New Lexus IS F to Debut Next Year

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Rumor has it that Lexus is working on a next-generation IS F model, despite past reports of its cancellation.

Now that the RC F has been officially revealed, attention is back on the IS F sedan model and whether or not Lexus will give it the next-generation treatment. According to Japanese magazine Mag-X, the Japanese automaker is working on the vehicle with a debut possible sometime in 2015.

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The RC F is powered by a 5.0-liter V8 engine that will put out at least 450 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque. If Lexus does move forward with a next-generation IS F, the same powertrain is likely to find its way onto the sedan.

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[Source: Lexus Enthusiast]

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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