Lexus IS-F vs. Nissan Skyline Coupe Type S

The January 2008 editon of Best Motoring, one of Japan’s most popular automotive TV/DVD shows, has a Lexus IS-F vs. Nissan Skyline Coupe 370GT Type S (Infiniti G37 Sport in North America) showdown:

While it can’t match the IS-F in a 0-60 race, the 333hp Skyline Coupe Type S holds its own on the track, with only a two second difference in laptimes. Not bad for a car that retails for a little more than half of the IS-F. The details are lost due to the language barrier, though.

As an added bonus, the host, ‘Drift King’ Keiichi Tsuchiya, also slides each model through the track: