LEXUS ES300h SPORTS LUXURY

The ES300 is one of just two sedans that Lexus continues to sell. A four-door sedan, it’s based on the same platform as the Toyota Camry, but you’d never know. This one has a hybrid under the bonnet. It comes with power-operated everything and a back seat that would make Emirates first class proud. STYLING Think sporty but with chrome bits. Lexus expects 85 per cent of customers will opt for the hybrid. Leather-accented upholstery, bamboo trim inlays, tri-zone climate control with Nanoe X, heated steering wheel, power adjust steering,… Read more

LEXUS LAUNCHES ITS ALL-NEW RX SUV

At a recent global launch Lexus has unveiled its latest (fifth generation) version of its popular RX mid-sized SUV. It continues the upgrade of the Lexus SUV fleet following on from the release of new NX and LX models previously in 2022. The RX has been sold in Australia for nearly two decades, having arrived here in 2003 as one of the first of what was a new genre – luxury SUVs. Since then, over 3.5 million units have been sold worldwide including more than 40,000 locally. Effectively an all-new… Read more

LEXUS UX250h AWD SPORTS LUXURY

It’s been a couple of years since we last drove the Lexus UX, a compact SUV in name that sits not much higher than the hatch it replaces. It all looks and feels very familiar which suggests not much has changed in that time, but let’s find out. Hang on, that’s right – there’s now a fully-electric version (but it’s not the one we’re driving here). STYLING Launched here in 2019, the front of the SUV is dominated by what Lexus calls its prominent ‘spindle’ grille. At the rear the… Read more