Lexus IS receives a minor facelift in Paris

Paris Motor Show will mark the beginning of a very subtle facelift for the Lexus IS. All engines in the range have undergone small changes, but develop the same levels of power and torque.

Japanese from Lexus will launch a new version of the model is the entry level with a minor facelift at the Paris Motor Show. Facelift site is so discreet that it can be seen only by connoisseurs mark with a fine eye for detail, the only changes being made at the lights. Lexus IS’s taillights were also exchanged with other units, but the differences between new and old minor stops. Optional equipment were changed and exterior colors and alloy wheels has been increased. A new type of leather upholstery is offered with a heating system in their seats and automatic windscreen wipers and mirror antiorbire is included in the package above.

New Lexus model IS220d IS200d replaced and is equipped with a 2.2-liter diesel engine developing 150 hp and 340 Nm. The unit emits 134 grams CO2 per kilometer, and Lexus IS200d needs 10.2 seconds to accelerate from 0-100 km / h, while average consumption is 5.1 liters per cent. 2.2-liter diesel unit is the same one used by IS220d, except that an output lower and lower torque to allow lower CO2 emissions. V6 petrol IS250 patterns were converted to the Euro 5 and the full range of engines received the same treatment, without power or maximum torque to be affected. However, prices of Lexus IS remained unchanged.

Revised level equipment Lexus F-Sport IS range. It has a new front bumper, with a new grille and a set of 18-inch alloy wheels with unique design. New leather steering wheel and a receiving system for gear shifting paddles and pedals were replaced with aluminum components. Interior decorations are made of a material that mimics titanium and front seats are covered in a combination of leather and Alcantara.

Photo Gallery of the New Lexus IS facelift below