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Lexus asked Canadians to the best roads for driving in Visit to see which the top 15 list and vote for your

December 20, 2013


Website not only names the it provides a rich interactive for learning more about

TORONTO, ON. (December 20, 2013) – has always been obsessed producing vehicles that our guests excellence in vehicle and performance.

But for a driving experience to be remarkable, one needs both an car and the ideal place to drive it.

In spirit, we wanted to find out roads in Canada offer the best experience, so we undertook a social media campaign to Canadians tell us what think. We’ve now tallied all the and invite all drivers to visit to see the top 15 roads. Our next step is to votes from all visitors to the to determine Canada’s number-one

The site serves as a great tool for anyone interested in Canada. You’ll find maps, text commentaries to details of what makes road so special, and the chance to see photos to get a taste of the driving

“Creating this website has a lot of fun, but it also represents a extension of the Lexus brand,” Cyril Dimitris, Director of Canada. “All year we’ve been supporting with a variety of initiatives the theme of ‘Amazing in Motion’ and by attention to roads with pretty spectacular designs, the is a great extension of that And most importantly, it’s an to give something back to our so they can enjoy their luxury vehicles just little bit more.”

To vote for favourite and learn more Canada’s best roads,

About Lexus Canada

in Canada is the exclusive Canadian of Lexus luxury cars and utility vehicles through a and service network of 36 dealers Canada. With 15 Lexus on the road today, five of being hybrids, Lexus has the luxury hybrid lineup; guests a choice in a large of luxury vehicle segments. In the J.D.

Power and Associates Quality Study (IQS), won the most segment awards, in total, of any nameplate.

The 2014 IS named Canada’s best Car under $50,000

December 3,

Category: Awards

(TORONTO – 3, 2013) – From a field of entries, the 2014 Lexus IS has named best new Luxury Car in the $50,000 category by the Automobile Association of Canada.

“The 2014 Lexus IS was carefully to deliver one promise: Complete enjoyment. With a model that includes 10 F Sport we’ve made the 2014 IS a serious contender for performance-minded said Cyril Dimitris, of Lexus Canada. “The IS series is one of our two most popular in Canada and competes in the very Low Luxury segment, so we’re to the members of AJAC for this recognition.”

The 2014 Lexus IS has a bold style – immediately from the signature Lexus grille and the LED daytime running And what the style promises, the performance delivers – combining agile handling and immediate, response to driver commands.

to all 2014 Lexus IS models a more rigid, yet lighter, structure with a lower of gravity; a new driver’s seat a unique, integrated foaming that provides greater and support to hug the driver like a seat; increased rear leg room; new steering and suspension developed from those on the Lexus GS luxury performance and more.

The 2014 Lexus IS is in two engine sizes, each in both rear wheel and all wheel drive configurations. model may be ordered in a choice of levels, for a total of 22 available

The AJAC winning vehicle – the IS 350 RWD fitted with the available F Premium Package – carries a MSRP of $48,950. It features a 306 horsepower V6 and an eight-speed sport shift transmission. It’s the Lexus model to employ the G Artificial Intelligence system which actively matches changes to G forces generated cornering. This AJAC model is exquisitely appointed many performance upgrades, A four-setting drive-mode select adaptive variable suspension; 18” wheels; larger front disc brakes; an instrument inspired by the Lexus LFA supercar; gear ratio steering; an F aerodynamics package; and more.

features on this model a power moon roof; activated navigation system Lexus Remote Touch controller; heated steering 10 airbags, including two rear side airbags; Blind Monitor; Rear Cross Alert system; clearance and sensors; rain sensing a driver’s seat memory a 60/40 split folding seat; and more.

The 2014 IS is now on sale at Lexus Dealers Canada, with a manufacturer’s price starting at just (Lexus IS 250 RWD) For more on features and specifications, visit

About Lexus Canada

Canada is the exclusive Canadian of Lexus luxury cars and utility vehicles through a and service network of 37 dealerships Canada. With 15 Lexus on the road today, five of being hybrids, Lexus has the luxury hybrid lineup; guests a choice in a large of luxury vehicle segments. In the J.D.

Power and Associates Quality Study (IQS), was the highest ranking nameplate in the

Lexus IS named 2014 Compact Car of the Year by

28, 2013

Category: Awards

ON. (November 28, 2013) – The Lexus IS has won Luxury Compact Car of the Year for 2014, awarded at a ceremony in on Wednesday.

“We are very proud the 2014 Lexus IS has been with such a prestigious from such a respected said Cyril Dimitris, of Lexus Canada. “It reflects the and performance excellence drivers with our third-generation IS. With a of ‘aggressive elegance,’ a more road presence and a stronger identity, the new IS is more alluring ever.”

From its dynamic signature grille separated by LED Daytime Lights to its all-new multilink suspension and increased overall rigidity, the 2014 Lexus IS a more engaging driving with enhanced stability and control while delivering ride comfort.

There are two IS for 2014. The IS 250 is powered by a smooth V6 engine matched to a six-speed Controlled Transmission (ECT). The IS 350 has a V6 with D4-S direct and fuel injection.

