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Lexus News: Lexus IS

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Video: Behind-the-Scenes with Lexus IS Exterior Designer


Lexus International has released a video with IS exterior designer Hideaki Iida talking about his process and inspiration.

Lexus IS 200t Turbo Prototype Spotted in Colorado?


A camouflaged Lexus IS prototype with emissions testing equipment and manufacturer plates was spotted in the Colorado Rocky Mountains by The Fast Lane Car: As suggested by TFLCar, a plausible possibility for this IS prototype is the testing of the 2.0L turbo engine first introduced with the NX 200t. Lexus has already trademarked IS 200t […]

Lexus IS Named Best Executive Car in Scottish Car of the Year Awards


The Lexus IS has been named Executive Car of the Year in the Scottish Car of the Year Awards: Alasdair Suttie, [Association of Scottish Motoring Writers] President, said: “In a marketplace dominated by German offerings, the Lexus IS delivers a unique take on the compact luxury theme. It feels fresh and different to the more […]

Photo Gallery: Lexus RC F SPORT, NX F SPORT, and IS F SPORT All Together


Ace photographer Ste Ho pulled together the Lexus RC F SPORT, NX F SPORT, and IS F SPORT for a tidy little photoshoot: There’s a great shot with all three models together: (Before seeing all these models side-by-side, I would have said the spindle grille was different on every vehicle — surprised by how similar […]

Auto Express Comparison: Lexus IS 300h vs. Mercedes C300 BlueTEC Hybrid


Auto Express prefers the Lexus IS 300h over the new Mercedes C300 BlueTEC Hybrid: In the battle of the hybrid saloons, the IS 300h takes a narrow win. Its hybrid powertrain feels better resolved than the Mercedes’, as it relies on the electric motor more frequently to save fuel, is more refined and switches between […]

Motor Trend Long Term Test Report on the 2014 Lexus IS


Scott Evans from Motor Trend has just wrapped up a year behind the wheel of the Lexus IS model range: A year with the Lexus IS line, then, confirms expectations. They’re comfortable, reliable cars that are also sporty in a corner. They’re not the most fun or emotional cars in the class, but they won’t […]