The shining chrome Acura badge sits in the middle of the grille of a silver car.
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Throwback Thursday: Sterling Motor Cars

In the late 1980s, the British company, Rover Group, wanted to come back into the United States automotive market. To get a foothold, they worked out a collaboration with Acura and formed Sterling Motor Cars. That collaboration would yield a British luxury car built on an Acura Legend platform to be sold in the United States. But, as with …

White 1983 Mercedes-Benz 200D W123 classic luxury sedan
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Classic Luxury Cars That Don’t Cost an Arm and a Leg to Run

While you can find inexpensive used luxury cars—even Rolls-Royces—cheap to buy doesn’t necessarily mean cheap to own. Plus, while modern cars have more features, they can actually work against you with luxury cars. ‘One more thing’ means ‘one more potentially-expensive thing to break.’ However, simplicity and ease of maintenance, along with styling, are some of …

2020 Lexus GX 460 with city scape in the background
Trucks & SUVs

What’s the 2020 Lexus GX Good For?

The 2020 Lexus GX might be ranked last among the most luxurious SUVs of the year, but it’s not a bad vehicle. With the GX, you get the signature reliability that the Lexus brand is known for. Here are some of the most appealing GX features. The Lexus GX is capable enough for extreme off-roading …

2020 Lexus RX 350 | Lexus
Trucks & SUVs

Best Road Trip Cars: Lexus RX

If you’ve been searching for a well-rounded luxury vehicle, you’ve probably come across the 2020 Lexus RX as a worthy contender. The 2020 Lexus RX has earned praise for being upscale, practical, and affordable.  Comfort is also a notable aspect of the RX. It’s so comfortable in fact that Consumer Reports has considered it as …

MG Logo on the front of a car
Hybrids & Electrics

MG Electric Sports Car Coming, but Forbidden

To people in the United States, MG is a company that many associate with small British sportscar from a manufacturer that has long since disappeared from our shores. The truth is, MG is still around, albeit overseas. In fact, the company is planning on producing a new sportscar for 2021 that looks really appealing, but it is forbidden fruit. …

A Lexus GS F is displayed during the Geneva Motor Show
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Most Reliable 3-Year-Old Lexus Models

Buying a new Lexus is tempting, but opting for a used model instead provides you with luxury and at a  discount. Lexus is widely celebrated for being an especially reliable car brand, which makes their models even more desirable as used-car options. To get the most bang for your buck, Consumer Reports recommends shopping among …

Sedans & Coupes

These Are the Most Reliable Luxury Cars of 2020

Every year, Consumer Reports rates vehicles depending on their driving experience, customer satisfaction, and reliability. A luxury car typically costs more upfront than a car in the non-luxury segment. So it’s important to know that you are paying for something with reliability to justify the extra initial cost. These are the most reliable luxury cars …

People look at the new Lexus RX350 (L) and Lexus SC430 as they sit on display at the British International Motor Show on July 20, 2006
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The 2010 Lexus SC 430 Ended a Historic Era

Vehicle technology has grown a lot in the past decade. Many cars now come with highly advanced safety features, like driver drowsiness warning, rear seat reminders,  and pedestrian detection. A few years ago, backup cameras were required to be installed in every new vehicle. Many new vehicles from manufacturers like Lexus and Kia have plenty …

2020 Lexus LS 500 F Sport
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The Least Reliable Lexus

As you already know, Lexus is a car brand reputed for dependability. Not all 2020 models hold true to this dogma, however. One sedan that has enjoyed prestige as a Lexus favorite fell short big time, according to Consumer Reports. The 2018 redesign of this popular Lexus sedan didn’t pack the punch we hoped it …

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Cars

Only Buy a Lexus GS F If It’s Used

Although it’s better known as a luxury brand, Lexus has made several performance cars in the past. The Lexus IS F sport sedan was one of the first; a match for the contemporary BMW M3. However, although the succeeding F-badged models were genuinely sporty, they were also in some ways dated. The LFA supercar, for …

The Lexus LS500h on display during the second press day of the Geneva Motor Show
Hybrids & Electrics

The 2020 Lexus LS500h Is a Waste of $100K

For years, the Lexus LS reigned supreme with its robust engine, smooth ride, and posh interior. For buyers who want better fuel economy from their luxury sedan, Lexus offers a hybrid version, the LS500h. Does this model provide both the performance and the improved gas mileage that makes it worth the significantly higher price tag?  …

Cars

Best Model Years for a Lexus GS

The Lexus GS is a popular sedan in the luxury segment. According to US News and World Report, the third generation Lexus GS “consistently receives perfect reliability scores and safety marks form independent testing agencies.” However, the cost of luxury cars like the 2020 GS can get pretty steep if you buy new. What are …