The luxury brand of Toyota Motor, Lexus today unveiled the all-new 2014 IS sedan at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. It will go on sale in mid-2013 priced at $44,000 (est) and will be available in rear- and all-weather drive versions of the IS 250 and IS 350 a further evolution of F SPORT available across the entire model range, and for Europe, Japan, and select international markets while the IS 300h, the first IS to feature Lexus Hybrid Drive.
The new IS is the first Lexus model to adopt G force Artificial Intelligence (G-AI) control in Sport mode. The Rear- and all-weather drive versions of the IS 250 are powered by a 2.5 liter V6 gas engine. The IS 350 features a 3.5 liter V6 gas engine. The IS 300h, which will be available in Europe, Japan, and select international markets, will employ the Lexus Hybrid Drive powertrain, based on a newly developed 2.5L Atkinson-cycle engine all model mated with a 8-speed automatic transmission. It also combines a Drive Mode Select system which offers up to four switchable driving modes- ECO, NORMAL, SPORT and SPORT S+ (S+ available on IS 350 only) while The IS 350 RWD features the eight-speed, Sport Direct Shift (SPDS) automatic transmission.(Press Release)
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