2017 Lexus IS Redesign, Release, Changes

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2017 Lexus IS Redesign

The Lexus IS was introduced to the market as a 2013 model year vehicle. Since then, an athletic sedan sold to a great level beyond the expectations of Lexus. At present, the current Lexus IS model is a few years old, and the automaker took it upon itself to provide its athletic small entry-level car a refresh. Even though there is not a whole bunch that changed, the headlight modules of the vehicle will take on a special shape, and the front part will be more athletic than that of the outgoing model.

A daring new styling direction, exciting performance and innovative technology defined the completely new Lexus IS that was introduced in 2013. Since then, sales of the luxury brand’s entry-level sedan have surpassed expectations, outselling the previous-generation model, which was very popular in its own right. At the 2016 Beijing Auto Show, Lexus has taken the covers off the new Lexus IS, armed with a fresh new look and a number of important changes.

Because the original styling of the current Lexus IS has proved so popular, Lexus has kept the essence of car’s exterior appearance intact; however, the entire front fascia of the new model has undergone a transformation, highlighted by new headlamps, large air intakes in the front bumper and an evolution of Lexus’ spindle grille. The bumpers, with incorporated air intakes, flow dynamically from the fenders, giving the new front end a high level of aggressiveness. The new grille folds back at a higher point, changing its top and bottom proportions that enhance its sporty feel with a visually lower center of gravity, while blending effortlessly into the reshaped hood. The sleeker profile of the IS, together with the enhanced character line that runs down the side of the car, makes the new Lexus IS seem as if it’s in constant motion even when sitting still. The F SPORT’s grille features an exclusive 3-dimentional F-mesh pattern, with jet-black metallic coating that incorporates functional brake ducts. These brake ducts provide a sense of continuity with the side garnishes that enhance the vehicle’s aerodynamic performance. Adding to the Lexus IS’s dynamic flair are standard 10-spoke 17-in. wheels that boast new designs with bright machine finishes. Changes to the rear are highlighted by more pronounced “L”-shaped LED light guides that are now triple layered within the taillight housing and new rectangular chrome exhaust tips that accentuate the car’s sporting nature. Also, two new paint schemes Deep Blue Mica and Graphite Black Glass Flake have been added to the Lexus IS’s exterior color palate.

2017 Lexus IS Price

Pricing for the new 2017 Lexus IS has been set at $38,500 – $43,500 based on current exchange rates. If there are changes on the 2017 Lexus IS we will notify you as soon as possible, so keep follow our blog.

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2017 Lexus IS Redesign

The 2017 Lexus IS sedan will also come with a new set of tail lamps, innovative wheel designs, and even a couple of new colors. On the indoor part of the new vehicle, the cabin comes equipped with a redesigned infotainment display, and there are some other notable refinements inside the cabin. The safety equipment even got a tad love with this redesign. The sedan will be launched with three models, such as the strongest 2017 Lexus IS 350. IS 300 and the base model, IS 200t.

The 2017 IS upgrades include a more aggressive-looking grille, new headlights and new wheel designs. The rear gets more pronounced LED taillights and new rectangular chrome exhaust tips. Two new exterior colors are Deep Blue Mica and Graphite Black Glass Flake.

Changes inside are relatively minor. The IS’ multimedia screen grows to 10.3 inches from its previous 7 inches. Lexus’ available Remote Touch Interface, a knob-based controller on the center console, gets some new buttons to aid usability. Ahead of it, the climate and stereo controls are a little more sunken now to fit between the IS’ knee bolsters.

The performance-oriented 2017 IS F Sport’s grille features a three-dimensional F-mesh pattern with jet-black metallic coating and functional brake ducts. In the cabin, the infotainment screen on the 2017 IS has grown from 7 inches to 10.3 inches. The user interface is more intuitive, courtesy of new “Enter” buttons that have been added to the sides of the Remote Touch Interface.

2017 Lexus IS Specs

For the most exterior part, the overall look has remained identical, but there are a few extremely attractive changes. Among the external parts, the most eminent exterior change that can be observed in the new vehicle is the front. It comes outfitted with a continuous, absolute-height grille in both standard trim and in the F-Sport trim, in conjunction with a fresh bumper, which is accommodating gigantic corner air channels, and revamped headlamps, at the same time as maintaining the discordant L-shaped Nike symbol-shaped daytime running lamps. However, the F Sport, which is the performance-focused model of the 2017 IS comes outfitted with a grille that comes with a three-dimensional F-net outline with jet-black metallic casing and handy brake ducts.

