2011 Lexus Release Schedule

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Lexus USA has published a general schedule for their 2011 lineup — here’s what we can expect for the rest of this year:

Summer

The 2011 GS arrives at dealers with no changes from the 2010 model, save for the new brake override system.

Late Summer

The new IS 350 AWD will debut along with a new F-Sport option package, and the entire IS range will be getting a minor refresh, including the IS Convertible and the IS F.

The 2011 LX 570 will be seeing some minor color changes. The Costa Azul Mica exterior will be discontinued, and Black leather trim will be replacing Gray trim. The Golden Bird’s-eye Maple wood trim will replace Medium Brown Walnut wood trim. A heated steering wheel has also been added to the Luxury package.

We can also expect the 2011 edition of the GX 460 to be released, which will sport no changes other than the new brake override system.

Early Fall

The 2011 RX 350 arrives with new colors, as Satin Cashmere Mica replaces Golden Almond Metallic and Stargazer Black is added. Both Truffle Mica and Black Sapphire Pearl are discontinued.

The 2011 RX 450h also gets a reworked exterior palette, with Satin Cashmere Mica replacing Golden Almond Metallic, Black Opal Mica and Stargazer Black being added, and Aurora White Pearl, Truffle Mica and Black Sapphire Pearl being discontinued.

The 2011 ES 350 also debuts with its re-rated engine, which will now support regular unleaded gas.

Fall

The 2011 LS 460 arrives with only one change: AWD models will be getting a standard coil suspension, with an optional air suspension. The 2011 LS 600hL also has but one change, as it will no longer be offered with Active Stabilizer Suspension System. The Truffle Mica exterior has been discontinued for both models.

The HS 250h also arrives in dealerships, and will have some new exterior colors, as Satin Cashmere Metallic replaces Golden Almond Metallic, Deep Sea Mica replaces Black Sapphire Pearl, and Aurora White Pearl is discontinued.

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For a full breakdown of the 2011 models, along with all the base model prices, I’ve included a table with all the details after the jump.

Model
2011
MSRP
MSRP Increase
Percentage Increase
On-Sale Timing
IS 250 6MT
$32,145
$0
0.0%
Late Summer
IS 250
$33,315
$0
0.0%
Late Summer
IS 250 AWD
$35,775
$0
0.0%
Late Summer
IS 350 
$38,570
$975
2.6%
Late Summer
IS 350 AWD
$41,030
– 
Late Summer
IS 250C 6MT
$39,890
$450
1.1%
Late Summer
IS 250C
$41,060
$450
1.1%
Late Summer
IS 350C
$45,340
$450
1.0%
Late Summer
IS F
$59,010
$550
0.9%
Late Summer
HS 250h   Standard
$35,100
$450
1.3%
Fall
HS 250h   Premium
$37,870
$450
1.2%
Fall
ES 350
$35,525
$350
1.0%
Early Fall
GS 350 RWD
$46,000
$400
0.9%
Summer
GS 350 AWD
$47,950
$400
0.8%
Summer
GS 460
$54,470
$400
0.7%
Summer
GS 450h
$57,950
$500
0.9%
Summer
LS 460 RWD
$65,380
$0
0.0%
Fall
LS 460 AWD
$67,685
($1,220)
(1.8%)
Fall
LS 460 L RWD
$70,925
$0
0.0%
Fall
LS 460 L AWD
$73,230
($1,220)
(1.6%)
Fall
LS 600h L
$110,000
$1,200
1.1%
Fall
RX 350 FWD
$37,975
$350
0.9%
Early Fall
RX 350 AWD
$39,375
$350
0.9%
Early Fall
RX 450h FWD
$43,235
$550
1.3%
Early Fall
RX 450h AWD
$44,825
$550
1.2%
Early Fall
GX 460 Base
$52,345
$375
0.7%
Late Summer
GX 460 Premium
$57,140
$375
0.7%
Late Summer
LX 570
$77,755
$850
1.1%
Late Summer