2019 Lexus LS 500 4-Door Sedan RWD Test Drive

“2019 Lexus LS 500 Sedan RWD” Elite Flagship Sedan content enhanced Lexus, Toyota’s luxury division has upped their game of late to a level that’s on a par with BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi, and some might even be inclined to include Genesis. The top of the Lexus luxury line is represented by the 500 series….

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2019 Lexus GX 460 Luxury Test Drive

“2019 Lexus GX 460 Luxury” A Top Rated Full-size Capable Luxury SUV Lexus, Toyota’s luxury division was one of the earliest players in the luxury SUV game, kicking off with their RX Series. Several moons have passed since, and now the Lexus GX 460 Luxury ranks as one of the top vehicles on the full…

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2019 Lexus LC 500 Coupe Test Drive

?2019 Lexus LC 500 Performance Coupe? An elite international Grand Touring Coupe Flagship If you were enamored with the expensive limited production Lexus LFA supercar, then you’re sure to love the new 2018 Lexus LC 500 series International Grand Touring Sport Coupes, which are based on the LF-LC concept car. There are actually two versions…

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2019 Lexus LX570 Two-Row Test Drive

?2019 Lexus LX570 5-door two row SUV? An Ultimate full size Luxury SUV sans pesky third row seat OVERVIEW For nearly 25 years, Lexus LX models have offered an pleasingl balance of luxury, off-road capability and everyday usability. The Lexus LX was the first premium, full-capability prestige three-row luxury utility vehicle, and the 2019 Lexus…

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2019 Lexus RC F 10th Anniversary Edition Test Drive

?2019 Lexus RC F 10th Anniversary Special Limited Edition? What the ?F?? OVERVIEW Lexus, Toyota?s luxury division is commemorating the 10th Anniversary of their ?F? designated vehicles with the 2019 Lexus RC F 2-door sport coupe. ?F? is for Lexus?s performance oriented line of vehicles. The new 10th Anniversary Special Edition of the Lexus RC…

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Lexus LX 570 Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer If you are in the market for a high-end SUV the number of choices has grown significantly the last few years even with the addition of some big-name ultra-luxury off roaders entries like Bentley and Rolls Royce. One of the stalwarts at the lower level (under $100,000) of the expensive…

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2018 Lexus LS 500h

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Normally when we think of a hybrid vehicle, we think of something small and reasonably priced like the Toyota Prius, Ford Fusion or Honda Insight. However, as manufacturers work to achieve higher mandated fuel economy levels, the hybrid lineups are expanding to the larger and more luxurious models. As a…

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2018 Lexus RX 350 Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Now into the third year of the fourth generation, the Lexus RX 350 continues to impress and set its own course in the everchanging SUV/Crossover segment. Currently it is the best-selling luxury model in the segment. The Lexus RX was a pioneer in the move toward more car-like SUVs and…

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2018 NWAPA Drive Revolution – Part 4

LUXURY GREEN VEHICLES By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Each year members of the Northwest Automotive Press Association meet to evaluate some of the latest and greatest environmentally friendly vehicles available to U.S. consumers. This year the competition was held at the Pearson Air Museum located on the grounds of the Fort Vancouver Historic Reserve in…

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2018 Lexus NX 300 F-Sport Test Drive

?2018 Lexus NX 300 F-Sport? Compact Crossover Benefits from Mid-cycle Refresh The first Lexus NX compact crossover appeared on the scene in 2015 as an NX 200t referencing its 2.0-liter engine logical name considering its turbocharged 2.0-liter power source. The series designation has now been changed to the Lexus NX300. The engine for the 2018…

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