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.
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.
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Body mods to the standard IS include an aggressive front air dam and intake, and wider front fenders, which accommodate vents for the brakes.