Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Lexus introduces IS 200D and 220D

2011 LEXUS IS200d

The first-generation Lexus IS, opened in 1999, a luxurious and dynamic entry into the world of Japan's leading premium brand, Lexus. In its second generation, the Lexus IS worldwide firmly established in the segment of premium-middle class - with refined and powerful design, quality workmanship, modern technology and outstanding driving refinement, it forms since late 2005, one of the pillars of the Lexus model range.

For model year 2011 presents the models LEXUS IS 220din new equipment strategy, with subtly revamped interior and exterior design as well as further reduced values for fuel consumption and CO2 without compromises in driving fun - emissions. In addition, the brand with the Lexus IS 200d is a new, more cost-diesel variant.

A petrol, two diesel - all with improved fuel economy, the demand for ever more efficient and cleaner engines meet the LEXUS 208 hp 2.5-liter V6 engine, the IS 250 as an increased drive ratio that its average fuel consumption of 9.1 to 8, 4 liters per 100 km lower. Thanks to the automatic transmission is also further developed the Lexus IS 250 once again highlights in terms of quietness and vibration-free.

At the very economical 2.2-liter diesel with 177 horsepower of the IS 220d Lexus engineers achieved through meticulous precision work again to lower the average consumption is now only 5.5 liters per 100 km (144 g CO2/ Km). In addition, Lexus introduces the new IS 200d a new variant of this diesel engine, which is at a power of 150 hp with an average of only 5.1 liters of diesel per 100 km (134 g CO2/ Km) satisfied. All engines are well below the Euro 5 emissions standard

Revised bodywork and Innenraumdesign Subtle design retouching outside the character of the IS models emphasize as a planeo dynamic and elegant limousines. The new grille, headlights, the modified Wedt tinted clear glass and put the new front bumper with integrated fog lampsn Accents on the vehicle front, the redesigned alloy wheels and modifiedn Tail lights with red turn signal lenses give the IS a no less striking or un-d Rear view. Inside, door trim and new applications for an even more noble Finish, and the Optitron instruments were given a light-permeable cover.

The range of available colors to the sounds of "lapis blue mica und "Polar Blue Metallic" as well as the new "Diamond Black Glass Flake" enriched.

New equipment and trim level strategy "Executive Line“ Already a gleam in the basic version, all IS models with a comprehensive standard specification, iee including a premium audio system with 6-disc CD changer and a two-zone- Automatic climate control system includes.

For the 2011 model year Lexus is the equipment level, "Executive Line" before. It combines populare additional comfort and design features to a package offer in one, for examplesl electrically adjustable and heated leather seats, cruise control system "Cruise Control, "the PDC" Lexus Park Assist "and elegant 17-inch alloy wheels Wedt individual spoke design.

The starting model year 2011, full featured "F-Sport" version is also Wedt all three engines combined. She takes over inside and out numerouse Design features of rapid LEXUS IS F, including its leather-covered sport seats. Eggn enhanced to 13 speakers premium audio system, xenon headlights with LED- Daytime running lights and sporty new 18-inch alloy wheels complement the Ausstattungsumfang this variant. The IS 250 includes the "F-Sport" package also shift paddles on the steering columne and a new adjusted sportier programming of the speed-dependentn electric power steering, EPS.

2011 LEXUS IS220d F-Sport

The top model "Luxury Line" among others waiting with a upgraded interior design with fine wood applications, ventilated comfort seats in semi-aniline leather with memory function and with an optional Premium-Audio-/Multimedia-System the high-end specialists, "Mark Levinson with 6fachDVD changer on.

Its dynamic design powerful proportions and short overhangs emphasize the dynamic potential of the Lexus IS. It is 4585 mm long, 1,800 mm wide and
1.425 up to 1,440 millimeters. Extensive aerodynamic measures, very close and precise body panel gaps and the smooth surface of the subfloor to wear his good cWValue of 0.27 at.

To keep the interior audible noise low, the IC with its designers have equipped a number of sound-absorbing materials, which include special insulation materials. For further weight savings has the sedan a both light and highly rigid body structure and a laser-welded alloy bonnet.

Exemplary safety equipment has always been one of the highest active and passive safety of the priority development objectives of LEXUS. A range of advanced safety systems help the driver avoid accidents and, if a collision damage to keep the driver and passengers and other road users in check. Thus the IS sedan is among the safest vehicles in its class.

Innovative, proactive security systems in conjunction with the optional adaptive cruise control system with ACC Pre-Crash Safety System PCS fits the IS 250 will automatically request its speed to that of the preceding vehicle. The system detects within a split second, whether a threat of collision. The latest version of the PCS enabled in this case the Brake Assist and already significantly increased during a light step on the brake pedal the brake pressure and thus supports the driver in a timely introduction of a emergency braking. If an unavoidable collision, activates the belt tensioners and PCS automatically brakes the vehicle automatically from directly before the impact, if the driver is not there to respond. Thus, the consequences can be reduced effectively.

