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2012 Lexus IS F upgrades revealed

The 2012 Lexus IS F has been upgraded for Europe with an uprated chassis. The enhanced model promises an improved driving experience with greater ride comfort and reduced body roll. The upgraded 2012 package includes new shock absorbers coordinated with new spring rates, as well as stronger stabiliser bars, new bearings and a slightly revised suspension geometry...

2011 Lexus IS F Club Sport editions unveiled at Tokyo Auto Salon

The Lexus IS F sports sedan has been given a racing makeover by Lexus and Toyota Racing Development (TRD), and the final products have just been unveiled at the 2011 Tokyo Auto Salon. Introducing the Lexus IS F Circuit Club Sport Racer and Lexus IS F Club Performance Accessory...

2011 Lexus IS F update launched in Australia

Lexus Australia has released the upgraded 2011 Lexus IS F sedan, with enhancements to the exterior and interior styling, colour schemes and suspension settings. Lexus says the IS F’s suspension has undergone a significant retune to improve both high-speed stability and ride comfort...

2011 Lexus IS F to pass Euro 5 emission standard

The 2011 model year Lexus IS F will receive a Euro 5-accepted engine which will meet the emission standards. The 5.0-litre V8 has been revised to pass the strict levels so the car can continue as a strong competitor in the German-dominated market sector. Passing Euro 5 emission standards means the car can be sold in the European Union member states...

2010 Lexus IS F safety car at Eastern Creek Raceway

After recent revisions to the Lexus IS F differential, the IS F has never been so ready to hit the track. John Cotter, former Australian touring car driver, will drive the updated IS F as a safety car this year, leading the Australian GT Production Car Championship...

Lexus IS F Circuit Club Sports Concept at Tokyo Auto Salon

Lexus has prepared a track-tuned version of its IS F performance sedan which has been revealed at the recent Tokyo Auto Salon. Drawing inspiration from the Lexus LFA supercar, the IS F CCS (Circuit Club Sports) Concept features lightweight carbon fibre exterior and interior panels including; bonnet, roof, boot, rear wing, lip spoilers, door trims, centre console and gear knob...

Lexus IS F upgraded - what's the diff?

Lexus IS F has received a new, compact mechanical Torsen LSD (Limited Slip Differential) that supersedes the previous Brake LSD function unit. The change has seen the IS F gain a two second improvement in lap times around Japan's Fuji Speedway and joins other convenience and design feature upgrades in face-lifting the model...

2009 Lexus IS-F Review & Road Test

2009 Lexus IS-F Review & Road Test Lexus is getting there... Model Tested: 2009 Lexus IS-F,  5.0-litre V8, eight-speed automatic - $129,900 Options: None fitted CarAdvice Rating: - by Karl Peskett and Alborz Fallah Photography by www.ozcarsightings.com and Tristan Schoonens Karl's Review Alborz's Review Alborz and I are going to have an argument and it's going to be big...

2009 Lexus IS-F Review

2009 Lexus IS-F Review & Road Test The first Lexus in which accountants had no involvement! Model Tested: 2009 Lexus IS-F eight-speed automatic - $129,000; $126,500 as tested. Options: Moonroof deleted -$2500 Amazing noise; styling; acceleration; fuel consumption; features Overly firm ride; no manual option CarAdvice Rating: - by Paul Maric So I drew the short straw, I had to road test the new Lexus IS-F...

Lexus IS F local pricing announced

Lexus is set to launch its first dedicated performance model in Australia following the official debut of the IS F at the Australian International Motor Show. The IS F will enter the local market at a highly competitive $129,000, significantly undercutting its three main rivals from BMW, Mercedes and Audi...

Lexus IS facelift/hybrid spy photos

Our European photographers took these photos of what appears to be a heavily disguised Lexus IS undergoing speed tests at the German Nürburgring. Although similar in shape to the current model, there are hints of differentiation, the current IS series, which in Australia only includes the IS250, has been on the market since late 2005 and should be getting ready for a facelift...

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