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31Rumormill: 2014 Lexus IS to ride on stretched Toyota FT-86 platform

If, like us, you've been racking your brain to figure out how Toyota is possibly going to be able to offer the FT-86 anywhere near its price target, Road & Track may have part of the answer for you. The magazine is reporting that the next-generation Lexus IS will ride on a stretched version of the low-dollar coupe's platform, allowing Toyota to spread the development costs between the two models. With the production version of the FT-86 due in dealerships in 2012, the IS is expected to bow s

20Spy Shots: Next-gen Lexus IS mule makes the rounds

Next-generation Lexus IS spy shots – Click above for high-res image gallery

10How they made Lexus IS "Music Track" commercial

The making of "Music Track" – Click above to watch the video after the jump

50Video: 2011 Lexus IS lives out Keith Moon fantasies

2011 Lexus IS sport sedan in "Music Track" – Click above to watch the video after the jump

65BREAKING: Toyota admits 270,000 cars have faulty engines worldwide

2010 Lexus LS460 Sport – Click above for high-res image gallery

20REPORTS: Lexus to build IS F convertible; existing IS droptops selling ahead of supply

2010 Lexus IS250 C and IS350 C – Click above for high-res image gallery

29SEMA Preview: Lexus reveals four tuned IS Fs, IS 350 and LX570

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12SEMA Preview: Lexus GS 460 by Five Axis

Click above for a high-res image of the Five Axis Lexus GS 460

22Updated 2009 Lexus IS images arrive on web

Click above to view gallery of the 2009 Lexus IS

52Welcome back to the rumormill: Toyota developing cheap RWD coupe

Back in March, Winding Road floated the idea that Toyota may be in the process of developing a rear-wheel drive vehicle in the same vein as the Corolla AE86 of the 80s. At the time, it was easy to pass it off as pure speculation. Now, the GTChannel says that its sources in the Land of the Rising Sun have also confirmed that a 2+2, front-engine, RWD vehicle is in the works and that if and when it comes to market its sticker will be "well under [$] 20k" – maybe even $16,000.

23TOM'S does up the IS350

Although the upcoming IS-F has got many a Lexus enthusiast's blood boiling, those that are already content with their IS350 can benefit from one of Japan's top Toyota tuners: TOM'S.

22Spy Shots: Lexus IS500

The Lexus brand was built on the idea that no segment is sacred, and for too long the German automakers have owned the high-performance entry-level luxury market. The BMW M3, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG, and the Audi S4/RS4 go at each other like Rottweilers fighting over the last piece of Kibble, and now Lexus is planning to stick its snout in the fray with this IS500 seen track testing at the Nurburgring in Germany.

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