Highest reliability and superior driving stability thanks to high safety standards with VDIM each LEXUS, the standard vehicle dynamics integrated management VDIM existing in this. It links all driving dynamics systems such as the ABS antilock braking system, the electronically controlled brake force distribution EBD, the brake assistant BA, the traction control TRC and the vehicle stability program VSC to an intelligent network and also integrates the electric power steering EPS. VDIM engages proactively regulating imperceptible to the driver, even before a critical driving state is reached to the IS at all times to keep on track.

Best occupant protection as standard protects a comprehensive standard equipment driver and passenger airbags in every model IS injuries. This two-stage front airbags are triggered, side and knee airbags for driver and front passenger and head curtain airbags front and rear. On the passenger side uses LEXUS an innovative dual-chamber air bag that minimizes the risk of facial and chest injuries from the air bag and prevents a back of the head impact against the B-pillar, if the passenger is thrown back upon impact into the seat. ISOFIX child seat mountings are also standard equipment, as the WIL whiplash protection system on the front seats.

Intelligent assistance systems Comfortable driver assistance systems such as the speed control system "Cruise Control" increase security and provide a relaxed driving experience. In the equipment lines "Executive Line", "Luxury Line" and "F-Sport", the parking is visually and acoustically supported by the parking aid 'Lexus Park Assist ". In conjunction with the hard-drive navigation system also Einparkführung with rear camera is available.

Noble and rich interior comfort features, regardless of the equipment line, each about the LEXUS IS keyless vehicle control system, "Smart Entry" that the vehicle doors and the trunk as needed automatically locked and unlocked. The engine is started by pressing the Start button. In the "Rainbow Line" the only credit card-sized card-Key key module includes a standard feature.

High operating comfort and maximum comfort even on long trips is one of the basic advantages of the IS sedan. The front seats are eight-way adjustable. Even the basic facilities, the seats on emoluments in suede design, from the equipment version "Executive Line", the seats are leather and heated driver and front passenger, electrically adjustable. The equipment "F-Sport" comes up with leather / Alcantara sport seats, and the "Luxury Line" treats the inmates with covers made of fine, soft semi-aniline leather and an additional seat and front passenger.

In the models, the "Luxury Line" and "F-Sport" has the driver's seat, a triple memory function that stores the exterior mirrors and steering wheel settings.

Optimally in the field of vision, the precise-read, backlit Optitron instruments come with a sequential start-up. The multi-information display in the upper part of the instrument cluster provides information on outdoor temperature, instant fuel consumption, average fuel consumption and speed, the remaining range.

The electronically controlled dual-zone automatic climate control precisely regulates the indoor climate. The system not only has a filter for pollen and unpleasant odors, but switched in low outdoor air conditions - automatically depending on the trim level - in the recirculation mode.

Curved contours, harmonious color combinations and fine materials dominate the interior ambiance. Depending on the configuration round tasteful wood inlays and sporting applications in aluminum design from the interior. Also focused the engineers and designers on comfort and ergonomics. The multi-information display, and the most frequently used functions of speed control system, audio system and telephone are integrated with the steering wheel or directly controlled in the steering column mounted controls.

Realistic listening pleasure, the standard Lexus IS is one of the quietest cars in its segment, offering ideal conditions for a clear hi-fi enjoyment. Already standard guarantees LEXUS premium audio system with RDS radio, six-CD changer and eight speakers and 13 (for "Luxury Line" and "F-Sport") is a natural music reproduction. The main functions are in all versions of control buttons to control the steering wheel.

"Mark Levinson high-end multimedia system with 5.1 surround sound for the equipment line" Luxury Line "is an optional high-end multimedia system," Mark Levinson "is available. The HiFi-systems of the world's leading manufacturer of exclusive sound systems are used exclusively in Lexus brand vehicles in place and are always tailored to the passenger compartment. The 5.1 surround sound system with six-disc DVD changer, 300-watt amplifier and 14 speakers transformed the interior of the IS in a concert hall on four wheels. It impresses with lifelike sound reproduction and dynamics of extreme audiophile delight. are available for storing music data additional 10 GB memory.

Advanced audio, navigation and multimedia system with rearview camera On request the buyer the LEXUS LEXUS IS hard-drive navigation system, one of the most advanced and fastest systems can be expected on the market.

In the basic version, "Executive Line" and the "F-Sport" is the optional navigation system is part of an expanded audio system with 13 speakers, which also includes a rearview camera with Einparkführung. It is operated by a seven-inch touch screen in the center console that's intuitive and easy access to Board computer, automatic climate control and navigation system allows. He also serves as a monitor for the rearview camera.

Images : 2011 LEXUS IS200d

Images : 2011 LEXUS IS220d F-Sport

[Source : LEXUS]


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