Lexus IS-F by Import Tuner Magazine/TEIN to debut at SEMA Show

Article by Christian Andrei, on August 27, 2008

Import Tuner Magazine and TEIN suspension company joined their minds and know-how together to produce an IS-F that's totally centered on track performance, but still remaining functional for the street.

Weight cutback, added chassis rigidity, special suspension and large sticky tires take care of the curbs, while a complete nitrous system add power to the engine for bursts of overtaking prowess, and will soon be available to a track near you.

Exterior: Five Axis dry carbon front lip - Black chrome dipped emblems and front grill - Smoked headlights - S&A Design vinyl

Interior: Bride racing seats (Brix II for driver, Xax II for passenger) - Custom tinted interior tri - TEIN Dampachi mascot

Engine: NOS 12.8 lbs composite bottle - Nitrous bottle opener - Single fogger wet nitrous system - Quick release bottle bracket - Ntimidator dual LED purge kit - Nitrous bottle heater - P.O.D. system - Nitrous pressure gauges - K&N intake - Tom's Linear Throttle Controller Exhaust - Fujitsubo custom full titanium dual exhaust

Suspension/Chassis: TEIN re-valved Comfort Sport monotube coilovers with Electronic Damping Force Control (EDFC) - SPD Metal Works adjustable fr. upper cont. arms - M1 Fabrication stitch-welded body seams (strategic locations) - Tom's upper performance rod - Tom's front and rear suspension member braces - Tom's rear body strengthening brace

Wheels: Volk RE30s - Front: 19x9"; +38 offset - Rear: 19x10"; +38 offset

Tires: Yokohama Advan Sports - Front: 255/35-19 - Rear: 275/35-19

Brakes: Brembo GT Big Brake kit - Front: 6-piston calipers and two-piece rotors - Rear: two-piece rotors - Baker custom rear stainless steel brake lines.

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