But the 2013 Lexus IS F is one of the only performance cars in the Lexus stable. With a high power V-8 engine, responsive suspension, and aggressive body line; the IS F is a true contender in the luxury sports sedan class. The base price on a 2013 Lexus IS F is $61,750. The segment that is luxury sports sedans is quite a fun one. Most of the solid entries come via the Germans, but there is one great offering to come out of Japan and that is the 2013 Lexus IS F. The motor is the reason why this luxury sports sedan is fun. The 5.0 liter V-8 engine makes 416 horsepower and 371 lb-ft. That power is put down through an 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. When you put your foot down on the throttle, the engine roars and the car jumps up and goes. Fuel economy is 16 MPG in the city and 23 MPG on the highway. On the outside this car is recognized as a performance version of the IS-Series with its aggressive aerodynamics, huge 19-inch rims, Brembo Brakes, and quad exhaust tips. On the inside the 2013 Lexus IS F features a Mark Levinson sound system, sporty seats, aluminized trim, and more. The 2013 Lexus IS F was developed to be a premium sports sedan that would stand out from the rest of the pack. This Lexus is a very remarkable car and with a redesign on the horizon, it should no doubt become that much better. See More Car Videos.