Lexus News and Features – 5 February 2016

5 February 2016

The latest from the UK and overseas

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Worldwide sales up 12 per cent
Lexus International has released its sales results for 2015, showing that it sent around 652,000 new cars to customers, an increase of 12 per cent on the previous year’s figures. A series of new models, including the NX, RX and RC , have  helped boost performance. Read more here.

Lexus racing in the USA
Lexus andits F Performance Racing Group, are to compete in the North American IMSA sports car series. An RC F built to GT3 racing specifications will contest the GT Daytona class from this season through to 2018, driven by veteran Scott Pruett and young talent Sage Karam. Read more here.

Lexus Design Awards Finalists
There were more than 1,200 entries worldwide for this year’s Lexus Design Award, from which 12 finalists have been selected. All will display their concepts at the Milan Design Week in the spring, with four selected to develop their ideas into working prototypes, including a clock that changes colour to mark the passing of time, created by London-based Turkish designers Studio Ayaskan. 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 – 5 February 2016


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