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The new Lexus IS will get the engine from a Supra (photos)

Sedan Lexus IS next-generation engine will receive the Supra coupe new generation. This inline six-cylinder unit, which Japanese sports car shares with the BMW Z4.

Japanese edition of Best Car believes that IS will be equipped with the same engine displacement of three liters. On the “Supra” it produces 340 horsepower and is paired with eight-speed automatic transmission. In addition to the “six”, in the range of engines of the sedan will include a 2.0 turbo engine and a 2.4 and a hybrid setup on the base 2.5-liter “atmosfernika”. “Charged” Lexus IS F will complement the V6 twin turbo from the flagship LS.

At the end of last year, the Network appeared images of the new IS. Did third-party the artist, who saw the sketches of the original machine. The sedan will get a more angular design. The model will change the shape and pattern of the spindle grille, head optics, taillights, bumpers. Will others rear diffuser, exhaust pipes, will appear horizontal reflectors.

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