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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 [...]

Silvia’s Search for the Sweetest Sport Sedan

With everyone busy back to school shopping, I think it's time to do a little browsing myself. I've got my sights set on finding the sweetest sport sedan on the market, and have narrowed my contenders down to five, each one from a seriously competitive automaker, including: Audi, Acura, BMW, Lexus, and Nissan. Since I [...]

Inside Look:  The 2016 Lexus RX 450h Hybrid

Let’s face it, being environmentally conscientious is more than just trendy these days.  Caring about the condition of the earth and how we leave it for our children is something that hits home to us all.   There's a level of social responsibility that really does matter.  For everyone on board, going green has to [...]

The 2016 Lexus RX 350: Luxurious Progress

Newly refreshed for the upcoming model year, the  2016 Lexus RX 350 is ready to turn heads. Already reigning supreme as Lexus' best-seller throughout the brand's 26-year history, the 2016 model was unveiled at the New York Auto Show and is expected to make its debut on showroom floors sometime later this year. Now in [...]

Lexus: Innovative and Iconic

Lexus, the luxury division of Toyota, has only been in existence since 1989. But in that short twenty-six year span, Lexus has solidified its name as synonymous with innovation. Celebrated for its top-of-the-line vehicles and bulletproof reliability, the Lexus brand is increasingly iconic. If you're shopping for a Lexus in PA then you already know that Lexus vehicles [...]