Eve, June 1, the Network got the first image of future trends. Now, new details have become known regarding the geographical distribution of the Japanese sedan.
The appearance of the new sedan Lexus IS, and the date of its debut is already declassified. Recall to present the redesigned model of the brand promises 9 June. Today in the news, it was reported that the sedan of premium-class will not be offered in the European Union and in neighbouring countries. And that is a good reason. This writes AutoWeek, citing an official importer of Lexus in the Netherlands.
The decision brand leave Europeans without a restyled Lexus IS due to rapidly developing segment of SUVs and crossovers and declining sales of sedans around the world. So, according to current statistics, about 80% of sales of the Japanese brand in the region in 2019-th it had on the SUV. IS was one of the least popular models.
This brand is already selling in Europe, another sedan model ES. The release of another may reduce its sales.
According to experts, the Lexus IS sedan can move to a new platform, but official confirmation of this was not. All the card manufacturer will reveal next week. Fans of the brand expect to see the sedan with a more aggressive exterior and a luxurious high-tech interior.
Also suggest you to see a detailed test drive of the Lexus ES from the team InfoCar.ua: