Lexus IS (2014)

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Lexus Lexus IS 300h

Lexus IS

The all-new Lexus IS range made its European at the 2013 Geneva Motor The range includes the IS 300h the first IS to feature Lexus Drive — and the rear-wheel IS 250, as well as a further of the F Sport package, available for models.

Driving performance is the single most important of sport sedan ownership by segment customers. In conjunction a dramatic new design featuring the spindle grille, the new IS has been to provide outstanding dynamic and driving experience.

‘We an entirely different approach to the of the new IS’ said Junichi IS Chief Engineer. ‘Rather developing each individual in the hope that they combine to offer an engaging experience, we first established the driving experience owners as our major premise, and then we the individual performance elements to it.’

‘Every aspect of the new IS has engineered with a renewed on the sporting performance, agile accurate response to driver and highly communicative feedback.’

The new IS also showcases an all-new that combines all the refinement and expected of any Lexus, with a sporting, focused driver’s a significant improvement in rear space for best-in-class roominess, and a more convenient luggage

2014 Lexus IS


The dramatic design, sleek and tight, sporting proportions of the IS perfectly reflect the significant made to the dynamic capabilities and performance of the Lexus premium sedan.

At 4,665 mm overall, the new IS is 80 mm longer and 10 mm wider than its . The front overhang has increased by 10 mm, and the wheelbase has been extended by 70 mm to mm.

Following the new generation GS . ES and LS models, the IS features the sophisticated dynamism of the spindle grille frontal awarding the compact sedan a of aggressive elegance, a more road presence and a stronger identity.

Beneath a new pop-up hood which allows for the lowest vehicle front profile optimising pedestrian impact the grille is flanked by headlamp clearly positioned on a higher than the grille itself.

The powerfully articulated headlamp is by Lexus trademark L-shaped LED Running Lights (DRL) independently below the cluster, the new IS a unique, highly distinctive signature.

In profile, the strong beltline creates the impression of rear tyres and a lowered of gravity. The mass of the cabin appears to be concentrated rearwards, applying weight to the rear to enhance the perception of traction. A crease line flowing the lower body, through the wheel arch and into the lamp clusters adds dynamism to the sweeping elegance of the sporting profile.

The clean, coupe-like lines of the new IS are further by a rear wheel arch treatment which gives the greater prominence by allowing it to be 5 mm further outboard and closer to the arch, and a laser-brazed roof which joins the roof and members without the need for an roof drip moulding.


The clean, horizontal of the new Lexus IS interior design is by the strong upward sweep of the console, creating a snug, ergonomically ideal environment within which the driver can exploit the new Lexus compact superb driving dynamics.

The designed, quilted driver’s offers greater comfort and lateral support. The seat hip has been lowered by 20 mm. The new, 3-spoke, 370 mm diameter steering features a new paddle shift shape for easier, more operation, and improved ergonomics to the switchgear.

The angle of the wheel has lowered 3 degrees, and steering adjustment has been increased by 23 mm, a more sporting driving

With 50 mm of its 70 mm longer wheelbase to increased rear seat and 20 mm dedicated to increased luggage the new, 10 mm wider IS offers seat occupants significantly levels of comfort. The combination of wheelbase and a thinner front design generates an 85 mm increase in room for the new, 60:40 seats. And a 20 mm increase in the gap between the B and the front corner of the seat accessibility.

Throughout the interior, high materials and finishes convey premium look and feel, a level of craftsmanship and attention to for which Lexus is globally Soft touch finishes including knee pads side of the centre console for driver and front passenger

The new IS follows the GS and LS in adopting a Drive Select system, with illumination and multi-information display changing from blue to red in driving modes, along the switching of the hybrid system to a tachometer in the IS 300h.

Dual-zone Air with Electrostatic Switches

The new IS a dual-zone air conditioning system touch-sensitive, electrostatic switches to the air conditioning temperature. Sliding a up or down the bar shaped switch for temperature adjustment in 0.5 degree Temperature can also be adjusted by pressing the top or bottom half of the or the arrow markings.

Advanced Systems

Two types of multimedia are available for use in conjunction with the 7 full colour display, Display Audio (LDA) and Multi Vision Navigation

The EMVN system is operated via a generation Lexus Remote Interface (RTI) multi-function device, which has been for increased user-friendliness and ease of

iPod functionality and interface has been enhanced; via USB port the iPod menu can now be driven the vehicle’s steering wheel switches, and album cover art on the 7 multimedia screen.

Premium System

The new Lexus IS is fitted a sound system representing the generation of realism and clarity in sound. It features a fully Class-D, 6 or 8 channel amplifier of creating virtually distortion-free with minimal voltage The natural sound dynamics and harmonies generated by the high amplification are faithfully reproduced by an 6 or 8-speaker layout which a new, 55 mm wide-range tweeter.

Mark Levinson® Premium System

Available with the new EMVN system, the Mark Premium Surround System sound based on the concepts of Dynamics and Effortless Transient which combine natural with high response and performance to offer sound equivalent to that of a live, hall performance.

Using the technologies as those found in home audio systems, it a 12 channel fully digital amplifier generating a total of 835 Watts through 15 GreenEdgeTM loudspeakers. A new Auto Volume automatically adjusts system for each song being to ensure consistent volume and full audibility for even the passages of music.

Developing the volume for the same power GreenEdgeTM power-saving technology has incorporated into each of the 15 GreenEdgeTM technology covers a frequency band than systems, giving an enhanced range.

