2010 Facelift: Lexus IS

Lexus gives to the IS a gentle facelift and immediately introduces the new IS 200D.

IS IS 220d replaces the 200D and has a 2.2-liter diesel engine with 150 hp and 340 Nm of torque. The engine is now equipped with a soot particle filter and is coupled to a six-speed manual. The CO2 emissions were also reduced by 134 grams per kilometer in some countries he is fiscally advantageous than its predecessor. The average consumption is 5.1 litres/100 km IS 200D, 0.4 liters less than the 220d which it replaces. Really sporty, the IS 200D is obviously not the sprint from 0 to 100 km / h takes 10.2 seconds to complete fact, but that should not spoil the fun. .

Besides the IS 200D also at the IS 250 and IS 250C, a lot more economical models, the V6 petrol engine has been refined and now meets the emission EURO5. The capacity remains unchanged at 208 hp and 252 Nm of torque, but the average consumption dropped it from 9.1 to 8.6 litres/100 km. The CO2 emissions were reduced from 209 to 194 grams per kilometer.

The Lexus IS will also get some optical adjustments : standard LED daytime running lights, and more colors can be chosen for the interior. There are also new wheels available and who chooses the F-Sport performance gets a new front spoiler with integrated fog lights, a new grille and a rear spoiler with integrated stop lamp on top. The F-Sport also gets new 18 “rims in a dark silver finish, clearly inspired by the IS F. Inside, the F-Sport is equipped with a sport steering wheel and the front seats are upholstered in leather and Alcantara.

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