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Beginning. Lexus brand was created by Toyota in 1989. Its name was chosen from among 219 proposals (among the best of them were: Vectra, Verone, Chaparel, Calibre and Alexis). Lexus has evolved from the name Alexis, who, in turn, be associated with one of the protagonists of the series with a rich family - "Dynasty". Lexus had to be associated with luxury and elegance. Cars of this brand products have to compete with European and American - Mercedes S Class, BMW 7 Series, Jaguar XJ. The first model that came to light was the 400th LS Car was equipped with a V8 engine with a capacity of 245 hp.
Development. Within the global growth strategy, Lexus began selling in Japan and China (2005), Malaysia (2006), Indonesia (2007), Chile (2008) and the Philippines (2009).
Today. Recent models Lexus LS600h and the GS 450h hybrid include first used in the Lexus RX 400h. There was also the first car with a diesel engine Lexus - IS 220 d in 2007 the largest export markets were the United States, Japan, United Kingdom, China, Canada and Russia. In 2008, Lexus sold 430,000 vehicles (20 k., Japan, 45 thousand. In Europe, 270 thousand. In North America and 95 thousand. In other regions).
Contribution to the automotive industry. Lexus was the first manufacturer in the segment, offered in 2005, a hybrid car. It was a model of the RX 400h. In the following year, the hybrid system has been introduced in the Lexus GS 450h Hybrid Drive, and in 2007 the LS 600h. Lexus Hybrid Drive, unlike półhybrydowych cars, which use small electric motor to assist the engine, allows the use of two motors independently (or an electric motor or engine) or simultaneously. This means saving of energy, as in the case of serial systems, and allows for high performance, as in the case of systems in parallel.
Trivia. V8 engine, which was used in the first model Lexus - LS 400 - has been developed by engineers in Formula 1 It is one of the quietest ever produced. Until recently, the Lexus brand cars could not be bought in Japan. They were sold under the Toyota brand. This changed only after the presentation of the third-generation GS model. Lexus motto is: "We constantly strive for excellence."
Among the most popular Lexus models may include: Lexus IS, Lexus ES, Lexus GS, Lexus LS, Lexus RX, Lexus GX and Lexus LX.
Tires. Many tire companies eager to work with the prestigious Lexus brand. Lexus IS250 equipped and IS220D were Toyo Proxes R32. Lexus RX300 in turn used tires Toyo A11 Tranpatch. The first feature Lexus also common to see Yokohama tires. Model A10F Yokohama Advan tires with tires supplied several Lexus models: models GS300, GS350, GS430, GS450h and GS460. Yokohama tires also provided for models Lexus IS300 (Yokohama Y376B) Lexus L430 (Yokohama Y390R), Lexus GS460 (Yokohama Advan A10), Lexus LX570 (Yokohama G94) and Lexus Previa (Yokohama E70B). Dunlop is also well-equipped the cars Lexus. In the years 1999 - 2004 the following Lexus models were leaving the series Dunlop tires: ES300, GS300, GX470, IS300, LS430, LS400, LX470, SC430. Lexus was equipped with the following models of Dunlop: Dunlop SP Sport 4000, Sp Sport 5000, Sp Sport 270, Grandtrek AT20 and many others. Dimensional range of tires for the Lexus is very much includes 15-inch tires on the 20-inch tires.