At a recent media event, Lexus chief Takeshi Yoshida said that the new IS-F will be available on the US market starting February 2008. The car will go on sale in Japan starting December 25th at a price of at 7.66 million ($66,000), but the US pricing haven’t been released yet.

"The thing we are lacking in the United States is the emotional offering," Lexus chief Takeshi Yoshida said here at the media event. "We hope this car achieves it."

The 5.0-liter V-8 sedan is the first F in the Lexus lineup. F is Toyota’s high-performance answer to the Mercedes AMG family and BMW’s M.

Source: Automotive News

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