In a short press release, Lexus has announced that the next-generation IS will be revealed at the Detroit Auto Show in January — here’s the full text:
TORRANCE, Calif., (Dec. 4, 2012) – Lexus will reveal the all-new IS on Tuesday, Jan. 15 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
Inspired by the acclaimed LF-CC concept and with design cues of the LFA, the new IS has been completely redesigned, inside and out.
The Lexus press conference will be shown live online at www.lexus.com.
A Detroit debut has been long-rumored, and this confirmation makes for a very exciting start to the year for Lexus. More soon.
(Note: The above image is a design sketch for the LF-CC, and NOT a teaser of the next-generation IS.)