Oct 24, Based on the platform that underpins the IS and IS sport sedans, the IS F is a carbon-spewing, tire-vaporizing mutant, the gentrified Lexus and allows the tail to step out usefully before the electronics step in; Lexus says Sport produces faster lap times than switching off the system altogether). Jul 3, Lexus IS F Long Term Arrival. Life in the fast lane And, as we discovered at the test track, where the IS F recorded 0 to 60 mph in seconds, the quarter mile in at mph, and g lateral acceleration, those three high-tech features weren't installed just for show. Same goes for the. Oct 17, Lexus has obliged, sending us a brand-new Ultrasonic Blue Mica IS F, a proper hue to ring in a new generation of vehicles — the crushers of all In manual-shift mode, Lexus claims a blisteringly quick shift time of second, which is even faster than its sequential-manual transmission counterparts.
Nov 7, From now on, F will designate a performance Lexus — of which company officials promise more of in the future. The F logo was inspired by several turns at Fuji Speedway in Japan, a track where the IS F spent much of its development time. Lexus isn't embarrassed to admit that the IS F's liter V-8 is. Sep 2, Similar to what we experienced with our long-term Lexus GS h, our Kelley Blue Book-sourced residual trade-in value for the IS F has fallen dramatically by $20, in about a year's time. This is the single most expensive figure in our cost-per-mile analysis, which nearly converts our IS F into the coolest. Aug 7, Dave Schotz took his daily driver Lexus IS-F, the same 4-door sedan he carts his kids to daycare in, and headed to Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, CA, for NASA's Time Trials. He ran the car bone stock (other than a set of Hoosier Tires and Carbotech brake pads for track duty) and hit miles per hour.
#1 - Mar 26, [IMG] . Like BMW a few months ago with the free M3 Challenge game, Lexus is using the help of virtual driving simulators to promote their newest performance vehicle, the IS-F. IS-F Track Time is available as a free download for the PC courtesy of Atari. Based on rFactor, the game gives you the . It took just two weeks for it to rack up the miles required for its first visit to the Lexus shop, where it got a cursory inspection and a check of fluids. A little later, at miles, the dealer changed the IS F's oil for the first time and examined the brakes. These first two stops were complimentary, but every miles after.