2010 Lexus IS F Base Review
Speed and sound
The Fuel consumption/price
Enough Toys,looks,and Kickass Performance — From startup to switch off, Performs like a super car, revs like a supercar, sounds like a Lambo, Blips on the downshifts, roars on the accel off 3700 RPM, 0-100KPH 4,9 secs. Voice activated commands, Satnav, Bluetooth, Harddrive , Mark Levinson sound, Torsen Limited slip diff, Brembo brakes,BBS Bespoke Gunmetal grey 19 inch alloys.... Negative: Sponsors the oil Barons, drinks fuel like a Vampire, has a hard ride, and on South African Potholles (Roads in South Africa consist of areas where there are no potholes), I fear for the 19 inch Tyres that are expensive to replace 20-06-2011.-Lately has increased power transmissiom to real wheels ,at full throttle at lower gears,back end is unstable, even at full throttle at 120 kph,the rear shifts, trac control esp sport,can be felt working to keep her honest.Fuel consumption lower to 9.2L per 100 km,at 120 kph,(from about 10.8 !), this at 6000 km. No mechanical issues as yet. Cons......on rough roads (and we do have a lot) has developed an annoying rattle on drivers door wndow/mechanism . Will report back once 15000 k service done.
Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)
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