New 2014 Lexus IS officially revealed — IS 250, IS 350, F Sport, IS 300h…

8 Июн 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »
LEXUS IS250/300H

New 2014 Lexus IS officially – IS 250, IS 350, F Sport, IS the first ever hybrid IS

seen some pics. now the new IS has been officially revealed at The all-new 3-Series fighter its debut with three – IS 250, IS 350 and the hybrid IS 300h. The which will be available in and Japan, but not USA, is the first IS to a hybrid drivetrain.

UPDATE: The new IS is now launched in Malaysia. Click for our launch report and pics.

The Hybrid Drive system in the IS combines an electric motor and a new 2.5 litre four-cylinder Atkinson petrol engine, equipped D-4S fuel injection, VVT-i and an Exhaust Gas Recirculation Total system output is 217 bhp and is targeting class-leading sub-100g/km CO2 and average fuel consumption of 23 km/l.

The petrol-only IS models carry on naturally aspirated 2.5 and 3.5 litre V6 The 204 hp 4GR-FSE V6 in the IS 250 is paired to a six-speed but the IS 350 features the eight-speed, Sport Shift (SPDS) automatic the IS F with quicker shifts, torque converter lockup and blips in manual mode.

The new IS is the first Lexus to adopt “G Artificial Intelligence” (G-AI) in Sport mode. This automatically selects the optimal and downshift pattern in response to G and maintains the selected gear a corner.

Speaking of modes, Mode Select offers up to switchable driving modes – Normal, Sprot and Sport S+ (S+ on IS 350 only) – that optimise systems to suit the driver’s combination.

The new IS aims to offer a driving experience. Laser welding and adhesive body techniques, which, together additional spot welding, increased the car’s overall rigidity.

The double wishbone front has been revised, giving a 20% in roll rigidity. At the rear, a new multi-link system similar to featured in the new GS. Changes to the structure and of the steering rack have lighter, smoother and more steering feel.

LEXUS IS250/300H

The new IS can be had with an F package, which is not just aesthetics, but bring “genuine enhancements” via specially tuned and steering.

F Sport cars have a grille and front bumper There are more prominent trim elements and a different pattern is used for the grille. The of the spindle-shaped grille is set higher on the standard models, creating a lower grille that can in the greater volume of cooling

Inside, F Sport exclusive provide extra support. The are made using an integrated method that ensures are no gaps between the upholstery and the giving both good and lateral holding.

The current IS is tight inside, something the new should fix, thanks to width (+10 mm) and a longer (+70 mm to 2,800 mm). says that the combination of the wheelbase and a thinner front design delivers best-in-class (+85 mm compared to the current and rear seat access. The new seats also have a split-folding function.

For the IS 300h, the hybrid battery is located beneath the boot board. Boot volume is 450 30 litres less than the IS.

Full high res gallery and are after the jump.

LEXUS IS250/300H
LEXUS IS250/300H
LEXUS IS250/300H
LEXUS IS250/300H


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