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This is the much better looking Lexus HS 250h that we won't get

The Lexus HS 250h was put to rest in the US at the beginning of this year, but it is apparently being offered a way back onto the mortal coil in the Japanese market. This is reputedly a picture of what the JDM-spec entry-level Lexus hybrid sedan will look like, and what a difference 11 months makes. It appears that only the front clip changed, the brand's new design language giving it much more visual oomph than the hyped-up hybrid Corolla look we were offered. It doesn't hurt that the front treatment virtually clones the 2013 Lexus ES, the blacked-out center bar in the spindle grille a... Read More

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    Report: Slow-selling Lexus HS 250h already getting the axe?
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    %Gallery-139321% Lexus may stop production of the HS 250h. Reports have emerged that the model is suffering from flagging sales and that the luxury automaker may seek to replace the vehicle with a less-expensive, more youth-oriented product in the near future. Last month, Lexus managed to sell just 250 HS 250h units, which is a decline of 72.8 percent ...

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    Lexus vows bolder design, won't "always stay in the middle of mainstream"
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    Lexus design has never been very flashy, and many might say (including us) the automaker's entire current lineup is a bit bland-looking (LFA supercar excepted, natch). But that visual conservatism may be about to change: Automotive News is reporting that the Japanese juggernaut plans to change that by taking more risks and striving for more ...

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    Review: 2010 Lexus HS 250h
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    A Perfect Prius It Is Not Lexus likes to say that it pursues perfection. Toyota's luxury brand has been playing the hybrid game for a while now with converted gas-powered models like the LS, GS and RX hybrids, and few would argue that these models represent the zenith of what a luxury hybrid can be. For that, Lexus finally decided to build a dedicated ...

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    Review: 2010 Lexus HS250h
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    Lexus's first dedicated hybrid delivers an upscale interior and winter-busting driver aids Competition in the hybrid vehicle scene is heating up in a huge way. Players like Mercedes and BMW are offering hybrid versions of their luxury sedan flagships, and Honda's selling a two-seat hybrid sportscar in the very near future, too. Lexus's latest model ...