Motoring: Lexus unveils a new hybrid and updates an old saloon

Two upcoming arrivals are likely to widen the Japanese carmaker’s appeal

The new Lexus NX 450h+: prices start at €50,950

Lexus as a brand has only been around for a little more than 30 years, but in that time it has risen up to become a worthy hybrid alternative to the far more established premium marques such as Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz.

Now it’s moving forward with its first plug-in hybrid, the new NX 450h+. And at the same time, the ES saloon comes in for a mid-life update to keep it fresh against its ...