Lexus Introduces its First-Ever Luxury Yacht, the LY 650

The carmaker's debut boat is sporty, elegant and opulent

Based on the Lexus Sport Yacht Concept from 2017, the LY 650 (which debuted last week in Florida) marks the production-scale debut for the brand’s boating category. The 65-foot vessel is the result of a collaboration between Lexus (the luxury vehicle division of the Toyota), Wisconsin-based Marquis Yachts and studio Nuvolari Lenard. At $3+ million, the boat is high-tech and sporty, yet stylish and sophisticated—embodying the …

Interview: Design General Manager at Lexus, Koichi Suga

Inside the bold, dynamic, and invigorating lineage of Lexus vehicles

It’s tough to stand out in the automotive marketplace these days. Just ask Lexus Design Department General Manager Koichi Suga, who says, “At first, nobody gave Lexus a second look.” True enough, the brand flew under the radar for years when it came to design, instead building a customer base that liked their vehicles because they were reliable and a good value. These days, design …

Miles and Milestones: Celebrating 30 Years of Lexus in Costa Rica

Test driving vehicles from the brand's three decades of production

With 2019 marking Lexus’s 30th anniversary, the brand is reflecting on their past, espousing their excitement about the present, and previewing their future. To celebrate, they invited a group of writers and editors to Costa Rica to drive their latest and a selection of important heritage vehicles. Costa Rica might not be the first place that comes to mind when thinking of Lexus though the relatively …