Base 4dr Rear-wheel Drive
2008 Lexus IS-F

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$56,000
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EngineEngine 5.0LV-8
MPGMPG 16 City / 23 Hwy
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2008 IS-F Overview

The Lexus IS-F is a tuned performance amalgamation of the IS 250/350 sedans. It boasts high-performance technology and is looking to be in competition with Audi's RS4, Cadillac CTS-V, and other super performance sedans.The IS-F gets pumped way up with a modified version of the Lexus 4.6-liter V8, now enlarged to 5.0 liters. Lexus is predicting final output to be around 400 horsepower and more than 350 pound-feet of torque, with a redline of 7000 rpm. It sends that power through an eight-speed automatic transmission equipped with a sport mode that enables lightning fast shifts via shift paddles located behind the steering wheel rim. In normal, hands-off, fully automatic operation, the transmission, should shift unobtrusively. (It's also used in the LS 460.) The suspension is lowered by one inch over the current IS models, and the IS-F boasts firmer springs and big tires on 19-inch diameter alloy wheels, all designed to deliver enhanced road grip. A recalibrated VDIM electronic stability control system allows more aggressive driving and can even be turned off.The Lexus IS-F is all new for 2008.
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2008 IS-F Overview

The Lexus IS-F is a tuned performance amalgamation of the IS 250/350 sedans. It boasts high-performance technology and is looking to be in competition with Audi's RS4, Cadillac CTS-V, and other super performance sedans.The IS-F gets pumped way up with a modified version of the Lexus 4.6-liter V8, now enlarged to 5.0 liters. Lexus is predicting final output to be around 400 horsepower and more than 350 pound-feet of torque, with a redline of 7000 rpm. It sends that power through an eight-speed automatic transmission equipped with a sport mode that enables lightning fast shifts via shift paddles located behind the steering wheel rim. In normal, hands-off, fully automatic operation, the transmission, should shift unobtrusively. (It's also used in the LS 460.) The suspension is lowered by one inch over the current IS models, and the IS-F boasts firmer springs and big tires on 19-inch diameter alloy wheels, all designed to deliver enhanced road grip. A recalibrated VDIM electronic stability control system allows more aggressive driving and can even be turned off.The Lexus IS-F is all new for 2008.Hide Full Review