A Convertible version for the Lexus IS will be available by the end 2009. It will be available with the same range of engines as the Lexus IS sedan, with output between 177 hp to 423 hp for the IS-F and will compete with BMW 3-Series Convertible.

The IS-F will be powered by a 5.0-liter V8, a detuned version of the 5.0L V8 currently in development for the LF-A supercar production version. As first information show, for the IS cabriolet the V8 engine will produce 423 bhp @ 5800 rpm and 405 lbs/ft of torque @ 3800 rpm from 5.0 liters of displacement.

More about the Lexus IS Convertible.


Source: Club Lexus

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