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Lexus history: a lesson in luxury

From a twinkle in Eiji Toyoda’s eye to an industry-shaking arrival in 1989, we chart the early history of Lexus and development of the defining LS 400 luxury saloon.

Lexus Hybrid Drive history

History of Lexus Hybrid Drive

Find out how Lexus Hybrid Drive has advanced in four generations and how the term ‘hybrid’ has become synonymous with environmental awareness in mobility.

History of the Lexus GS

We chart the history of the Lexus GS, from its introduction as a high-performance flagship saloon to its later role as standard-bearer for L-finesse design and Lexus Hybrid Drive technology.

History of the Lexus ES

The Lexus ES has been a mainstay of the brand since its launch in 1989. We chart its evolution through seven generations.

Lexus IS

History of the Lexus IS

We take a look through the history of the Lexus IS, our compact, rear-wheel drive executive saloon that over three generations has become the brand’s best-selling model line in the UK.

History of the Lexus RX

Journey through the history of the Lexus RX, the car that defined the luxury SUV segment and launched Lexus Hybrid Drive technology.

Lexus SC 430

History of the Lexus SC

The Lexus SC coupé’s design and luxurious cabin was an instant hit when it went on sale in 1991, while its second generation marked the brand’s first exercise in convertible production.

History of Lexus Future concept cars

From the Lexus LF-S of 2003 to the innovative LF-30 of 2020, we chart the history, styling and technological progression of Lexus Future concept cars.

Lexus and the history of ‘F’

It’s the letter that signifies excitement and the highest level of performance. But how did the designation start, and how has it evolved over the years? This is the history of F.

History of Lexus convertibles

Has the new Lexus LC Convertible concept reignited your passion for luxurious, wind-in-the-hair motoring? Then let’s remember the convertible models Lexus has previously developed.

Untold history of the Lexus LFA

We uncover the fascinating, untold story behind the Lexus LFA, revealing the personalities and challenges behind its development, and how this ground-breaking supercar transformed the company.

Lexus E-CVT and hybrid

History of Lexus transmissions

What transmission types have been fitted to UK-specification Lexus models, and how have these developed over the years? We chart every variation in this comprehensive post.

RX 400h

Lexus RX 400h: hybrid history maker

We remember how the debut of the innovative Lexus RX 400h signalled the start of a hybrid technology revolution that continues to surprise and delight owners.

Lexus Geneva motor show

History of Lexus at Geneva motor show

We’re already counting down to next week’s 86th Geneva motor show… So, we decided to take a look back at our favourite moments from the Geneva motor show.