THE 2012 IS C. LIBERATE YOUR WILD SIDE.
With the IS Convertible, stellar performance and dynamic handling keep your adrenaline pumping while state-of-the-art innovations help you navigate. The IS C is the first-ever IS convertible. A power-retractable three-piece hardtop folds into the trunk in about 20 seconds, among the fastest in its class. Sharing few exterior components with the IS sedan, the IS Convertible has a striking silhouette, top up or top down. A double-wishbone front suspension and multi-link rear suspension are specifically tuned for the IS C. 17-inch 10-spoke alloy wheels  are standard. Combined with rear-wheel drive, the IS C is designed to offer excellent handling balance. Inside, the climate-control and audio systems are optimized for top-up or top-down driving. Heated and ventilated front seats with perforated leather are also available to help keep you comfortable no matter the weather.
On the technology front, an available Navigation System  with voice command can understand casual speech. The IS C is also equipped with several exciting technologies, including Safety Connect®  , plus available Lexus Enform®  . Available SiriusXM services include SiriusXM Satellite Radio  , NavTraffic™ , NavWeather™   and Sports and Stocks  . Audio is enhanced with a standard USB input as well as Bluetooth®  audio connectivity for compatible music players, including iPod® .
IS 250 C models offer a 2.5L V6 engine with direct fuel injection for great performance and excellent fuel efficiency. It has MPG ratings of 21/30/25 (automatic transmission) or 19/28/22 (manual transmission) (city/highway/combined) . The IS 350 C model features a 3.5L V6 with both direct and port fuel injection, allowing it to produce 306 horsepower  for outstanding performance. Both engines have dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) for improved performance and fuel efficiency.
The IS 250 C is equipped with a standard six-speed manual transmission. A six-speed automatic with paddle shifters is available on the IS 250 C and standard on the IS 350 C.