Top Gear Pits BMW M3 Vs. Lexus IS-F, We Translate Stig's Morse Code

If you had a chance to see last night's episode of Top Gear you'd have seen the four-door BMW M3 take to the track against the Lexus IS-F. You'd also see Stig take the IS-F for a power lap, again while listening to the sounds of Morse code. The inability to understand what Stiggie was saying / hearing due to all those… » 12/01/08 8:40pm 12/01/08 8:40pm

Jalopnik Visits Hennesey Performance: Track Addicts, The Corvette ZR1…

With the demise of the Viper looming, Hennessey Performance is setting itself up to continue providing tuning services well into the future. Surprisingly, Hennessey will be working on the 2009 Corvette ZR1, a car that the company acknowledged as the Viper's enemy. They're also working on offering a kit for the Lexus… » 7/10/08 5:20pm 7/10/08 5:20pm

Team Lexus Entering ALMS GT2 With Lexus IS 350 GT2

Hoping to put the Man back in the American LeMans series, Lexus released pictures of their new Panoz-fighting Lexus 350 GT2. Powered by a V6 that should generate more than 470 horsepower, the new Lexus hopes to compete with the likes of the M3, Viper Competition Coupe, Ferrari F430 GT and eventually the upcoming Aston… » 1/08/08 10:15am 1/08/08 10:15am

The Importance of Underhood Styling: Audi RS-4 or Lexus IS-F?

I have a fair number of friends who work in design-related fields- architecture, industrial design, graphic design, that sort of thing. Each seems to feel real physical pain when some controllable element of their surroundings does not glow with an aura of quality design. Furniture, clothing, appliances, and so on-… » 12/11/07 1:30pm 12/11/07 1:30pm

Lexus IS F for the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book

If it's October, it must be time to see what automotive finery will grace the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book. This year ladies who lunch in West Palm, Dallas and Orange County had better hang on to their cocktail bags — it's the IS F Special Build Sedan. Neiman's $68,000 Lexus "fast" comes with an interior design of… » 10/03/07 7:13am 10/03/07 7:13am