Lexus has decided to extend the range IS for 2011 announcing F 350 Sport version featuring new 306 hp engine and four-wheel drive system. The premium brand of Toyota’s new 3.5-liter engine develops 375 Nm of torque at 4800 rpm. Numbers that allow this sedan, with racing performance, to reach 100 km/h in 5.4 seconds. The transmission is type 6-speed automatic with steering wheel controls.
Sporty but classy. The front panel design has undergone a few little facelift to the grille and headlights, daytime running lights do use LED technology, while new headlights and a twin exhaust have been included at the rear. The new exterior’s look is further customized with alloy wheels 17 “. The IS 350 F Sport also changes its interior with new microfiber – leather seats, heated, ventilated and electrically adjustable. Standard optional are: automatic dual-zone climate control, audio system with CD player, 13 speakers, USB socket, keyless starting.
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The engine: the 3.5 306 hp, with 375 Nm of torque at 4,800 rpm, allows you to take from 0 to 100 km/h in just 5.4 seconds, this also thanks to the six-speed automatic transmission with paddles behind the steering wheel. Lexus also offers accessories such as the F Sport Performance kit, which includes 19-inch wheels, lowered suspension, larger brakes and revised exhaust system.
The four-wheel drive Lexus IS 350 F Sport allows for maximum adherence, as torque is automatically split between front and rear, depending on road conditions.