Monthly Archives: February 2015

2016 Lexus LS changes, redesign

2016 Lexus LS front

Flagship sedan from luxury car brand Lexus will continue its course as one of the main models from the line-up. New model year will bring major redesign, and beginning of the new generation which will start with 2016 Lexus LS. Some clues about what we can expect from this model were revealed by Alain Uyttenhoven, Head of Lexus Europe in its interview for British magazine Autocar. As stated in the interview new LS will come with numerous improvements, although it will probably be launched as 2017 model.

2016 Lexus NX 200t, F Sport and 300h

2016 Lexus NX front

The NX SUV made by Lexus is still not so popular model, since this brand started its production just a year ago. First ever model of this great-looking SUV was released in 2014, as a 2015 model. 2016 Lexus NX, therefore, will not bring any news, according to expert’s assessments. However this outstanding SUV has a lot to offer. Here are the most interesting facts about 2016 Lexus NX :

2016 Lexus IS 250 and 350

2016 Lexus IS front

Recently a lot of rumors is going around Lexus’s IS model. This model is available in 250 and 350 versions, and in both sedan and convertible body style, and was redesigned for 2014 model year. Last year, brought some minor equipment upgrades, and upcoming 2016 Lexus IS should bring some important news. First, the rumors announced the end of the production for Lexus IS F model, which seems to be replaced with a new RC F. This is still unconfirmed, but let’s sees what we do know about upcoming 2016 IS:

2016 Lexus ES 350 and 300h

2016 Lexus ES front

The ES sedan is present on the market since 1989, which makes it one of the oldest models from Lexus’s line-up. Its latest gen – sixth started back in 2012, with launch of the 2013 ES model. Since Lexus has pretty accurate changing scheme, we can expect a mid-cycle facelift from the 2016 Lexus ES model. The changes will include standard alterations and upgrades typical for this kind of refreshments. Interior already received few upgrades for 2015 model, so we expect some exterior enhancements and refreshments.

2016 Lexus RC 350 and RC 350 F Sport

2016 Lexus RC 350 front

2016 model year will not bring exciting news when it comes to RC 350 Coupe. The luxury brand, Lexus, started the production of the RC model last year, when they launched 2015 RC and RC F Sport for the first time. The model is based on there IS sedan model, and has shorter body and wheelbase than the IS model. However, 2016 Lexus RC 350 will be mostly the same as its predecessor, and the only novelty it will bring is the Convertible version.  Let’s review some basic spec of this upcoming model:

2016 Lexus GS changes, review, price

2016 Lexus GS front

Lexus’s GS series includes few variants of the same sedan model. Base version which carries the name GS 350 is available in base, F Sport, and Crafted Line trims. Beside 350 version, GS is also available under the name GS 450h and GS 450h F Sport which are the trims of hybrid version. 2015 year brought some surprises from Lexus onto the market. This luxury brand presented its 2016 Lexus GS F high performance new version at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, which is a completely new model in GS Series.

Lexus GX gets a replacement – the 2016 Lexus TX

2016 Lexus TX front

2015 Lexus GX seems to be the last model of this SUV, since rumors about its replacement – the 2016 Lexus TX are floating the web. Seems like the Concept Lexus presented almost 10 years ago will finally come to light, and it will carry the TX nameplate. This news were started by several sources, and some of them came directly from Lexus. One of its officials, Brian Smith (USA vice-president of marketing) suggested that Lexus plans to switch one of its three-row crossovers to unibody platform. Since the LX and GX are the only two SUVs which correspond to this description, and the LX is not going anywhere, the GX is the only reasonable choice.

2016 Lexus LX 570 Redesign, Hybrid

2016 Lexus LX 570 front

Lexus, luxury division of Toyota Motor Company, started the production of the LX full-size luxury SUV back in 199, when it presented the 1996 model of the model. Current LX 570 is in its third generation which started back in 2007, which is quite long time ago. Even though there is quite little info about the 2016 Lexus LX 570, and not all of them are reliable, we will dare to say that we expect the new model to start the fourth generation. This anticipation is based on several things, including the long-lasting period of the current, third generation and the low level of changes in previous years.

2016 Lexus RX Release date, Changes

2016 Lexus RX front

Upcoming SUV, one of the best-selling models from the Lexus’s line-up will come to the market with severe changes. Its most visible change are its dimensions, which will be stretched in order to provide more space for third row, which will be introduced with 2016 Lexus RX. This mid-size SUV will be bigger, and one of the reasons for this decision is the fact that Lexus introduced the NX model, which will be similar size as previous RX. New generation RX will be larger due to that, and big demand on the market for three-row SUVs.

2016 Lexus RCF Price, Specs, Review

2016 Lexus RCF front

The RCF model is performance-oriented version of the regular RC model, produced by Lexus, luxury vehicle division of Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corporation. The production of this coupe started in 2014, which means that it is still young, since 2016 Lexus RCF will be only second model of this kind. This means that we can’t expect major changes from the RCF, since its appearance is still fresh and modern. However, here is what we can expect from the 2016 Lexus RCF: