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2013 Lexus IS C F Sport

At a Glance

Pricing $42,940 - $47,240
Drive Types RWD
Engines 2.5l V6, 3.5l V6
Transmissions A6
Fuel Economy 19-21 (city), 27-30 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 65

Overview Information

In the compact luxury segment, most automakers offer a variety of body styles. The Lexus IS range now includes a convertible model. The four-passenger IS C features a three-panel retractable hard top. The hard top design allows the driver to enjoy top-down motoring in nice weather while providing more security than a soft top during bad weather. Like the IS sedan, the IS C is offered as an IS 250 C with a 204-bhp small displacement V6 or the IS 350 C with a more powerful 3.5L V6. With prices starting at around $42,000, the main difference between the two models is the powertrain. Although the base model is well equipped, several pricey option packages allow a degree of customization.

Official Word:

Some find the choice between coupe and convertible difficult to make. The Lexus IS C eliminates that dilemma. Its retractable hardtop provides the snugness of a closed coupe when up, and, at the push of a button, lowers in just 20 seconds when you want the unique feeling of top-down driving. Enhancements to the IS C for 2015 include a new, organ-type accelerator pedal and, expanding music options, upgrading to the Lexus App Suite with iHeartRadio...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
IS 250 C 2.5l V6 (204-bhp) A6 RWD 21/30/25 59 $42,940
IS 350 C 3.5l V6 (306-bhp) A6 RWD 19/27/23 65 $47,240