Lexus Offers Up Smokey Teaser of New LS

The Lexus LS sedan is regarded as one of the top cars in its class, and the automotive world is waiting with baited breath for the official debut of the new model on July 30th. To tide us over, Lexus has released a teaser image of a smoke silhouette of the new model.

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2013 Lexus LS to Boast New Look, Perhaps New Engines

Just a couple of weeks ago, we were tipped that Lexus might be working on a new LS450h that could sport a hybrid V6 powertrain. Now we have learned that an updated Lexus LS model isn’t far off.

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2012 Lexus LS 600h L

When the Lexus LS 600h L (L for long wheelbase) arrived in 2007 as a 2008 model, it was the first car to combine a V8 gasoline engine with an electric motor for improved gas mileage and vigorous acceleration.

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Lexus Releases Video Teaser Of New Models Including LS Flagship

The slow unveiling of the all-new Lexus LS luxury sedan has unofficially commenced when the sharp eyes of Lexus Enthusiast discovered a flash of an image of the concept within a Lexus RX crossover promo video featuring chief engineer Takayuki Katsuda.

When Katsuda started to elaborate on the new and unique “spindle-grill” corporate face of the Lexus line-up, a series of spindle grill profiles were briefly displayed to make a point. More importantly, the images are marketing easter eggs providing hints at Lexus models to come. According to Lexus Enthusiast, the 25-second mark of the video commences a series of images including a GS 450h, the CT 200h F Sport, the next-generation ES, the next-generation LS, and finally the LX luxury SUV.

Having limited information to go by, Lexus Enthusiasts points out the unique full spindle chrome treatment and an elaborate headlight formation.

See for yourself by clicking the gallery and the video after the break.

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Lexus To Enter Indian Market Starting In 2013

Toyota has announced that starting in 2013, it will sell Lexus vehicles in India. No specific products were announced for sale, but likely contenders include the LS and GS sedans, as well as the RX crossover. Given India’s less than perfect roads, the LX and GX SUVs (based on the popular Toyota Land Cruiser SUVs) may also make it over.

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Report: Toyota Engine Complaints First Surfaced In 2007

A recall of more than 100,000 Toyota and Lexus vehicles this past week was originally known about in 2007, after complaints regarding the defective valve springs began to surface at that time.

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