Lexus, the revered luxury automaker, has introduced the 2024 iteration of its distinguished IS sedan in the US market. While it may not represent a complete overhaul, the 2024 IS sedan showcases several visual enhancements and a modest price adjustment across the model range. Let’s dive into the details.
1. The Base IS 300 Trim with a Sleeker Look
The entry-level IS 300 trim now receives the captivating F Sport Design, accentuated by exclusive 19-inch designer wheels and distinctive badges. This aesthetic refresh adds an extra layer of style to the IS sedan’s exterior, setting the tone for the lineup.
2. Enhanced Features for IS 300 and IS 350 Models
The IS 300 F Sport mirrors the visual updates seen in the base model, but it doesn’t stop at appearances. Inside, you’ll find heated and ventilated front seats for an added touch of comfort. The inclusion of aluminum pedals and an F Sport heated steering wheel further elevates the driving experience.
In terms of power, the IS 300 offers two engine options: a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine generating 241hp or a robust 3.5-liter V6 powerhouse producing 260hp. Meanwhile, the IS 350 boasts a more substantial V6 engine with an impressive 311hp.
3. The Alluring “Blackout Package” for IS 350 and IS 500 Variants
In 2024, the IS 350 presents an enticing option with the availability of the Blackout Package for the F Sport version. This package encompasses matte black “BBS” 19-inch alloy wheels, blacked-out ORVMs, dark chrome window trim, and a memory package for the driver’s seat, side mirrors, and steering wheel.
For enthusiasts of exhilarating performance, the top-tier IS 500 continues to impress with its mighty 5.0-liter V8 engine, delivering a remarkable 472hp. Moreover, these models offer an optional Incognito paint scheme, further enhancing their distinctive appeal.
4. Adjusted Prices for the 2024 Lexus IS
As the IS range receives these enhancements and upgrades, it’s accompanied by a modest price increase across all trims in 2024. The base model now commences at $41,235, including destination and handling fees. The IS 350 F Sport begins at $44,410, while the 2024 IS 500 F Sport Premium starts at $64,520.
This well-balanced blend of luxury, performance, and aesthetic refinements makes the 2024 Lexus IS a compelling choice for those seeking an elevated driving experience.