Lexus planned to add for a long time in series F of supercar LF-A and special version of sedan GS. But because of global crisis in a car industry the future of project LF-A looks rather foggy. GS, most likely, and it will not be embodied, and here IS F will receive updating.
As writes Japanese automobile magazine Best Car, even in so uneasy economic situation concern Toyota owning mark lexus, is not intended to give up as a bad job a sports direction in development of a bonus brand. At present there passes working out of updated version IS F, transfers Drom.ru.
Initially for restyling versions IS F 5,0-litre motor V8 by power of 435 h.p. was assumed, that on 12 h.p. there are more than parametres of power of the present version. Nevertheless engine options have decided not to change, and to pay all attention of roadability and to sedan weight reduction.
Refreshed and upgraded IS F will receive carbon front both rear a bumper and dilators of wheel arches. Karbon-ceramic will be brake plates, and an upholstery of seats Recaro – from a carbon fibre. At the expense of all it the car weight will decrease on 140 kg.
The new version of sedan IS F can cost even more than Nissan GT-R SpecV which in base manages in $160 thousand