2014 Madrid Auto Show: Lexus debuts the IS 25 Anniversario [Live Photos]

Article by Christian A., on May 20, 2014

At the 2014 Madrid Auto Show, Lexus unveiled the IS 25 Anniversario, a model that celebrates company’s 25th anniversary. The new model was exclusively designed for the Spanish market and Lexus will only make 25 units of this special edition. If you live in Spain and want one, you’d better know that the IS 25 Anniversario is available in two versions: 300h Hybrid and a V6-powered model.

The Lexus IS 300h comes with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder petrol engine as well as with an electric motor, while the IS 250 is powered by a 2.5-liter V6. As you can see from the photos, the new special edition of the Lexus IS comes with a new exterior kit developed by Toyota Racing Development (TRD), which consists of a new front lip spoiler new side sills, and a new rear spoiler.

Lexus also added a carbon fiber front hood, a carbon fiber roof as well as a new rear trunk spoiler made of carbon fiber. The exterior design is completed by the 19-inch Lexus F Sport wheels wrapped in high-performance Bridgestne Potenza tires.

Inside, we find perforated leather upholstery with white F Sport inserts, a red TRD Start button and the commemorative numbered plaque. Moreover, the Lexus IS 25 Anniversario comes with a new Brembo Brake kit on the front axle, that features 360 mm vented brake discs and 6-piston calipers.

On the rear axle, the vehicle features high-performance dampers developed by Yamaha. Lexus Spain also announced that they will offer a similar kit for existing IS owners, which will cost around 10,000 euros. [Photos and info source: AutoNocion]

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