The revised sedan wears updated headlights, which sport a flatter appearance than last year’s wavier design. Below them, the bumper forms a single piece with large new vertical air intakes instead of the layered horizontal intakes that characterized the 2014-2016 IS. Lexus’ hourglass-shaped “spindle” grille narrows a little higher than it did before, with new horizontal inserts top to bottom. Around back, Lexus rejiggered the taillight reflectors and reshaped the tailpipes, but the overall look carries over.

As before, the IS will offer an F-Sport version with more-aggressive styling chiefly, a mesh grille with functional brake ducts around the lower sides, plus matching dark garnishes on the vertical air intakes that flank them.

As far as the interior is concerned, it is prepared with a comfortable cabin, which is organized with a bigger infotainment screen of size 10.3 inches to handle utilities in the course of the Remote Touch Interface system of Lexus, the console installed controller, similar to a mouse. It now consists of spare Enter keys, one on every side, in a plan to perk up the simplicity of use.

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The auto manufacturer has also improved the cabin beautification of the new Lexus IS 2017 sedan, by providing it with a leather-creased palm rest at the back of the controls of the Remote Touch Interface setup, fresh cup holders, and flush-installed middle-console controls. The minor alterations of the internal part of the novel sedan are completed by a revamped instrument cluster with a sewed cover, fresh clock markings, and by a few other details.

At the rear, the new-fangled IS comes outfitted with a fresh set of tail lamp furnishings with more articulated L-shaped LED brilliance guides and rectangular chrome exhaust tilts. The new Lexus IS 2017 comes outfitted with a set of freshly styled 10-spoke 17-inch diameter alloy wheels as standard. However, there are also wheels that come with more than a few novel designs with luminous machine finishes as an optional feature. Other than the accessible body colors, the new Lexus sedan will be provided with two innovative body colors that comprise Graphite Black Glass Flak and Deep Blue Mica.

2017 Lexus IS Engine

The 2017 IS comes equipped with the same power plants, similar to those of the 2016 version Lexus. As a result, the 2017 Lexus IS200t, which is the base trim, is going to be powered by a four-cylinder turbocharged power plant with the capacity of 2.0 liters. This power plant delivers the base model the necessary power of 241 horses and the necessary torque of 258 lbs per foot.

Next, the IS300 and IS350 trims will be powered by the V6 power plant train with the same capacity of 3.5 liters. However, the power plant will be tuned in two diverse levels to offer dissimilar power output to the two trims. As a result, the first tuned power plant offers the IS300 trim the necessary power of 255 horses and the necessary torque of 236 lbs per foot, whereas the IS350 trim of the new sedan acquires the necessary power of 306 horses and the necessary torque of 277 lbs per foot.

Updated for the 2016 model year, the IS’ engines carry over for 2017. The IS 200t gets a 241-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder, while the IS 300 and IS 350 have a 3.5-liter V-6 that makes 255 hp (IS 300) or 306 hp (IS 350).

Rear-wheel drive is standard on the IS 200t and IS 350. All-wheel drive is unavailable on the IS 200t, standard on the IS 300 and optional on the IS 350. Rear-drive cars employ an eight-speed automatic transmission, while all-wheel-drive models have a six-speed automatic.

As the engine lineup was only renewed a year ago, there are no changes in this regard. The base IS 200t continues with its 241-horsepower turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder. Above this is the IS 300 with a 255-hp 3.5-liter V-6 and at the top of the range is the IS 350 with a 306-hp 3.5-liter V-6.

The new Lexus IS model lineup will remain unchanged with three engine offerings. The rear-wheel-drive Lexus IS 200t will be powered by the recently-added 2.0-liter twin-scroll turbocharged inline-4 with intercooler, which comes mated to a smooth-shifting 8-speed automatic transmission. This engine, first introduced on the NX crossover vehicle, features a number of innovative technologies including Variable Valve Timing-intelligent Wide (VVT-iW) that allows the engine to switch between Otto and Atkinson cycles by varying the intake-valve opening angles, and the D-4ST direct injection system. It combines a high pressure fuel system for injection directly into the cylinders with a low pressure system for injection into the ports. Power is rated at 180kW at 5,800rpm or torque 350Nm at 1,650 to 4,400rpm.

All power plants concerned trim accelerate from 0-60 mph velocity from the static mode respectively: 6.9 seconds and assisting them to reach the top velocity of 143 mph for IS 200t, 6.1 seconds with a top speed 131 mph for IS 300 and 5.7 seconds with top speed of 131 mph for IS 350. About mileage, these power plants make the 2017 version IS to offer a mileage of 19 mpg within the city, the mileage of 28 mpg on the highways and 21 mpg as the combined mileage. The new version comes equipped with the fuel tank with the highest capacity of 17.4 gallons.

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