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    Tokyo: Lexus LF-NX gets turbocharged second act [w/video]
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    Don't let its supremely polarizing appearance fool you, this is not the Lexus LF-NX Concept that you (probably) had a strong reaction to when it debuted at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The German version of the concept car featured a variant of the Lexus Hybrid Drive system, while this LF-NX Turbo, ...

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    Report: Updated Lexus CT200h coming next year, new variants reported
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    Lexus has had a minor success on its hands with the CT200h, a funky, five-door, sport-luxury hybrid that burst onto the scene in 2011, and managed just over 17,000 US sales in 2012. Worked out to a monthly average, that's nearly 50 percent more units per month than Lexus initially targeted when ...

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    Recalls: Toyota and Lexus recalling 235,000 hybrid CUVs and sedans over separate issues
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    When it rains, it pours. Toyota has announced a pair of separate but voluntary North America recalls covering approximately 235,000 vehicles built between 2006 and 2011. The larger of the two recalls targets Toyota's hybridized crossovers, the Lexus RX400h and Toyota Highlander Hybrid. 133,000 ...

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    Report: Next Lexus RX previewed with JDM Toyota Harrier?
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    Japanese site CarWatch has revealed images of the next-generation Toyota Harrier, known to US and European buyers as the Lexus RX. The new model features a considerably more aggressive fascia in keeping with some of the latest Lexus design trends, while the back features a pair of wide, ...

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    Quick Spin: 2013 Lexus LS 600h L
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    I have spent the last seven days driving the Starfire Pearl (read: white) 2013 Lexus LS 600h L you see here. And after roughly 500 miles of errand-running, highway-cruising, commuting and people-schlepping, I can safely say this: I don't get it. The LS hybrid is a nice car. It's comfortable, has ...

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    Review: 2013 Lexus GS450h [w/video]
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    An Unlikely Star in the Lexus Stable Think about Lexus for a second. Odds are your gray matter is busy regurgitating images of the company's middle-aged RX crossover or possibly the midsize ES sedan. As the volume movers for Toyota's luxury fleet, the two are the default ambassadors for ...

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    Rumormill: Lexus working on sub-RX crossover, more hybrids?
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    Yes, we know saying, "Lexus is considering more hybrids," is about as obvious as predicting the company's next model will have wheels, but TheDetroitBureau.com reports the automaker expects to offer buyers a total of eight hybrid models by 2015. Mark Templin, Lexus general manager, recently took ...

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    Rumormill: Lexus to get own version of Toyota Prius C?
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    The CT 200h proved that Lexus could make up for the sins against excitement committed by the company's short-lived HS 250h. Its bold styling and greatly improved handling combined with a fuel-efficient drivetrain suggests a brighter future for the compact luxury hybrid segment. Word is, though, ...

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    Report: Slow-selling Lexus HS 250h already getting the axe?
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    Lexus may stop production of the HS 250h. Reports have emerged that the model is suffering from flagging sales and that the luxury automaker may seek to replace the vehicle with a less-expensive, more youth-oriented product in the near future. Last month, Lexus managed to sell just 250 HS 250h ...

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    Review: 2011 Lexus CT 200h
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    Lexus Hatches A New Take On Responsible Performance
    2011 Lexus CT 200h – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Armchair quarterbacks have been quick to charge Toyota with losing its engineering nerve, labeling it a brand content to churn out safe, middle-of-the-road milquetoast ...

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    Toyota passes three million hybrid mark
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    Toyota Prius – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Toyota has sold just over three million hybrids globally since it introduced its first, the Toyota Coaster Hybrid EV bus in 1997, followed that same year by the first-gen Prius. More impressive is the fact that more than a million of ...

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    Toyota and Lexus combine to capture 73.9% of hybrid sales in July
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    2010 Lexus HS 250h – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Last week, we informed you that sales of the Toyota Prius had sharply dropped off this July, falling some 30 percent from the reported numbers a year ago, yet Toyota was pleased with the results. While it seemed rather odd that ...

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    Toyota's hybrid sales break a million in Japan, Prius still on top
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    2010 Toyota Prius – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Back in August of 1997, Toyota launched its Coaster Hybrid EV minibus, the company's first hybrid vehicle. Though the Coaster Hybrid is not a common name, it was the vehicle that started the hybrid revolution at Toyota. The ...

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    First Ride: We check out the 2011 Lexus CT 200h in Europe
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    2011 Lexus CT 200h prototype – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Toyota is no stranger to being first – Japanese luxury vehicles and hybrids chief among them. Although Acura may have launched earlier, Lexus remains the only Japanese luxury marque to market in Japan. And having ...

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    Report: Lexus HS 250h not meeting volume projections in U.S.
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    2010 Lexus HS 250h – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The last time we drove one of Lexus' new HS 250h hybrid sedans, we found the experience to be about what you might expect. That is to say, eminently usable and well-designed with reasonable driving dynamics. We liked it, though we ...

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    Lexus shows off new hybrid concept... bicycle?
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    Lexus hybrid bicycle concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When we think of the term "hybrid," at least in its vehicular sense, we tend to conjure up images of cars like the Toyota Prius and Honda Insight. These machines are so named due to their dual powertrains, most generally ...

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    Lexus officially confirms CT 200h for U.S. market
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    Lexus CT 200h – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Earlier this month at the Geneva Motor Show, Lexus pulled the covers off its new CT 200h hybrid hatchback for the very first time. At the show, representatives for Toyota's luxury brand assured us that there would be "a ...

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    Officially Official: Lexus drops the curtain on CT 200h
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    2011 Lexus CT 200h – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Earlier this week, we got a sneak peek at the new Lexus CT 200h from a brochure that somehow leaked out onto the Interwebs. Now, Lexus has seen fit to pull the curtain back all the way on its new premium hybrid hatchback ahead of ...

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    Officially Official: Toyota recalls 2010 Prius and Lexus HS250h for ABS fix
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    2010 Toyota Prius – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In what is perhaps our least surprising announcement of the young day, Toyota has officially announced that it will recall 2010 model Prius and Lexus HS250h models globally along with the Toyota Sai in Japan to fix an issue the ...

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    Report: Toyota to extend recall run to Prius and Lexus HS over braking issue
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    2010 Toyota Prius – Click above for high-res image gallery
    While Toyota still hasn't officially recalled the Prius, they have admitted the world's most popular hybrid has potential brake problems. The company is now also looking into whether the Prius' country club cousin, the Lexus HS250 ...

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