Monday, December 7, 2009
New Lexus IS-F Video At The Fuji Speedway
This video is from an event that Lexus held at the Fuji Speedway in Japan in the beginning of October. Set to go on sale in Japan on December 25, the JDM version of the IS-F is powered by a 5.0L V8 engine developing 311kW or 417 Hp at 6,600 rpm and a maximum torque of 372 ft-lb or 505 Nm at 5,200 rpm. Power is delivered to the rear wheels via an 8-speed automatic transmission and according to Lexus, the IS-F sprints from 0 to 100km/h (62 mph) in less than 4.9 seconds and goes all the way to a governed top speed of 270km/h – 168mph. European and US sales are expected to begin in the first quarter of 2008.