Lexus Magazine Interview with IS F Chief Engineer

Lexus IS F CCS-R

This past weekend, Lexus Magazine had a chance to interview IS F chief engineer Yukihiko Yaguchi as he watched his latest creation, the IS F CCS-R, participate in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

(The best part: Yaguchi-san mentions the possibility of a production IS F CCS-R race car twice.)

Read the Interview with CE Yaguchi


  • Yong Thian Ding

    Hows the car did on Pikes Peak ?

  • Sebastien Kroetsch

    It finished 32nd overall and 2nd in its class. That’s quite a feat.

  • Ljn71

    There are lessons aplenty to be learned from racing,so I’m sure the next ISF will benefit from the Pikes Peak participation. A Pikes Peak edition of the current model with aesthetics and some performance mods would be a nice last hurrah before the new IS arrives.

  • Lexus LFA

    I think the IS F should of done better because a Hyundai Genesis Coupegpt first first place. Lexus should do better than Hyundai