The all new Lexus IS was debuted in Detroit Motor show mid January. It is completely re-designed and available in Lexus Hybrid drive. Lexus has a tradition of building unique vehicles that distinguish them from other auto makers. The Lexus IS is inspired by LF-CC concept and taking design genes from LFA. The design of the car is pretty unique with bold spindle grille. It is a third generation of Lexus added to the line.
The headlight lamp design is distinctive with day-time running lights. It is more iconic than its predecessor, with driver focused cockpit and cabin pushed back. There is more leg room and extra luggage capacity. The F-Sport model features the LFA instrument cluster. The new range comes with IS 250 and the IS 300h very first hybrid in IS.
Inside the IS, it has similar designs themes as Lexus CT 200h. Some of the unique features included in IS are, HID lights, bold spindle grille, driver focused cockpit with multimedia and support systems. Lexus IS 250 features powerful V6 Petrol engine and the IS 300h comes with Lexus Hybrid Drive. Both the models are available in F-Sport.
According to Lexus, the handling is precised, smooth and comfortable. To improve the driving precision, there is improved chassis and multi-link suspension. The F-Sport models come with 18-inch alloy wheels, F-Sport grille, tuned suspension, LFA style instruments and LED fog lights.
The hybrid version will be more center of attention with increasing fuel costs. The 300h delivers 220 DIN hp of hybrid power and it is designed to be environmental friendly with less than 100 g/km of CO2. The Hybrid Drive is combined with advanced 2.5 litre direct injection engine.
There is a lot to be expected from the new range because the features and the looks are amazing. Moreover, it is a perfect example of automotive engineering by Lexus.
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