Should Motor Trend sell puppies? Should Ferrari make an SUV? Should the ES be offered as a performance sedan? On that last point, Lexus thinks so, so the automaker has added an F Sport variant for the first time as part of its 2019 ES lineup. It’s taken seven generations to move the midsize sedan this deep into the sporty space. Lexus wants to broaden the customer base for its best-selling sedan and thinks adding an F Sport will attract customers 10 years younger than the average ES buyer. Lexus executives aren’t worried about a sporty ES encroaching into GS territory. As they see it, they’re providing more choice by taking the ES (Executive Sedan) known for luxury, quiet, and comfort and pumping up the driving dynamics. It’s part of a larger initiative to make the Lexus brand more dynamic, led by the LC coupe with its virtuous exhaust notes. This is chapter three of the evolution of Lexus, and designers were given freedom to create new silhouettes. So we headed to Nashville for our first time behind the wheel of the new ES, which is longer, lower, and wider than before. The styling is bolder, following the lead of the LC and LS. LED taillights wrap aroun...