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 |  Mar 08 2010, 12:33 PM

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Lexus has just announced a new Special Edition version of the IS350C, complete with many of its F-Sport accessories. Priced from $57,500, it will be offered in only Tungsten Pearl or Obsidian. Unique to the Special Edition is a set package of F-Sport goodies including: new 19-inch forged wheels with Michelin Pilot Sport tires, upgraded front and rear brakes, lowering springs, Bilstein shocks, sway bars, a new F-Sport grille, as well as F-Sport floor mats, an F-Sport shift knob and F-Sport badging. (Model different from shown).

The package also features black leather seats with blue stitching, while standard features include heated and ventilated front seats with wood trim, Bi-Xenon HID headlamps with Adaptive Front lighting, Lexus Navigation, a rear back-up camera, Voice Command casual-language voice recognition system and Lexus Enform with Safety Connect.

Just 100 F-Sport Special Edition models will be offered, with sales beginning later this month. The car will officially debut at the New York Auto Show on March 31st.

Official release after the jump:

Lexus Introduces 2010 IS 350C F-Sport Special Edition

  • Only 100 Units Will Be Produced
  • Features F-Sport Performance Accessories and Unique Grille
  • Interior with Numbered Badging and Blue Contrast Stitching
TORRANCE, Calif.  (March. 8, 2010) – Lexus today announced the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $57,500 for the 2010 IS 350C F-Sport Special Edition which will arrive at dealerships later this month.  The MSRP does not include a delivery, processing and handling fee of $875.
“The F-Sport Special Edition builds on the IS 350C and takes the fun of the convertible up another notch,” said Mark Templin, Lexus Division group vice president and general manager.  “The F-Sport accessories on this car were precision engineered specifically for this vehicle, allowing us to provide sport-tuned performance without sacrificing ride quality.”
This 2010 IS 350C Special Edition was designed to engage driving enthusiasts with the performance and styling enhancements from the F-Sport accessories line.  This IS 350C, only available in two colors, Tungsten Pearl or Obsidian, can be distinguished from other IS convertibles by the following F-Sport equipment:
  • Newly designed 19-inch forged alloy wheels with a wheel lock set and Michelin Pilot Sport 225/35ZR19 tires in the front and 255/35ZR19 tires in the rear;
  • Front and rear brake upgrade for a firmer pedal feel and enhanced fade resistance;
  • New and unique F-Sport grille not previously available;
  • Shock set developed in cooperation with Bilstein®;
  • Lowering springs that reduce the ride height approximately one-inch in the front and rear;
  • Sway bar set that helps reduce body roll and provide flatter cornering;
  • Embroidered floor mats with F-Sport logo;
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob with F-Sport logo;
  • And exterior badging and an individually numbered badge on the center console complete the uniqueness of this vehicle.
The IS 350C F-Sport Special Edition also comes with black leather-trimmed seats with sporty blue contrast stitching.  Other Special Edition standard features include heated and ventilated front seats with wood trim; Bi-Xenon HID headlamps with Adaptive Front lighting System (AFS); headlamp washers; and Lexus Navigation.  The hard disk drive (HDD) navigation system has a seven-inch VGA touch-screen, Bluetooth® phonebook download capabilities, a rear back-up camera, Voice Command casual-language voice recognition system, Lexus Enform, XM® NavTraffic, XM® NavWeather, and XM® Sports and Stocks.  XM services include a complimentary 90-day trial subscription.  It is also features the new telematics system Lexus Enform™ with Safety Connect™ (includes complimentary one-year trial subscription).
“The IS 350C F-Sport Special Edition is a unique package of style and excitement.  With only 100 units available nationwide they’ll sell out fast to customers who want power, performance and a little more fun under the sun,” said Templin.
  • nelson

    well, i have a 07 lexus is350, and i love it, but id like to make my is look as an is-f, so, could you tell me if the new is-f grill for this new is350 f-sport might fit in my is350?

  • Colum Wood

    I can’t say for sure, but as it’s a a grille for an IS350C, it should work on the IS300. I’d check with the guys at http://my.is/forums/