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Compact luxury comparison: Lexus IS v BMW 3 Series v Audi A4 v Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Rarely does a single car define the segment in which it resides, but that's exactly the case with the BMW 3 Series. For three decades it has been a synonym for the compact luxury sedan genre; the yardstick rivals have long measured themselves against. When this generation of Mercedes-Benz C-Class launched in 2007, the manufacturer claimed it was better than a 3 Series (implicitly acknowledging the BMW was the one to beat)...

2013 Lexus IS250 Review

The new-generation IS250 makes huge gains on its predecessor, but is it enough to topple its German rivals?

2006 Lexus IS250 Sports Road Test

Before signing the papers I was given a run down of how to lock, unlock, start and stop the car – who would have thought it would be so hard! We head inside to get the papers signed and I receive a challenge from the fleet manager. He tells me that he would be surprised if I returned the car with any more than 10L/100KM fuel average...

Lexus IS250 Videos

Lexus IS250 Video Review I

On the road in Lexus's BMW 3-Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class rival...

Lexus IS250 Comparisons

Compact luxury comparison: Lexus IS v BMW 3 Series v Audi A4 v Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Rarely does a single car define the segment in which it resides, but that's exactly the case with the BMW 3 Series. For three decades it has been a synonym for the compact luxury sedan genre; the yardstick rivals have long measured themselves against. When this generation of Mercedes-Benz C-Class launched in 2007, the manufacturer claimed it was better than a 3 Series (implicitly acknowledging the BMW was the one to beat)...

Lexus IS250 News

Lexus IS250, GS300 recalled for fuel pressure sensor fix

Japanese luxury marque Lexus has recalled its model-year 2005-07 year IS250 and 2004-07 GS300 and sedans over concerns that a potential fuel leak that could start a fire. The recall affects 7300 IS250s produced from August 2005 through September 2007 and 1000 GS300s built from December 2004 to August 2007...

Lexus IS built from cardboard is a driveable piece of art

Artists commissioned by Lexus UK have come up with a one-off full-size Lexus IS sedan created entirely from cardboard. Dubbed the Lexus Origami Car, the cardboard IS was designed and created by London-based firm LaserCut Works and Scales and Models, and took around three months to build...

Lexus IS200t launched with 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine - UPDATE

The Lexus IS200t will become the third model confirmed with the Japanese company's 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine. Following in the treadmarks of the Lexus NX200t and the forthcoming Lexus RX200t, the new IS200t utilises a marginally uprated version of the same four-pot turbo engine producing 180kW of power at 5800rpm (5kW more grunt than it does in the NX) but the same amount of torque (350Nm from 1650-4400rpm)...

Weekend deals on wheels for May 30

It’s time for the latest Weekend Deals on Wheels, which looks at four factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. Fiat Panda Pop - $14,500 drive-away Ok, it’s not powered by the great little TwinAir two-cylinder turbo engine that sounds vaguely like a hornets nest, but a Fiat Panda Pop for $14,500 drive-away looks like an interesting deal to consider...

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Lexus IS250 Owner Reviews

2005 Lexus IS250 PreSTIge Review

I recently went for a test drive in the new IS and didn't mind it but it made me appreciate my model a lot more. So thought I'd write a few tips for anyone wanting to buy one 2nd hand. First of all the 2nd gen IS is a lot better made than the current one with thicker leather seats and more soft plastics throughout the cabin. The 2...

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Weekend deals on wheels for May 30

Weekend deals on wheels for May 30