KREW's Lexus IS Owner Blog

Discussion in 'Lexus Sedans' started by krew, Oct 23, 2017.

  1. krew
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  2. Trexus
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    A big congratulations! I love the color. Why doesn't North America get the triple LED headlights? Enjoy your IS and happy driving...
     
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    Really honest congratulations
    Farewell to the car that gave all globe Lexus fans a great website
    Long live the car that will continue this website to new level
     
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  4. RAL
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    Congratulations Kevin! I think you made a great choice ... because more than I ever thought I would ... I absolutely love my IS 300 AWD too! It is a perfect balance of luxury and sport. Even my friends who normally don't notice cars are "wowed" by it!
     
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    Congrats on the new car! An excellent choice, and I just love that colour.
     
  6. IS-SV
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    Congrats ! Atomic silver/black would be my choice too.
     
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  7. Wicus Kriel
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    Congrats! Got my 2015 IS350 F Sport in the same colour combination and the novelty never wears off, instead it gets even better over time. Happy mileage :)
     
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    Congrats Kevin! Atomic Silver is one of the best colors available :cool:
     
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  9. Ian Schmidt
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    Congrats, Kevin! Having just looked it up on the configurator, I'm on your side regarding the classic luxury look of the Flaxen interior, but you can't fight the wife *and* the dealership :D
     
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  10. Joaquin Ruhi
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    I second this. Congrats on the new ride!
     
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  11. OlFius
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    Congrats !
    Any Lexus is in Atomic silver/black looks always good ! It's the 'house color'.
    I wonder how you will experience this IS compared to the CT, I'll follow your blog :no_mouth:
     
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    “One of”? IMO atomic silver is THE BEST COLOR EVER!
     
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  13. Ian Schmidt
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    I love Atomic Silver, but my personal GOAT is Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0. It's F-Sport only on the IS though.
     
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    Nice car. But in the F-Sports defense, the IS f-sport is nothing like the CT f-sports slightly go-cartlike feel. It is definitely a lot more sophisticated in terms of the firmness of the ride IMO.
     
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  15. krew
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    Definitely agree that the IS F SPORT is miles ahead of the CT F SPORT in refinement, but I wanted as compliant a ride as possible.

    The other thing I left out of my decision to get the standard IS -- I actually prefer the design over the F SPORT. :sweat:
     
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    Congratulations. :) I concur wth the positive comments on the Atomic Silver.


    Also agree with your comment on as compliant a ride as possible, by IS standards. Few things in the automotive world, IMO, are as annoying as getting pounded over bumps.....which is becoming chronic with today's obsession with big wheels and rubber-band tires.
     
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  18. CrisB
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    Amazing!

    I have the same, but IS300H MY2017 in Sonic Titanium (European name for Atomic Silver) with all package.
    Before I had the both an IS250 and after the first series of IS300H

    Just a question: how do you feel going back to petrol engine from an hybrid?

    What’s your opinion about the worldwide movement towards electric, hybrids, and the idea of Lexus to move to all full electric and hybrids by the 2020/2025?
     
  19. Ray99
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    Congratulations Kevin. Atomic silver is the best color. It brings out line/angle design compare to other colors.
     
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    I really love Lexus but I won't buy another one until they update the infotainment system... It's really inconvenient and more of a distraction than it's worth. I keep an Android tablet in my IS for that reason.
     
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