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We've berated the styling of the Lexus IS-F at length, but throw the Southern California team over at FiveAxis into the mix and we're ready to drive it out the front doors of the LA Auto Show. The combination of a custom six-inch wide body kit, Satin Black Pearl Paint and Satin Bronze accents make this IS-F a sports sedan we'd be happy to roll in. The installation of FiveAxis' own custom 20-inch wheels (20x8.5 in front and 20x10.5 out back), swathed in the same bronze hue as the ducting, diffusers and exhausts, ties everything together, and the lowered ride height provided by the Tein adjustable coilovers brings it all down to earth, literally.

Performance is aided by a custom exhaust system and what FiveAxis is calling a "Stage 2" engine package. What that means is beyond us, but we're sure it's got potential. Slowing those undefined extra horses is a set of Brembos at all four corners: 380 mm discs with six-piston calipers up front and 345 mm plates grabbed by two-piston calipers in the rear.

 

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This car is awesome no matter how many times Ive seen pics of it. I still don get why there arent any rear view mirrors though.
 

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This car is awesome no matter how many times Ive seen pics of it. I still don get why there arent any rear view mirrors though.
maybe they stands for rear view cameras and instead of moving your head looking left or right to view your mirros you look straight ahead on a heads up display. that way you can still keep your eyes completely on the road infront of you ;-) lol
 

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This car is straight up beautiful. I got to actually ride in it at the L.A auto show for a simulated quarter mile run. I was too damn excited to pay attention to the light tree and didn't start right away on the green. :lol: Technically wasn't a real quarter mile since there was no measurement in time or whatever so it was just to get a basic feel of shifting through half the gears. Was too busy just admiring the whole interior and the gauge. Seats feel so damn comfortable too.

Here's the video of me. I'm a short dude so I look like a damn kid in this thing...haha

YouTube - IS-F Simulated Quarter Mile run at the 07 L.A. Auto Show

IS-F sounds beastly in person. Plus I love downshifting on this thing as it blips the throttle. Sounds like a monster burping after eating a few cars on the road.
 

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^ Agreed, like that IS350 at the LA Auto show with the F-Sport wheels. Its crazy how an agressive offset can make the car look with some OEM looking type wheels.
 

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that color is astonishing!!!

this is bat mobile worthy!
 
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