20 Years of Lexus in the UK: 1990 LS 400 meets 2010 LS 600h

In 1990 Lexus made its debut in the UK with a single model, the LS 400 saloon. Powered by a distinctively smooth, refined and whisper-quiet 4.0-litre V8 engine, the LS 400 signified the beginning of the Lexus pursuit of perfection.

Two decades on, the full hybrid LS 600h L reveals how far Lexus engineering, technology and design have advanced. Powered by the world’s first full hybrid V8 engine, the LS 600h L delivers immense power, low emissions and supreme luxury. Click on the video above to find out more and see these iconic saloons in action, as they are united in celebration of 20 years of Lexus in the UK.

To discover more about the history of Lexus, click here. Alternatively, if you would rather take the wheel of a previous-generation LS, GS, RX, IS or SC, click here to search the Lexus network for approved pre-owned vehicles.

Of course, those with an eye firmly on the future have a lot to be excited about. 2011 sees the UK launch of the new Lexus CT 200h, the world’s first full hybrid luxury hatchback. Make sure you check back to the blog for the latest updates over the coming months.

Click here for our photo gallery featuring the original LS its modern-day hybrid counterpart.

Comments (1)

  1. Very Nice, but too big to go in the Gararge. Broke to many door mirrors. Somebody should have thought about that. you would not whant to leave a nice Car like that out on the steet, would you.

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