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Apple CarPlay

Apple CarPlay is now available for any Lexus guest that has an iPhone 5 or later with iOS 7.1 and up in the all new 2019 Lexus ES! (And don’t worry, this feature is coming soon to other Lexus vehicles in 2019.) Simply plug in your iPhone to one of the available USB ports, open CarPlay from the main menu, and voila! You’re ready to start using Apple CarPlay! The biggest benefit of this feature is having the option to use apps like Apple Maps, Google Maps, or even Waze to find directions if you happen to…
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Lexus+Alexa

Have you ever wished you could use Amazon Alexa’s voice commands in your car? Well with the all-new Lexus ES and your smartphone, you can! This guide will take you through the setup process step-by-step so that you too can make use of this great feature.

 

Note: If you haven't downloaded the Enform App Suite 2.0 yet, that will be the first app you need to get started. You can find it in the Google Play Store by searching “Enform App Suite 2.0” and pressing “Download.” Another app we’ll need is the Lexus+Alexa app…

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Showdown – Mercedes C 300 VS Lexus ES 350

It’d be difficult to find two, more storied manufacturers in the luxury sedan segment than Lexus and Mercedes. Both manufacturers strive tirelessly for perfection. Both manufacturers are synonymous with luxury and performance. Both, thankfully for us, let their vehicles do their bragging for them. 

As to which machine will reign supreme, only the incisive eye will tell. A sedan must be more than the shape of its sheet metal and the ornament on its hood. It must be an ever-reliable means of transportation—equal parts thrilling and operational. It must be a place of trusted comfort, much more than…

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Lexus ES Sedan – The Perfect Tool for Tackling Turkey Day


November 15, 2017

Reinhardt Lexus knows how hard you work to host a memorable Thanksgiving meal.  Your planning, errands, and preparation do more to make the day special than anything else.  That’s why the Lexus ES has been painstakingly designed to help you tackle Turkey Day in all its toiling glory.

For every planning problem and fickle festive task, your Lexus ES provides a solution.

Parking at the Grocery Store

Navigating just about any parking lot this time of year can be an exercise in attentiveness.  Whether you’re dodging a wayward shopping cart or trying to tuck your…

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Never Miss a Play with Lexus Tech


September 12, 2017

No one likes to miss the big touchdown pass or clutch third-and-long defensive stop. When it comes to game day radio broadcasts, we don’t even like to hear the other team’s guy giving the play-by-play. Reinhardt Lexus understands that you take your football personally, that it’s a seasonal ritual narrated by the same trusted voice year after year. 

That’s why Reinhardt Lexus and Lexus tech offer a host of different ways to tune in to the big game no matter where you are or where you’re headed.  Whether it’s Eli Gold…

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The Perks of Being a Lexus Mom


August 7, 2017

As a mother of two, there are plenty of things to stress about—twice the amount of things, really. There are two lunches to pack, two backpacks to keep track of, and two schedules full of club meetings, practices, performances, and play-dates.  That’s why when the time came to purchase a new wagon for my tribe, I wanted something that could chop the usual automotive worries down…

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Road Trip Series: Best one-day trips in Alabama – Part 1


July 24, 2017

The American day trip is first and foremost a celebration. It’s a love letter to the interstate highway system, a uniquely American ceremony of faded signage and the familiar lullaby of the world passing by.

Day trips have a way of revealing the character and quality of automobiles just as they reveal the depth, size, and stunning wonder of our country. America through the driver-side window of your Lexus is a sight to behold: vivid, luminous, brilliant.

Reinhardt Lexus would like to make a few suggestions, each of them a viable day trip to suit the…

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Showdown: Mercedes S-Class v. Lexus LS 460

July 10, 2017

In this month’s showdown, we’ll be comparing two icons of the luxury sedan market—the Mercedes Benz S-Class and the Lexus LS460. While both automobiles strive to fit a niche market among luxury sedan consumers, the very concepts and conceits behind them differ in intent, focus, and execution.  It’s easy to think that because most luxury sedans share certain elements—a longer wheelbase for legroom, a more powerful engine…

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