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Lexus News: Lexus IS: First Generation


Lexus IS Reaches 1,000,000 Worldwide Sales Milestone

The USA made up half of sales, with Europe following at 20%.


Throwback Thursday: First-Generation Lexus IS Stars in New Commercial

Lexus Hong Kong features the classic IS in a commercial for the new model.

A Video History of the Lexus IS in Australia

To mark the introduction of the third-generation IS, Lexus Australia has assembled a brief video history of the model.

Lexus Explains Decision to Discontinue Diesel Engines

Australian website Car Advice has a statement from Lexus IS chief engineer Junichi Furuyama on why the IS diesel was discontinued in favor of the new IS 300h hybrid.

Turbocharged Lexus IS SportCross

Speedhunters is featuring a turbocharged Lexus IS 300 SportCross complete with a manual transmission lifted from a MK3 Supra.

Confirmed: No Plans for a Next-Generation Lexus IS SportCross

In an interview with The Age, executive vice president of Lexus International, Kazuo Ohara, confirmed there are no plans for a SportCross variant of the new third-generation IS.