Lexus Debuts the All-New 2013 Lexus ES in New York


What does “ES” really stand for?  For some reason, “Emotional Sedan” comes to mind after seeing our first real look at the new Lexus ES.  Without a doubt, Lexus has stepped up their game when it comes to designing cars that are instantly recognizable.  The new 2013 Lexus ES shares some of the same design [...]

2013 Lexus GS Unveiling Event a Giant Success

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Mungenast Lexus of St. Louis proudly hosted a robust crowd of over 300 people throughout the evening of March 21st, as a culmination of our best customers, cocktails, and cheer melded together to create one of our most successful launch events to date.  The stars of the event were two 2013 Lexus GS examples, a [...]

Lexus UK Teases New ES, LS Models in Geneva Motor Show Video


Lexus has remained very tight-lipped about its future products, and rightfully so, as the brand is nearing the top of its game – but in this video, there’s more than meets the eye.  Right around the mid-twenty-seconds range, Lexus flashes us some shots of the new spindle grill, which is swiftly being adopted in every [...]

Mungenast Lexus of St. Louis Gears Up For The New GS Launch Event

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 No doubt about it – the new 2013 Lexus GS is making waves as it re-energizes Lexus’ brand image further into automotive enthusiast territory.  And we know that this is just the beginning.  All over the world, Lexus is undergoing a transformation from simply being known as the brand that makes some of the [...]

First Look – 2012 Lexus IS-F


When it comes to luxury cars, nobody can beat Lexus’ reliability, fit and finish, and overall luxurious feel.  However, when it comes to making go-fast versions of premium midsize sedans, Lexus has admittedly been late to the party, although they’ve arrived wearing a silk Armani sports coat over a Christian Audigier T-shirt, Triple 5 Soul [...]

Have You Experienced The Darker Side Of Green?


Believe me when I say that not every hybrid driver likes dull, mundane cars.  In fact, many hybrid drivers used to drive sports cars, and Lexus understands this very well.  At first, people didn’t really know how to react to the words “sporty” and “hybrid” being used in the same sentence, but now that the [...]

2012 RX 450h – The Cure For The Common Crossover

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The Earth has a funny way of saying “I told you so.”  As everyone knows, almost all vehicles have used petroleum in some form or another for the past hundred years, and for the foreseeable future, not too many people expect that to change, but we’re at a crossroads.  Now that we’ve implemented hybrid technology, [...]

Ray Mungenast Featured In Article On Automotive News

AIADA 2012 Chairman

Mungenast Automotive Family proudly recognizes Co-Owner Ray Mungenast for his featured article on Automotive News, an industry-leading website dedicated to providing the latest automotive news to industry insiders, the media, and the general public.  Ray is the incoming 2012 chairman of the AIADA, or American International Auto Dealer Association, which is comprised of over 10,000 import [...]

Review – 2013 Lexus GS F-Sport [With Video]

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Every couple of years, there’s always something really worth looking forward to in the automotive world – something new that will turn a brand (or the industry) on its ear. The wait is over. As a result of tumultuous testing, research, passion, and an unwillingness to compromise, Lexus is that brand, and the new 2013 [...]

LF-A Roadster Spied During Drift Event – Real Or Fake?


There’s been a big debate stirring across the internet during the past week over a series of drift videos showing what looks to be a near-production prototype Lexus LF-A Roadster drifting gymkhana-style during the ceremonial first D1GP event of the year at the Tokyo Auto Salon.  While the vehicle shown looks like it could be [...]