Lexus IS

When Lexus revamped its IS sedan for the 2014 model year, the car polarized in terms of design, and offered bipolar driving experiences, trim to trim. The entry-level IS 250 used a 2.5-liter V6 that felt like a lightweight for the segment. The stronger 3.5-liter six, especially when tied down to a…

Lexus IS sedan refreshed and restyled in Beijing

The love-it-or-hate-it styling is now bolder than before.

The IS gains a bigger mouth and sharper eyes, but not much else.
2016 Lexus IS 200t Quick Spin

Turbo Makes The Base Better

In the last generation, the most basic Lexus IS sedan was a letdown. This new IS 200t is a lot easier to to have fun with, while still very livable.
Lexus crafts working IS sedan out of cardboard [w/video]

This full-scale Lexus IS is made out of 1,700 laser-cut sheets of cardboard, and actually works - from the opening doors and functional cockpit to the rolling wheels and electric motor.

For Sale

2014 Lexus IS
$32,288 / 28,294 miles / CA
2014 Lexus IS
$30,788 / 35,316 miles / CA
2015 Lexus IS
$50,889 / unknown miles / CA
Toyota Hilux gets heart transplant from Lexus IS F

Toyota South Africa Motorsport is giving the Hilux a serious performance boost by slotting in the 5.0-liter V8 from a Lexus IS F. Making 449 horsepower, the truck also gets a suspension and brake overhaul to handle the extra power.
2016 Lexus IS 200t Quick Spin
In the last generation, the most basic Lexus IS sedan was a let down. This new IS 200t is a lot easier to to have fun with, while still very livable.
2014 Lexus IS 350
Autoblog reviews the redesigned 2014 Lexus IS350.
2014 Lexus IS 250 AWD F Sport
We take a quick spin in the Lexus IS 250, complete with all-wheel drive and the flashy F Sport pack.
Toyota announces two recalls affecting 1M Corolla, Matrix and Lexus IS models

The recall bug strikes Toyota again. The automaker has issued a voluntary recall of three models that, in total, represent more than one million units. Around 752,000 2003-2004 Toyota Corolla and Matrix models are being recalled for airbag concerns, while a windshield wiper issue is causing the recall for close to 270,000 Lexus IS sedans from the 2006-2012 model years.
Consumer Reports: Toyota expected to announce fix for emergency trunk releases

According to Consumer Reports, Toyota is set to release a fix for trunk release pulls on certain Lexus vehicles that could snap off in an emergency. As you may recall, CR found the federally-mandated emergency releases could break if pulled toward the user. As it turned out, the trunk surround behaved like a fulcrum, putting more force against the center of the release than toward the trunk mechanism itself. While the organization found the problem to exist on 2013 Lexus ES and GS, Toyota was ab