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  • A week in reviews: 10 - 14 February
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    A week in reviews: 10 - 14 February

    By 15 February 2014

    This week's headline review is the brand-spanking-new Fujifilm X-T1. It's an awesome blend of retro cool and modern tech rolled into one superb system camera. Does it get any better than this? Well, yes, maybe if you're a gamer. Because this week we've also...

  • Lexus IS 300h F Sport Auto review
    Cars 4.5 out of 5

    Lexus IS 300h F Sport Auto review

    By 13 February 2014

    Despite the fact that it is tainted for some by a certain comedy character who resides in Norfolk, it’s a good thing Lexus exists right now. Because since Alfa, Volvo and Saab all but gave up, the IS 300h is about the only genuine alternative to a German...

  • Lexus RC 300h pictures and hands-on
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    Lexus RC 300h pictures and hands-on

    By 25 November 2013

    You’ve got to hand it to Lexus and its RC 300h, as shown off at this year's Tokyo Motor Show. In German premium brand-obsessed Europe, the Japanese company might be all too easy to overlook. But to have established the brand from scratch less than 30...

  • Instagram's ad platform launches: Here's how to hide those sponsored ads
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    Instagram's ad platform launches: Here's how to hide those sponsored ads

    By 1 November 2013

    After Instagram fell under Facebook's umbrella, the Instagram community - made up of more than 150 million members - worried that the popular photo-sharing app would become plagued by cumbersome ads. And they were right - kind of. Instagram has officially...

  • Frankfurt Motor Show 2013: The future according to concept cars
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    Frankfurt Motor Show 2013: The future according to concept cars

    By 11 September 2013

    Every motor show brings a glittering array of concept cars for every passerby to stop and coo over. They're a chance for designers to let their imaginations run wild, for companies to project a vision of future, as well as teasing customers with the excitement...

  • New Lexus IS shows you free parking spaces in real-time
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    New Lexus IS shows you free parking spaces in real-time

    By 22 May 2013

    Lexus and Inrix have teamed up to create one of the most awesome in car satnav systems we have seen. Inside the new Lexus IS is a navigation setup capable of detected free parking spaces around you and directing you to them. Things don't stop there either,...

  • Lexus IS pictures and hands-on (video)
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    Lexus IS pictures and hands-on (video)

    By 17 January 2013

    There’s no getting round it. Whatever interesting nuggets we tell you about the features of the new Lexus IS, or however interesting we reckon the car’s general looks are, whether you like it is probably going to come down to what you think of that...

  • Lexus GS450h review
    Cars 4 out of 5

    Lexus GS450h review

    By 14 June 2012

    It might come as a surprise to learn that this new Lexus GS is actually the fourth generation of the model line. And if you’re lucky enough to have climbed to near the top of the company car tree, this car is rather good news. It not only means there’s...

  • Super Bowl 2012 tech ads: Seinfeld, Star Wars Bark Side, Go Daddy girls, Chevrolet apps and more
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    Super Bowl 2012 tech ads: Seinfeld, Star Wars Bark Side, Go Daddy girls, Chevrolet apps and more

    By 6 February 2012

    The Super Bowl has become a tester platform for all the big-budget adverts set to hit the US. Dominated by technology and consumer electronics advertising, it draws audience numbers quite unlike any other television show in the US, bar the Moon landings....

  • Lexus LF-LC concept pictures and hands-on
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    Lexus LF-LC concept pictures and hands-on

    By 12 January 2012

    There is one car's name on everybody's lips in Detroit: the Lexus LF-LC. This stunning, lipstick red super-sports car is sadly not bound for production anytime soon, but it does give us several clues to a Lexus-flavoured future. And we - along with about...

  • Lexus CT200h SE-I   review
    Cars 3 out of 5

    Lexus CT200h SE-I review

    By 20 March 2011

    By 2015, Lexus is aiming to be the first wholly “hybrid” car brand. Bar the odd excursion into exotics, like its supercar LFA - which will remain powered by internal combustion alone - in the mainstream line up, you won’t be able to buy a car from...

  • Lexus Nuaero Car Concept
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    Lexus Nuaero Car Concept

    By 18 August 2008

    This is Jon Rådbrink's design for the Lexus of the future. Yes - it's powered by electrical motors, and yes it's lightweight, but it's huge! The designer claims: "I believe that this design paradox of low weight and large presence could be the way we’ll...

  • Lexus shows possible RX replacement
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    Lexus shows possible RX replacement

    By 21 October 2007

    Not satisfied with having the only hybrid SUV, Lexus will debut a new one at the Tokyo motor show next week. The LF-Xh has a V6 petrol engine and high-output electric motor hybrid system driving all four wheels. The chunky body with strong lines and defined...

  • Lexus takes World Car of the Year honours
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    Lexus takes World Car of the Year honours

    By 6 April 2007

    The Lexus LS 460 has been declared World Car of the Year 2007 by a group of international motoring journalists. The LS 460, launched in January, was chosen from an entry list of 28 contenders nominated by jurors from 22 countries. WCOTY jurors considered...

  • Loud, Louder, Lexus gets 19-speaker stereo system
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    Loud, Louder, Lexus gets 19-speaker stereo system

    By 1 August 2006

    If you've ever seen Pimp My Ride you'll be familiar with the importance our yoof places on being able to bang out some monster choons on their In-Car Entertainment (ICE). But older folks need their Rachmaninov and Radio 4 to be just as clear and, erm,...