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mastro543 Nov 12, 1:06am - #324127 

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New IS430

Got some pictures of the
recent car show and got a
glimpse of the new IS430
what do you guys think?
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Maka Nov 12, 1:08am - #324131 

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dont like the paint job thumbsdown thumbsdown

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PnOyGtS Nov 12, 1:14am - #324132 

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Nice dont like the paint job either!
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FastCelicaGT22 Nov 12, 1:23am - #324133 

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Paint job makes the car look like shit. But that engine bay is sexy

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SLVCELI Nov 12, 1:23am - #324134 
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thumbsup What exactly is the model though? Is it replacing the IS300 etc. etc.

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mastro543 Nov 12, 1:37am - #324135 

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Im guessing its a step above the
IS300 and i believe its using the
GS430 300-hp V8.

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Clos Nov 12, 1:40am - #324136 
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yeah it says V8 in the engine, those should be fast, i saw a is300 run 14s stock. thats fast for there weight
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guyver858 Nov 12, 1:46am - #324137 
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isnt that the car on the from the discovery channel show "rides"... if im not mistaken... they took the GS430 engine and custom fitted it to the is300 and upgraded the suspension... thats all... nothing special
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UFCELI Nov 12, 1:47am - #324138 

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Was that at the show in Miami??? I was there last weekend thumbsup It was pretty sweet thumbsup

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ToiletPaper Nov 12, 1:48am - #324139 
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it looks nice
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bmw52786 Nov 12, 1:59am - #324140 

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looks good! change the paint job

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RookieGTS Nov 12, 3:08am - #324141 

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i remember reading about this before. About them changing the car to a different two-toned color with more power and a bigger engine! I like it thumbsup
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AznKhaos Nov 12, 3:26am - #324142 
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hm.. i like teh is300 as it is..wudnt the new engine make it heavier and shit?

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CRBN BLU Nov 12, 3:29am - #324143 

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I think that's the one Rod Millen and TRD put together. It's the motor of the GS430 in the smaller, lighter body of the IS300. Custom, one off. Doubt it'll see production. I saw specs on it in a magazine, and it's FAST!!

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ChiNeyBwoy Nov 12, 3:30am - #324144 

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hehe, i was there too at the show, its really nice in person
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combatc87 Nov 12, 3:34am - #324145 

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Originally Posted by CRBN BLU
I think that's the one Rod Millen and TRD put together. It's the motor of the GS430 in the smaller, lighter body of the IS300. Custom, one off. Doubt it'll see production.


it is indeed the RMM car. and yes^^^ it was featured on rides. RMM i believed started making these on a special order basis for customers. toyota hadn't planned on making 'em as a production car until word got out about the car and they start getting positive feedback. it was then that they began investigating the possibility of making the car a production vehicle, but not much has been said about it.

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mastro543 Nov 12, 4:25am - #324146 

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yep it was in Miami.

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lee43 Nov 12, 4:38am - #324147 

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Originally Posted by AznKhaos
hm.. i like teh is300 as it is..wudnt the new engine make it heavier and shit?


I think the aluminum v8 was about 10 pounds heavier than the V6 (2jzge?).
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Elec-FuYu Nov 12, 7:28am - #324148 
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^^^it's still faster.

i give props to Rod Millen for making this car.

but i still dont like the IS family at all.

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Steven Nov 12, 7:30am - #324149 
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I like it! I hope it goes into production because I might buy one... I bet that exhaust sounds bad ass
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Virgilson Nov 12, 7:32am - #324150 

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damn thats gonna be a fast car!!!
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Polykarb Nov 12, 8:14am - #324151 

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Too bad it's not a production car. It went against MOPAR's Carbon Fiber body SRT-4 in septembers Sport Compact Car and pwned it.

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That is a SICK, SICK car. The problem is that Toyota has confirmed many times it's not planned for production. frown

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Awesome ride...Two tone colors though!? thumbsdown
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the car looks sweet, but i agree with everyone else, the color selection is thumbsdown
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ragingpaseo Nov 12, 4:56pm - #324155 
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UnlimitationZ Nov 12, 5:26pm - #324157 

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Originally Posted by lee43
Originally Posted by AznKhaos
hm.. i like teh is300 as it is..wudnt the new engine make it heavier and shit?


I think the aluminum v8 was about 10 pounds heavier than the V6 (2jzge?).


Thats the I6 not V6. I wish they never parted out with the 2jz-Ge motors. I think its slowly going away. 2jz was a great engine if not the best.

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QuickChick03gt Nov 12, 5:27pm - #324158 
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looks nice! minus the paint job.

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celicajonz Nov 12, 5:28pm - #324159 
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...that car is goin to b one sick pupp-ee!!!!!!! thumbsup

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Originally Posted by AznKhaos
hm.. i like teh is300 as it is..wudnt the new engine make it heavier and shit?


its actually lighter...they changed the chasy or the frame its not the same...and as far as i know its still a prototype...thats not what its going to look like...but engine will stay the same...

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Eman Nov 12, 7:20pm - #324161 

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my mistake it went from 3255 to 3350...vey insignificant amount of change...wont even feel th edifference.

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combatc87 Nov 12, 9:29pm - #324162 

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Originally Posted by Polykarb
Too bad it's not a production car. It went against MOPAR's Carbon Fiber body SRT-4 in septembers Sport Compact Car and pwned it.


yeah, but in all fairness, the srt-4 sent a spark plug flying into the cylinder.

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Jared Nov 12, 11:23pm - #324163 
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Very nice car...wish my IS was a 430...LOL...but I like my car...but a V8 would be nniiccee... grin
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jyboygenius Nov 12, 11:37pm - #324164 
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This car will be unveiled with Lexus's new line of vehicles. A lot of their vehicles are getting a serious overhaul in their engines. THey'll begin using the hybrid/conbustion engines. ES and GS will be getting the makeover. Right now, that car pictured, the IS430 is just a custom Rod Millen/TRD ride. It will be in line with the new GS and ES rides. The I-6 will still be offered while the V8 will be the upgraded version.

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g96818 Nov 12, 11:51pm - #324165 

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that's a rod millen project from a year ago.

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AznKhaos Nov 13, 1:59am - #324167 
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eh. the car looks nice still minus the colors.. thumbsup

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Barabaika Nov 14, 1:20am - #324168 
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That's how new IS will look like:

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and that's new SC:

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jyboygenius Nov 14, 7:58pm - #324169 
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^^Where'd you find that? Nice pics, they do look very realistic and not outta place concept designs.

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