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RoadTrip: New Lexus HS 250h Luxury Vehicle and Lexus IS Convertible - EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

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Take a ride with The Auto Channel in two exciting new cars from Lexus

Show host Mark Fulmer is joined by Toyota/Lexus' David Nordstrom and Charles Hubbard in Newport Beach, California, for an in-depth look at the HS 250h hybrid and the IS convertible sportscar

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SEE ALSO: CLICK HERE to read Katrina Ramser's review of the Lexus HS 250h

Lexus HS 250h, World’s First Hybrid-Only Luxury Vehicle

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Lexus HS 250h
With the introduction of the world’s first hybrid-only luxury car, the 2010 HS 250h, Lexus brings the promise of sustainable luxury to the forefront of the auto industry. In the process, the brand also elevates luxury transportation with innovative engineering and intelligent, driver-inspired design that offers excellent roominess and nimble maneuverability.

Each new generation of Lexus hybrids brings with it new gains in efficiency. With the HS 250h, designers and engineers took the opportunity to create a truly unique luxury car that maximizes fuel economy while further shrinking its impact on the planet by using ecologically advanced materials, clever packaging of people and components and eradicating waste wherever possible. They also found fresh ways to make driving easier and more efficient, with the premium quality and luxury expected from a Lexus.

Lexus IS Retractable Hard-Top Convertible Offers Top-Down Expressiveness with Coupe-Inspired Styling

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Lexus IS C
The all-new 2010 Lexus IS 350C and IS 250C hard-top convertibles give Lexus a coupe and convertible in the entry luxury segment for the first time. The IS C models combine the expressiveness of a convertible with the athletic styling of a coupe. The IS C is Lexus’ second convertible and its first since the debut of the SC430 in 2001. Featuring a convenient single-switch operation, the new three-piece hard top provides open-air freedom with the top down without sacrificing the quiet and comfort of a coupe. Constructed primarily of lightweight aluminum, the hard top also provides surprising storage space but with low noise and increased security not typically found in soft-top convertibles. In addition, the top completely retracts with no elements remaining in view.