Luxury Compact coming from Lexus: the BS
Lexus is planing to extend it’s luxury models. The new model will be name BS and will be a five-door model and it is atempt to complete with the BMW 1 Series, Mercedes A-Class and Audi A3 Sportback.
The new model with take the shape from the Lexus IS, maybe 30 cm smaller. At launch, engines will be a 2.5-liter V6 with 208 horsepower, and a 177-hp diesel. A 250-hp, 3.0-liter V6 and a hybrid version will follow at a later date.
The new model will be launched at the end of 2008.