Lexus IS luxury sports sedan is model which attracts its buyers with great combination of luxury, agility and sports style. For 2016 company prepared three version of this model: IS 200t, IS 300 AWD and IS 350. The thing which is the most important for this new model is new turbocharged four-cylinder engine from the NX 200t. Company finally decided IS to receive some new engine options for this model.Buyers can also decide whether they want a model with rear-wheel drive, four-wheel or F Sport variant. We can expect this sport sedan to hit the market sometimes at the end of this year.
Engine and specs
The IS 200t has turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, the exact same device fitted to the NX 200t. The engine delivers 241 horsepower as well as 258 pound-feet of torque in the IS sedan, the latter of which is available from simply 1,650 rpm. It’s paired with an eight-speed automated as well as drives the rear wheels just. Efficiency estimates consist of a 0-62 mph time of around 7.0 secs and a top speed of 143 mph.
Next up is the IS 300, which is an additional new enhancement for the 2016 design year. This is readily available specifically with all-wheel drive and features only a six-speed automatic. Its 3.5-liter V-6 is rated at 255 hp and also 236 lb-ft.
Those trying to find the most grunt must pick the IS 350. This design is available with rear- or all-wheel drive, and like the IS 200t it has an eight-speed automatic. Its engine is rated at 306 hp as well as 277 lb-ft.
2016 Lexus IS Changes
Outside, the 2016 IS 200t looks similar to the remainder of the IS schedule of cars, except for the warning “IS 200t” badges. That’s not a bad point though, as the current-generation IS lineup is pretty great looking. It is bold, yet not over the top, as well as it looks flashy without eliminating from its classiness.
Besides the brand-new engines, the Lexus IS 2016 gains an optional Premium Plus Package which includes a power tilt/telescopic wheel and also rain-sensing wipers. A warmed steering wheel is a; sp readily available as a standalone choice as well as there’s a recently readily available Lexus Enform Service Connect system which gives proprietors with a variety of automobile info on their smartphone. The whole IS schedule could likewise be outfitted with an F SPORT package which includes an aggressive physical body set, a sport-tuned suspension and also unique 18-inch alloy wheels.
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Release date and price
We can expect new IS to hit the market sometimes later this year. We still don’t have official information about price but as soon as we find we will inform you. So continue following us.
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