Lexus threatens German firms

A recent drive in the new Lexus LS460 underlines how the company now poses a more serious threat then ever to the dominance of the German makers in its segment.

26th August, 2006

A recent drive in the new Lexus LS460 underlines how the company now poses a more serious threat then ever to the dominance of the German makers in its segment.

Performance from the 380 bhp V8 engine is very strong and it gets a unique eight speed automatic gearbox. A high-speed trip on an unlimited German autobahn revealed superb refinement and wonderful comfort, while the sound from the 19 loudspeaker sound system by Mark Levinson is unequalled.

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