Lexus News and Features – 19 January 2016

19 January 2016

The latest from the UK and overseas

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New RC and GS media information
All media resources for the launch of the new RX and revised GS models, including press kit, images and video footage, are now available on the Lexus UK media website. Read and download more here and here.

LC 500 star of Detroit
The all-new LC 500 proved to be the star of the show at Detroit, making its world debut to great critical acclaim. The new V8 coupe is the fruit of unprecedented collaboration between designers and engineers, intent on preserving as much of the pathfinding LF-LC concept car as possible. Read more here.

Design honours for Lexus
The LC 500’s show-stopping qualities were rewarded with two awards – for design excellence and best interior – judged by some of the motor industry’s leading stylists and design academics. Read more here.

Michelin tyres made to fit
A special car calls for some special tyres and Michelin has introduced a new Pilot Super Sport run-flat range onthe new LC 500, supportiting the coupe’s special performance qualities. Read more here.

Rolling on ice
Lexus’s Creating Amazing mission prompted the crafting of a unique set of wheels for the NX crossover, made of ice. A team of ice sculptors made the replica, working rims, which were then fitted to the crossover for a ground-breaking drive. Read more here.

RX celebrated at Harvey Nichols
If you want a taste of The Life RX, Harvey Nichols has opened a Japanese-themed bar on the fifth floor of its flagship London store where a new menu of cocktails and snacks is available. Décor and menus have been inspired by the new luxury SUV. Read more here.

Images and video resources
Visit the Images section of our media website,, for a comprehensive collection of current model shots, concepts and news pictures for easy download for editorial use. For film footage, click on the Videos tab to access the library and to view and download material.

Media website updates
New RC information, pictures and videos are now available here.

New GS information, pictures and videos are now available here.

Lexus social media channels
You can find much more Lexus content at: –
Official media website
Official Lexus UK blog
Official Lexus UK Twitter @officiallexusuk
Official Lexus UK Facebook page
Official Lexus UK YouTube channel

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Lexus News and Features – 19 January 2016


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