What’s better than a new performance vehicle? If that performance vehicle is the Lexus IS 500 F Sport Performance, not much could be better.
Even though we can’t think of many ways to improve upon a V8-powered sports car from Lexus, this team shows us what could be better. They are offering a Launch Edition model to celebrate the beginning of this car and give enthusiasts something special.
The Power Will Be the Same
Both versions of the Lexus IS 500 F will give you the same 5.0-liter naturally aspirated V8 engine that produces 472 horsepower and 395 lb.-ft. of torque. You’ll have an eight-speed automatic transmission driving the rear wheels. The differences between the Sport Performance and the Launch Edition models will mostly be found in the cabin area, giving you something more to enjoy during your time behind the wheel.
Special Exclusivity to the Launch Edition
If you select the Launch Edition version, you’re going to have a new two-tone Black and Gray Ultrasuede material on the seats, doors, and center console. The steering wheel gives you a silver ash wood look with black F Sport badging which looks amazing. This new model is exclusive and you’ll see Launch Edition badges inside to give you the overall style you want to admire.
More Specialization for the Lexus IS 500 F Launch Edition
One way to see a big difference between the two cars is with the instrument cluster and start-up animation. This means you’ll sit on special seats and enjoy graphics made for this particular car. There are some exterior treatments as well with a set of 19-inch Matte Black BBS wheels that are only offered on the Launch Edition model. A new color is also added, called Incognito.
Lighter Wheels Could Make this Car Faster
The special wheels being sold with the Lexus IS 500 F Launch Edition are four pounds lighter than the ones offered on the regular IS 500 F models. This may make the specialized model one that’s a little faster than the regular model. These lighter wheels will only be sold with the Launch Edition model in the Incognito color scheme; get ready to love this color.
Lexus Celebrates the Right Way
If you’re looking for a car that can give you the fun of a great drive, offers you a small build but a big engine, and has a couple of different specialized versions, you’re going to love driving the new Lexus IS 500 F Launch Edition. This is a car that brings you the uniqueness you’ll want to brag about to your friends and neighbors when they see what you’re driving.
The new Launch Edition model will arrive at dealerships later in the fall to give you the car you want to drive and the special features and qualities that make the ride better for you. Get ready to head to Lexus and order your new performance version of the Lexus IS 500F. The only question left is which version will you order?