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Review: 2009 Lexus IS F pursues perfection, might need more personality

by Michael Harley (RSS feed) on Jun 5th, 2009 at 11:57AM

The Lexus IS F is the sole Japanese contender in a crowd of compact high-performance sport sedans. Boasting a full complement of performance upgrades, including a 5.0-liter V8 mated to a quick-shifting eight-speed automatic transmission, the 416-horsepower sedan blasts to 60 mph in well under five seconds. But the stats only tell part of the tale. Do the sum of the IS F's parts make it a contender against the best from Germany and America? Let's find out.%Gallery-64871% ... Read More

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