Lexus Australia has confirmed its incoming ES sedan range will kick off with the 350 petrol and 300h hybrid models, due here later this year. The carmaker has also locked an early 2014 local debut for the new GS 300h hybrid, revealed at the Shanghai Auto Show earlier this year. Show More Summary
Lexus Australia has confirmed it will offer both the ES300h and ES350 variants when it brings the mid-sized luxury model back to Australia in the fourth quarter of 2013. Lexus announced its plan to reintroduce the ES in February, endingthe … Continue reading ? The post Lexus ES350, ES300h confirmed for Australia appeared first on CarAdvice.
Lexus Australia has confirmed the return of the ES range to Australia in the fourth quarter of 2013. The front-wheel drive Lexus ES range will be back in Australian showrooms after an eight-year absence. The two confirmed models are the … Continue reading ? The post Lexus confirms ES 350 & 300h for Australia appeared first on CarAdvice.
I remember when the RX rolled onto the scene in 1998. It was truly the first successful crossover as we would know it today. While everyone else was trying to produce a truck-based luxury SUV, Lexus took the Camry/ES platform, put a jelly-bean inspired box on top and jacked the ride height up to 7.7 [...]
The Lexus ES isn’t small and sporty like the Lexus IS. It’s not like the bigger and even more luxurious LS, as the ES lacks that bank-vault feel and quite as sumptuous of an interior. But someone loves it, as the ES has been the best-selling Lexus nameplate almost since the brand’s launch back in [...]
Lexus may have had another big reason - in addition to the financial incentives potentially worth up to $146.5 million that Kentucky offered - to move ES production to its Georgetown, KY plant. The ES has always been built in Japan,Show More Summary
Toyota launched its Lexus division in September 1989 with two 1990 models at opposite ends of the spectrum: the LS 400, a rear-drive V-8 flagship, and the ES 250, a front-drive cousin to the plebian Camry. In their first month,...
For the first time ever, the Lexus ES will be built outside of Japan.
Today Toyota Motor Manufacturing made an announcement that the company plans to begin manufacturing the Lexus ES 350 in Kentucky.Read the Rest...
Lexus announced that it will be producing its ES 350 at the Toyota Motor Manufacturing plant in Kentucky, starting in 2015. This is the first time a Lexus will be produced in the U.S. By doing this, the automaker will create 750 new jobs to support the assembly line. Toyota is set to invest $360 [...]
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp plans to assemble the Lexus ES 350 sedan at its Kentucky plant in 2015, marking the first time the Japanese automaker has built a vehicle from its luxury lineup in the United States.
Following Thursday's report, Toyota has confirmed that production of the Lexus ES will move to its Georgetown, KY assembly plant starting in 2015. To accommodate the extra 50,000 units of capacity that the ES represents, Toyota willShow More Summary
Lexus/APA 2012 Lexus ES 350. Toyota said Friday it plans to start building the luxury sedan at its Georgetown, Ky., plant in 2015. GEORGETOWN, Ky. -- Toyota will start building the Lexus ES 350 at a factory in Georgetown, Ky., starting...Show More Summary
Production of the Lexus ES will move from Toyota’s plant in Kyushu, Japan to a plant in Georgetown, Kentucky, where its platform twin, the Toyota Camry, is built. Previously, the Lexus RX was the only Lexus vehicle made outside the USA, produced at a plant in Ontario. The move to Kentucky was no doubt helped [...]
Toyota posted a media advisory yesterday saying that Akio Toyoda, president of Toyota, and Jim Lentz, CEO of Toyota North America, would be making a production announcement tomorrow in New York City, and Automotive News reports that the automaker will be announcing a plan to domestically produce the Lexus ES. Show More Summary
Toyota’s plant in Georgetown, KY, is slated to go a bit upscale with the news that the world’s largest car company will be using the plant to manufacture the Lexus ES, which had previously only been produced in Japan. Sources tell Reuters that Kentucky has offered up $146.5 million in tax breaks to urge Toyota to boost production at the … [More]
Lexus will shift production of its ES sedan to Kentucky.