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Exclusive Goodwood drive day – the highlights

Goodwood Media Drive Day 2018 - credit Malcolm Griffiths-Goodwood

Goodwood is famous to petrol heads the world over for its hugely popular Festival of Speed, Revival and historic racing events. However, earlier this week I was invited to a special Media Drive Day featuring most of Goodwood’s main automotive partners, including Rolls-Royce, McLaren, Ferrari, Ford, Jaguar Land Rover, Bentley, …

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Japanese car brands dominate reliability survey

Reliability - Mitsubishi Outlander

The reputation of Japanese car manufacturers for reliability is as strong as ever, according to the results of the latest What Car? survey. The study of more than 14,000 vehicles aged 0-3 years revealed that, of the 10 most reliable brands, an impressive six were Japanese brands, with Lexus at …

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Detroit Motor Show: 10 of the best

Feast your eyes on our 10 favourite cars from the 2016 North American International Auto Show – that’s the Detroit Motor Show to us… Acura Precision concept – this is a vision of the future from Acura, Honda’s upmarket brand in the US. If it goes into production and looks …

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Ice one, Lexus

Lexus NX with ice wheels

Lexus reckons it’s created the world’s coolest car with wheels crafted from solid ice! The driveable NX was created in association with London-based Hamilton Ice Sculptors and the project involved three months’ research, design and testing. For the Lexus commission – the first of its kind – genuine NX wheels …

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Life-sized origami-inspired Lexus

Origami Lexus IS

Meet the ultimate cardboard cut-out car – and it goes too! The replica of the new Lexus IS saloon has been crafted from 1,700 fully recyclable laser-cut cardboard sheets and took three months to build. Created by a five-strong team of professional designers and modellers from specialist companies LaserCut Works and …

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Toyota’s 50-year UK milestone

Toyota's 50th anniversary

Japanese car giant Toyota celebrates half a century in the UK. Toyota has sold almost three million vehicles in Britain – a far cry from its modest entry to the UK car market way back in 1965. The Corona wasn’t big, it wasn’t flashy, but it was the first Toyota …

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Toyota’s seven million hybrids

Toyota reaches seven million hybrid sales milestone

Japanese car giant’s global hybrid vehicle sales reach new milestone in record time. By the end of September, the total number of Toyota and Lexus hybrids reached 7.053m worldwide – a rise of a million cars in just nine months. Toyota’s hybrid range is continuing to grow, with 28 different …

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Paris Motor Show highlights 1

Lexus NX

We thought we’d share some of our favourite pictures from the Paris Motor Show – here’s the first batch… Infiniti Q80 Inspiration – four-door luxury concept The new “baby” Jaguar XE Hyundai ix35 hydrogen fuel cell car – the future? Lexus NX breaks cover Two-tone Peugeot 308R What else? Formula One …

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Lexus NX hits the road

First Lexus NX rolls of the production line in Japan

First Lexus NX crossover rolls off the production line in Japan. As you can see, it’s been a big day at Lexus’s Miyata plant in Japan with the official start of production ceremony for the much-hyped new NX. It’s an important car because it’s the first attempt by Toyota’s luxury …

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Lexus has teamed up with musician and tech star to launch its new NX model. The Grammy Award-winner will work with the brand to champion provocative design and technology as part of its Striking Angles campaign to launch the new Lexus NX. As part of the overall campaign, …

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