Explore the aggressively styled and driver focused 2016 Lexus IS 200t Turbo, IS 300, IS 350 from Lexus. Get full details, specifications, owner reviews and more. Chapter 11: Body Chapter 12: Chassis electrical system Wiring Diagrams. Read Lexus IS 300 reviews specs, view Lexus IS 300 pictures videos, and get Lexus IS 300 prices buying advice for both new used models here. A quick drive would have revealed an astonishingly serene cabin, a supple ride quality and a refined, if uninspiring drivetrain. As such, the Lexus ES was close to the ideal car for harried commuters pulling down a comfortable salary. Oct 06, 2016 Although unremarkable in styling and personality, the Lexus ES 300 occupied an important place in the Lexus lineup during its 12-year run from. This engine was the same model as that found in the UCF30 Lexus LS. The SC 430's V8 could produce 288 hp (214.76 kW) and 430 Nm (317 lbft) of torque, allowing the coupe to go from 060 mph in 6.2 seconds. ES 330. Like the ES 300s before it, this one was a midsize, front-wheel-drive sedan, heavily based on the Toyota Camry. The two shared most basic components, but the Lexus had a more potent version of the 3.0-liter V6 with 210 horsepower and 220 pound-feet. A 5-speed manual transmission was only offered on the SC 300 from its debut until 1997. By the end of the decade, North American SC sales began dwindling due to the lack of significant design updates since the car's introduction and marketplace changes that led. 25 Safety systems ranged from traction control to vehicle stability control. 24 The convertible received a ULEV emissions certification rating. 24 Interior, Lexus SC 430 (Japan) The SC 430 featured a retractable aluminium hardtop, all-leather interior with brushed-aluminum accents, navigation screen with folding wood panel. The SC 400 produced 250 hp (186 kW 260 lbft (353 Nm) from 1991 to 1995. 13 The original engines for the 2JZ-GE -powered SC 300 were rated at 225 hp (168 kW 210 lbft (285 Nm). The output of the SC 300 was five horsepower more than the equivalent engine used in. 3 The SC 400 dbuted on in the United States as a 1992 model. The SC 400's 4.0 L V8 1UZ-FE, the same engine as used in the LS 400, was reported to have cost over US400,000,000 in research and development. 11 The SC 400 was honored as the Motor Trend Import Car of the Year for 1992. It also made Car and Driver magazine's Ten Best list for 191992 SC 400 interior In July 1992, the SC 300, a smaller-engined version of the SC 400.