2022 Lexus IS 350 - First Drive Review

The 2017 Lexus IS 350 is the first model year to feature the company's new design language. 

The front fascia features a larger grille, lower air intake, and redesigned headlights. 

The rear end gets LED taillights, a revised bumper, and a restyled trunk lid. Inside, the cabin receives a new instrument cluster and center console. 

The base engine is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged gasoline engine rated at 268 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. 

A six-speed automatic transmission comes standard. An optional V6 engine produces 300 hp.

and 332 lb-ft of torque and is mated to either a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission. 

The IS 350 accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 6.1 seconds and hits a top speed of 155 mph. Its EPA fuel economy rating is 22/31 mpg city/highway. 

Lexus says the IS 350 was designed to capture the essence of its sport sedan heritage while delivering a fresh look.