The all-new Lexus IS has been honored as the ‘Executive Saloon Car of the Year’ by Wheels magazine, at a gala event that was held at The Ritz-Carlton hotel in Dubai recently.
The award was accepted by the General Manager of Sales at Al-Futtaim Motors, Lexus. Speaking after the presentation, Christopher Buxton said: “We are very proud to receive this accolade from Wheels and to see Lexus IS winning their Car of the Year award in the Executive Saloon category.”
He continued: “The public and the customer reaction to the new generation Lexus IS has been strong as the dynamic car engages with the driver on an emotional level through its amazing response and bold design.”
Every aspect of the IS has been engineered with a renewed focus on engaging performance, agile handling, accurate response to driver input and highly communicative feedback. In conjunction with a bold new designincluding the Lexus spindle grille, the all-new IS has been meticulously engineered to have excellent dynamic capabilities, which results in an exceptional driving experience.
Incorporating several Lexus-first features and technical innovations, the IS showcases an interior design with all the refinement and quality expected of a Lexus, plus a focused driver’s environment, a significant improvement in rear seat comfort and spaciousness and a larger, more convenient trunk.