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Lexus News: Lexus IS: Second Generation

Raccoon Destroys Lexus IS 350


It’s a unique circumstance to destroy your engine after hitting a raccoon, but that’s what happened to Nathan Pitzel in his brand new IS 350: While driving through Texas a raccoon ran right in front of my car. It was the middle of the night 100 miles outside of Amarillo @ 1:30am, at first I […]

The Lexus IS Holographic Display


In 2005, Lexus created an holographic installation in a rented Times Square storefront, and even two years later, it’s an absolute marvel: This is an amazing application of technology, spectators were able to rotate, change the hologram’s color, set it in motion. Created quite a scene, by the looks of it. I wish I had […]

Flickr Find: IS 350 & Civil Disobedience


Flickr user J.Garrido used his IS 350 not only to break the law, but he took a photo of it: Really, all humor aside, this is a beautiful photo, the detail and processing are impeccable and it’s certainly one of the best “new car owner” photos I’ve come across. Wonderful job.

Edmunds Reviews the Lexus IS 250 with X Sports Package


Edmunds has posted a road test of the IS 250 with the X sports package, and save for the gripes about the embarrassing shift stick and its rubbery gear shifts, Lexus seems to have created a sports sedan capable of competing with the best in its class: Though it’s often overshadowed by the 306-hp IS […]

Comparison: Lexus IS 350 vs. BMW 330i


It’s now almost two years old, but I’ve seen few comparisons as detailed as Autoweb’s head-to-head showdown between the 2006 BMW 330i and the 2006 Lexus IS 350. No stone is left unturned as they pit the two cars against each other, comparing them in convenience, design, comfort, and driving. The results couldn’t be considered […]

Wald International Developing New IS 250/350 Body Kit


Wald International has been busy this week, releasing a new LS 460 body kit and now this, some behind-the scenes photos of the new IS 250/350 Sports Line body kit development: Interesting to see the process behind the making of one of these kits, I especially like all the tape protecting the IS paintjob. To […]