Lexus is going to introduce its IS 300 sedan as an AWD model for the year 2016. It is expected that the 2016 Lexus IS 300 will keep on to delight drivers by means of its balance of comfort, nimbleness and sportiness. The new sedan adds to its stable of engines and gets a turbocharged engine. The new IS 300 is expected to come with a Drive Mode Select system with a maximum of four driving forms, such as Normal, ECO, Snow and Sport, to change the combination of comfort, economy, handling and performance characteristics of the car.
2016 Lexus IS 300 redesign
The 2016 Lexus mid-size sedan conveys an aggressive yet stylish presence with the brand’s instantly recognizable spindle grille, dynamic body lines and L-theme LED daylight running lights. The arrangement unites silken power delivery with multi-link back suspension to offer the driver and passengers a comfortable long distance ride. It also comes with a delicately tuned electronic power steering feature, which is derived from the Lexus GS car to bring an inspiring driving experience.
The electronically regulated standard all-weather drive system on sedan is designed to assist improve grip and traction under all driving situations by varying front-to-back torque balance automatically from 30:70 to 50:50.
Compared to the outgoing model, the wheelbase of the new Lexus IS 300 sedan is increased by almost three inches and width by just about half an inch, for an aggressive posture. A further development of the spindle grille features an extra three-dimensional plan with a chrome-plated border and darker gray color insert from top to bottom.
It would be released in six body colors, such as:
Ultra White Metallic.
Nebula Gray Pearl.
Silver Lining Metallic.
Lexus IS 300 2016 Interior
Though the interior gets some modifications, the brand’s hallmark comfort and luxurious appointments remain unharmed. In addition to a more powerful engine than its predecessor, the new IS 300 features some other internal changes. The innovative optional Premium Plus Package comprises a power tilt or telescopic steering wheel, and downpour-detecting wipers. Currently, the new sedan comes with a heated steering wheel as a standalone alternative.
Furthermore, drivers of the new vehicle can also opt for added peace of mind by means of the Enform Service Connect from Lexus. This Lexus Enform Service Connect that comes with one-year free subscription allows owners to remotely view information regarding certain aspects of their sedan through the MyLexusandBeyond portable application for the users of iOS smartphones. The Information offered by this application includes warning light announcements, maintenance alerts. It’s health statement that comprises email and push warnings for diagnostic information, necessary upholding reminders, service campaigns, current vehicle alerts, etc.
2016 Lexus IS 300 interior
A Display acoustic system equipsit with a 7-inch monitor, Bluetooth audio, HD Radio, automatic telephone book transfer, a complimentary traffic and vehicle information exhibit and weather information provided through HD Radio. The multimedia system of the new vehicle also integrates cache radio that has the skill to mute live radio. It records the earlier 15-minute information automatically for a convenient replay.
The new IS 300 comes with four interior colors, such as:
New Lexus IS 300 Engine
With the fame of AWD, the all-weather drive mode in inclement weather conditions, the automakers offers the it with a redesigned V6, 3.5-liter turbocharged engine, which is capable of producing the essential power of 255 horsepower @ 6400 RPM and an utmost torque of 236 lbs per foot @ 2,000-4,800 RPM. The 2016 Lexus IS 300 engine will be mated to a six-rated mechanical transmission. Through this 3.5-liter engine, the car attains the speed from 0-60 mph in 6.8 seconds with the maximum velocity of 143 mph.
Read about: 2016 Lexus IS 350 F-Sport
The new Lexus comes with the F SPORT package that sharpens the handling acuity with exceptional 18-inch wheels and unique suspension tuning, at the same time as honing the design with unique exterior and interior trim. The final touch on the F SPORT skill is an intake noise that generates a more honorable engine note.
The new IS 300 will be offered with the all-wheel drive system and the new vehicle offers a mileage of 19 mpg when it is driven within the city and 26 mpg when the vehicle runs on highways, with the combine mileage of 21 mpg.
Price and Release date
The new Lexus IS 300 sedan is expected to be available for sale during the last quarter of 2015 with the starting price of $ 39.700.
Next gen Lexus IS 300 pictures