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Old v new: 2020 Lexus GS F v 2011 Lexus IS F

If the Lexus IS F represents genesis, does that make the GS F the last supper?

2013 Lexus IS-F Review

Lexus continues to tweak its BMW M3 rival, though the pricing remains consistently sharp.

Lexus IS-F Review

Lexus's first performance car, the IS-F, has been tweaked since it first debuted in 2007. Does that make it more of a BMW M3 rival?

Lexus IS F Review & Road Test

The revised Lexus IS F now features a torsen LSD for more mid-corner bite...

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Lexus IS F Comparisons

BMW M3 versus Lexus IS-F

BMW M3 vs Lexus IS-F - photography Paul Maric & Matt Brogan Model Tested: BMW E92 M3 M-DCT, 4.0-litre, seven-speed dual-clutch, sedan - from $145,000 (RRP) Lexus GSE20R IS-F, 5.0-litre, eight-speed automatic, sedan - from $127,400 (RRP) Most tests involving upmarket sport sedans provide you with a few laps of a track, and little else...

Lexus IS F News

2005-12 Lexus IS recalled

Lexus Australia has issued a recall for more than 13,700 older-generation IS250, IS350 and IS F models over concerns replacement airbags fitted as part of the Takata campaign may not deploy correctly...

2014 Lexus IS250C, IS F added to Takata recall

Lexus has added the 2014 IS250C and IS F to the Takata recall list, expanding on a campaign initially launched in January 2018. As with all Takata-related recall notices, a combination of heat and humidity can make the airbag propellant degrade. If a car fitted with a faulty inflator is involved in an accident where the airbag is triggered, metal fragments may shoot into the cabin, putting vehicle occupants at risk of serious injury or fatality...

2013 Lexus IS added to Takata airbag recall

Lexus has issued a recall for 698 vehicles across its 2013 IS model line as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. This latest notice is due to the front passenger airbag inflators in affected vehicles, which may be susceptible to moisture intrusion over time. If the condition occurs, the airbag inflator assembly may rupture when deployed, posing a risk of serious injury, even death, to the vehicle's occupants...

Lexus IS F: next-gen "more direct" with "higher performance", says chief engineer

Chief engineer of the current-generation Lexus IS F Yukihiro Yaguchi has revealed the track-only IS F CCS-R – or Circuit Club Sport Racer – is being used as a benchmark for the next-generation production IS F. “Next-generation benchmark is this car [IS F CCS-R] … for handling and acceleration performance,” Yaguchi-san begins...

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Lexus IS F Owner Reviews

2012 Lexus IS F review

So the day comes to finally get one of my dream cars; a 2011 MY12 Lexus IS F. It's absolutely immaculate on the outside, beautiful on the inside and well serviced. It couldn't have been a more perfect car for the price. I've always been a fan of fast luxury mid-sized sedans with big motors. With the IS F you get the beautiful sound of a 5...

2010 Lexus IS F review

IS Fs fly under the radar a bit, which I like. People either don’t know about them or think they’re an IS250/350. That is also fine by me. Before the IS F, I had a Renault Megane Sport 225 Cup with some engine and suspension modifications, and it was a really fun car to drive. However, I wanted a V8 and started looking around, when the IS F caught my eye...

2009 LEXUS IS F Review

Wins most drag races, handles wonderfully but still maintaining a comfortable ride. Engine sounds awesome and races like a bullet.

2012 LEXUS IS F Review

After a few months of searching for a car, I finally decided on the Lexus ISF. The Mercedes Benz C63 AMG was too frantic, and the BMW M3 was too highly strung as a daily driver. The German cars were also significantly more expensive than the Lexus ISF, which was strange because the ISF is more expensive than the other two in other countries...