Next-Generation 2014 Lexus IS Mule Spotted!

New spy photos of the next-generation Lexus IS today, by way of

2014 Lexus IS Mule Front
2014 Lexus IS Mule Side
2014 Lexus IS Mule Rear

Much like the photos of the GS mule in 2010, this mule looks like a standard IS with a slightly wider stance — perhaps even with some adjustments to the wheelbase.

Beyond that, I don’t really see any other obvious changes — did I miss anything?

See High Resolution Lexus IS Spy Shots

Update: Edited for clarity.

Update two: Just in case there’s any confusion about what a “mule” is, TLE commenter wasapasserby defined it as “a testbed for future mechanical components, often having a heavily altered current production exterior”.