Lexus at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show

 New Lexus IS – European debut

It’s already making waves thanks to its combination of leading-edge technology and stunning design, and the Lexus IS 300h full hybrid will finally make its European debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show.

The new model displays all-new styling that gives the sport saloon a stronger, more distinctive road presence than ever before, expressing Lexus’s reinforced focus on dynamic performance.

When it goes on sale in Europe later this year, the IS 300h will be available with an F Sport package, with exclusive sports-themed exterior and interior design features and sportier driving dynamics.

Read our other posts on the new Lexus IS here.

Opal Blue LF-LC

Also appearing at the show, the award-winning Lexus LF-LC hybrid sports coupe concept will be presented in a the stunning Opal Blue finish that debuted at the Australian Motor Show in late 2012.

Taking inspiration from the acclaimed Lexus LFA supercar, the concept showcases Lexus’s new sporting direction, with a driver-focused interior. It also delivers a strong interpretation of Lexus’s new design language, witnessed in the large spindle grille arrangement and rear architecture, which fuse distinctive style with engineering functionality.

Expanded F Sport range

Completing the line-up on the Lexus stand will be the full range of F Sport full hybrid models, including the new IS 300h F Sport, will be on show at Geneva, taking their place on an all-new motor show stand that’s being used for the first time in Europe.

Geneva Motor Show coverage

Don’t forget – we’ll be live at the Geneva Motor Show and covering all the action on our social media channels. Why not take a look?

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  1. I have got the GS f sport and love the car, unfortunately like the new IS having to have the number plate splattered right across the front spoils the look.

  2. why can we not have the is350? i need the 350 200bhp is not enough i have the ISF but would change for the is350 until the next ISF is ready. we need the 350 this time

    1. Hi Mark,
      The Lexus IS model range being offered at launch is in line with research into the local market. However, customer feedback is continually monitored during its life cycle to inform future model developments and so your comment has been passed onto our Product Marketing department.
      You can find out more about the new IS in the UK here: We will be providing further information on this new model as it is released so please do keep a check here on the Lexus Blog.
      Thank you for your post and kind regards.

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