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2019 Lexus IS 350 F Sport Review – the last of a dying breed

If you’re in the market for a compact sports sedan these days, chances are you’ll be looking at something with a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Now I’m not going to go and criticise you for that decision as it’s one that makes sense – after all, engines of such a size …

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2017 Lexus IS 300h Review

As if the outgoing model wasn’t bold enough, Lexus has gone even more courageous with the updated 2017 IS sports sedan. Launching on the backdrop of one million global sales and a teasy advertising campaign celebrating those who dare to step forward, the 3 Series and C-Class rival boasts the strongest …

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Refreshed 2017 Lexus IS range pricing and specification announced

Lexus has launched the facelifted IS sports sedan in Australia today on the backdrop of one million global sales of the 3 Series and C-Class rival. The new IS range is expected to assist Lexus achieve a new all-time sales record in Australia of more than 9,000 deliveries. The substantial improvements …

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Facelifted 2017 Lexus IS sedan officially unveiled

Lexus has officially unveiled the facelifted 2016 IS sedan at the Beijing Motor Show today, delivering daring new styling and updated safety, luxury and convenience features. Headlining the exterior styling changes is a new front fascia even bolder than before with new headlights, redesigned front bumper with larger air intakes …

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Lexus teases refreshed IS sedan ahead of Beijing debut

Lexus is set to unveil the updated 2016 IS sedan at the Beijing Motor Show next week. The announcement is accompanied by a shadowed teaser image of the midsize luxury sport sedan, giving a glimpse of the facelifted model’s redesigned headlights and front bumper. The new headlights ditch the current …

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Lexus reveals functional Cardboard Origami Car

When you think of Origami you tend to think of the Swan, Crane or flower. However, we bet a Lexus IS doesn’t come to mind. And that’s just what the people over at Lexus have built, an functional IS sports sedan comprised of over 1700 pieces of recyclable corrugated cardboard. …

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Lexus IS gains new 2.0 litre turbo

Lexus is expanding the IS sedan range with a new 2.0-litre turbo powered variant. Following the launch of NX 200t in early 2015 and the announced arrival of RX 200t by the end of the year, the IS is the third Lexus model to be fitted with this new engine. …

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Lexus freshens up IS, ES and CT for spring

Lexus has added additional specification and splashes of colour to its IS, ES and CT models this spring. The updates include a range of cosmetic, usability and technology upgrades to the three vehicles. Headlining the updates on the IS model is the addition of Rear Cross Traffic Alert to F …

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2014 Lexus IS 300h Review

The Lexus IS 300h completes the last piece of the jigsaw in the Japanese premium marque’s hybrid offerings. Every model in the Lexus’ line up now has a petrol-electric variant, as the brand hopes for hybrid models to make up half of its total sales. The IS 300h is the …

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2013 Lexus IS Sedan Review

Fun. Agile. Exciting. We could hardly imagine using these words to describe a Lexus just a few years ago, but here they are, adequately defining the new 2013 Lexus IS. It’s the dawn of a new era for the cardigan clad and pleat trousered Japanese brand. Since taking over the …

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Lexus IS350 F Sport with 20-inch Vossen wheels

The recently launched Lexus IS range is arguably the best luxury sports sedan this year. Packed with a long list of standard equipment, hugely improved dynamics and a highly tuneable engine, it will, no doubt, be a tuner’s best friend. Vossen seems to agree with us and got their hands …

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Lexus RC F realistically imagined

Japanese car magazine BEST CAR has published a rendering of the the Lexus RC F coupe. Having recently filed for trademark, the new “RC” nameplate is expected to be the next member to join the Lexus family, alongside the new “NS” line of sporty crossover. The Lexus RC range will …

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Next-generation Lexus IS Convertible realistically imagined

RM Design has created a rendering of the next generation Lexus IS convertible. With a coupe based on the Lexus LF-CC concept already a certainty, it only makes sense for Lexus to release a convertible version of the coupe. Compared to the outgoing Lexus IS hard top convertible which we …

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Lexus shows LF-CC Concept and 2013 IS F-Sport at Design Awards

So just how much of the Lexus LF-CC concept design has dribbled down to the new 2013 Lexus IS? Well, at the recent Australian International Design Awards, Lexus has brought the two cars together to showcase the company’s evolving L-Finesse design language. Parked side by side, the similarities between the LF-CC …

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