Limited to 900 units, 2020 IS F Sport Blackline Special Edition is now available on IS 350 F Sport and IS 300 F Sport models in the U.S.
Providing IS F Sport customers in the U.S. with a stylish new package that stands out from the crowd, Lexus is taking the Blackline Special Edition and expanding upon it for 2020. Limited to a total of 900 units, the 2020 IS F Sport Blackline Special Edition will now be available in rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive IS 350 F Sport models, in addition to the IS 300 F Sport rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive models.
The Blackline Special Edition adds F Sport 18-inch, split spoke wheels that feature a black vapor chrome finish The Blackline Special Edition turns down the lights on key exterior and interior parts to create a special edition IS package that stands out from the standard F Sport models. Eyes will be drawn to the F Sport 18-inch, split spoke wheels that feature a black vapor chrome finish.
The stylish, smoky wheel treatment is complemented with a black chrome front grille surround along with black exterior mirrors. The IS F Sport Blackline Special Edition will be available in three exterior colours that include Obsidian, Ultra White, and Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0.
The darkened theme continues as you step inside. Exclusive black and gray seats are featured throughout, which are accented with Indigo Blue stitching to provide a cool, subtle contrast on the knee pads, dash, and door trim. The driver will appreciate the Indigo Blue accents on the heated wood steering wheel, which is accompanied by Indigo Blue accents on the door switch panels and glove box.
The black chrome front grille is flanked by black wing mirrors on Blackline Special Edition models Each IS 300 F Sport and IS 350 F Sport Blackline Special Edition will come equipped with triple-beam LED headlamps, Lexus' Navigation System and a Blind Spot Monitor.
For 2020, IS F Sport Special Edition models comes standard with a SmartAccess card key. Working much like a traditional key fob, the SmartAccess card key can conveniently fit in your wallet.
Rear-wheel drive versions of the IS 300 Blackline Special Edition are powered by a 2.0-litre, turbocharged, four-cylinder engine that sends up to 238bhp through an eight-speed automatic transmission.
The all-wheel drive version of the IS 300 Blackline Special Edition uses a 3.5-litre V6 with 256bhp and a six-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters.
Both the rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive versions of the IS 350 F Sport Blackline Special Edition are powered by a 3.5-litre V6 that produces 307bhp, although the rear-wheel drive version is paired with an eight-speed Sport Direct-Shift automatic transmission with paddle shifters while the all-wheel drive version is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters.