Detroit celebrates the second generation of the Lexus IS their world premiere, which will be available with all-wheel drive and a hybrid version.
The 2014 new Lexus IS celebrated at the Detroit Motor Show premiered. The design was adapted more to the larger models like the GS and LS and shows the new design language for the brand very much.
With a dynamic and edgy at the same time would like the design of the second generation IS achieve even greater success in Europe against the other premium models of the middle class.
Lexus did so, the interior again significantly upgraded and just as sporty and luxuriously fitted out, as one would expect at the sight of the body.
For those to whom the IS there still is not sporty enough, there is also an F-Sport version, which is available for all engine and large spoilers all around to reach its own target audience.
When the engine can. Between the IS250, the IS350 and the IS300h choose the solution will support a hybrid model in the IS series The V6 engines from the IS250 and IS350 are also completely tuned for sportiness, the IS 350 RWD has even a "Sport Direct Shift" automatic transmission with 8 gears.
Upon request, the new generation of the IS is also available with all-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive is standard on board the luxury midsize sedan.
The new IS is also a "Drive Mode Select" equipped system, in which the driver can choose between different driving modes. The modes "ECO", "Normal" and "Sport" there is in all versions, the IS 350 has also still a "Sport S +" mode.
For the new Lexus IS also many assistance systems are available, among others, there is a lane departure warning and blind spot warning. As standard, the IS also has 10 air bags.
In North America, the new IS comes into the race in mid-2013, it will only come to Europe later this year.