Senior editor Joe Wiesenfelder likes to drive fast cars. Who doesn’t, right? That’s why his take on the all-new 2008 Lexus IS-F is so interesting. He really hammers the go-fast Lexus on its choice of transmission, holding it up to the reigning king of the class, the BMW M3 — as he should. See if its power and eerily beluga whale-like looks won Joe over in the end.