web analytics
how to research trends But is the only place you find cashmere wool coat from Kashmir? Not at all, although the origins of the word came from the Kashmir area from the Persian times, we are fortunate that many other locations are now producing cashmere. One in particular is in Inner Mongolia, northern China. This area is the biggest producer of cashmere goats in the wool. Vary the pressure when working with color to give the sketch shadows and highlights. Never mind coloring outside the lines, because neatness in drawing doesn count much compared with the tangible creation that results from the idea. Some designers even purposefully color outside the outline, making the sketch more artistic and abstract. Many films of the 1940s centered on the trials and tribulations of the brave men and women fighting for freedom in Europe and the Pacific. In order to express its support for the hardships and rations endured during the War by regular citizens, Hollywood created simple and subdued costumes during this period. Women dressed in simple suits or slacks with sensible shoes. Batman Forever Return of Swamp Thing (Truly bad but I couldn make a strong enough case to call it a superhero film) Elektra Meteor Man (This film almost made my list but I left if off since it is mainly a spoof) Ghost Rider Dick Tracy And finally, I have to mention one film that was excluded that perhaps deserves the number one spot and that the 1994 Fantastic Four film that was never released theatrically or on video although it been heavily bootlegged. Intending it to be a $40 big budget film, the producer, Neu Constantin was about to lose his rights to the film and had to produce something. He hired director Roger Corman to make the film but not for $40 million. Matchy Matchy doesn't always work in the fashion world because sometimes you have to mix and match your outfits along with a little color. With the rules of wearing white after labor day doesn't really apply anymore. In fashion, you'll need to take certain risks without being afraid to strut your stuff in those outfits that you own. Are you one of those people that know exactly what you want but you have trouble finding it. Try looking for it on Ebay. You will be shocked to find exactly what you are looking for in a very reasonable price. Should petite women buy, tweak, or skip the animal influences trend for fall/winter 2010/2011? I say tweak on this fall fashion trend. Furs, whether real or faux, tend to be quite bulky, so petite women should wear them with care. For example, a fur lined hood may work better than a full length fur coat.
Monday, April 20, 2015
Breaking News

Tag Archives: ls460

New Lexus LS Unveiled in Malaysia with LS460, LS460L, LS460 F Sport and LS600h L

Today, Lexus Malaysia unveiled the new Lexus LS with 4 variants – LS460, LS460L, LS460 F Sport and LS600h L. The Lexus LS was first introduced in Malaysia since 2006 and now received a major facelift with 3,000 new parts. The Lexus LS is well-liked with its exclusivity and craftsmanship.


2013 Lexus LS Malaysia Launch


The new Lexus LS is feature with Lexus’s new design philosophy called the “L-finesse” as well as the signature spindle grille. The bold and dynamic design lines give the LS a sportier presence over its predecessor, effectively opening up the LS to an entirely new market for buyers that are looking for both luxurious and sporty to drive.


The interior of the new Lexus LS, it has been updated with a simplified and elegant dashboard for roomier interior. First introduced in the GS, the new dashboard is divided into two distinct zones; an upper display zone with the ultra-wide 12.3 inch LCD multi-display screen, the industry’s largest. And a lower operation zone, which allows access to system controls such as the second generation of Lexus’ award winning Remote Touch Interface (RTI).


2013 Lexus LS Malaysia Launch


During the launch, President of UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd, Datuk Ismet Suki said, “By combining perfect engineering and craftsmanship as well as a bold new design, the new LS has been tasked to lead our company’s charge towards a new era of exclusive designs and peerless in the art of building cars.”


Datuk Ismet also pointed out that the new LS is the first model to be made available in Sports trim, he said, “For the first time in the history of Lexus, the LS will be available in a Sports trim. Designed to balance the demands of a luxury sedan while providing its driver with the ultimate driving pleasure, the all new LS Sport features a more exclusive exterior, 19-inch wheels with 6 piston Brembo brakes and tops it off with an intake sound creator for a sportier engine note.”


The new Lexus LS features five different driving modes – ECO, NORMAL, COMFORT, SPORT S and SPORT S S+. These modes work with the Frequency Adaptive Damping (FAD) shock absorbers as well as the Adaptive Variable Suspension (AVS) air suspension system to control pitch and bounce rates for an even flatter, road hugging ride or a suppler ride.


One of the highlights of the new LS is the availability of Shimamoku wood is an example of the very finest in traditional Japanese craftsmanship. Translated as ‘striped wood’, processing the Shimamoku wood involves a unique procedure which involves 67 manufacturing steps over the course of 38 days. The Shimamoku wood finishing is just one of a few different finishes that are available for the new LS.


