North American Lexus LS+ Concept Debut | expo #4 (2018 CIAS)

North American Lexus LS+ Concept Debut | expo #4 (2018 CIAS)

Video Description

"Brave" design indeed!


Quick Points

  • Lexus sold 24,765 vehicles in 2017 (their "best year ever")
  • Of those 24,765, 9,402 were RX's and 7,407 were NX's
  • LS+ Concept
  • "expresses the future direction of Lexus styling"
  • features partly laser-lit headlamps, e-side mirrors
  • also features automated highway technology called "highway teammate"
  • will apply "highway teammate" tech to production cars in 2020
  • Lexus RX is now 20 years old
  • RX 350L (adds third row seat) starts at $66,050, in dealerships soon 

Quick Thoughts

Lexus always seem to describe the design of their cars as either "brave", "bold" or "unique". It's quite likely that Lexus aren't looking to make beautiful cars. They're not going for sexy styling either. I think they want to make their whole lineup look cool and outlandish. Some of their cars can even be described as unworldly. The LS+ Concept looks like one of those designs you either love or hate but, regardless of what you think, it's a huge step forward in innovation from the original LS that debuted in 1989 (seen right).

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