Existingly, Lexus Malaysia has showrooms in Mutiara Damansara, Penang and Johor; amongst the five Lexus outlets four are of 3S accreditation.
Lexus Sg Besi 3S Center, owned and operated by UMW Toyota Motor’s long-term partners Wing Hin Auto Carriage, cost an estimated RM 100 million and a renovation fee of RM 5.5 million. The facility offers 10 service bays, a state-of-the-art lounge, a Lexus hospitality like no other. There are 37 trained staff to serve potential Lexus buyers and current owners.
The smaller Lexus KL sales center, on the other hand, has 20 trained staff to tend to the requirements of Lexus customers at the heart of the capital city.
At the announcement ceremony, Lexus Malaysia brought forth the special variant LF-A sports car for the first time in the country. The LF-A needs no formal introduction as it is one of the world’s most perfect sports car ever created. The super sports car by Lexus made its debut at the 2009 Tokyo Motor show and went into production a year later at a starting price of USD$375,000. Two years later, a circuit-ready LF-A cost a whopping $445,000, making the super sports the most expensive Japanese sports car ever built. Last December, the Nurburgring-trimmed LF-A completed the final version of the Lexus-bred super sports car.
Under the hood. the LF-A’s 4.8 liters V10 with six-speed auto. sequential gearbox powertrain pumps a massive 560 PS at 8,700 rpm and 480 Nm of torque at 6,800 rpm. Top speed on the LF-A can reach a staggering 325km/h. At the end of 2012, the Nurburgring-trimmed LF-A gets an additional 10hp (3kW) for 571 PS. It changes gears faster thanks to a recalibrated gearbox with shifters. The 24-hour endurance race worthy LF-A has front splitter, stiffer and adjustable suspension, lighter wheels, aerodynamically-enabled air ducts and a large fixed rear wing. The special edition LF-A is only valid in glossy black, matte black, orange and white colors. Images of the LF-A in matte black.
Lexus Malaysia also updated on its revamped official webpage where it is all about Lexus. With the “True Luxury” keynote, Lexus M’sia reiterated that the latest version webpage, also compatible with mobile devices, provides a better interaction for Lexus enthusiasts and owners alike. Additionally, the ‘My Lexus page’ within the page is included especially for owners to plan test drives of their favorite Lexus or book service dates. Apart from that, a Lexus Malaysia facebook page has been formalized for Lexus enthusiasts in the country.