Lexus IS 350 F Sport review |

21 Mar 2015 | Author: | Comments Off on Lexus IS 350 F Sport review |
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Lexus IS 350 F Sport review

is one of the Lexus hallmarks and the IS is no exception. Gallery

Chris Riley tests and reviews the Lexus IS 350 F and answers the big questions.

We turn the on the car world#39;s newest and brightest and ask the big questions, including the most — would you buy one?

rear-wheel drive sports The IS350 F Sport is the more of the IS models, not counting the hi-end with a 3.5-litre six cylinder

The IS range starts from for the 2.5, rising to $65,000 for the 3.5 or for the 350 F Sport (subject of our test) the Sports Luxury model at

What are competitors?

What#39;s the bonnet?

The 3.5-litre V6 delivers at 6400 revs and 378Nm at revs. It#39;s paired a sequential 8-speed automatic quick shift and throttle as well as torque lock up 2nd to 8th gear.

Putting into Sport or Plus mode, cuts out or seventh and eighth gears will impact on your consumption if not vigilant. Is also with adaptive variable and rides on 18 in wheels, with front and 255/35s rear.

How it go?

It#39;s no tearaway but there#39;s there to make life and you#39;ll look good there. The dash from takes 5.9 secs and it has a top speed of

Is it economical?

Rated at 9.2, we up almost 800km at a rate of litres/100km. Frankly it felt than that, but the instruments lie.

Is it green?

Gets 3.5 out of 5 from the Government#39;s Green Guide, producing 225g/km of

Gets a full five in crash tests. Equipped eight airbags, active control and lane departure as well as a reversing camera.

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Is it

Comfort is one of the Lexus hallmarks and the IS is no with sports seats enough to accommodate chunky but still feels a tad plastic

What#39;s it like to drive?

with ample power, but it really come alive you start to change gears either via the stick or using the mounted change paddles goes for sport mode The sliding speedometer is a real and unlike anything else come across.

Is it value for money?

We#39;ve had a secret hankering for one of these The design of the previous model was While not as good looking, the car is eye catching and that is more when you#39;re trying to be (like Lexus had been for the 20 years).

Would we buy one?

Yes. No It#39;s a quality product and equipped than one of the equivalent and you just know it#39;s ever going to break

Body: four-door luxury sedan

Price: from

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