Watch a Homemade Lexus IS F

Homemade Lexus IS F 1 photo
Photo: Brett Epstein
The Lexus IS F was a performance breakthrough for the luxury manufacturer, representing their first performance vehicle offered for sale.
As they are not mass produced like the other IS models, Brett Epstein from West Palm Beach, Florida decided to build his own F sedan, but in a bit more American way.

He had an LS1 block out of a 2001 Chevrolet Camaro SS on which he was working and he decided to drop it into a second generation Lexus IS, which he bought at a low price.

Fitting a V8 under the IS’ hood is not an easy job and he had to make a whole lot of modifications, but with the help of his friends and a lot of elbow grease, the 2006 Glacier Frost Mica IS 250 can now be admired roaring on the streets.

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