Pebble Beach might sell more million dollar cars, Villa d'Este might be more exclusive, but the Goodwood Festival of Speed is without a shadow of doubt, the largest celebration of motoring's heritage on Planet Earth. It is the only event which brings the world's greatest cars and drivers, past and present, and puts them in one place for an entire four day festival. The final ingredient in the FoS recipe which ensures it will be difficult to replicate, is that the cars and drivers, regardless of age, all get to put the pedal to the metal amidst it all.
Lexus has revealed the sporty race car that it will task with tackling
the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb this weekend. Not to be confused
with the RC F GT3,
the all-new RC F GT concept car loses around 800 lb (363 kg) when
compared to its production sibling, giving the 467-hp 5.0-liter V8
engine that much more potential on the twisty ascent up the famed
For years, designers and startups have been attempting to mimic fiction and create a hoverboard like the one famously piloted by Marty McFly in Back to the Future II. Those efforts have only accelerated now that it's 2015, the year in the "future" that the famous hoverboard scene was set. We never expected a luxury automaker to throw its hat into the hoverboard ring, but today (that's June 24, not April 1), that's exactly what Lexus did.
With their spindle grilles and edgy styling, Lexus' recent efforts have done a good job of making cars from Toyota's luxury division a stand-out alternative to the Germans. The latest Lexus to be given a working over is the RX SUV, which will take the fight to the BMW X5
, recently-released Mercedes GLE
and Volvo XC90
The halo model, every car company needs one. It is the car that sits front and center in the dealer's showroom, its aura of advanced technology, styling and performance lending a glow all the way down the product range. It is the one that draws shoppers in, even if they end up buying a minivan. For Lexus, that car is the new RC F coupe that was unveiled at NAIAS
Recent months have proven prolific for makers of fast luxury sedans, with Cadillac unveiling its twin-turbocharged 185 mph ATS-V and supercharged 200 mph CTS-V
. Now Lexus continues to challenge its reputation for sensible, staid cars with the announcement of the high-performance GS F.
This year's LA Auto Show had a little bit of everything that makes cars great ... horsepower, radical design, luxury, technology and more. After grinding our soles around the floor of the LA Convention Center, we bring you a bulging gallery of our favorite new, classic and future cars.
Lexus is letting it all hang out at the LA Auto Show with a new GT concept. In simple terms, the LF-C2 has a stylish and sporty-looking design. More notably, it has no top of which to speak and is said to be an indication of the carmaker's "future, bolder styling direction."
The Lexus RC F
hasn’t been around for long, but tuners are already beginning to use it as a blank canvas for their crazy creations. This year’s SEMA show in Las Vegas played host to three tuned coupes, each with its own take on Lexus’ latest creation.
Lexus has revealed the production version of its NX crossover at this week's Beijing Auto Show. The small CUV has lost much of the crazy-eyed flair that it had in LF-NX concept
form, but it does pack the marque's first gas turbo engine under its hood. Lexus will also offer a hybrid version when it launches the NX later this year.