And That’s Just The Lexus LS400

The V8-powered Lexus LS400 was the ideal partner to help unveil the Loewe Pret-à-Porter collection last month in London. In conjunction with Tatler and Vanity Fair, Lexus co-hosted an exclusive fashion show by Loewe’s designer, Narciso Rodriguez.

17 September 1998

Lexus At The British International Motor Show

A world public debut for its third and smallest UK model, the new IS200 is the focus on the Lexus stand at the Birmingham NEC (Stand 108, Hall 1).

7 August 1998

Last August Rush Brings Lexus Sales Record

The first few days of August and the new S-reg. brought luxury car maker Lexus record UK sales.

30 March 1998

Lexus LS400 – Best Luxury Car

Lexus took the award for Best Luxury Car at this year’s Fleet News Awards. The LS400 beat off its competitors which included Jaguar, Audi, BMW and Mercedes.

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