In the interior, the 2014 IS range has new 60:40 split/folding rear seats which gives extra luggage space, enhance rear seat space by having large wheelbase, quality cabin finish and analog clock, switches with electrostatic to control the temperature, sporty steering wheel position. The interior for F Sport has interior color choice of new Rioja Red finish exclusive to the marque, perforated leather finish to the steering wheel and shift knob, aluminum pedals and black seat stitching. In the technology and equipment, the 2014 IS range is featured with Lexus Display Audio or Remote Touch-controlled Navigation multimedia systems for the real-time traffic and weather information updates without a subscription through HD™ Radio Technology. The multimedia system control in the steering wheel with center console panel display and meter cluster.
In terms of safety and security, there are standard 10 airbags which includes rear seat side airbags, Rear Cross Traffic Alert system, Blind Spot Monitor, Lane Departure Alert system and Automatic High Beam headlamp system. Lexus has announced that the new Lexus IS will be available for sale in the second-half of 2013. Photo Gallery of Lexus IS from Live at Detroit Auto Show 2012 [gallery order="DESC" orderby="post_date"] Video Gallery of Lexus IS from Live at Detroit Auto Show 2012 [vsw id="4U-RmPY-xFU" source="youtube" width="900" height="520" autoplay="no"] Auto Press Release 2013 January 15, 2013 All-New 2014 Lexus IS Sport Sedan Makes World Premiere at the North American International Auto Show
- Engaging and entertaining driving dynamics across the model range; exclusive tuning enhancements on F SPORT models
- Completely redesigned with bold exterior styling and an LFA-inspired driver-focused cockpit
- Longer wheelbase with significant increases in rear seat space and trunk capacity
- New multimedia system with industry-first, complimentary real-time traffic and weather information