Lexus IS-F

2 Dec 2014 | Author: | Comments Off on Lexus IS-F
Lexus IS F

Lexus IS-F

Lexus the IS-F high-performance luxury at the 2007 North American Auto Show (NAIAS) in The 2008 production model is equipped with a 5.0 liter, 400 V8 engine. The “F” designation, to Toyota, does not stand for the “Fast,” but for Toyota’s internal “Circle F” for “flagship” that evolved into Lexus Division.

The “F” has since been reserved for vehicles which go beyond standard development processes.

Based on but going behind the IS, the IS-F was developed, to a great at Japan’s Fuji Speedway and Technical Center. Its performance-tuned V8 engine, thanks to a two-stage system which feeds engineered heads, turns out 400 horsepower and 350 ft-lbs. of torque, and is with oil and transmission fluid It is paired with an eight-speed transmission designed with a lock-up control.

The result is crisp gear from second to eighth when the IS-F is in Drive, the is smooth, and the torque converter standing-start acceleration from 0 to 60 in 4.9 in the same territory as an automatic-transmission

The IS-F transmission also a manumatic mode, accessed by a of paddles behind the steering enabling the driver to up-shift in a of a second. Precise throttle during downshifting match the RPM to the vehicle’s speed.

The IS-F’s acceleration capacity is with Lexus-engineered heavy-duty brakes; the 14.2 inch front discs are gripped six-piston aluminum calipers and the inch rear ones two-piston calipers; the calipers are with the Lexus name. All wheels also have brake pads. The IS-F’s wheels, engineered by Lexus and by BBS, are 19-inch forged with high-performance sport

The car’s suspension drops it than half-aninch lower the base IS, and more than one than IS models with wheels.

Lexus IS F

The IS-F introduces a version of the Lexus Vehicle Integrated Management System, a new Sport mode which the driver to demand more of the car engaging its automatic braking, and steering control systems. The or “Off,” mode disengages the entirely, leaving full of the IS-F in the driver’s hands.

The IS-F is visually differentiated by a system with quad-tail wider front fenders and a grille, and a rear spoiler, with a larger hood and intake. The interior of the IS-F has composite trim and an instrument with both oil-temperature and lights; the “F” logo both on the steering wheel and the console. The IS-F seats are black or white with trim.

The IS-F will arrive at dealerships in early 2008.

IS-F specifications (with where possible)

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