Lexus introduced in the UK the new IS 300h Executive Edition and announced that this model will carry a price tag of 29,995 pounds. The 2014 Lexus IS 300h Executive Edition comes as standard with leather upholstery and the Lexus Navigation system, but also with front and rear parking sensors, 17-inch alloy wheels, dusk-sensing HID headlights, cruise control, auto-dimming rear view mirror, dual-zone climate control and rain-sensing wipers.
The new Executive Edition brings additional features to the existing Luxury grade worth 3,390 pounds at no cost for the customer. The 2014 Lexus IS 300h Executive Edition is powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder petrol engine as well as an electric motor that deliver a total output of 220 hp.
In addition, there is a nickel-metal hybrid battery pack and an electronically-controlled continuously variable transmission (CVT) routes that delivers the power to the rear wheels.
Fuel economy is quite impressive: 4.4 l/100 km in the European test cycle or 64.2 UK mpg. CO2 emissions are just 103 g/km.
Despite the impressive numbers, the Lexus IS 300h is able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in just 8.3 seconds, while top speed is 125 mph or 201 km/h.