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2021 Lexus IS review: Australian first drive

Japan’s luxury mid-sizer gets a complete makeover.

2018 Lexus IS350 F Sport review

The Lexus IS350 F Sport hasn’t changed much lately, but edgy looks, a sumptuous cabin and rev-happy V6 mean it’s still somewhat desirable against its new rivals. That, and the fact it’ll go like clockwork.

2017 Lexus IS review

The face-lifted 2017 Lexus IS range promises more comfort, safety and equipment. But is there enough in the luxury sedan range's tank to justify a hike in pricing?

Lexus IS350 Review

The IS350 is currenlty the pick of Lexus's rival for the 3 Series and C-Class.

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Lexus IS350 Videos

Comparison: Genesis G70 takes on BMW 3 Series and Lexus IS

Does the new 2019 Genesis G70 truly measure up on critical merit to key rivals from Germany and Japan, such as the new-generation BMW 3 Series and the familiar Lexus IS? Curt and Jez find out.

Lexus IS350 Video Review

the more powerful relative to the IS250 takes the fight to the 3-Series, A4 and C-Class further up the scale.

Lexus IS350 Comparisons

2019 Genesis G70 3.3T Sport v BMW 330i M Sport v Lexus IS350 F Sport comparison

The Korean Genesis G70 has finally arrived to take on the best from Germany, the BMW 330i, and the finest from Japan, the Lexus IS350.

Luxury Sedan Comparison Final Round : Mercedes-Benz C-Class v BMW 3 Series v Volvo S60

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class was Australia’s favourite luxury car in 2013. Perhaps a more impressive fact, however, is that Stuttgart’s mid-sized model outsold every mainstream medium car except the Camry and Mazda 6. It’s fair, then, to call this a significant volume car – as is its decades-old arch enemy, the BMW 3 Series, which matched that last feat...

Luxury Sedan Comparison Round Two : Infiniti Q50 v Lexus IS v Volvo S60

The Audi A4, BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class accounted for three-quarters of their segment’s sales in 2013, though that still meant one in four buyers looking for a mid-sized luxury car priced above $60,000 wanted something non-German. We had this factoid in mind when we decided to do something a bit different with our plan to compare the new-generation C-Class just released...

Lexus IS350 News

Axed: Lexus IS sedan, RC coupe and CT hatch to be dropped from local line-up

Toyota's luxury division Lexus has been forced to withdraw the IS mid-size sedan, the RC coupe and CT hybrid hatchback from the Australian market from 1 November 2021 due to toughening safety standards. Lexus Australia chief executive Scott Thompson confirmed the demise of the three models at the Australian preview of the all-new NX mid-size SUV due in November...

Lexus IS Wax Edition unveiled with onboard vinyl record player

The US subsidiary of Lexus has produced a one-off 'Wax Edition' based on its IS medium sedan. As the name suggests, the vehicle features an inbuilt record player in lieu of its glovebox. The vehicle was built as a promotional exercise with music publication Pitchfork, as part of their "Driven by Sound" documentary series...

2022 Lexus IS500 F Sport Performance revealed with 352kW V8, not for Australia

The 2022 Lexus IS500 F Sport Performance has been unveiled – however, the V8-powered sedan has been designed "exclusively for the [left-hand-drive] North American market" and won't come to Australia. Lexus has answered enthusiasts' calls since the demise of the IS F in 2014 for a high-performance V8 version of the brand's IS mid-size sedan – with the new model scoring a new 'F Sport Performance' designation, between the existing 'F Sport' and 'F' badges...

Lexus teases new F Sport model – UPDATE: Teased again, and it's an IS!

UPDATE, 22 February 2021: Lexus has teased its upcoming F Sport model once again, this time releasing a photo of a red IS sedan's rear window, now surrounded by black trim – all but confirming the mid-size sedan will be the vehicle to receive the carbon-fibre engine cover teased last week...

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Lexus IS350 Owner Reviews

2019 Lexus IS350 F Sport review

I was a happy, one-eyed BMW owner for twenty years but eventually became tired of the increasingly excessive service costs ($850 to supply and fit four sets of disc pads) and turned to the internet to research an alternative luxury sport ride. A 2011 Lexus IS350 looked the goods with its punchy V6 engine, pin point handling and sumptuous leather interior...

2011 Lexus IS350 F Sport review

I've owned this car for just over a year now, and in that time have travelled 44,000km in it. Initially I was looking into purchasing a BMW 335I, 330d, or 328i. I had my eye on a few Lexus IS250s before a friend smacked me over the head and told me that would be a mistake. He knew I had an affinity for getting into the loud pedal on occasion...

2014 Lexus IS350 Luxury Review

The IS350 is a Q car that most drivers underestimate how it can move. Typical Lexus build quality finishing and reliability with a fast run Brisbane to Newcastle still leaving 80kms in the tank,lots of diesels wouldn't do any better with lots more noise. sevice costs are reasonable in comparison This is my 4th Lexus...

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