Vroom! Lexus Reveals the IS 500 F Sport.

Lexus IS 500 Sport

Optimum power comes to the IS range. Ever since Lexus discontinued the GS sedan and its potent GS F variant, rumors of an IS F model have continued. After all, by dropping the GS, Lexus left a big gap in its performance sedan lineup, one that seemed as if it … Read more

At a Glance: 2021 Lexus IS

It has been 30 years since Toyota rolled out the Lexus brand, forever changing the industry as its cars soon became the gold standard for the industry. Since then, Lexus has evolved, adding coupes, sport cars, utility vehicles, and hybrids to the product line. Even as crossovers now dominate, Lexus … Read more

Premium Hybrid Hatchback: 2017 Lexus CT 200h

2017 Lexus CT 200h.

An entry-level hybrid with a fun-to-drive F Sport option. Sitting lower and coming in slightly shorter than the Toyota Prius, the Lexus CT200h (CT) is the smallest hybrid model for Toyota’s luxury brand. Now in its seventh year, the CT will soon follow the Prius and receive an update of … Read more

Lexus RC F: Manual, Please?

2015 Lexus RC F

Like most of its chief competitors, the Lexus RC F does not offer a manual transmission. Instead, Lexus mates its stout 467-horsepower, V-8 engine to an eight-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting capabilities. No three-pedal workout is available, but you can control the shift points with the auto stick or … Read more

Stealth Sports Coupe: 2015 Infiniti Q60S

A luxury sport coupe not to be overlooked. Quite frankly, the Infiniti Q60 had slipped quietly below my radar. Somewhere in the move from G to Q in the updated Infiniti naming convention, this robust medium range luxury coupe had been nearly forgotten until a Q60S edition showed up late … Read more

Where Was My Car Manufactured?

From time to time I am asked about the manufacturing status of a particular make/model. No, not whether the vehicle is still being made rather where it is being assembled. Some people make a big stink about where a car is built, then quickly realize that a model from a … Read more

At The Rock With the 2014 Lexus IS

Posing with a red 2014 Lexus IS at The Rock. Once in a while an automotive event really moves the “way cool” needle. The “Lexus Education Event” currently taking place at race tracks around the country is one such opportunity, giving drivers a schooling in all things 2014 Lexus IS. … Read more