Lexus News and Features – 23 December 2016

23 December 2016

The latest from the UK and overseas

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All-round upgrade for the Lexus IS
Lexus has undertaken a comprehensive upgrade of its million-selling IS saloon range. The new 2017 model displays sharper styling and benefits from new advanced safety features, higher quality cabin appointments and new suspension elements that deliver improved handling and comfort. Read more here.

Detroit debut for new LS flagship
The fifth generation of Lexus’s flagship LS saloon is set to make its world debut at the Detroit motor show in January. The car will be built on an extended version of the new rear-wheel drive GA-L platform featured in the forthcoming LC luxury coupe. Read more here.

Lexus best for service in Australia
Lexus has achieved the top ranking for customer satisfaction in J.D. Power and Associates’ study of the luxury car segment in Australia. The brand achieved an overall score of 852 points out of 1,000, compared to a market average of 824. Read more here.

RC F and GSF with added AVS
Adaptive Variable Suspension – AVS – is now a standard feature of Lexus’s RC F and GS F performance models. The system provides precision control at all four wheels independently to help secure both high stability and ride comfort. Read more here.

From the blog: Shining 42,000 lights on one Lexus
A special, one-off Lexus IS has been created, covered with an array of 42.000 LEDs that transform the car into a video screen. The extreme design has been created in a joint project between Lexus and video hosting service Vevo, and features in a new music video for chart-topping act Dua Lipa. Read more here.

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Media website updates
Press information issued for the global media launch of the LC luxury coupe, plus images and video footage are now available to view and download on the Lexus media website here.


Lexus social media channels
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Lexus News and Features – 23 December 2016


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