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Lexus News: Lexus IS

Lexus to Replace Interior Trunk Releases in 2007-2013 ES, 2006-2012 IS & 2013 GS


According to Consumer Reports, Lexus is expected to announce a customer service campaign to fix the emergency trunk release in the 2007-2013 Lexus ES, 2006-2012 Lexus IS, and 2013 Lexus GS.

Video Preview of the Next-Generation Lexus IS from Australian Drive


Here’s a video of the next-generation Lexus IS prototype from Australian publication Drive.

National Post: Next-Generation Lexus IS F SPORT Preview


Graeme Fletcher from The National Post has driven the next-generation Lexus IS prototype, and provides a very detailed account of the experience on the autocross course.

Jay Leno Drives the Next-Generation Lexus IS Prototype


Along with the traditional automotive media, Jay Leno also had an opportunity to drive the next-generation Lexus IS prototype.

Lexus IS Hybrid will not be Offered in North America


First mentioned by Car & Driver and then confirmed by Autoweek, the next-generation Lexus IS will not be available as the IS 300h hybrid in North America.

Video of the Next-Generation Lexus IS Sound Generator


In the Autoweek.nl preview of the next-generation Lexus IS, the presenter shows off the sedan’s user-adjustable sound generator (around 3:06) — it makes the IS sound like a slightly muted IS F.