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    Сафиуллина-Мохамед Ибрагимов
  • July 17, 2013
WoW Just WoW One from the best sounds in the market now I start to believe that this car may did a great impact in it's category Keep good job Lexus and thanks a lot krew
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    Rusty
  • July 17, 2013
sounds great!
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    QBall1337
  • July 17, 2013
That sounds like a V8 engine. Like the one from ISF. SWEEEEEEETT!!!
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    MD
  • July 18, 2013
Definitely, the IS-F V8 all tuned up. Sounds much more higher pitch and louder than the IS-F so it must have been tuned more probably for 460 - 470 HP and also a higher redline of 7500 rpm or so. It is looking superb for Lexus. While the M3 and M5 have become boring and bland cars, Lexus is really becoming the brand offering cars built around excitement rather than only speed.
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    BlackDynamiteOnline
  • July 18, 2013
1. Sounds like an NA V8 RCF, NOT tuned by Yamaha 2. Sounds like the car is trying to overcome another sorry set of Bridgestones. I don't know what Lexus did when they made that deal, but they got HOSED! BD
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    Mohammed Taha
  • July 18, 2013
Brake lights flash/blink rapidly when under heavy braking, awesome addition. MB were the first to do it (I believe) and I'm glad someone else took notice and is copying a great feature. The quick shifts sound like the car has DSG. I would say, about time. Overall, the cars body kinda reminds me of a Mustang.
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      pavelekpl
    • July 18, 2013
    I dont think those are flashing lights under heavy braking, but it's caused by the camera the guy was recording the video with.
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      Mohammed Taha
    • July 18, 2013
    Watch the video again. The only time you see the lights blink is when the driver is braking. I thought it was a frequency difference but it doesn't seem like one.
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    00E2I_2UX3J
  • July 18, 2013
i have no clue wat this is but it seems very fast almost like LFA... reasons why i think this is a GSF or M6 rival are, 1. the tail lights are slapped right off the GS so im assuming its based off the GS. 2. its obviously a V8 & i strongly believe Lexus will use a TT V6 for ISF. 3. the retractable wing is tec u would find in M6, E63AMG price range, the only thing thats sketch is the interior is too identical to IS
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      MD
    • July 18, 2013
    Actually, if you look at LFA on the same sectors, it is way faster, but then again, it is not an LFA replacement. It is more like high end GT luxury sports car and it seems like it will do a great job competing.
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    Sebastien Kroetsch
  • July 18, 2013
IS-F V8 for sure. Hopefully with a few more horses.
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    jaison
  • July 18, 2013
It's going to be a combination of both the GS and the IS in style because they both share the platform of course!
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    Shiro123
  • July 18, 2013
dont sound like a double-clutch to me, its the same 8 speed
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    corradoMR2
  • July 18, 2013
I was definitely listening carefully for any turbo whine/spooling and NONE. I'd have to conclude there's a wonderful V8 in there!
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      leozno1
    • July 20, 2013
    I'm not sure if that sound came from the Lexus or what it was but right at the end, that clip where the Lexus made that right hand turn I think I heard a supercharger. Can anyone else confirm that I'm not hearing things?
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  • July 18, 2013
Amazing... that V8 sounded brutal whoo-hoo!!! Any experts here think it will be a DCT 8-Speed?
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    stj
  • July 18, 2013
I was realy excited about the RC-F until i saw this, such a disappointment that their are sticking with the NA V8. A turbo engine would have made this car a huge hit.
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      BlackDynamiteOnline
    • July 18, 2013
    People don't buy sports cars because they have turbos. Very childish comment...... BD
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      stj
    • July 18, 2013
    I did, nothing better than a I6 turbo but i would settle for a V6 since the Japanese don't make I6 engine's any more. And look at used car price's a SC400 isn't worth a dime while Turbo Supra's go for big bucks.
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      BlackDynamiteOnline
    • July 18, 2013
    So if the SC400 didn't have a turbo, you wouldn't have bought it? That's some crazy talk! That's another childish comparison because there are far fewer Supras on the used car market than Lexus SC. Only a fool would say a Supra is a better car than a Lexus SC. Faster does not equal better. BD
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      05RollaXRS
    • July 18, 2013
    Agreed. The greatest cars ever in the world derived from real life F1 racing cars like McLaren F1, Enzo Ferrari, Lexus LFA, Porsche Carrera GT etc. all have naturally aspirated, high-revving engines that sound like proper racing cars. Not hissing and whooshing vaccum cleaners like those turbo cars. Turbos are only good for cheap horsepower. But, when it comes to driving experience and excitement, nothing touches a great naturally aspirated engine with a telepathic response and a sonorous engine.
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      QBall1337
    • July 18, 2013
    Agree, that is why I am not going towards to the non naturally aspirated BMW M3 and M4, because I don't see in those car as unique as before and not longer special about them. All I see is a 335 and 435 that is highly tuned with a M3 or M4 badge with a different look. I don't know the full detail of what kind of engine that the M3 and 4 are using or if they are using the same v6 engine as the 335 and 435 series. But that's just me
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      Mohammed Taha
    • July 19, 2013
    Not trying to disregard your comment, but I hope you're aware that the 2014 F1 engines are all probably gonna be turbo and supercharged 1.6L V6 engines. :-) Lexus is headed there, they have to, due to strict EU, and probably in the future, Chinese requirements. It's not gonna happen now but most probably with the next V6 engine and the Lexus IS F.
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      MT
    • July 20, 2013
    The F1 engines are going to be turbocharged V6, 1.6 litres with direct injection.
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      Mohammed Taha
    • July 20, 2013
    I'm not sure if you're agreeing or disagreeing with me. Lol
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      MD
    • July 18, 2013
    That is complete nonsense. Endurance racing cars don't have turboes in them. Ever wonder why a Porsche GT3 is used in racing all over the world and not the Turbo S?? Naturally aspirated engines have the response and the sound that turboes cars cannot even dream of matching. Race car drivers cannot afford to suffer precious time due to overheating turboes, limp modes and turbo lags. BTW, Turbo Supras don't go for big bucks. As a matter of fact, I can buy a stock 1996 Turbo Supra imported from Japan for less than $12,000.
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    cfrb
  • July 18, 2013
sounds like a v8, would have preferred a turbo 6, or even a capacitor powered hybrid
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    mark
  • July 18, 2013
Don't hear much low growl like a typical v8, turbo 6? Not hearing any wastegate noises either. Hard to tell. But agreed, looks like a winner.
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      QBall1337
    • July 18, 2013
    It is definitely a v8 from the ISF, because I've had test driven that car twice once without and with sport mode with M to use paddle shifters, and floored the accelerator when I entered into the highway from 1st gear into 4 at 120+ mph over 7k RPM before I started to slow down. When I heard the engine noise at in this video 0:42 - 0:44, 0:57 - 1:00, 1:08 - 1:16, 1:18 - 1:26. 1:29 -1:53. 2:12 - 2:17, 2:19 - 2:30, It is the same v-8 engine sound that I've recognized when I drove the IS F.
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    MP
  • November 20, 2013
I am an IS-F owner. The beast is an awesome machine. The RC-F is purported to have lost around 700 pounds as a result of carbon fiber and come with 30 more horsepower. The weight loss and modest HP gain should increase 0-60 times to the high 3's from the low 4's and pop the top speed from around 175 to 190 MPH. I am anxious to see if these numbers become a reality.

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