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Lexus IS C: The New Convertible Beauty

May 25, 2009 / by / 0 Comment

Convertible cars have always been a delight to eyes. Lexus IS C is a convertible too. This car has stylish shape with gorgeous looks and is an absolute beauty. Though, the price tag takes it out of reach of most of the people except for the extra-rich. This luxury sedan extracts more horsepower from its 3.5-liter V-6 than the previous SC could from its 4.3-liter V-8. Going from hardtop to topless is also 5 sec speedier than the SC 430. Specs: Vehicle layout: Front engine, 4 pass, 2 door, convertible Engines: 2.5L/204-hp/185 lb ft; 3.5L/306-hp/277 lb ft DOHC 24 valve V-6 Transmissions: 6 speed manual, 6 speed automatic Curb weight: 3850 lb (est, IS 250C auto) Wheel base: 107.5 in Dimensions: 182.5 x 70.9 x 55.7 in (17 inch wheels/tires) 0-60 mph: 5.8 – 8.4 sec (mfr est) EPA city / HWY fuel economy: 18 – 25 / 21 – 29 mpg CO2 emissions: 0.81 – 0.94 lb/mile On sale in US: June 2009 Best Price: $39,365 (IS 250C) – $44,815 (IS 350C) (subject to variation according to time and location) Features: This convertible has come into being after about three and a half years of struggle by the engineers […]