Lexus launches the new generation of IS 2021


Lexus launched the new model of its Lexus luxury sports car IS 2021 In digital form through its website, due to the circumstances of the spread of the Corona pandemic.

The new model from Lexus IS 2021 It is a refresh of the third generation of the car that made its debut in 2013, and since the debut of the Lexus IS In 1999, this car was able to take its place at the fore and offer a special luxury driving pleasure in the compact rear-wheel drive sports sedan segment.

And Lexus gained IS Great love among fans of this type of car through its high-level performance, as well as through its beautiful sporty design, and has managed to achieve amazing sales since its launch, reaching more than 1.09 million cars over 20 years.

In order to maintain this dazzling success and due to its unique global value, Lexus has been interested in developing this car by relying on the drivers’ requirements to have a smooth and fast transmission and stability during steering and acceleration during turning. Which will be reflected by all the models that you will present in the future.

In order to enhance this driving performance, Lexus has been tested IS The new technology is comprehensively designed and tested in different places around the world, ”including the new Shimoyama Technology Center which opened in 2019. The keen attention to detail enabled the drivers to IS The new design allows you to enjoy a comfortable driving feeling even during daily driving. To achieve a bold design, efforts have been made to create a bold and low profile that is sharp and has the latest advanced safety technologies, including an advanced version of Lexus Safety System +.

It is in this context among the chief engineer of Lexus IS Mr. Naoki Kobayashi said, “What was on our minds about developing Lexus IS The new is to make it a car that excels at communicating with the driver, and as a vehicle with such a wide scope to provide such, it will never fail to do so, regardless of road or driving conditions. To achieve this, we retained the compact body which was very much accepted, and we sought to achieve this maturity by developing IS The new to be a compact sports sedan with high quality and ride comfort with a high level of control and control of the car. We also wanted the car that gives people exceptional driving pleasure and is new, and enables them to discover the aspirations and interest of those who made it. “

For his part, Mr. Takumi Yoshiaki, Director of the Shimoyama Technical Center for Car Testing, which is considered one of the most prestigious auto research and development centers in the world and is located in Toyota City in Japan and has the most modern car testing track with terrain similar to all roads in the world, said: “In order to reach the most enjoyable moments Driving Based on the philosophy that “Roads make cars”, we developed the new Lexus model IS By driving it precisely in harsh environments, as well as at the Shimoyama Technical Center, which was inaugurated in 2019. We have paid special attention to aesthetic and emotional values, which cannot be measured using numbers alone. Such as vibration and unpleasant noise, and we carefully examined and eliminated their causes, and went back to basics in design so that we can develop a comfortable driving feeling.

In the research and development stage, Lexus drew on its experience driving the Nürburgring, which is famous around the world for its tough driving conditions. The car’s approximately 5.3 km road test track is designed to take advantage of the local terrain. It features a change in altitude of approximately 75 meters, with a wide range of curves and turns, and different types of road surfaces. This enabled engineers to test the car repeatedly and daily in the harsh driving environment and allowed them to reach the highest performance from the car.

Based on the results of the driving test, comprehensive tuning was made for different road conditions and driving conditions to improve the instantaneous response to the driver’s inputs and suppress unnecessary movement in the suspension system while developing early response to the steering and pedal, as well as improving controllability and making successive driving operations more smooth.

The new turbocharged 2.0-liter engine features Adaptive Transmission Control that assesses the driving environment based on factors such as the driver’s throttle pressure, and selects the gear best suited to each driving condition, achieving a linear response to throttle operation according to the driver’s requirements.

The structural rigidity has been enhanced, by strengthening the support points in the vehicle’s body, and by increasing the number of front part welding points. This has completely eliminated unwanted noise and vibration, improved ride comfort, and improved driving performance.

Newly designed 19-inch rims improve cornering performance over a wide range. In addition, hub screws are used to fasten the wheels, which help increase clamping force.

Oscillating valve shock absorbers equipped with low speed valves in their pistons that control oil flow are used for quick response and appropriate damping force generation, providing excellent response on all types of roads.

Active Engine Sound Control enhances comfort and quietness while driving in urban areas and provides a powerful engine sound that creates a sense of driver and vehicle unity in the right situations to enjoy a strong drive.

Lexus chief designer Kenichi Hirai explained the key points in the Lexus development projectIS He said, “Our goal was to achieve a bold design with a wide and low stance that evokes a sense of leadership and has sharp lines of personality. To achieve this, the Lexus team in product planning, production technology, engineering and design came up with different and unified visions behind the goal of early development. Achieve the proportions of a four-door coupe, a low center of gravity, a clear shape, and beautiful design elements that express the global outlook. IS New.

We followed a deep and rich interior design through the intense attention to detail, such as the use of new colors for interior furnishings and decorations, to be fun and comfortable on the eyes with the same driving pleasure.

Exterior design

In addition to the use of slender headlamps that feature newly developed compact and lightweight headlamp units, a low center of gravity is expressed by lower areas around the grille that correspond to the lower side lines, adding powerful fenders and taillights with straight-line and motion-patterned.L“ The three-dimensional bumpers look bold, while the newly designed 19-inch wheels and wide proportions based on a wide track evoke a sporty driving feel.

The side design gives the cabin a rigid, rounded profile that meets the powerful rear fenders, enhancing the aggressive appearance.

The use of new technology in the manufacture and formation of the chassis of the car allowed access to the complex shapes and dimensions unique to the company Lexus It can create a heart-wrenching design that stirs the longing for sporty luxury driving.

Front ventilation grille Spindle Grille It features a new 3D multi-surface design that originates from the first end of the grid to emphasize the feeling of presence. Spindle-shaped pieces combine with a grid pattern to create a sporty expression. Two new exterior colors have been developed: Sonic Iridium, Which makes use of strong shadows to further highlight the car’s shape, and Sonic Chrome, Which appears as a high-gloss metallic color.

Available from sports car F Sport With sporty mesh patternFExclusive with a sports package that includes the lower grille and the exclusive sporty design for the 19-inch wheels and the rear spoiler, as well as the exclusive colors for the sports class.

Interior Design

The car has equipped a new multimedia system with a compatible touch screen SmartDeviceLink TM And the Apple CarPlay And the Android Auto TM , Allowing phones to be linked to a 10.3-inch widescreen touch screen, remote control of the screen and audio functions, which enhances ease of use.

Key safety techniques

Lexus system is available by car Lexus Safety System+ With a set of auxiliary systems such as collision avoidance and warning, automatic emergency braking, steering assistance, active cruise control, smart headlights, road sign and license plate recognition sensors, blind spot monitoring system.

Dimensions: The car has larger dimensions than the previous model, length 4,710 mm, width 1,840 mm, height 1,435 mm, wheelbase 2,800 mm, and the size of the rims is 19 inches.

It is expected that the car will be available for sale in global markets, including North America, Japan, the Middle East, and certain countries in South America and Asia, by the end of the current year 2020.



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