Entry-Level Lexus Makes an Entrance
TORRANCE, CA – Lexus has introduced the V-8-powered, 416-horsepower IS F. The IS, an
entry-level Lexus, features leather upholstery, a power moon roof, a 13-speaker
sound system, stability control, anti-lock disc brakes with brakeforce
distribution and brake assist, side and side-curtain air bags, knee air bags
for the front seats, first-aid kit, and tool kit, according to www.lakeexpo.com.
price on the test car was $31,625, and that’s with a six-speed automatic
transmission. The IS 250 is offered for slightly less with a manual
250 features larger 18-inch tires and wheels, an $830 option over the standard
17-inchers. Also optional: a navigation system with a rear back-up camera
($2,550), a premium package with upgraded leather upholstery, heated and cooled
front seats and wood trim ($1,290), and upgraded lighting ($875).