Every used car for sale comes with a free carfax report. The premiere of the is sedans took place in early 2005 in the us and europe, but sales only began in autumn 2005. Is 350, is250, is350, japan, lexus, lexus fsport, luxury, luxury car. Sep 17, 2014 theres significant driver appeal to the lexus is350 even without opting for the more focused f sport. Read driving impressions of the entire lineup at car and driver. Winding road media presents automotive and racing products and information to car enthusiasts. Despite its exclusion from the redesign, the is 350c is still a lovely car to look at and. Most iterations use the same sixspeed automatic as in the outgoing. Now, while our commuters continue to bear the burden of the governments inability to provide decent mobility solutions, luxembourg just made its. F sport models get a configurable lcd disco dash instead of the. Now road and track also picked the lexus is 350 f sport as the best sports sedan. Sadly, the car with the besthandling chassis in the segment.
Used 2014 lexus is 350 for sale with photos cargurus. The new 2014 lexus is was introduced at the detroit auto show in january 20. Roadkill roadkill garage dirt every day hot rod garage adam carolla goes racing engine masters best driver s car week long road to monterey put up or shut up. We got our hands on a 2014 is350 awd f sport and put it through an. The good the 2014 lexus is 350 awd fsports acceleration and. The is350 f sport is rock solidit just needs more power. Mar 25, 20 lexus brought a bmw 335i and a mercedesbenz c350both with sportsuspension optionsplus a lastgen is350 f sport for comparison. From the moment the lexus rc350 f sport threaded through a first sharp corner it clicked that this is not only a proper bmw 435i rival, but is one that could dethrone the benchmark in the premium. I used to have a 20 bmw 328i sport line with all the packages and features and i enjoyed that car quite a lot.
I just recently spent a week behind the wheel of lexus 2014 is 350c, complete with the f sport. The 2014 lexus is350 fsport is a sporty 4door sedan. This is the car lexus built to go against the bmw 3 series. Since my car is the lexus is350 f sport, it came with a lot of different options than normal 350, such as gauge clusters from lfa, sportier steering. This new lexus is just as happy on a mountain road as it is cruising comfortably down the. May 10, 20 the 20 lexus is350 is a great car so it is hard to believe that the redesigned 2014 lexus is350 is significantly improved but after spending a few hours driving the two japanese luxo sport. Mar 07, 2014 the 2014 lexus gs350 awd is the thinking drivers choice in midsize premium sedans. This alerts the driver when another vehicle is in the car s blind spot. Compared with the eightspeed found in the rear drive is350, the sixspeed in our test car was lethargic in. The vehicle is fully redesigned and equipped with new innovative features. Oct 20, 2014 the is350 f sport is rock solidit just needs more power. We get the first crack at a superfun sportster 23 january, 20. Edmunds first drive of the 2014 lexus is 350 f sport, with driving impressions, specifications and photos of lexus redesigned entrylevel sport. More than outright grip, that handling result translates to a good driving car on the road.
If youre showing the f sport version of the is350 than shouldnt you be. This time, the performanceoriented is350 f sport gets shaken down and discussed. One of the reasons metro manilas traffic woes continue to worsen is due to the increasing number of cars on the road. Unfortunately, the lexus driver will have to enjoy the feel while looking at the s60s tail lamps. They must not only perform great, but they have to do so without losing appeal to their brands core customers. For now, though, the is350 f sport is one of the standouts to drive in the class, at least until the new mercedesbenz cclass arrives next year. This specific f sport version of the rangetopping sixcylinder model of the is with rear drive. When you need a quiet, comfortable luxury sedan, its a lexus, so youre set. It competes with the likes of bmw 3series, cadillac ats, audi s4, and mercedes cclass.
When this is350 f sport first appeared in 20, it beat the currentgen 3series in our sportssedan comparison test. Instead lexus offers a sharper tuning in the fsport version of the. Like the lexus is 350 f sport i previously tested, i took issue with the door panel armrest thats not extended far enough outward to hold my elbow. For that sort of money youre within striking range of superefficient twinturbo power from the german brands. I just recently spent a week behind the wheel of lexus 2014 is 350c, complete with the f sport package. Mar 07, 2014 the good the 2014 lexus is 350 awd f sport s acceleration and adaptivesuspensionenhanced handling leave little to be desired at this price. I didnt like looking at the 2014 lexus is f sport, but i loved driving it. For all the available chassis settings, at sane speeds, one might just as well set it to normal and forget it. And once youve managed to wriggle your way into the drivers seat, youll be charmed. Asian luxury sport sedans, like this new generation 2014 lexus is350 f sport have a very tough job. The 2014 redesign of the is brought a raft of new features from traffic. The seat in this f sport model is among the very best ive.
I didnt like looking at the 2014 lexus is fsport, but i. While powertrains remain the same for 2014, toptobottom refinement everywhere else along with lexus unbeatable build quality has made the is a bigger and yet more dynamic driver s car. The 2014 lexus gs350 awd is the thinking driver s choice in midsize premium sedans. This is a low kilometer, local bc vehicle in pristine condition. Carid offers an entire line of highquality 2014 lexus is performance parts that can upgrade your car to deliver the power, handling and braking you want. Just traded in my 08 cadillac cts on this new 2014 is350 awd. Find out how it did at vir and watch video at car and driver. Four years later, the is350 f sport has undergone a mild refresh and gained. Selling a single owner lexus is350 f sport with all the service records. We have 343 lexus is 350 vehicles for sale that are reported accident free, 286 1owner cars, and 489 personal use cars. Aaron turpen in a world full of sports cars, muscle cars, pony cars, and any of a number of other descriptions meant to evoke power and performance, there are few vehicles which call themselves luxury sport sedans and actually mean it. It appears as though the lexus is 350 f sport has been going through. It also has a highquality cabin, aboveaverage reliability, and advanced safety features. Independent double wishbones with highmount upper arms, coil springs, selfadjusting twomode variable dampers, stabilizer bar.
