Lexus News and Features – 6 October 2016

6 October 2016

The latest from the UK and overseas

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World debut for UX Concept
The unveiling of the new UX Concept led Lexus’s strong presence at the Paris motor show. This vision of a future crossover model displays radical “inside-out” styling and features hologram-style instrumentation. Read more here.

Introducing the 2017 IS
A revised Lexus IS saloon made its European debut in Paris, displaying refreshed styling details and a more refined interior design. A revised chassis and the standard provision of Lexus Safety System+. Read more here.

NX to add Sport grade
The NX compact SUV appeared in Paris in a new Sport guise, a grade which will be introduced to the line-up before the end of this year. Read more here.

Technology in the driving seat
Lexus has rethought the basic structure of the car seat and produced a new Kinetic Seat Concept. Using a spider’s web design and a synthetic protein material, it is engineered to keep the occupant both comfortable and stable seated at the wheel. Read more here.

Put your trust in the RX
The Lexus RX has been included in a list of “10 Best User Experiences” produced by WardsAuto in the USA. The luxury SUV was put to the test on daily commuting drives and judged on criteria such as ease of use, cabin ambience and comfort, use of advanced driver assistance technology and materials quality. Read more here.

 From the blog: meet the Raindance man
Lexus was a main partner to this year’s Raindance independent film festival in London, an event which hosted the first screening of the latest Lexus Short Film production. The Lexus blog interviewed Elliot Grove, the man behind this successful showcase for innovative movie-making. Read more here.

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Media website updates
All Lexus Paris motor show assets are now available on the media website, via the hyperlinks provided in the relevant text sections above.


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