Posts tagged as: lexus

Top 5 Hybrid Cars that go easy on the wallet – Part 1

Gone are the days when you could only look for a gasoline engine in a vehicle. The gas prices would trip you off but you would have no other choice but to settle for it. However, the new wave of electric and hybrid cars is getting people the much craved choice on fuel economy. Electric […]

Top 5 Hybrid Cars that go easy on the wallet – Part 2

2012 Lexus CT 200h Lexus, Toyota’s luxury brand, has been offering its own hybrid vehicles for years, giving buyers who want a car with nicer appointments than the Prius an option. The CT 200h is one of the more recent hybrid entrants to the Lexus model line. This hatchback has no gasoline-only equivalent and cuts […]

Connected Car: The concept is taking root in sedans, hatchbacks and now trucks – Part 1

American brands started the connected car trend a few years back. At the beginning the dashboard mounted stereo system was a mere conduit to the applications in the driver’s smartphone. It would play music and work as a voice command service provider. However, the concept has evolved and now automakers are rolling out cars that […]

Connected Car: The concept is taking root in sedans, hatchbacks and now trucks – Part 2

2012 Ford Fiesta Ford, being the trend setter for the concept of connected cars, has evolved to greater lengths. It started by connecting the smartphones with fast internet access to the cabin’s computer system. It played music from internet radios via Pandora. However, that has now extended to navigation controls inside the car that take […]

Connected Car: The concept is taking root in sedans, hatchbacks and now trucks – Part 3

BMW takes a traditional approach at the connected car concept but with a new angle. The dashboard is sans internet connectivity and needs an external device to connect. However, all the apps and services reside inside the system called BMW ConnectedDrive. The user needs to install a client-side version of the ConnectedDrive to connect the […]

Lexus GS 450h (2012): Full Review – Part 1

Lexus released a new hybrid, the sibling of the GS 350, called the GS 450h, and the ‘h’ is probably for hybrid. The car uses speeds to entice the speed enthusiasts and the economy to impress the eco-friendly public. As it always goes for Lexus, luxury is always the first priority. However, the beauty of […]

Lexus GS 450h (2012): Full Review – Part 2

The electric power source is a combination of two electric motors getting the juice from a 30-kilowatt nickel metal hybrid battery set. The electric muscle fires out 180 and 200 horses from the motors, respectively. The electric mechanism is bit of blur but the end result is a totally unique experience from the traditional electric […]

Lexus GS 450h (2012): Full Review – Part 3

The rigid suspension however, has its drawbacks. For one, it does not isolate the driver or the passengers from the road, an aesthetic for which the brand Lexus was infamous for. One more thing about the new GS 450h is the top-end transmission box upfront. Though it is only used in for the gas engine, […]

Lexus GS 450h (2012): Full Review – Part 4

The car has a premium 18-speaker audio set clocked at a massive 835 watts to reproduce the music in sheer quality. The audio system itself has all the necessary connectivity options from Bluetooth to USB. Phonebook is seamlessly synced and the system’s voice command works perfectly, without any jitters and clippings, to give dial numbers […]

Toyota: The Sticky Pedals issue Part 3

As a result of Toyota’s decision of working with suppliers who had no experience nor understanding of Toyota’s culture and values. The firm had the face the biggest concern in its history, recalling about 8 million vehicle amount as much as its annual production. Problem it is facing today has nothing to do with Toyota’s […]

Toyota: The Sticky Pedals issue Part 2

Special measures were ensured all across the globe as Managing Director, Toyota Great Britain talks about the safety and security of customers as top priority. He briefed that, “the authorities are being informed about the issue who has given them with names and addresses of the owners till time and customers will soon be receiving […]

Toyota: The Sticky Pedals issue Part 1

Toyota has a history of 70 years and has earned a good reputation amongst the automobile industry over the past few decades. In early 1950’s Toyota was about to be bankrupted and also faced labour dispute but somehow managed to get out of the problems to continue the journey it had in mind. It was […]


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