Monday, August 10, 2015
Lexus IS 200t With 241 Horsepower New For 2016
The Lexus IS luxury sport sedan, with rear-wheel drive, all-weather drive and F SPORT variants, adds the 200t, available as RWD only, powered by a 241 horsepower 2.0-liter twin-scroll turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine with intercooler paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission. The IS 200t joins the IS 300 AWD with a 255 horsepower 3.5-liter V6 engine paired to a six-speed automatic transmission and the IS 350, in both RWD and AWD and now with standard 18-inch five-spoke wheels with all-season tires, powered by a 306 horsepower 3.5-liter V6 mated to an eight-speed, Sport Direct Shift automatic transmission. Also new for 2016 is a heated steering wheel as a standalone option, a Premium Plus Package with power/tilt telescopic steering wheel and rain-sensing wipers and Lexus Enform Service Connect. The IS 250 and IS 250 AWD are discontinued.