The IS300 compact sports sedan, the newest addition to Toyota Motor Corp.'s Lexus division luxury lineup, will hit the market this summer with only an automatic transmission. But Lexus plans to add a 5-speed manual transmission option for '02, officials say. Lexus claims it is waiting a year for a manual transmission because it had to “stand in the queue” at Toyota engineering, and it was more important to get the vehicle to market, with or without a manual option. Europe's version, the ...
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