Review: 2008 Lexus IS-F

CNET Car Tech reviews the 2008 Lexus IS-F.

Lexus takes its standard IS model and turns it into an M3 competitor, giving it a more displacement than the BMW. We test out this speed demon and revel in its engine pitch as we try for our best zero to 60 mph times. And, as usual, we take a close look at the cabin tech. It has navigation, Bluetooth, and an impressive audio system, but most of these components date back to the 2006 IS model update, putting them behind the curve for current gadgetry. Oh well, we guess we will have to content ourselves with a superior driving experience.

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Wayne Cunningham reviews cars and writes about automotive technology for CNET. Prior to the Car Tech beat, he covered spyware, Web building technologies, and computer hardware. He began covering technology and the Web in 1994 as an editor of The Net magazine. He's also the author of "Vaporware," a novel that's available as a Nook e-book.


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