Available for IS models is an electronically controlled drive system that’s to help enhance traction and under all driving conditions. In a new Drive Mode Select features up to five driving There is also an available F package that includes 18-inch wheels and special tuning, along with interior and exterior design.

provides car enthusiasts with a of information on new and used vehicles, over 1.5 million visitors to its every month. its awards program four ago to help consumers in the increasingly process of buying a new vehicle. The which are designed to highlight the 2014 model-year cars and sold in Canada, take consideration all products sold by in Canada at the time of voting. The are’s seasoned journalists, who are to bringing consumers the latest news from around the

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Lexus Canada

Lexus in is the exclusive Canadian distributor of luxury cars and sport vehicles through a sales and network of 36 dealers across With 15 Lexus models on the today, five of them hybrids, Lexus has the largest hybrid lineup; allowing a choice in a large range of vehicle segments. In the 2011

Power and Associates Initial Study (IQS), Lexus won the segment awards, four in of any nameplate.

Lexus unveils all new RC coupe

20, 2013

Category: Automobiles

today unveiled its striking new RC coupe at the 2013 Tokyo Show, scheduled for launch in The RC raises Lexus’ profile a broader audience, injecting appeal into the Lexus DNA has become well known for quality, refinement and reliability.

RC is of a ride and handling revolution at which started with GS and with the new IS. It is a stand-alone model, than a two-door derivative of a Based on the GS platform, the coupe in all dimensions from the GS and IS lines.

The styled coupe will be with two powertrains: 3.5L V6 with an eight-speed sequential and 2.5L hybrid system.

engineer Junichi Furuyama, in charge of the IS line, said RC was to engage with owners on an level.

We dared to use ‘sexy’ as our catchphrase because the various the word brings to mind a frank expression of the new frontiers the RC for the Lexus brand,” Mr Furuyama “Motoring enthusiasts have aspired to own coupes for one reason: look cool – sexy We developed RC to deliver extra that exhilarates rather overwhelms drivers, in keeping the true spirit of Japanese or omotenashi.

Lexus International vice president Mark said growing the emotional of Lexus will allow the to engage with a broader “Our focus is to strengthen the emotional appeal through our and RC is another demonstration of this Mr Templin said. The emotional of a coupe is found in its purity of and its engaging driving experience, and RC the engineers have achieved the

Striking concept-to-reality Lexus includes the first use of sexy as a catchphrase

Development focus on rigidity ensures agile

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New Lexus styling direction in a coupe with the most use yet of the iconic spindle grille

Lexus first technology new intuitive Remote Touch

New generation technologies and advanced techniques utilized to achieve the development

Design Exterior

The RC has infused with deeply lines, integrating the widest and application yet of the Lexus spindle It is unique in the Lexus range – wider, 35mm lower and shorter in wheelbase than the new IS providing a road stance emphasizes the attraction of a luxury vehicle.

The unique headlamp adopts the symbolic Lexus motif front and rear. are two choices of aluminum wheels – a sculpted 10-spoke 19-inch and a five-spoke 18-inch.

The hero is red – a brighter, more contrasting made possible by a new painting

Design Interior

Highly sports concept vehicles greatly influenced the RC interior, maximum use of contrasting colors, and lighting.

A purpose-built Lexus-first package provides a great of occasion, with illumination reflects upwards, rather downwards, to envelope the cabin. contrast interior colors, design lines and accentuate the cabin. Genuine shimamoku highlights – the result of an intense, wood production technique by Lexus – are used to emphasize the trim.

The driver’s cockpit is into operational and display The upper zone houses the panel and a seven-inch navigation while a layered center integrates a new Lexus first Touch Interface.

Importantly for a the seats utilize an integrated construction method, much the moulding of racing seats, to optimum occupant comfort and

Driving Dynamics

The RC’s and purpose-built chassis is the latest of Lexus’ objective to achieve a class driving experience, by the improved performance of both the GS and IS

Extra thick underbody panels greatly increase the rigidity to support driving New manufacturing techniques pioneered in the LS and IS including the use of body adhesives, strengthened the chassis.

Aerodynamic especially on the underbody, contribute to the package.

RC uses double wishbone suspension and multi-link suspension at the

Lexus RC Coupe Powertrains

power output per liter of the RC is only to the super-sports LFA in the Lexus

The dual injection 3.5-liter V6 engine produces maximum of 318hp at 6,400rpm, and peak of 280 lb-ft at 4800rpm.

An eight-speed Direct Shift with shift transmission adapted the IS F optimizes power delivery and In M (manual) mode full converter lock up from to eighth gears allows for changes in just 0.2 sec.

The variant – the first Lexus coupe – uses a dual-injected four cylinder engine a 105kW (143hp) electric driven through an electronic variable transmission with six gears in a sequential shift-matic

Depending on market requirement, the RC will drive either its rear wheels or be available in all (AWD) configuration.

The sound by the engine has been tuned to it delivers a stirring note spirited driving conditions.


Advanced technology upgraded Blind Spot and new Remote Touch Interface

RC is the first Lexus to adopt the Blind Spot Monitor which detects vehicles are approaching from behind at a speed and from a greater than is covered by the current

The innovative touch-sensitive Lexus Touch Interface for audio and systems is particularly important in a in which tactile reaction is a part of the driving experience.

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