When the discussion turns to the best car in the world, the list narrows significantly and predictably. The one car that always seems to spring to mind is the car that changed the category upon its introduction in 1989: The Lexus LS.
Pampering its occupants is the basic mission of any luxury sedan. Along the way, it’s nice to have a little curb appeal, a welcoming, easy-to-use interior, good performance and safety and to do it all without breaking the bank at the pump. It’s a lot of balls to juggle, but to the 2012 Lexus ES 350 Sedan, it’s old hat. It has been juggling all those balls one-handed for years and continues to improve every single year.
The Record Breakers
How Lexus shocked the world in 7 minutes and 14 seconds. by Lexus magazine (lexus.com/magazine)
This is a tale of a supercar, three passionate men, and a record-setting lap—all played out on perhaps the most challenging motor circuit in the world.
Whether you want to see the landscape on foot or from the ocean, Southern California offers awe-inspiring views. Check out the bright lights of Hollywood, then head south to the picturesque scenery of San Diego – you’ll find that the region is eye-catching from every angle.
With all the stresses of modern life, going green can sometimes seem like a daunting task, which makes what you are about to read seem like a bit of a boast on behalf of the animal kingdom. You see, while you are slaving away over your compost pile, these animals are going green without any effort whatsoever.
You probably already know that large amounts of soda and sweets can wreak havoc on your health, but do you know one of the main reasons why? Empty calories. According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), empty calories are calories from solid fats and/or added sugars. These ingredients add calories to food, but few or no nutrients. By learning about empty calories, you can make better food and drink choices.
The Sound Garden
Mark Levinson’s new audio system is better, greener, and coming to a Lexus near you. by Lexus magazine (lexus.com/magazine)
Let’s talk a little bit about sound quality.
If you own a Lexus, then you already know what it means to have a truly superb sound system—not just a good system, but one that approaches home-theater quality in a vehicle (no exaggeration).
One dog’s journey from the streets to the silver screen.
If you paid attention this past awards season, you may have noticed a dog of a different breed on the red carpet. After stealing the show in the 2011 silent hit The Artist, 10-year-old Jack Russell Terrier Uggie has turned into this year’s unexpected breakout star.