Lexus has turned its already fast IS F over to the go-fast guys at Toyota Racing Development. The finished product is the IS F Circuit Club Sport, and the sport sedan wears a wide range of aero and mechanical improvements. We've known this model was coming for some time thanks to a 2010 Tokyo Auto Salon concept and details spouted late this summer, but these photos provide our best look yet at this touring-car-like model.

Outside, engineers have fitted the IS F with a new front spoiler, rear diffuser and hood, all of which are fabricated from weight-saving carbon fiber. You may have also noticed the vehicle's sizable rear wing. A performance damper kit is also part of the package, offering buyers two separate settings that independently adjustable compression. The luxury bruiser also comes equipped with lightweight forged aluminum wheels, though magnesium rollers are also available.

Mechanically, the IS F Circuit Club Sport Package utilizes a TRD limited-slip differential as well as a TRD big brake kit. At this point, there's no word on how much the package will cost or when it will be available. We aren't even sure American buyers will be able to sink their teeth into the factory-bred racer, so stay tuned.


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      Dennis Baskov
      • 3 Years Ago
      Gotta give props to TDR for making the car even hotter. If only the car had a manual option...
        Krishan Mistry
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Dennis Baskov
        Mmmm, 8 speed manual! Eat that, Porsche! LOL. But true, the ISF (and all AMG Benzes) need to do better than a boring torque converted auto. Some AMGs have a dual clutch, but they arent agressive enough with shift timings. Need a lightning fast DSG, racey single clutch like the LFA, or best, an optional manual 6speed.
      Bobby
      • 3 Years Ago
      That looks so sweet. I still wish they made an IS-F coupe or at least an IS coupe, not that awk convertible thing. Now this is awesome tho.
      Redline
      • 3 Years Ago
      Oh hi there sexy lady. Wanna go for a ride? I'll be gentle, I promise... :D
      oRenj9
      • 3 Years Ago
      This is really bad-ass, sans the spoiler. I really don't understand all of the hate, other than the price, this car has everything going for it. A 416HP V8, 8-speed transmission, forged internals and a divine suspension setup. It is pretty understated too. It is a bit louder than your average Lexus, but your average Lexus is about as conservative as you can get. In reality, is fast as ****. It is the fastest four-door car around VIR in the C&D Lightning Lap. As far as Toyota awesomeness goes: this is second only to the LFA.
      rL-gT
      • 3 Years Ago
      Curious what the new lap times will be.
      Mr. O
      • 3 Years Ago
      wheels look like OZ Superturismo GT
      Robert McMiller
      • 3 Years Ago
      Woow that's what I'm talkin about!
      IBx27
      • 3 Years Ago
      Another gem from toyota's famous turd division.
      Spartan
      • 3 Years Ago
      Corolla S, that you?
      evannever
      • 3 Years Ago
      WTF is happening to Lexus? This is almost as pointless as the Nissan Juke R ...almost.
        Lemon
        • 3 Years Ago
        @evannever
        Pointless? No this is awesome.
          Dissident
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Lemon
          Now if only they would turn this into a coupe (and sell it as a Toyota, not a Lexus), then we'd finally have something close enough to a Supra...
      over9000
      • 3 Years Ago
      IS-F Ricer Edition. It's funny because those wings and diffusers actually add weight, with no horsepower increase.
      David
      • 3 Years Ago
      Rice......
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