Report – Lexus LS F packing new V8 tipped for Tokyo Motor Show image

Next month we’re getting another major international auto show – the one that Japanese automakers like to call “home” – so it’s only natural rumors are starting to mount up.

We’re now hearing from across the rumor mill the Lexus luxury brand is preparing something very interesting – following the introductions of the standard LS 500, the hybrid LS 500h, and the sporty LS F Sport, the automaker is preparing the reveal of the proper, performance flagship version, the LS F. According to a Japanese media reveal, the high-performance LS F is making the trip next month to the Tokyo Motor Show, with the styling looking very close to the aforementioned F Sport, but with larger everything – air vents, fenders, wheels and brakes, as well as other F exclusive elements.

Naturally, the most important novelty for the LS F is the beating heart from under the hood – Japanese rumors are pointing out towards the arrival of a completely new 4.0-liter V8 engine fitted with a pair of turbochargers, and all in all it should be good for a total of around 600 horsepower – which is about 185 hp more than what the LS 500 offers. The Tokyo Motor Show kicks off on September 25 and has already reached its 45th edition.

Via Lexus Enthusiast