Spring brings a revised line-up for Lexus’s stand-out IS 300h sports saloon, delivering more choice, higher efficiency and impressive value. The changes are led by the introduction of the keenly priced new Advance model, which benefits from a wealth of additional premium equipment features.

The arrival of the Advance coincides with a revised pricing structure that secures customer purchase savings of up to £1,745, and more competitive monthly PCP payments. The full hybrid powertrain has achieved compliance with Euro 6 standards, yielding lower CO2 emissions (from 97g/km, one of the lowest levels in its class) and better fuel economy, which in turn contribute to reduced ownership costs.

With its singular, striking design and leading-edge hybrid technology, the IS 300h remains the discerning driver’s choice in the hotly contested executive saloon market. The new Advance model reasserts Lexus’s signature combination of luxury, style and driving pleasure in a package that represents exceptional value.

The Advance takes the existing Luxury grade as its starting point, adding the Lexus Navigation system, leather upholstery, heated/ventilated electrically adjustable front seats and a reversing camera to the specification. At the same time, the on-the-road price of £31,495 provides more than £3,000 of “complimentary” value to the customer in comparison to the Luxury grade.

In other respects, the specification matches the Luxury grade in providing front and rear parking sensors, 17-inch alloy wheels, dusk-sensing HID headlights, cruise control, an auto-dimming rear view mirror, dual-zone climate control and rain-sensing wipers.

Lexus is making the new Advance even more affordable with a personal contract purchase plan available through Lexus Connect offering monthly payments from £319 (42 months, 3.9 per cent APR representative).

Source: Lexus

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