Beijing Motor Show, Beijing China
Lexus announced it will release a redesigned IS sports sedan at the Beijing Motor Show in the coming days. Based off the teaser image, it appears as though the brand’sÂ BMW 3-series fighter will receive a faceÂ inspired byÂ the Lexus RC coupe.
Although the luxury brand calls the new Lexus IS “redesigned,” that’s being a bit, uh, bold. This car represents the model’s mid-cycle update, as the current, third-generation ISÂ has only been on the market for three model years. In fact, the IS just recently received a handful of powertrain tweaks for 2016,Â including the addition of a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engineÂ in the IS200t.
Nevertheless, we’re interested to see what Lexus has in store for the IS in Beijing, including just how large that grille has managed to get. Keep an eye onÂ Car and Driver as more information about the new Lexus IS comes our way.