Lexus will stage the world premiere of the IS-F sport performance car and an exciting concept vehicle at a press conference at the 2007 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

The IS-F is an all-new high-performance version of the popular Lexus IS 250 sport saloon. It will feature unique styling and a substantial boost in power from a V8 powerplant. Sales are expected to start in the UK in 2008.

In addition to the IS-F, Lexus will unveil an exotic sports concept.

The press conference will be held on Monday, January 8 at 11:25 a.m. EST.