1997 Lexus SC 400 User Reviews

1997 Lexus SC 400 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 5 reviews

  • Performance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Overall: 5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5

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Brendon writes:
1997 Lexus SC 400 Base Review
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5

Pros

timeless design, built VERY well, smooth engine and transmission

Cons

Winter performance is pretty bad, but that should be expected from a RWD coupe.

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The Apex Of Car Styling — I bought this car only a few months ago, but I've been obsessing about it for years. I love almost everything about it from its timeless styling to its quality. One drawback is its somewhat average power (260 HP). It's fast, but not rediculously fast (0-60 in just under 7 sec). Its a luxury coupe, not entirely a sports car. If you are buying this car for performance, get ready to mod. Then again, most car enthusaists like myself enjoy modding so its no problem for us.

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Kevin writes:
1997 Lexus SC 400 Base Review
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5

Pros

sporty, sexy and turns heads

Cons

if i get a scratch the minimum to fix it is $1k (source woods collision center)

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If U Like Luxery But Still Want To Be Sporty This Car Is A Must — sticker price is $62k in 1997. only 2048 made. premium fuel only. in 1997 they changed the body style a little to make it more modernized. has real 23k gold badges, antenna trim, and muffler tips that got refurbished at Lexus in the kings auto mall. need i say more?

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Karthik writes:
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Brand

Cons

Fuel Economy

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Kick Asssss — Its a V8 - 4 lt Monster. Being a Lexus, its throws all the goodies at you while the engine thumps enough power to fool the speed cams. The Max I have clocked is 183 kmph. But it can go till 280 kmph. Cant wait to give it a try without getting fined.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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collingodchild writes:
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5

Pros

everything

Cons

Gas mileage could be better, considerind gas was only a dollar a gallon when it came out, the mpg is easily forgiveable.

collingodchild
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The Perfect Blend Of Sports And Luxury, Perfect For The Refined Enthusiast... — The perfect blend of sports and luxury, perfect for the refined enthusiast... This car, as many other Lexus', is equipped with virtually every ammenity standard. It both looks and performs near perfect, and for the amount of options, luxury, performance and styling you get when you purchase this vehicle, the price cannot be beat. The power, tele-scoping, tilt steering, and the stock stereo are just two of the fine points that will remind you every day that you are driving a Lexus.

Owner for 0 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:20

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Chris6546 writes:
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5

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Looks, style, interior, power, fuel consumption

Cons

Parts are expensive and rare

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My First Wife :) — I was sad to let her go, but bigger and better things await!

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Reviews From Other Years

2000 Lexus SC 400 Reviews

Classic Beauty By Randa

Still the best looking car on the road. Don't expect roomy back seats. First class service. Luxury all around few modern features. Read More

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1998 Lexus SC 400 Reviews

A Future Classic By gellywen

I have a '98 SC400 that is in perfect showroom condition, inside and out. Pearl white with all the options. It is a joy to drive and reeks of quality. The design is elegant and timeless. I have a 99 R... Read More

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1996 Lexus SC 400 Reviews

It's Modern Today Because It Was So Far Ahead Of It's Time! By Russell

This is the second SC400 I own, and it's even better than the 1992 model I own. As with my first review, the "One of the best cars ever built" line still applies, maybe even more so! This car set the ... Read More

Brilliant By Mick

Wow. Nice looking motor! I would recommend this car to anyone so long as they don't mind spending a tonne of money on fuel! 4.0 ltr V8 but ooh it does sound nice... It's 15 years old and has a touch ... Read More

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1995 Lexus SC 400 Reviews

Not Too Bad For A Daily Driver Besides The Gas Mileage But It Is A V8 So Its Expected. By Josh

The Lexus sc400 is a very fast, very well handling sports car with plenty of power to back up its sleek look. It is a luxury car so naturally its rather expensive . Over all I love driving it and w... Read More

Good By jv93

i love this car they have many after market parts to modify to ur own taste and the performance is great for a stock vehicle of the 90's.it hurt to let my toy go but in need of something bigger need m... Read More

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1994 Lexus SC 400 Reviews

Get A Good Example Of This Car And You Have A Great Car For Many Years To Come By James

Best car ever even after 17 years of abuse and 200K miles put on her. This car is rock solid and still pulls 150mph. The car gets a modest 20mpg and has a decent ride. The car handles like a GT of t... Read More

Sporty For Younger Peoples That Can Afford Gas Money By Salim

-Interior is really small -exterior is wide and long -car runs on a v8 engine -heavy doors -sporty -very bad family car due to lack of space -fun to drive for younger peoples due to high performance ... Read More

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