The new IS will be available in in two versions — the 2.5 litre V6 engined IS 250 and the IS 300h: the first IS to feature Lexus Hybrid

Reinforcing the company’s commitment to the of full hybrid drive the new Lexus IS 300h is equipped a second generation Lexus Drive system, which significant reductions in fuel and CO2, NOx and particulate (PM) with no loss of performance.

The hybrid drive system a powerful 105 kW/143 DIN hp electric with a newly developed, 2.5 133 kW/181 DIN hp, four-cylinder Atkinson petrol engine featuring a generation D-4S fuel system, Dual VVT-i and a Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR)

With the rear wheels through the hybrid system’s Continuously Variable Transmission total system power is 164 DIN hp. The new IS 300h combines a 0-100 acceleration time of 8.3 seconds and a speed of 200 km/h.

Conversely, the new full hybrid returns an fuel consumption of 4.3 l/100 km, and CO2 emissions from 99 g/km.

The new IS is also the first Lexus hybrid to install the battery the luggage deck board, compartment capacity on a par with of petrol engine models.

Sequential Shiftmatic

The IS 300h’s can also act as a sequential shiftmatic operated via steering wheel-mounted shifters. The system has been to more closely match speed increases in line vehicle acceleration. Under engine braking force is in six steps, with a shift similar to that of a manual In combination, these E-CVT offer drivers a more driving experience.

Active Control (ASC)

The driving is further enhanced through the of Active Sound Control a new technology that compliments the sound with audio through a dedicated loudspeaker, the engine sounds of acceleration and even when the engine is off and the full hybrid IS 300h is under electric motor alone.

The new IS 250 will be available in with the rear-wheel drive of the 2.5 litre V6 petrol engine. It 152 kW/207 DIN hp at 6,400 rpm and 250 Nm of torque at rpm, accelerating the IS 250 from km/h in 8.1 seconds and giving a speed of 225 km/h.

Carried from the current IS 250, the double overhead camshaft, 24 2,499 cc V6 petrol engine is of a compact and lightweight design. reduction measures include the use of an die-cast cylinder block and manifold, and a resin-made intake The overall engine assembly is even lighter and more through the installation of the water and oil within the chain cover.

The V6 D-4 direct injection and Dual (Variable Valve Timing-intelligent) to intake and exhaust camshafts, engine performance.

6-Speed Electronically Controlled Transmission

The IS 250’s ‘6 Super close-ratio 6-speed automatic features a sequential manual mode. It incorporates numerous including faster shift earlier torque converter and downshift throttle blips to the range of driving modes through the Drive Mode system.


The of segment-leading driving enjoyment has at the heart of the new IS development programme, and none of the quietness and comfort in any Lexus- every aspect of the new sedan’s driving dynamics has painstakingly engineered to that

The new bodyshell is lighter, yet more than its predecessor. The front system has been revised, and an all new suspension system adopted, outstanding grip performance excellent response to steering

A new steering system offers a smoother, more accurate feel with enhanced to inputs and greater feedback to the

A new Drive Mode Select features up to five switchable modes- EV (IS 300h only), NORMAL, SPORT/SPORT S and SPORT S+, to the driver’s preferred combination of comfort, performance and handling

Lexus IS F Sport models may be recognised by an exclusive grille and bumper design. The ‘waistline’ of the is higher than on standard increasing the area of the lower to make it capable of drawing in a volume of cooling air appropriate to a performance.

The grille itself has a L-shaped mesh finish and the section is trimmed with a prominent chrome-plated trim that of the standard IS.

The bottom of the front bumpers feature LED and F Sport-exclusive aerodynamic detailing to both downforce and enhanced cooling. Unique 18 wheels a Y-spoke design and a dark metallic coated finish identifies them with the LFA

F Sport models are available in a of eight exterior colours of two, Ultrasonic Blue and Nova, are exclusive. White has been developed exclusively to the pure, sporting nature of the as represented by the LFA supercar.

On board, F models inherit the Innovate meter with moving ring from the LFA. An highly supportive sports design uses an ‘integrated construction method, ensuring there are no gaps between upholstery and foam padding to excellent comfort with lateral holding performance.

interior trim detailing an F Sport steering wheel and knob finished in perforated metal film 3-D-effect black seat stitching, and pedals and scuff plates. A of two interior colour schemes a new Dark Rose finish is exclusive to F Sport.

Both the front and rear systems and the Electric Power (EPS) are exclusively tuned for the F package, enhancing IS handling without detriment to ride

An Adaptive Variable Suspension system is an option exclusive to the IS F Sport. The system allows the to fine tune the IS F Sport’s characteristics with a choice of two settings; ‘Normal’ mode, for driving comfort, and Sport S+ for improved body control and responses to steering input cornering.


Lexus is designed to offer the highest levels of active, and preventive safety. Incorporating unique Vehicle Dynamics Management (VDIM) system, the new IS range builds on the already safety performance of the current model with the addition of advanced new active safety

They include an Automatic Beam (AHB) headlamp a Lane Departure Alert system, a Blind Spot (BSM) and a Rear Cross Alert (RCTA) system.

The new IS is equipped with a sophisticated System (PCS) which drivers collision avoidance that is effective in helping even high-speed collisions.

a highly rigid body of exceptional car-to-car impact no less than 8 airbags are as standard, and a newly developed hood design allows for the possible vehicle front whilst optimising pedestrian protection.

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