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Old 09-17-2006, 05:50 PM
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Not if you keep buying cars like that...
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Jeff, thanks for sharing and congrats on the purchase. Can't wait to see the P car.

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Not if you keep buying cars like that...
What's wrong with "cars like that"?
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Jeff, thanks for sharing and congrats on the purchase. Can't wait to see the P car.



What's wrong with "cars like that"?
1. its a lexus
2. ugly
3. Mirrors are bigger than the ones on a G class
4. did it mention its a lexus
5. toyota will use the body in a few months so you wont be able to tell the difference between a lexus version and a toyota, just look at the new camry.

Overall its a good car but personally when I went looking at one and walked next door to the BMW dealer I just liked the 3 series better. You didnt get all the gadgets that the lexus has but the BMW has a better cabin layout and feel to me. I know not everyone will agree with me but its my opinion and I am entitled to have an opinion, I dont mean to sound rude to owners of the car you bought it for your own reasons and I have my own criteria for a car also.
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Do you have a sport package on it?
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1. its a lexus
2. ugly
3. Mirrors are bigger than the ones on a G class
4. did it mention its a lexus
5. toyota will use the body in a few months so you wont be able to tell the difference between a lexus version and a toyota, just look at the new camry.

Overall its a good car but personally when I went looking at one and walked next door to the BMW dealer I just liked the 3 series better. You didnt get all the gadgets that the lexus has but the BMW has a better cabin layout and feel to me. I know not everyone will agree with me but its my opinion and I am entitled to have an opinion, I dont mean to sound rude to owners of the car you bought it for your own reasons and I have my own criteria for a car also.
Thanks for elaborating. I think your reasons of why you dislike the car are valid except 1 & 4. There is nothing wrong with Lexus. If only MB could produce a car with Lexus reliability. The only car in their lineup that has any issues is the RX according to a few friends of mine who work for Lexus.

I thought the IS looked better than the E90 and many others would agree (just an opinion) but now that the 335i is on the market.....
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Originally Posted by AndrewAZ View Post
1. its a lexus
2. ugly
3. Mirrors are bigger than the ones on a G class
4. did it mention its a lexus
5. toyota will use the body in a few months so you wont be able to tell the difference between a lexus version and a toyota, just look at the new camry.

Overall its a good car but personally when I went looking at one and walked next door to the BMW dealer I just liked the 3 series better. You didnt get all the gadgets that the lexus has but the BMW has a better cabin layout and feel to me. I know not everyone will agree with me but its my opinion and I am entitled to have an opinion, I dont mean to sound rude to owners of the car you bought it for your own reasons and I have my own criteria for a car also.

It's all personal preference here... I wish I held off for another week to pull the trigger but it's too late, I could have gotten the BMW 335i instead but... I bought the IS350 due to Lexus's RELIABILITY reputation, I still have the 01 GS430 but gave it to my little sister about 3 months ago and NEVER had any issue with it (knock on wood). The IS350 is a FUN car for daily driving with al the bells and whistles.

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Do you have a sport package on it?
Yes, for 07, they actually renamed the sport package to X-Package.

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Originally Posted by sdsilverm3 View Post
Jeff, thanks for sharing and congrats on the purchase. Can't wait to see the P car.



What's wrong with "cars like that"?
Thanks Ling... I am liking the car, cant wait till the P car arrives.
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Saw that car today, I like it man. Must be a fun car to drive around town, cheers Mr. V!
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Nice looking ride, bro!!
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Nice looking ride, bro!!
Thanks bro... U down at the Q this Friday for a few runs?

I still have my stock Contis on!

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Saw that car today, I like it man. Must be a fun car to drive around town, cheers Mr. V!!!
Yeah, it's a fun toy. Ghost Recon manana J.
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5. toyota will use the body in a few months so you wont be able to tell the difference between a lexus version and a toyota, just look at the new camry.
This is one of the main reasons I don't like Lexus.
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Point of information
- The IS300 when introduced as a Lexus never appeared as a Toyota in NA.
I don't think the IS250/350/500 will either.

Nor did the LS400, or 430 or GS300/400 or GS350/450 or the RX300 or RX330/400.

Actually... the only ones that I can remember that are interchangable are the ES (to an extent) and the LX (God I love that truck).
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Point of information
- The IS300 when introduced as a Lexus never appeared as a Toyota in NA.
I don't think the IS250/350/500 will either..
Maybe not in NA, but it was badged as a Toyota Altezza in other parts of the world.

Of course, now they are using the "Lexus" name so they won't be the same exact car. But the new IS350 still looks an awful lot like the new Camry to me.
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Originally Posted by revstriker View Post
Maybe not in NA, but it was badged as a Toyota Altezza in other parts of the world.

Of course, now they are using the "Lexus" name so they won't be the same exact car. But the new IS350 still looks an awful lot like the new Camry to me.
I dont think so, the new Camry is so BIG when compared to the IS350.
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The car looks nice and is definitely a good daily driver. Good pick!
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Originally Posted by revstriker View Post
Maybe not in NA, but it was badged as a Toyota Altezza in other parts of the world.

Of course, now they are using the "Lexus" name so they won't be the same exact car. But the new IS350 still looks an awful lot like the new Camry to me.

I believe you're referring to the ES350.
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Originally Posted by sdsilverm3 View Post
I believe you're referring to the ES350.
Well, here's a Toyota Altezza:



and here's a Lexus IS300:

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Here is an ES:



and a camry:

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and of cousse, the is:

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I wish i had enough money to have a nice daily driver like that.
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Revstriker, I know the altezza and old IS are the same car. I was referring to the ES350 and Camry looking alike in my previous post.
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congrats on the new car and an excellent choice for a daily driver. you got class and power...thats what i wanted to get but i had to settle for a 2005 maxima because my mom..
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