The Lexus IS is a sequence of entry level elegant and among the popular vehicles made since 1998. Its product started under the initial name Toyota Altezza. Throughout these years it has lived to see three generations. The start of the 3rd generation was the year 2014, and the car was presented under symbol 1S250.
2016 Lexus IS is going to be its natural successor and will probably be manufactured in the same manufacturing plant in Tahara Japan. These vehicles are easy to describe using two words classy and elegant. The firm is convinced that it will be one of the best in its class category, and it will increase sales and hence improving the popularity of the firm.
Interior and Exterior
This upcoming vehicle will utilize Toyota fresh new N platform. It will be presented in sedan and coupe versions. From the front area, the vehicle will feature 3D spindle grille and a light with an L symbol. The interior will appear elegant and more comfortable for the drivers, and the seats will be covered in leather. It will probably retain 12,3 inches LCD screen that features a navigation system and more modern technology which will place this car on top of its competitors.
Engine of 2016 Lexus IS
Below the hood of 2016 Lexus IS will be the old engine but with more energy and most likely a new double turbo engine. What is being talked about here is an old turbo charged 2L engine but with more energy producing 240 hp and around 260 lb-ft of torque. What’s more there will be a new 4L V6 engine with 370hp with a 430 lb-ft of torque. Nevertheless, information regarding this engine is just speculation; official information is yet to be released. The engine will be fitted with a dual clutch automatic transmission featuring 8 gears. Drivers will have an option of choosing between the rear wheel drive and the drive with all 4 wheels. All wheel drives come with a number of benefits and it will assist the vehicle to move forward during bad weather. Insider’s information and engineers are working tirelessly to minimize fuel consumption
2016 Lexus IS Price and Release Date
Official information from the company indicates that 2016 Lexus IS will hit the market in the 1st half of 2016. There is some speculation that the 2016 Lexus is price will range from $32,000 and $35,000 for this upcoming base model.
There is definitely a lot to desired in this new upcoming model, the company promises not to disappoint, and drivers now have something fresh to look forward to.