IS 200 ARCHIVE (1999 – 2005)

IS 200 Archive (1999 – 2005)

Key Features:

  • First generation of Lexus’s compact sports saloon
  • Powered by straight-six-cylinder 2.0-litre engine
  • Rear-wheel drive with double-wishbone suspension
  • Lexus’s third model for the UK
  • On sale in the UK from 1999 to 2005

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IS 300 / SPORTCROSS ARCHIVE (2001 – 2005)

IS 300 / SportCross Archive (2001 – 2005)

Key Features:

  • IS300 marks introduction of new 211bhp straight-six engine in the Lexus IS saloon
  • SportCross liftback adds new crossover body style to the IS line-up, powered by the same 3.0-litre engine
  • Five-speed automatic transmission as standard
  • Both models on sale in the UK from 2001 to 2005

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IS 200 SPORTCROSS ARCHIVE (2002 – 2005)

IS 200 SportCross Archive (2002 – 2005)

Key Features:

  • Lexus’s Sportcross crossover body style made available with IS 200’s 2.0-litre six-cylinder engine
  • Specification based on existing IS 200 Sport model. Including roof spoiler, sports pedals, limited-slip differential and dark-tinted rear glass
  • Six-speed manual transmission
  • On sale in the UK from 2002 to 2005

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IS 250 ARCHIVE (2005 – 2012)

IS 250 Archive (2005 – 2012)

Key Features:

  • Second generation of Lexus’s sports saloon
  • Second Lexus production model to be designed according to L-finesse principles
  • Longer and wider than previous IS with longer wheelbase for improved passenger accommodation
  • Launched in the UK with new 204bhp 2.5-litre V6 direct injection petrol engine and Lexus’s first diesel, a 175bhp (177 DIN hp) 2.2-litre unit
  • On sale in the UK from November 2005 to October 2012

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IS 220d ARCHIVE (2006 – 2012)

IS 220d Archive (2006 – 2012)

Key Features:

  • Lexus’s first diesel-powered vehicle
  • 175bhp 2.2-litre engine
  • World’s cleanest diesel in a luxury saloon in terms of NOx and particulates, thanks to Lexus Clean Diesel technology
  • On sale in the UK from January 2006 to January 2012

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IS 250C ARCHIVE (2009 – 2012)

IS 250C Archive (2009 – 2012)

Key Features:

  • Coupe/convertible interpretation of Lexus’s executive sports saloon
  • The world’s fastest deploying three-part metal roof
  • Designed for aerodynamic efficiency with roof up and minimal noise and wind turbulence for occupants with roof down
  • Powered by smooth and refined 205bhp (153kW) V6 engine with six-speed automatic transmission
  • On sale in the UK from 2009 to 2012

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