Latest Lexus car reviews

Lexus LC500 review: A rare and wonderful GT
4.5 stars Lexus LC500 review: A rare and wonderful GT By Mike Lowe

It was back in 2015 that Lexus showed-off its LF-FC concept; a car which represented a vision of the marque's future in a striking design that, well, you'd never expect to see pootling about the UK's streets alongside a Porsche 911 or Jaguar F-Type.Yet... Read more

Lexus RC 300h review: The coupé conundrum
3.5 stars Lexus RC 300h review: The coupé conundrum By Mike Lowe

There's something to be said for rarity. When sighting an unusual car it turns heads because it bucks the familiar trend. Which is exactly what the Lexus RC 300h does.Drive through town in this sporty-looking coupe and its mammoth front grille will get... Read more

Lexus RX 450h review: An SUV-sized slice of Japanese futurism
4.0 stars Lexus RX 450h review: An SUV-sized slice of Japanese futurism By Mike Lowe

When the Lexus RX 450h was delivered to our little terraced flat in London, it felt like we'd been handed a temporary house extension, albeit on wheels. For this SUV — the largest in the Lexus lineup — is one big, distinctive beast that can easily... Read more

Lexus LF-FC: Future Fuel Cell concept eyes-up BMW 7 Series
Lexus LF-FC: Future Fuel Cell concept eyes-up BMW 7 Series By Mike Lowe

We've said this for a while now: Lexus is on a roll. LF-LC, LF-CC, LFA, IS and RC are all pretty stunning (if you'll ignore their boring acronym names).Next up on the roster of updates, and adopting the L-Finesse design language is the LS flagship sedan,... Read more

Lexus NX300h Luxury Nav review: Hitting the luxury SUV mark?
3.5 stars Lexus NX300h Luxury Nav review: Hitting the luxury SUV mark? By Joe Simpson

Welcome to the club Lexus, what took you so long? It'll remain a mystery why Lexus – a brand that was early to the large SUV club with the RX – has played the Johnny-come-lately roll in the hugely popular mid-sized SUV spec.The NX300h is here now... Read more

Lexus IS 300h F Sport Auto review
4.5 stars Lexus IS 300h F Sport Auto review By Joe Simpson

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... Read more

Lexus RC 300h pictures and hands-on
Lexus RC 300h pictures and hands-on By Joe Simpson

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... Read more

Lexus IS pictures and hands-on (video)
Lexus IS pictures and hands-on (video) By Joe Simpson

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... Read more

Lexus GS450h
4.0 stars Lexus GS450h By Joe Simpson

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... Read more

Lexus CT200h SE-I
3.0 stars Lexus CT200h SE-I By Joe Simpson

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... Read more