At the Beijing Auto Show, Lexus unveiled a revised IS sedan that brings a lot of novelty on the exterior, the use of the latest technology that now differently defined whole cars that could mean a brand new Lexus, while the engine range remains the same consisting of three variants: IS 200t, IS 300 and IS 350.
Although on the market appeared back in 2013, and continues to be very popular as the new upgrades certainly will remain in high demand. The front end has undergone the greatest change in terms of the new grille, which now operate more openly and more sports, increased openings for air intake, restyled headlights.
Lateral line very stressed but when viewed from the side, design has the effect as if the car is in constant motion, followed by a new set of rear lights with a pronounced L profile, there you are in the new ends of exhaust, new wheels with 10-spoke of 17" who are the standard or several new designs with bright machine finishes as well as two new color schemes: Deep Blue Mica and Graphite Black Glass Flak.
The interior of the 2017 Lexus IS has also suffered some of the changes in terms of color (all depending on the market), as well as infotainment screen that is slightly larger at 10.3", a new Enter button by Remote Touch Interface in the center console. The new Lexus IS possesses the Lexus Safety System Plus. So that comes with Pre-Collision System, Lane Departure Alert (LDA) with Steering Assist, Automatic High Beam (AHB) and Radar Cruise Control.
Drive units as we mentioned are the same as follows: IS 200t powered by 2.0-liter twin-scroll, turbocharged, inline-4 with intercooler, which develops 241 hp and torque of 258 lb-ft, mated with smooth-shifting 8-speed automatic transmission. A top speed of 143 mph and acceleration from 0-60 mph is achieved in 6.9 seconds;
IS 300 powered by a 3.5 liters engine with AWD and a six-speed automatic transmission, with an output of 255 hp and torque of 306 ft-lb. A top speed of 131 mph with acceleration from 0-60 mph in 6.1 seconds and
IS 350 powered by a 3.5-liter engine, which develops 306 hp and torque of 277 lb-ft, mated to an 8-speed direct shift automatic. A top speed of 131 mph and acceleration from 0-60 mph in 5.7 seconds.
Depending on the model and equipment price for the new Lexus IS range from $ 37.250 to 44.535.