Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc.’s Lexus unit will unveil an all-new V-8-powered version of its IS midsize luxury car at next month’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The ’08 IS-F will have substantially more power than its 204-hp 2.5L V-6 and 306-hp 3.5L V-6 brethren, Toyota says, adding there will be unique styling cues as well to differentiate the IS-F from the IS 250 and IS 350. The IS-F will go on sale next year in the U.S. Reports suggest Lexus has more “F” version ...

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