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  1. New member from SE PA looking to go from IS300 > 06 TSX

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    Hey everyone, I've been lurking a bit to do a little more research on the TSX to find out if it was a good choice. I've always liked the TSX and tried to get into a 6 speed when I was getting out of my Integra and wound up settling for an 03 IS300 Auto. I come from a long history of Hondas...
  2. Lexus Future Model News

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    Hybirds, SuperCars & Compact CrossOvers: Lexus Looking @ Future Product Options Shifting market trends have changed the face of the automotive luxury market – leading some manufacturers to flood showrooms with new models. By comparison to its German rivals, Lexus has taken a relatively...
  3. Lexus LF-LC

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    Lexus Unveils New LF-LC Concept Car Designed in NewPort Beach Lexus is looking to put some zip back in its lineup of luxury cars. Designers at the Toyota studio in Newport Beach have developed a concept car, the LF-LC 2+2 sport coupe, to be unveiled at the North American International Auto...
  4. Lexus: The Plain Jane of Luxury Cars

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    Lexus: The Plain Jane of Luxury Cars They may not rank with "I'm from the government, and I'm here to help you," or "The check is in the mail," or "I'll respect you in the morning," but promises over the years from Lexus that it will make its mechanically impeccable vehicles more daring and...
  5. Lexus LF-Gh

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    Steal a Glance @ Lexus's LF-Gh Hybrid From the looks of the few curves we can so far, it appears that Lexus designers are pouring some emotion into the hybrid concept that the brand has planned for the New York Auto Show. Based on these details, we'll go ahead and predict that this 1, called...
  6. Toyota Recalls 1.7 Million

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    Toyota Recalls 1.7 Million Vehicles for Fuel Leaks TOKYO (AP) — Toyota recalled nearly 1.7 million cars worldwide Wednesday for fuel leaks, the latest in a ballooning number of quality problems that could add another dent to its tarnished reputation in the crucial U.S. market. Toyota's latest...
  7. Toyota Recalls 1.53 Million

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    Toyota to Fix 1.53 Million Cars WorldWide TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp. will repair about 1.53 million Avalons and other vehicles globally for problems with the brake master cylinder seal and fuel pump wiring, with most of those to be recalled in the United States and Japan. The...
  8. 2011 Acura MDX vs Lexus GX460

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    No Clear Winner b/n 2011 Acura MDX & Lexus GX460 Although it was Honda who pioneered the Japanese luxury brand market with its Acura line, Acura is underappreciated and often overlooked. As the story goes, Acura’s success heeded moves from Nissan with its Infiniti brand and Toyota with its...
  9. Next Lexus SC to be a Hybrid

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    Breaking: Lexus Working on a Hybrid Successor to the SC430 As you may know already Lexus confirmed the fact that it will end the production of the SC430 luxury hardtop convertible in July. The model was not quite a success and one reason could be that it has mostly been unchanged except for...
  10. Toyota/Lexus Recalls HS250h

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    Lexus Recalls Hybrid Over Risk of Pinto-Like Explosion We've exclusively obtained this document detailing the plan for a stop sale of the 2010 Lexus HS250h and a voluntarily recall of all 17,000 vehicles sold following NHTSA testing showing excessive fuel leakage after a standard rear-end...
  11. Toyota's Chief Test-Driver Dies in LFA

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    BREAKING: Toyota's Chief Test-Driver Dies in Lexus LFA Crash Outside Nurburgring Reports coming out of Germany say that Toyota’s chief test driver, 67 year old Hiromu Naruse, has died in a collision involving the Lexus LFA Nurburgring prototype. Reports state that Naruse, a Toyota employee...
  12. Lexus SC430 to End Production

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    Confirmed: Lexus SC430 to be Discontinued in July We've been hearing the reports and drawing our conclusions for some time now, but Lexus has just made it official. The SC 430 luxury hardtop convertible will be no more after July of this year. Having soldiered on largely unchanged for nearly a...
  13. Lexus LS Recall

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    Toyota Prepares to Recall 11,500 Lexus Cars Globally TOKYO (Bloomberg) -- Toyota Motor Corp. is preparing to recall 11,500 Lexus vehicles worldwide for problems related to steering. The company plans to recall 7,000 vehicles overseas, including 3,800 in the U.S., and 4,500 units in Japan, said...
  14. Consumer Reports: Do Not Buy Lexus GX

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    Don't Buy: Safety Risk 2010 Lexus GX 460 Consumer Reports has judged the 2010 Lexus GX 460 SUV a Don’t Buy: Safety Risk because of a problem we experienced during our standard emergency-handling tests. When pushed to its limits on our track’s handling course, the rear of the GX we bought...
  15. Lexus CT 200h: Coming to America

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    Lexus CT 200h Compact Hybrid Hatch US Sales in Early 2011 A week before the New York Auto Show begins its media previews, Lexus has released more details on its CT 200h premium compact hybrid, which it says will go on sale in the U.S. in early 2011. Widespread reports (which we joined...
  16. 2010 Acura Winter Driving Event

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    2010 Acura Winter Driving Event If you were wondering what the twitter updates and teasers in our forum were about, last week I was fortunate enough to be attending Acura's Winter Driving Experience at AET (Automotive Enviro Testing) in Baudette, MN. I will have a more detailed report on the...
  17. Ford Offers $1k to Trade in Honda/Acura

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    Ford Offering $1,000 Trade-In Cash to Toyota, Lexus, Scion, Honda & Acura Owners Following General Motors move, FoMoCo is also offering $1,000 trade-in cash on Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles to lure in Toyota owners that are facing recalls on sticking accelerator pedals. “The offer is...
  18. The End of the Lexus SC430

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    Lexus Marks the End of the SC430 w/ Eternal Jewel Special Edition The Lexus SC has had a long run since hitting the market in 1991, but it's coming to an end this July. To mark the occasion, Lexus has unveiled a special-edition SC430 dubbed "The Eternal Jewel". Spawned from the minds at...
  19. Toyota/Lexus Recall

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    Toyota & Lexus Owners Warned to Pull Floor Mats Immediately We've all likely dealt with a floor mat that doesn't want to stay put at one time or another, but few pose a serious danger to occupants. That's apparently not the case with a range of Toyota and Lexus floor mats, however, as the...
  20. AutoSpies: 2010 Lexus IS-C & HS250h

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    AutoSpies - 2010 Lexus IS-C And HS250H - Detroit Auto Show, New York Auto Show, Las Vegas SEMA Auto Shows Enthusiasts are not that impressed w/ these 2 & I must say they are a bit underwhelming:
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