2013 Lexus LS Malaysia Launch


According to Lexus, the new LS has also been hailed as the most quietest and most refined car in its class. The LS uses advanced sound deadening materials used in the front and rear wheel arch liners, around the floor of the car as well as the rear trunk. Wind noise is nearly non-existent thanks to a change of insulation material for the roof trim, and the addition of aero fins to the door mirror to reduce air turbulence.


The seats of the new Lexus LS have also been improved with a new design that minimises pressure points, improves body support and reduces fatigue when driving. The seats are now bigger with better cushioning and thigh support. Both front seats feature an integrated air-conditioning system as standard and work in unison with the Lexus Climate Concierge air conditioning system.


A first for any car in the world, the Climate Concierge utilises 13 sensors that are strategically placed around the cabin. These sensors detect your body heat and adjust the air-conditioning accordingly, if it detects your body temperature is rising, it will lower the temperature to cool you down via 20 individual outlets that distribute cool air throughout the cabin of the new LS.  Basically, all air-conditioning outlets can now have individual and separate temperature working with the blower.


The new Lexus LS available in 4 variants - LS460, LS460 L, LS460 F Sport, and LS600h L in Malaysia. The new LS price at RM 788,000, RM 878,000, RM 818,000 and RM 1,068,000 respectively On-The-Road without insurance in Peninsular Malaysia.


Photo Gallery: New 2013 Lexus LS Launch in Malaysia

Lexus LS460 Sport & LS460L recall – US Stop Sale

The Lexus LS 460 Sport and LS460L luxury sedan has been recalled previous due with a flaw on the Variable Gear Ratio System which is a part  that affect the electronic steering system that can cause the steering to unable to be centred up to 90 degrees. This may occur after the driver has turned the steering wheel fully in one direction then quickly attempt to turn it back to the center position. Much like doing a very quick U-turn.

Driver will notice the affected vehicles VGRS system will do the auto-correcting withint 5 second. However that’s rather slow under the extreme driving circumstances. This will not happen during normal daily driving.

The VGRS or know as Variable Gear Ratio System is a feature in Lexus LS 460 to help easier handling and better stability to the vehicle by altering the the gear ratio.

As for Malaysia, the Lexus LS 460 Sport and LS 460L is affected.Lexus Malaysia has taken initiative to contact all it’s owner. Lexus Malaysia also mention that there’s less than 10 units of Lexus LS 460 is affected. In fact, there’s actually less than 10 unit of Lexus LS 460 sold in Malaysia. Lexus has initiated Special Service Campaign for the Lexus LS460 owner, to perform the parts replacement, the process will take less than an hour to perform. Lexus will notify the owners once the parts is available.

Lexus Malaysia also ensures the customers that has just booked the Lexus LS460 recently that they will perform corrective measures before the delivery of the luxury sedan.

However that’s not the case in the United States. The United States has issue a stop sale to it’s all Lexus LS 460 variant and LS 600h. ( standard and long wheelbase model). Toyota has fixed the problem of the new batch of LS 460 and LS 600 from the assembly line and the new vehicle will only reach the US Lexus dealder in middle of June. A total of 3,800+ owners are effected in the United States.  Read the recall summary from the US government.

Owners of Lexus LS460 are urged to avoid turning the steering wheel rapidly. For more information on this recall for Malaysia Lexus LS460, please contact Lexus Malaysia at 1-800-8-LEXUS (53987).

2010 Lexus LS leaked brochure

2010 Lexus LS Leak Brochure

We managed to get hold of the leaked JDM brochure of the 2010 Lexus LS ahead of its official launch from our reliable source. The visible changes made to the Lexus LS 460 and the gas-electric LS 600h include new front and rear bumpers and lights, turn signals integrated into the mirror housings, and of course, new set of wheels.

Interior wise, the cabin gets a mild refresh as well to integrate a night vision system into the instrument cluster, right in the middle of the speedo. There’s also a customisation program called L-Select, and the anticipated LS-Sport “Version SZ”, characterized as an aggressive take on the luxury yacht with a more assertive aero package, wheels and grille treatment. 

[more:Click here to check out the scanned brochure of 2010 Lexus LS leaked brochure]

Lexus LS 460 SZ for 2010?

In the July issue of Best Car magazine, it disclose that the Lexus will reveal a sportier variant of its LS 460 luxury sedan at the Tokyo Motor Show in October 2009. The magazine claims that the car will carry the SZ moniker and that it will feature a subtle aerokit that includes a new grille treatment plus uprated Brembo brakes and BBS alloy wheels shod in chunkier tires. The LS 460 SZ is estimated to cost in Japan between 9 and 10 million Yen.

However, this news is still a speculation by BestCar. Let’s see what the official will be announcing in this coming Tokyo Motor Show.