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A gentle evolution at Lexus

The Lexus IS 300h has always been a left-field choice, but can styling and dynamic upgrades lift it above its rivals?

29th January, 2017
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The new Lexus IS 300h remains a very refined cruiser which scores highly on value, quality and equipment

Currently in its third generation since its 1999 inception, the Lexus IS has received some mid-cycle changes for 2017. Feedback obtained from existing customers has driven chief engineer Naoki Kobayashi and his team to focus on chassis improvements, while some subtle styling and equipment upgrades also feature in an attempt to keep the IS in the minds of buyers of its German competitors.

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