Lexus News and Features – 28 August 2015

28 August 2015

The latest from the UK and overseas

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RX European debut at Frankfurt
The new RX will be the centrepiece of Lexus’s presentation at the Frankfurt motor show in September, making its European debut ahead of its sales launch this winter. The show will also feature the revised GS saloon and the GS 200t. Read more here.

Design award open for entries
Anticipation is the theme for the Lexus Design Award 2016 and entries are now being invited for this fourth annual competition for up-and-coming designers worldwide. Twelve finalists will present their work at next year’s Milan Design Week, with four given financial support and professional mentoring to turn their ideas into concept prototypes. Read more here.

More Driver Power rewards for Lexus
Best Car (IS), Best Manufacturer and now Best Car Dealer: Lexus has completed an impressive clean-sweep of awards in this year’s Auto Express Driver Power survey. Read more here.

Lexus LX 570 debuts at Pebble Beach
Lexus used the build-up to this year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance to reveal the revised GS and the new LX 570 – the large SUV flagship of the North American range. The LX has a redesigned exterior, more safety features and a new eight-speed automatic transmission. Read more here.

CT 200h top-rated in German environmental study
The CT 200h has once again been placed top in the Car Environmental List, an annual study by the German Traffic Association (VCD) based on the environmental performance of current production models. The CT 200h was both overall winner and the top model in the compact car class. Read more here.

From our blog – GS F under scrutiny
The GS F will be the next addition to Lexus’s stable of “F” high performance models. Our blog report looks in detail at the track testing carried out during the saloon’s development to achieve the right combination of speed, handling and sound. Read more here.

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