Lexus today revealed the pricing and specification details of its all-new IS range, which will be launched in the UK this summer. The line-up, unveiled at the North American International Motor Show in Detroit includes the first full-hybrid IS, the IS 300h, together with the 2.5-litre petrol-powered IS 250. Both versions feature rear-wheel drive and will be available with a further evolution of Lexus’s F Sport package.

  • New Lexus IS to deliver bold new styling and enhanced driving performance in all new package
  • Pricing starts from £26,495 for IS 250 SE models,
  • IS 300h SE models available from £29,495
  • 2.5-litre full hybrid system available for the first time in IS range, with CO2 emissions from 99g/km
  • Lexus dealers available to take orders from today, with deliveries from mid July

Lexus dealers are open for orders from today, with customer deliveries from mid July, the third generation IS benefits from Lexus’ new focus on a rewarding driving experience and bold design, featuring the signature spindle grille.

The entry point to the new range is the SE, priced from £26,495 for the 2.5-litre IS 250, and £29,495 for the 2.5-litre full hybrid IS 300h. This model is generously specified, and includes the following specifications:

  • 16” alloy wheels
  • Drive mode select (Normal, Eco & Sport – additional EV mode on IS 300h)
  • Cruise Control
  • Smart entry and start system
  • Dual-zone climate control air conditioning
  • Power-fold heated mirrors
  • HID headlamps with dusk sensing function
  • 8 airbags
  • 60/40 split rear seats (IS 250 only)
  • Lexus display audio with DAB and Bluetooth connectivity
  • Temporary spare wheel (Tyrerepair kit on IS 300h)

The feature model of the new IS range is the Luxury, priced from £27,995 for IS 250, and £30,995 for IS 300h. This model adds the following to the SE model:

  • 17” alloy wheels
  • Lexus Park Assist
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • 60/40 split rear seats (both IS 250 & IS 300h)

F Sport is priced from £30,495 for IS 250, and £33,495 for IS 300h, and adds further sport cues to the interior and exterior design, including:

  • 18” 10 spoke F Sport alloy wheels
  • Sport suspension with lateral damping system
  • F Sport mesh grille
  • LFA-style instrument meters
  • F Sport aluminium sports pedals
  • F Sport leather trim on steering wheel and gear lever

Premier models are priced from £35,495 for IS 250 and £38,495 for IS 300h, and offers the highest standard specifications available, including:

  • 18” 5 spoke alloy wheels
  • Automatically folding wing mirrors
  • 8-way power-assisted leather seats including heating and ventilation functions
  • Electrically operated steering column
  • 7-inchHDDfull map satellite navigation system with dynamic route guidance, rear view camera and connected services
  • Mark Levinson sound system with 15 speakers and 5.1 channel surround sound

Accessories

A range of options are available for New IS, giving owners a cost-effective way of adding items of specification that are important to them.

Black leather upholstery is available on Luxury and F Sport models. Pricing starts from £1,400 for 6 way adjustable leather seats with heater function (available on Luxury models only). F Sport customers can also specify 8 way adjustable leather seats with heater and ventilation functions for £2,300, in either black or dark rose leather.

7-inch HDD full map satellite navigation system featured as standard on Premier models is available as an option on the rest of the range for £1,995.

Premier models can be equipped with a sunroof for £1,000

Metallic or mica paint can be specified on all models for £610

Colour range

SE, Luxury and Premier models are available in an 8 colour range: Velvet Black, Arctic Pearl, Satin Silver, Sonic Titanium, Mercury Grey, Mesa Red, Atlantic Blue and Celestial Black.  F Sport models are available in F Sport White and Ultra Blue, colours that are unique to this model.

Prices

MODEL POWERTRAIN OTR PRICE TRANSMISSION
IS 250 SE 2.5-litre V6 petrol £26,495 6AT
IS 300h SE 2.5-litre full hybrid £29,495 E-CVT
IS 250 Luxury 2.5-litre V6 petrol £27,995 6AT
IS 300h Luxury 2.5-litre full hybrid £30,995 E-CVT
IS 250 F Sport 2.5-litre V6 petrol £30,495 6AT
IS 300h F Sport 2.5-litre full hybrid £33,495 E-CVT
IS 250 Premier 2.5-litre V6 petrol £35,495 6AT
IS 300h Premier 2.5-litre full hybrid £38,495 E-CVT