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2018 Lexus LC
2018 Lexus LC

If you remember the very first days of Lexus, you remember the clever ads: the champagne glasses on the hood of the car, the ball bearing rolling down its hood, the "relentless pursuit of perfection." Forget it all. Now Lexus is chasing after world-class luxury and performance with big...Read More»

2018 Lexus LS 500 F Sport
2018 Lexus LS 500

Days for sedans seem numbered. Luxury buyers flock toward tall ride heights, forsaking a crowd of competent four-door sedans so good that we'll remember these as halcyon days. The 2018 Lexus LS bows on that crowded stage. For its breakthrough moment, the LS breaks down what it’s...Read More»

2018 Lexus GS 350
2018 Lexus GS

The Lexus GS is a worthy rival for the German sport sedans, taking a sharper edge than some of them. Available in GS 300, GS 350, GS 350 AWD, and GS 450h, in addition to the high-performance GS F (covered separately) models, this mid-size car is appealing for more than just its agile...Read More»

2018 Lexus IS 350 F Sport
2018 Lexus IS

The 2018 Lexus IS has a tall task: wrest BMW and Mercedes buyers away from some of their most compelling vehicles. It fights the good fight with sport trim packages, snug-fitting sheet metal and a dose of high technology. It falls shy of the benchmarks in several ways, but shows...Read More»

2018 Lexus GS F
2018 Lexus GS F

The 2018 Lexus GS F sport sedan is a challenger among automotive heavyweights. It takes on rivals such as the BMW M5, Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG, Cadillac CTS-V, and Audi RS 7. The Lexus skips the pedigree, but still offers superlative performance. It's composed on the road, with a meaty V-8...Read More»

2018 Lexus RC F
2018 Lexus RC F

The Lexus RC F doesn't have a high-performance sheen built up over decades. Rivals like the BMW M4 have considerable laurels to rest on, in that regard. But the RC F comes the closest yet of any Lexus to nailing the elusive German recipe for track and street two-door performance. We...Read More»

2018 Lexus RC 350 F Sport
2018 Lexus RC

The 2018 Lexus RC is a two-door coupe with big ideas. It takes on sporty rivals from BMW and Mercedes, in every permutation: base coupe, all-weather coupe, high-performance coupe. This year, Lexus renames the RC 200t and makes it the RC 300. It’s the sole 4-cylinder coupe; the 300...Read More»

2018 Lexus NX
2018 Lexus NX

In its fourth year on the market, the Lexus NX compact crossover utility vehicle gets some mild styling upgrades, additional features, and a new model name for the gasoline version. The 2018 Lexus NX 300 (known as the NX 200t in previous years) is available with front- or all-wheel...Read More»

2018 Lexus GX 460
2018 Lexus GX

The 2018 Lexus GX is more a work truck than its glam-SUV grille and geegaws let on, but just a short drive in any Lexus GX—base, Premium, or Luxury—and it’s all given away, thanks to its tall-wagon feel, its side-hinged tailgate, and its dozens of off-road controls. We...Read More»

2018 Subaru Impreza
2018 Subaru Impreza

The 2018 Subaru Impreza is a compact sedan or hatchback that ventures off the beaten path, literally and figuratively. It's available as a sedan or hatchback, with an automatic or manual transmission, and standard all-wheel drive. Some of its competitors offer one, or more, of those...Read More»

2018 Subaru WRX STI Type RA
2018 Subaru WRX

Newly promoted young professionals with money to burn, listen up: The 2018 Subaru WRX is a new-car pick that you won’t have to lie about to your parents. That’s because it still sports standard all-wheel drive, four doors, and a reasonable trunk. Most versions look like...Read More»

2018 Subaru Forester
2018 Subaru Forester

The 2018 Subaru Forester crossover SUV makes a good argument against its competitors. It's spacious, capable, comfortable, and quiet. Its standard all-wheel drive and chunky engine make it a hit in snowy states. It won our Best Car To Buy 2014 award the year it launched, and it’s...Read More»

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