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Assembly Location

Kanto Auto Works Ltd., Kyushu, Japan

'08 Price Range


'07 Price Range


Body Styles

IS 250, IS 350, IS F

Drive Configuration

Rear, All-wheel


2.5L V-6; 3.5L V-6; 5.0L V-8


A-6, A-8

What's New for '08

  • Rear seat passengers have more leg room thanks to redesigned front seatbacks.
  • Additional interior revisions include illuminated scuff plates and a new change holder.
  • Available as a midyear addition to the lineup, the high-performance "F" variant features an aluminum 416-hp, 5.0L V-8 with a dual intake system (having direct injection with secondary SFI intake port injectors) high-flow heads and variable valve timing.
  • The "F" also features a distinctive grille and front fascia with extra air intake, race-tuned suspension and braking systems, and standard active Xenon headlights that follow steering wheel input for improved cornering visibility.
  • Distinctive 19-in. wheels, performance tires and a unique, 8-speed automatic transmission with manual shift mode also are "F" exclusives.

Related Information

All 2008 U.S. Models

2008 U.S. Model Specifications