There are numerous rumors about the new release of the brand-new car from Lexus, the 2019 Lexus IS 350. It says that the brand-new Lexus IS will come with totally new design, however base on some other resources that rumor is just fans speculation. Indeed, there will be changes towards the new car but the changes are rather small for saying it as a whole new car. The changes include the new engine installed, slightly changes on the design, the upgrade of the technology and other small changes.
2019 Lexus IS 350 F Sport Engine Specification
The new 2019 Lexus IS 350 will come with two different types of engine options. The first one as the basic model is a turbocharged 2.0-liter V4 with rear wheel drive. This engine can produce up to 241 Horse Power and 258 pounds-feet of torque. The other type of engine that can be chosen is the 3.5-liter six-cylinder engine that create slightly more power, around 260 Horse Power and 277 pounds-feet of torque.
Both of the engines will be paired with 8-10 speed automatic transmission gearboxes. The first engine can accelerate the car to 60 MPH in just 6.9 seconds with maximum speed of 143 miles per hour. While the second engine even can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.7 seconds with.
2019 Lexus IS 350 Interior and Exterior Redesign
It is almost sure that the exterior of 2019 Lexus IS 350 will remain same as the previous one. However, the car still got the redesign to improve its appearance and performance. The grille of Lexus IS wills still the same with the small change to emphasize the line. The front light looks fiercer with the more jagged design.
Despite the exterior design that remains unchanged, the interior of the car got a more attention. Lexus try harder to impress the buyer by using high quality premium material to be putted inside the cabin. The seats are comfy with high-quality leather as well as heated and cooled features. It definitely will increase the comfortability in every season as you won’t have to worry about the too hot seat.
The audio system of the can be upgraded for the Mark Levinson audio system in the premium trim, the basic car however can get high-quality audio system. The interior design however has its downside as well. The position of the transmission is too high compare to the other car which will make the first-time drive will face a little bit of difficulty. The position of the cup-holder also too close to the transmission causing an awkward movement when handling the transmission while there is a cup on the cup-holder.
2019 Lexus Release and Price
Having no specific time about the release, the price of the car can be expected how much it will enter the market. 2019 Lexus IS 350 is offered at $38.000 for the base model and can be up to $52.120 for all the top of the line model.