Reviews | Lexus IS

Automobile: “I love the Mark Levinson stereo”.

We lost enthusiasm for the Lexus IS back around 2006, the year Lexus replaced the awesome first-gen BMW 3-Series-beater with a waterbed. With the notable and necessary exception of the IS-F, I personally haven't thought much about (or of) the IS for the better part of 15 years. But when editor-in-chief Morrison asked if I wanted to drive the updated 2021 Lexus IS 350 F Sport, something piqued my interest, and it wasn't just the cool full-width taillight.




Forbes: …the optional Mark Levinson audio system, with 17 speakers, 1,800 watts and 7.1 surround sound decoding, provides impressive aural entertainment.


Stupid Dope: We loved hearing our playlist on the 800+ watt Mark Levinson stereo that features a CD player for the old school set…