DETROIT – Early sales of the all-new Lexus IS sports sedan have been better than expected, a Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. official tells Ward's. “We expected to sell 3,300 in the first month and we sold nearly 4,500,” says Bob Carter, group vice president and Lexus general manager. The new '06 IS went on sale Oct. 17. Lexus IS 350 Toyota recorded 4,447 IS sales in the U.S. in November, a best-ever tally for the vehicle, which includes the base IS 250, all-wheel-drive IS 250 and ...

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