Brembo, an Italian auto parts maker and one of the most respected brands in the braking system industry, said today that it has won the contract for the Lexus IS-F 350. Brembo said that it will be producing the braking system for the Lexus IS-F 350, for which production will start in the second-quarter of 2007. This is Brembo’s first contract with Toyota.
The Lexus IS-F is Lexus’ competitor to the BMW ‘M’ cars and Mercedes-Benz’s AMG cars. The car will have a 5.0 liter V8 engine that produces more than 400 horsepower and 350 ft-lbs. of torque giving the car the ability to do 0-60 mph in 4.9 seconds.
Only 1,000 will be built for the United States.
Lexus IS-F Gallery (click thumbnails to enlarge images):