Lexus reveals facelifted 2015 IS

Lexus reveals facelifted 2015 IS image

Text: / Photos: Lexus Press | posted June 30, 2014 16:04

Now fitted with an LED fog lamps

Lexus has just revealed the update of the Lexus IS along with a series of updates.

Starting with the exterior, the 2015 Lexus IS is now fitted with an LED fog lamps. The front fascia of the vehicle has a spindle grill with a chrome-plated frame and dark gray insert from top to bottom. It has a standard HID low/high beam headlamps with LED daytime running lights.

The 2014 Lexus IS  

Compared to previous version, the wheelbase of the 2015 Lexus IS is increased by 76 mm while the width of the vehicle is 13 mm wider, allowing the vehicle to have a more aggressive stance.

Inside, it features a Siri Eyes Free technology from Apple and a revised interior trim with piano black accents on the instrument panel and window switches. The 2015 Lexus IS has a new stratus gray interior color and backup monitor that adds dynamic grid lines to aid parking maneuvers.

The vehicle is also equipped with a Lexus Enform Remote system that enables users to control vehicle functions, such as the door locks and climate control system, from a mobile application. Moreover, a heated/ventilated front seats are included in the F Sport variant.

The 2015 Lexus IS has two engine options. First is the 2.5-liter V6 engine that delivers 207 PS mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. The other one is the 3.5-liter V6 engine that generates 310 PS paired to an eight-speed Sport Direct Shift automatic gearbox.