Meet Lexus’ Most Powerful IS Yet

The first-ever IS 500 F SPORT from Lexus has equal parts style and performance.

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Lexus IS 500 F SPORT Performance

Fitting a naturally aspirated V8 engine inside the agile chassis of the IS 500 F SPORT Performance was no easy task. But sometimes, the greater the challenge, the greater the reward. The result of all this obsessive engineering? A pure performance sport sedan unlike any other.

With a potent 5.0-liter naturally aspirated V8, a throaty quad exhaust and exclusive design upgrades both inside and out, the all-new Lexus IS 500 delivers a new breed of performance.

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Engineered to Outperform

The Lexus IS line is impressive, but even more thrilling is the first-ever IS 500 F SPORT Performance. With 472 horsepower and 395 lb-ft of torque1, it blasts from 0-60 mph in a mere 4.4 seconds2.

Stunning Interiors

It’s available in eight stunning exterior colors, with interiors including Black Nuluxe, White Nuluxe or Circuit Red Nuluxe, so you can customize the sport sedan of your dreams.

Smart Technology

Its smart technology makes the IS 500 the perfect copilot for your daily adventures. A Lexus Multimedia System3 with touchscreen display allows for Apple CarPlay®4 integration, Amazon Alexa5 compatibility and Android Auto™6. With the open road ahead and the ultimate connectivity at your fingertips, what more could a gearhead want?


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. AMCI Testing Certified. Performance figures are for comparison only and were obtained with prototype vehicles by professional drivers.
3. Be sure to obey traffic regulations and maintain awareness of road and traffic conditions at all times
4. Apps and services are subject to change at any time without notice. Data charges may apply. Apple CarPlay® functionality requires a compatible iPhone® connected with an approved data cable into the USB media port. Apple CarPlay is a registered trademark of Apple Inc
5. Amazon, Alexa and all related marks are trademarks of, Inc. or its affiliates. Certain functions require adequate signal strength and/or smartphone technology/connectivity. Not all Amazon Alexa functionality is available for in-vehicle use. See applicable app for details. Download of the Lexus app and Lexus+Alexa app are both required to begin in-vehicle use of Alexa. Data charges may apply for certain functions. Apps and services subject to change at any time without notice. To learn more, go to To learn more about Lexus Enform’s data collection, use, sharing and retention practices, please visit
6. To use Android Auto on your audio display, you’ll need an Android Auto–compatible vehicle and Android phone. For phone compatibility visit: Vehicle user interface is a product of Google and its terms and privacy statement apply. Requires compatible smartphone connected with an approved data cable into the USB media port and data plan rates apply. Apps and services vary by phone carrier and are subject to change at any time without notice. Android and Android Auto are trademarks of Google LLC.

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