2018 Lexus IS 250
The new coming of IS 250 from Lexus has been discussed for couple times past. After a bit await, the company has finally made a confirmation on the release of 250 as the 2018 auto lineup. No official details are shown to public, yet some available rumors suggested the 2018 Lexus IS 250 will carry significant improvements not only on the appearance but also the drivetrain performance. Having a modern exterior and interior styling should be another plus point to attract the new potential purchasers.
Several modifications on the outer design are captured. The big idea behind the new IS 250 generation is to present the good balance between luxury, elegance and also versatility on the all sporty sedan. In the car front, the existing grille is supported with the new daytime LED headlights which stands on the five-spoke 18-inch wheels. Available in three distinct trim levels, the new 2018 Lexus IS 250 will offer a package of Premium Plus option supported with the telescopic steering wheel and windshield wipers added with rain sensor ice. Nevertheless, whenever the passengers feel too cold, they may opt to use a steering wheel heating.
Moving into the car inside, the automaker is trying to offer the customers the best comfort without leaving the safety. Some latest infotainment systems including the large touch screen integrated with the navigation options will likely be installed. In addition, the basic features such as CD player, automatic sound controlling, audio system and also digital signal processing are equipped as well.
Under the hood of IS 250, the engine units of a 2.5 liter V6 version and a 3.5 liter V6 option are all possibly injected. Mated with the 6-speed automatic transmission, the former drivetrain could predictably produce the output of 204 horsepower and 185 pound feet of torque. Moreover, the latter engine is expected to produce the overall energy of 306 HP and 277 lb-ft of torque. This engine will be best paired with an 8-speed automatic gearbox and configured as a rear-wheel drive system. In terms of fuel economy, the latest records noted along with the first option, the 2018 Lexus IS 250 could possibly achieve 20 MPG in the city and 23 MPG on the highway while for the second one, the mileage is rated at 19 MPG in the city and 22 MPG on the highway.
While waiting for the company’s conformation on the new Lexus price and release date, some predictions have come out. The possible time for the auto release on the market place is anticipated during the 2018, yet details are not available. Based on the estimation, the price of 2018 Lexus IS 250 could start at approximately $37,000. However, for more obvious information, just stay tuned for the updates.