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Lexus IS delivers on its promise

 (Lexus)
(Lexus)
In 2006, Lexus took direct aim at BMW’s 3 Series, with the launch of the IS compact sport sedan.
 
The IS offered a pair of excellent engines, but its cramped interior and lackluster handling limited it to also-ran status, where it has remained.
 
 
For 2014, the IS finally delivers on its original promise. A thoroughly revised platform begets a roomier, more comfortable cabin and large ride-and-handling gains. There’s an all-new front suspension and, on certain trims, a new eight-speed automatic.
 
To read my full review, click here.



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