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A large sports sedan Lexus IS-F 2008

After having benefited from an enviable fame with several sports models, the automaker Toyota is slowly removed from the cars running with the successive loss of cars like the Supra, MR2 and Celica. Despite several persistent rumors about the arrival of a new Supra, it seems that the return to vehicles and sports performance is not in the immediate plans of Toyota. Damage, even if this type of vehicle does not significantly increase the volume of sales of the manufacturer. Owning a port-folio containing a few models of this kind always enhances the brand image of a constructor. In addition, this type of vehicle would allow Toyota to receive a small technological showcase, just to put a little more in the foreground its learning obtained in racing. However, the manufacturer is all the same a good step in this direction by introducing, through its luxury division Lexus IS-F, a meteor destined to compete with the big sports such renowned sedans BMW M3, the Audi S4/RS4 and some Mercedes-Benz AMG. Presented in concept form at the Auto Show in Detroit in 2006, the IS-F will use the same platform as the IS, but will have a brand new suspension, recess, several distinct mechanical components in history enhance performance.

The Lexus IS-F, which will be available in 2008 will be equipped with a V8 5.0-liter 417 horsepower with a torque of 371 lb-ft. This engine will be paired with an automatic eight reports, the same as aboard the Lexus LS460 found, but that of the IS-F is distinguished by its manual mode, a system baptize Sport Direct Shift. Various additions also enhance its aesthetic style, giving it a lot more character. Just hope that this car does not offer driving too sanitized element has criticized the IS 350. With this type of car performance enthusiasts want to have the control, not let it control them.

The Lexus IS-F is proposed in four-door sedan, but some rumors are part of the possible arrival of a cutting two doors.

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