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Lexus RC F as featured in Men in Black International and this week's current auto news.

Fathers Day, ’Death Wobbles’ and Tariffs Dodged

Annnnd we’re back. AutoInfluence here with all of your automotive news going into Fathers Day Weekend. But before we get to the individual headlines, a quick follow-up on last week’s threat of tariffs being placed on Mexican manufacturing - a story which all but moved forward mere minutes after we had posted the previous episode [...]

A white 2020 Lexus RCF is parked on a white strip of pavement shown from above.

How the 2020 Lexus RC F Stole the Spotlight

  Today on AutoInfluence, we take a moment to appreciate the Lexus RC F… When a hefty portion of your income comes from covering current auto news, developments and reveals, it’s all-too-easy to wave goodbye to a portion of every day, knowing that it will be dedicated to research. But for those of us with [...]

Airless UPTIS Tire, in development with GM and Michelin, adjusts to road conditions. This and more in AutoInfluence Weekly Automotive News for the week of June 7th

Annnd we’re back. AutoInfluence with all your current automotive news headlines, as we kick off the month of June. So, let’s get down to business. Ford Beginning with the ticking countdown of President Donald Trump’s ultimatum that a 5% tariff would be implemented on all shipments out of Mexico by this coming Monday, unless the [...]

Lexus LC 500h prototype in Space Orange, as featured in this week's Automotive News headlines for the week of May 17th

Annnnd we’re back… AutoInfluence with all of your automotive news headlines for this week of May 17th. Starting with… Ford Much to the chagrin of stateside enthusiasts, Ford unveiled the wagon-styled variant of the Focus ST, an offering that isn’t available in the U.S. Offering a welcome 58 cubic feet of passenger / cargo space, [...]

AutoInfluence Weekly Automotive News for Week of Apri 8-12 including Porsche Reduction in Carbon Emissions

Annnnnd we’re back! AutoInfluence here on Friday, April 12th making our way through automotive news headlines for the second week of April - leading up to the highly anticipated one-two punch of Auto Shanghai and the New York International Auto Show. That said, grab a drink and a snack, get comfortable, go to the bathroom [...]

The Custom Lexus RCF GT3 unveiled at SEMA 2015. This model will be piloted by veteran driver Scott Pruett in the 2016 and 2017/18 racing season. Phot courtesy of Toyota/Lexus.

Lexus Re-enters Racing with SEMA 2015 Custom Models

There's little argument that Lexus is an excellent car maker, having been lauded with awards for everything from reliability to resale value. Driving any one of the classic Lexus models, even a more experienced model like a used Lexus LS 460, offers an undeniably excellent ride thanks to top quality engineering and careful attention to [...]

Lexus has been manufacturing and selling its series of executive sedans, or ES models, ever since 1989. The legacy of the ES has not only been a long one, but also a very successful one. Various models, body styles, and generations have been a part of the ES series, with the introduction of the Lexus [...]

Silvia Rocks the RX

Of course, I like to rock it all, but I was specifically looking for a hot hand me down and decided that a used Lexus RX 350 was just the ticket I needed to ride. A quick cyber search led me to the 2010 model year, thanks to a few strategic revisions on the SUV. After checking [...]

Lexus Production Begins in United States

Lexus is now officially being produced in the United States, the first vehicle in the brand's history to be made outside of Japan. This is a big step in both Lexus' and Toyota's quest to make their luxury vehicles a global brand. Both companies have some big, ambitious plans, and the first step of that [...]

Introducing The 2016 Lexus is200t

The 2016 Lexus IS 200t is coming and with its game-changing engine. This arrival is something that has car manufacturers and drivers everywhere waiting to see what's coming to them on the horizon because with this new innovation the horizon is coming fast. A New Engine Lexus' was using another engine, the 2.5-liter V6, up until recently [...]