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Lexus IS 250C (2009-2012) review

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  • Used only
  • Petrol/Diesel/Mild hybrid
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The Lexus IS 250C (2009-2012) is this manufacturer's entry into the four-seater convertible market, boasting what's claimed to be the world's fastest-folding three-part hard-top roof. It's based on the IS saloon and the two-door convertible was only ever offered with just one engine a V6 petrol and an automatic gearbox. But what's it like to drive? Read our full review to find out.

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