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...
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...John Voelcker
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...John Voelcker
Lexus LF-Gh Hybrid Teaser Photos: New York Auto Show Preview
Say "hybrid" and most U.S. buyers think Toyota, if not Toyota Prius. Indeed, the company just sold its millionth Prius in the United States, where roughly half of the 2 million Priuses it had built as of last fall have found homes since 2000. But Toyota's luxury marque Lexus also has hybrid models...John Voelcker