Lexus UK: 2014 IS, 4 Models, Starting @ £26,495
Lexus UK recently announced the starting price of £26,495 for the all-new 2014 Lexus IS. There will be four different trim levels starting with an entry level SE package for the IS 250 & IS 300h all the way to a fully loaded Premier which starts at £35,495. The petrol 3.5L 2GR-FSE V6 is not available in Europe due higher tariffs on high CO2 emitting vehicles.
The 2014 IS UK-spec will get 10 colors which 2 will be exclusive to the F SPORT model, F SPORT White 083 (Ultra White) and Ultra Blue 8U1 (Ultrasonic Blue Mica). Packages for the US-spec 2014 IS have yet to be determined, but we expect a familiar combination of packages will carry over from the previous generation: Base, Luxury and F SPORT.
Pricing structure for the UK-spec 2014 IS. Note that there is a £3,000 premium for the hybrid model.
Here's a 4 model breakdown of the UK-spec 2014 IS:
Lexus IS SE specificationThe entry point to the new range is the SE, priced from £26,495 for the 2.5-litre IS 250, and £29,495 for the 2.5-litre full hybrid IS 300h. This model is generously equipped, and includes 16" alloy wheels, drive mode select, cruise control, smart entry and start, dual-zone climate control air conditioning, power-fold heated mirrors, HID headlamps with dusk sensing function, eight airbags, 60/40 split rear seats (IS 250 only), Lexus display audio with DAB and Bluetooth connectivity and a temporary spare wheel (a tyre repair kit is supplied with IS 300h).Lexus IS Luxury specificationLikely to be the biggest selling model in the IS range, the Luxury is priced from £27,995 for IS 250, and £30,995 for IS 300h. It adds 17" alloy wheels, Lexus Park Assist, rain-sensing wipers and 60/40 split rear seats for both IS 250 and IS 300h versions.Lexus IS F Sport specificationThe F Sport is priced from £30,495 for IS 250, and £33,495 for IS 300h, and adds further sport cues to the interior and exterior design, including 18" 10 spoke F Sport alloy wheels, sport suspension with lateral damping system, an F Sport mesh grille, instrument meters inspired by the Lexus LFA, aluminium sports pedals and leather trim on the steering wheel and gear lever.Lexus IS Premier specificationPremier models are priced from £35,495 for IS 250 and £38,495 for IS 300h. Premier offers the highest standard equipment, including 18" 5 spoke alloy wheels, automatically folding wing mirrors, eight-way power-assisted leather seats including heating and ventilation functions, an electrically operated steering column, 7-inch HDD full map satellite navigation system with dynamic route guidance, rear view camera and connected services and a high-quality Mark Levinson sound system with 15 speakers and 5.1 channel surround sound.Lexus IS accessories
- Black leather upholstery is available on Luxury and F Sport models.
- Pricing starts from £1,400 for six-way adjustable leather seats with heater function (available on Luxury models only).
- F Sport customers can also specify eight-way adjustable leather seats with heater and ventilation functions for £2,300, in either black or dark rose leather.
- 7-inch HDD full map satellite navigation system featured as standard on Premier models is available as an option on the rest of the range for £1,995.
- Premier models can be equipped with a sunroof for £1,000. Metallic or mica paint can be specified on all models for £610.
According to Lexus UK, the new 2014 IS will be available for sale in July while we in the United States will see them in June. What do you think of the pricing? Talk about it in our 3rd Generation IS Forum HERE! >>
Source: Lexus UK
Source: Lexus UK