Japan comes late to the performance-luxury-sedan game, but it swings for the fences with the V-8 powered Lexus GS.
The following cars represent the most technically advanced available.
Lexus' five-passenger luxury SUV gains radical, aggressive styling and adds firmer handling in F-Sport trim.
The 2016 Lexus RX 450h, although updated with a distinct new body style, retains its tradition of offering excellent fuel economy from its hybrid drive system and luxury ride quality.
Big on comfort and just plain large, the 2015 Lexus LS 460L continues to define the brand and proves to be an equal to the German luxury competition.
The fourth-generation Lexus RX and RX hybrid debut with a new design that looks (literally) sharp.
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The 2015 Lexus IS 250 is a solid choice for a sporty commuter, but its nagging electronics keep it from reaching its potential as a true "sports sedan."
Lexus' new RC F coupe is a gorgeous ride. And while styling is subjective, its speed is absolute.
The 2015 Lexus NX 200t's tech, amenities, and fuel efficiency stack fairly evenly with the competition, but its slight power advantage and unique styling push it above the class average.
Excellent app integration with the cabin tech suite and excellent fuel economy are high points for the 2014 Lexus CT 200h, but it needs more power to justify its F Sport tuning and looks.
With its new appearance, 2014 Lexus GX 460 is a competent full-size luxury SUV, but its powertrain and dashboard tech could also use an update to keep up with the competition.