Third-Generation Lexus IS Teased Before Beijing Auto Show

3rd Gen Lexus IS Front

Third-generation Lexus IS was introduced in 2013 and this year, it is going to receive its first revision. This change will bring upgraded headlights and new look for front bumper. Spindle grille is still huge and is surrounded by chrome trim just like the one available on outgoing version of this model.

Other possible changes are not revealed yet but there are chances of different taillights and little revisions to the model’s rear bumper to keep it competitive and fresh. Some modifications inside the cabin are also on the agenda such as an updated infotainment system and more technology goodies. It comprises of additional driver aids.

3rd Gen Lexus IS

The company is not saying anything about mechanical changes in facelifted IS at this point. In America, you can get this model with turbocharged 2.0-liter engine making 241 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. In IS 350 (AWD and RWD), you will get a naturally-aspirated 3.5-liter V6 engine that develops 306 hp and 277 lb-ft torque and in IS 300 AWD, it makes 255 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque.

Lexus is also selling hybrid 300h model in select markets. It combines a 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine with electric motor to develop a total output of 223 horsepower. Lexus IS facelift will be unveiled on 25th April 2016 at Beijing Auto Show. It will like arrive in America before the end of 2016 as 2017 model.

3rd Gen Lexus IS Rear

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