The fresh evolution of the IS compact sedan builds on the inspired character and distinctive spirit of the IS as Lexus’s original sports-focused sedan. Its development started with the fun-to-drive experience and sporty design woven into the IS’s DNA, and focused on evolving pure sports driving pleasure to a higher level, boosting driving fun and fuelling the desire to drive even further.


The IS’s dramatic statement of sporting intent is instantly compelling, its powerful stance and flowing lines projecting a vital sense of forward movement. The dynamic presence of the front face creates a clear contrast between a fresh evolution of the iconic Lexus spindle grille in the center, and the power expressed by the solid corners that connect the front bumper and fenders.

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3.5-liter V6 engine The sophisticated V6 engine integrates advanced technologies that include a D-4S fuel injection system that features both direct and port injectors to balance high power output with fuel efficiency, and Dual VVT-i which increases torque and output, contributing to excellent fuel economy and reduced emissions.

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The outer lines of the headlamp flow above the LED DRL (Daytime Running Lamp) then converge, to create a unique sharp-eyed look. The 3-eye LED low beams illuminate in an L shape, evoking a next-generation Lexus identity.

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When the millimetre-wave radar and monocular camera detect a collision with a vehicle ahead is likely, it alerts the driver using a buzzer and on the multi-information display, and activates pre-crash brake assist when the driver depresses the brake pedal. If the driver cannot depress the brake pedal, then it activates the pre-crash brakes to help avoid a collision or mitigate the impact force.

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Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Deep Blue Mica
  • Graphite Black Glass Flake
  • Heat Blue Contrast Layering(F Sport)
  • Madder Red
  • Mercury Gray Mica
  • Platinum Silver Metallic
  • Red Mica Crystal Shine
  • Sonic Quartz
  • Sonic Titanium
  • White Nova Glass Flake

Interior Colors

  • Chateau
  • Dark Rose (F Sport)
  • Nuance Black
  • Topaz Brown