While Lexus has raised the prices of its core models for 2010, there have been some significant upgrades as well. The price increase, which ranges from 0.7% to 1.8%, affects the IS 250 and IS 350 sedans, IS 250 C and IS 350Cconvertibles, IS F high performance sedan, SC 430convertible, as well as the RX 350, RX 450h and LX 570 SUV models.
On most non-navigation equipped models, Lexus' Safety Connect telematics system is now offered as standard, while on most of the models with navigation, the full Lexus Enform with Safety Connect is now standard.
Complimentary one-year trial subscriptions of Lexus Enform and Safety Connect are included.
The IS 250, IS 350 and IS F get an updated premium audio system with an optional hard disc drive navigation system.
The IS F gets new 19-inch wheels, a limited slip differential, and foldable rear headrests. The SC 430 receives new 18-inch wheels, side mirrors with puddle lamps, an updated navigation system and updated Mark Levinson audio, as well as some new colors.
Prices do not include a delivery, processing and handling fee of $875. IS 250 - 6MT - $31,850; IS 250 - 6ECTi - $33,000; IS 250 - 6ECTi AWD - $35,480; IS 350 - 6ECTi - $37,300; IS 250C - 6MT - $38,950; IS 250C - 6ECTi - $40,100; IS 350C - 6ECTi - $44,400; IS F - $57,750; SC 430 - $67,500; RX 350 FWD - $37,250; RX 350 AWD - $38,650; RX 450h FWD - $42,100; RX 450h AWD - $43,700; LX 570 - $76,400.