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    As part of the Toyota empire, Lexus was one of the first carmakers to realize the potential of hybrids, and the company now has a wide range of hybrids, competing in several market classes. So successful has Lexus's hybrid range been, that the company has now sold over half a million--and with new models on the horizon, their popularity is only set to continue. We've written about all of these vehicles here on Green Car Reports, so we've compiled information on each vehicle for a handy guide to the Lexus hybrid range. Click on the make and model to go to our full review of each car (where...

  • 2013 Lexus GS 450h "120 Heartbeats" video
    2013 Lexus GS 450h: MPG, MPH And... BPM? (Video)

    Hybrids are great. Economical, clean, soothing, relaxing, quiet, thrilling... Okay, perhaps not the last one, as thrills are conspicuously absent from many hybrids on the market today. However, some carmakers are changing that image with powerful and luxurious models--and Lexus is one of those...

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    2013 Lexus GS 450h: First Drive

    Ever since Lexus launched the RX 400h hybrid SUV in 2005, gasoline-electric hybrids have been an integral part of the Lexus lineup. Cleverly combining performance, luxury and economy, they allow luxury buyers to avoid the compromises that might otherwise be associated with making a luxury vehicle...

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    2013 Toyota RX 450h Hybrid And GS 450h Hybrid Prices Announced

    Toyota has released new or updated pricing on the 2013 RX 450h hybrid crossover and the 2013 GS 450h hybrid sedan.

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    Luxury Hybrid Sedan Face-Off: BMW 5 v Infiniti M v Lexus GS

    A battle is about to commence, and it could get messy. While Toyota's Prius dominates at the lower end of the hybrid market and is set to tighten its hold further with the Prius V and Prius C, Toyota subsidiary Lexus is set to field its GS 450h luxury hybrid sedan against the Infiniti M35h (a Green...

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    2013 Lexus GS 450h Hybrid Sport Sedan To Be Rated Over 30 MPG

    It's not yet in dealerships, but the 2013 Lexus GS 450h offers a big boost in gas mileage for buyers of mid-size sport sedans. The all-new GS 450h hybrid is expected to be rated at 29 mpg city, 34 mpg highway, for a combined rating of 31 mpg. In comparison, the 2012 Infiniti M35h hybrid sport...

  • 2013 Lexus GS 450h live photos

    If the Lexus CT200h wasn't evidence enough that the Japanese luxury car maker sees downsizing as an important brand strategy, then plans for a new small hybrid engine in the GS sedan could be further proof. The smaller hybrid would join the 2013 Lexus GS 450h hybrid that was revealed at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show, though unlike the 3.5-liter V6 GS the smaller version may only be released in European markets. UK magazine Auto Express spoke to Lexus deputy chief engineer Koji Sato, who revealed "We are working on a number of solutions to offer low CO2 emissions and these include a small...

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    2013 Lexus GS 450h Luxury Hybrid Debuts In Frankfurt

    Lexus is showing an all-new 2013 GS 45h hybrid luxury sport sedan at the upcoming Frankfurt Auto Show

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    2013 Lexus GS 450h Hybrid: LED Headlamps, Possible Plug-In Later

    While Lexus unveiled its all-new 2013 GS 350 sports sedan at the recent Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, it showed off only the gasoline GS 350 model. Details of the future hybrid version, the 2013 Lexus GS 450h, remain under cover until the company launches the car officially at next month's...

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    Lexus LF-Gh Hybrid Concept (New GS) Unveiled For NY Auto Show

    Last week they teased it; this week, they took the covers off it. In this case, "it" is the Lexus LF-Gh Hybrid Concept car that will be the centerpiece of the Lexus display at next week's New York Auto Show. The LF-Gh concept car is a styling exercise that "sets out to redefine the premium grand...

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    Green Car Sales: Winners and Losers of 2009

    It's beginning to look as if the worst is over for U.S. auto sales. The year that just closed was, in the immortal words of Queen Elizabeth II, an annus horribilis, with only 10.4 million vehicles sold, down 21 percent on 2008 and the lowest total since 1982. But some light seems to be appearing on...

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    Lexus Goes Hybrid-Only...in Britain

    Well, here's a surprise. It's no news that Lexus has found it slow going breaking into the luxury market in Europe, which is dominated by Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Jaguar. By contrast, Lexus has become the highest-selling US luxury brand since its 1989 launch, largely on the strength of its midsize...

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