Lexus, is the luxury vehicle division of Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corporation. First introduced in the United States, where Lexus has become the highest-selling make of luxury cars, today Lexus brand name vehicles are available throughout the world. In 2005, the Lexus marque was launched in Japan, marking the continued global expansion of the luxury division. At the present time, the corporate office if the company is based in Toyota, Aichi, Japan. Among the Lexus models are IS - compact RWD/AWD, ES - mid-size FWD, GS - mid-size RWD/AWD, LS - full-size RWD/AWD, SC Ã¢â‚¬" coupe/coupe RWD, RX - mid-size crossover SUV, GX - mid-size sport utility vehicle, LX - full-size sport utility vehicle.