Checking Out the Lexus Teammate Semi-Autonomous Driving Assist

A few weeks ago at Toyota’s North American headquarters in Plano, Texas, we got to check out the Lexus Teammate system. This is an SAE Level 2 semi-autonomous driving that will be initially available this fall on the 2022 Lexus LS 500h AWD. Eventually, all electrified Lexus and Toyota models will get the system. The Lexus Teammate system joins General…

2022 Lexus NX First Look: Electrified and Turbocharged Evolution

The 2022 Lexus NX has arrived and it comes packing more electrified powertrains, a new turbocharged engine, and a new user interface (hallelujah!). Slotting below the RX, the NX competes with the likes of the BMW X3, Audi Q5, Lincoln Corsair, Acura RDX, and Volvo XC60. The NX is the latest Lexus model to move to Toyota’s TNGA-K platform, which…

Week in Review: May 16 to May 22

This week’s news was packed with lots of important products making their debut for the first time. The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning has finally arrived and it will offer up to 300 miles of range depending on the battery size you choose. Ford is estimating it to be rated at 563 hp and 775 lb-ft of torque. Pricing will start…

2021 Lexus IS 350 Review: Lightly Tweaked Under the Skin

  If you’re looking at the 2021 Lexus IS 350 and immediately assume it’s a new generation compact sedan, think again. This is a heavily refreshed iteration of the outgoing car because it’s the same under the skin. The front fascia has been changed with the addition of new LED headlights that now integrate the swoosh into the cluster and…