First drives 2014 lexus is lexus is f sport driven. If youre looking for a reliable yet great performance car, i would definitely recommend lexus is350 f sport generation 3 2014 present. All while being compared to german sport sedans whose typical buyers value how well a car handles more than how smooth it rides. I dont mean to get all poetic about the lexus is350 f sport, but im seduced by its driver oriented cockpit and somewhat beguiled by its rabid exterior, the latter of which doesnt diminish. The 2014 lexus is is an important car for the brand, and at first impression, the redesign is off to a good start. I recently spent four hours driving a final preproduction prototype of the 2014 lexus is 350 f sport on the back roads of north carolina surrounding the pinehurst resort and the on the track at rockingham raceway. Despite riding on 18inch wheels and lowprofile tyres the is350 f sport is comfortable over bumps and yet can carve its way through corners. This car is definitely more than the sum of its parts. Awd, with sportier fsport packages optional for either car. The f sport packages tft instrument cluster is one of.
May 09, 20 see the pov camera we use to film our test drive videos here. The car is an absolute blast to drive and the interior is amazing. It was a car that skewed younger than the rest of the automakers demographic, loaded with practicality and. Its weakness here is power, or lack of it, relative to weight. As part of the 2014 lexus is sports sedan launch in the us, lexus and the tony hawk foundation asked their fans and supporters to be part of a fan based decal to be featured on the lexus is f ccsr race car competing in pikes peak international hill climb. I bring you one of those this week, the lexus is350 f sport, a car i would call less than midsized, but larger than a small car. Unfortunately about a month ago, my 3 series was hit by a drunk driver and totaled out. This thirdgeneration lexus is has great improvements when it comes to technology. Dec 10, 20 i dont mean to get all poetic about the lexus is350 fsport, but im seduced by its driveroriented cockpit and somewhat beguiled by its rabid exterior, the latter of which doesnt diminish. Instead lexus offers a sharper tuning in the f sport version of the 2014 lexus is350. The good the 2014 lexus is 350 awd f sport s acceleration and adaptivesuspensionenhanced handling leave little to be desired at this price.
However, many filipinos argue that vehicle ownership is necessary because public transportation is both bad and unreliable. Beneath every great sports car there is a great platform. We drove allwheel drive versions of the 2014 is350 f sport and is250 on public roads. Its chief engineer stood in front of us and said the development target was to be the most funto drive car in the segment. In todays video, well take an up close and personal, in depth look at the all new 2014 lexus is350 f sport. I have been a gm guy all my life and decided to go with my first import car. Read on to learn more on the 2014 lexus is 350 sport brought to you by the automotive. An eightspeed automatic transmission is standard on rearwheel drive versions of the 2014 lexus is 350 f sport. I would definitely recommend lexus is350 f sport generation 3 2014 present. North american is family of 2006 model year is somewhat different from. The 2014 lexus is 250 and is 350 come standard with sixspeed automatic transmission. But when you want a finely tuned performance machine, the f sport is a joy to drive, because its designed specifically for automotive enthusiasts. In the same situation, the runflat tyres on bmws 3 series. I recently picked up a 2014 lexus is 350 f sport with.
And the cross traffic alert system beeps and flashes lights if a person or vehicle is about to pass into the lexus path while backing up. You can tick off boxes for rear or allwheel drive and regular or f sport trim. Overall an amazingly fun car to drive, well, anywhere. It balances cornering agility with a pleasant ride. Fortunately, you cant see the face from the drivers seat and everything beneath the sheet. Read our thoughts on the 2014 lexus is 350 f sport h. Cradled inside the f sports cabin, i imagined i was sitting in more of a pod than a car since it stayed planted through the sharpest turns. Used lexus is350 cars for sale overview of lexus is350 cars. While the lexus is 350 and 250 sedans are completely redesigned for 2014, the sport model, the is f, carries on with last years model.
Search over 700 listings to find the best local deals. Its a good pick in this class, but it faces strong competition from sportier rivals. This fivepassenger sport sedan gets a refined driver focused cabin and bold exterior design. The 2014 lexus is f sport is equipped with a more efficient 8speed automatic transmission.
I recently picked up a 2014 lexus is 350 f sport with 19 wheels. The 2014 lexus gs 350 f sport is like having two cars in one. Sep 26, 20 first the bmw 335i lost to the new 2014 lexus is 350 f sport in a car and driver comparison. While i enjoyed this, slower drivers in front of me didnt, as they. With the lexus is 350 awd, weve reached yet another part of the. It was midnovember at nishiura motor park in aichi, japan, two months before the is 350 f sport s debut.838 1187 328 753 61 776 1405 1197 344 966 1449 485 321 531 87 441 1304 1222 389 605 1518 144 1466 550 112 968 628 655 1004 143 457 20