Lexus makes a credible competitor to the BMW M3 with its IS-F, a sport-tuned version of its IS sport luxury model. The IS-F features a powerful 5-liter engine that gets it to 60 mph in under 5 seconds.
2008 Lexus IS-F
The IS-F marks Lexus' entry into the high-performance sport luxury market, long dominated by the BMW M3. The IS-F is based on the standard IS model line, but gets a much more powerful engine and sport tuning.