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IS F Model Details

2011
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ISF 2011

The IS F is the most performance-oriented production sedan in the Lexus lineup. Its dynamic 5.0-liter engine features performance technologies typically reserved for the track. The numbers speak for themselves: 416 horsepower [1] with 371 lb-ft of torque [1] producing a 0-to-60 mph time of 4.6 seconds [1] [2] and a top track speed of 170 mph [1] [2]. Equally exciting, a torque-sensing TORSEN® limited-slip rear differential [3], as well as redesigned BBS forged alloy wheels.

Inside, the 2011 IS F offers Safety Connect® [4] [5], plus an available Navigation System [6] with voice command and Lexus Enform® [4] [7]. You’ll enjoy the new instrumentation with digital speedo and the standard front-seat Lexus Memory System. Available SiriusXM services include SiriusXM Satellite Radio [6] [8], NavTraffic™ [6] [8], NavWeather™ [6] [8] and Sports and Stocks [6] [8]. Audio is enhanced with a standard USB input as well as Bluetooth® audio [9] connectivity for compatible music players, including iPod® [10].


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Engine
IS 
Type 90o V8, aluminum block and heads, direct and port fuel injection 
Displacement 5.0 liters (303 cubic inches) 
Valvetrain Four cam, four valves per cylinder, with dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence and Electronic intake valve timing (VVT-iE
Compression Ratio 11.8:1 
Horsepower at RPM 416 hp @ 6,600 [1] 
Torque at RPM 371 lb-ft @ 5,200  [1] 
Emission Rating Certified Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle (ULEV II) 

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Performance
IS 
0-60 MPH Acceleration 4.6 seconds [1] [2] 
1/4 Mile Acceleration 13.0 seconds [1] [2] 
Top Track Speed (electronically limited) 170 mph [1] [2] 
EPA Fuel Economy Ratings (city/highway/combined) 16/23/18 mpg [13] 
Aerodynamic Drag Coefficient 0.30 
Turning Circle 33.5 ft 

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Drivetrain
IS 
Transmission Eight-speed Sport Direct-Shift automatic transmission with paddle shifters, Manual mode and torque converter lock-up clutch for gears 2-8 
Drive Wheels Rear-wheel drive with TORSEN® torque-sensing limited-slip rear differential [3] 
Final Drive Ratio 2.937 

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Chassis
IS 
Suspension (front) Independent, double-wishbone with high-mount upper arms, coil springs, monotube gas-pressurized shock absorbers and hollow stabilizer bar 
Suspension (rear) Independent, multi-link with low-mount upper arms, coil springs, monotube gas-pressurized shock absorbers and stabilizer bar 
Steering Electronic Power Steering (EPS), vehicle speed-sensing coaxial rack and pinion, 2.91 turns, lock to lock 
Brakes Four-wheel power-assisted discs manufactured by Brembo® [14], with four-sensor, four-channel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist [15] 
Brake Size 14.2-in drilled and ventilated front discs with six-piston aluminum calipers and high-friction brake pads [14], 13.6-in drilled and ventilated rear discs with two-piston aluminum calipers and high-friction brake pads [14] 
Wheels and Tires Front: 19 x 8.0-in forged aluminum alloy wheels manufactured by BBS®, with 225/40YR19 summer tires [16]
Rear: 19 x 9.0-in forged aluminum alloy wheels manufactured by BBS®, with 255/35YR19 summer tires [16] 

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Body / Dimensions
IS 
Type Four-passenger high-performance luxury sport sedan 
Construction Welded-steel unibody 
Overall Length 183.5 in (4,661 mm) 
Width 71.5 in (1,816 mm) 
Height 55.7 in (1,415 mm) 
Wheelbase 107.4 in (2,730 mm) 
Trunk Capacity 13.3 cu ft (378 L) 
Curb Weight 3,780 lb (1,715 kg) 
Fuel-Tank Capacity 16.9 gal (64 L) 
Headroom 37.2/36.7 in (946/932 mm) (front/rear) (w/moonroof) 
Legroom 43.9/30.6 in (1,115/777 mm) (front/rear) 
Shoulder Room 54.4/52.7 in (1,381/1,338 mm) (front/rear) 
Hip Room 54.1/53.7 in (1,374/1,364 mm) (front/rear) 

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[1]Ratings achieved using the required premium unleaded gasoline with an octane rating of 91 or higher. If premium fuel is not used, performance will decrease. [2]Performance figures are for comparison only and were obtained with prototype vehicles by professional drivers using special safety equipment and procedures. Do not attempt. [3]TORSEN® is a registered trademark of Zexel Torsen, Inc. [4]Contact with the Lexus Enform and/or Safety Connect response center is dependent upon the telematics device being in operative condition, cellular connection availability, navigation map data and GPS satellite signal reception, which can limit the ability to reach the response center or receive emergency support. Enrollment and Telematics Subscription Service Agreement required. [5]The Safety Connect® services Automatic Collision Notification, Emergency Assistance and Stolen Vehicle Location will function in the United States, including Hawaii and Alaska, and in Canada. Enhanced Roadside Assistance will function in the United States (except for Hawaii) and in Canada. No Safety Connect services will function outside of the United States in countries other than Canada. [6]Availability and accuracy of the information provided by the Navigation System or any SiriusXM services mentioned (if installed) are dependent upon many factors. Use common sense when relying on information provided. Services not available in every city or roadway. Periodic Navigation updates available at additional cost. See Navigation System Owner's Manual or contact SiriusXM for details. [7]Lexus Enform® premium services Destination Assist and eDestination will function in the contiguous United States. These services may also function in Hawaii and limited areas of Alaska for vehicles that contain map data for those states. They will not function in Canada or in other countries outside the United States. [8]SiriusXM services require a subscription after trial period. Subscriptions governed by SiriusXM Customer Agreement available at siriusxm.com. If you decide to continue your SiriusXM service at the end of your complimentary trial, the plan you choose will automatically renew and bill at then-current rates unless you call 1-800-967-2346 to cancel. Fees and programming subject to change. Available only to those at least 18 years of age in the 48 contiguous United States and D.C. [9]Bluetooth® audio device must be enabled with A2DP and AVRCP. [10]iPod® is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. All rights reserved. [11]MSRP does not include delivery, processing and handling fee of $910. Excludes taxes, title, license and optional equipment. Dealer price may vary. Does not include accessory options installed by dealer. [12]Delivery, processing and handling fee is based on the value of the processing, handling and delivery services Lexus provides, as well as Lexus' overall pricing structure. Lexus may make a profit on the delivery, processing and handling fee. [13]EPA MPG Estimates. Actual mileage will vary. [14]High-friction brakes require periodic inspection and measurement as outlined in the Warranty and Services Guide. The pads and rotors are expected to experience greater wear than conventional brakes. Pad life may be less than 20,000 miles, and brake rotor life may be less than 50,000 miles depending on driving conditions. [15]Brake Assist is designed to help the driver take full advantage of the benefits of ABS. It is not a substitute for safe driving practices. Braking effectiveness also depends on proper brake-system maintenance, tire and road conditions. [16]19-in performance tires are expected to experience greater tire wear than conventional tires. Tire life may be substantially less than 15,000 miles, depending upon driving conditions. Back to top