2022 Lexus IS500 F Sport Performance: V8 sport sedans live on!

It’s not as balls out as the RC F, but the Lexus IS500 F Sport Performance returns the naturally aspirated 5L V8 to the sedan range.

Under the hood there’s a 5L V8 with 352kW (472hp) and 536Nm (395 lb-ft). RWD and an 8-speed auto are standard, and is the IS500 is capable of 0-60mph in 4.5s.

There’s special 19-in Enkei wheels, a bigger hood for the big V8, and black out window trim and other features.

The IS500 F Sport Performance goes on sale in the summer of 2021, but will only be available in North America.