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Old 01-16-2013, 08:20 AM   #1
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2014 Lexus IS... Yes? No?

So, Lexus/Toyota brought out the newest BMW 3 series/Mercedes C class/Audi A4 etc... fighter at the Detroit Autoshow.

I have always been a fan of the Lexus IS series. From the 1st gen IS300 to the outgoing IS250/350.

But this thing is hard to look at and make sense of... The front end is overly stretched and exaggerated and unless Toyota got Nike's permission, I think there might be a law suit because of the use of their "swish" symbol.







Interior is pretty nice though... But not enough to get people to trade in their 328I/335I BMW's, Or C-Class benz'

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Old 01-16-2013, 08:23 AM   #2
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Older ones looked way better IMO.
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Old 01-16-2013, 08:26 AM   #3
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Based on looks alone, I would choose a one of their competitors.
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Old 01-16-2013, 08:30 AM   #4
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The front end kind of looks like an overly constipated person trying to fire one off... I like the older look better.
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Old 01-16-2013, 08:33 AM   #5
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I'm betting this front end get's mocked, and then popular once it grows on people.... 12 tacoma upgrade was the same around here.
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Old 01-16-2013, 08:35 AM   #6
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I'm betting this front end get's mocked, and then popular once it grows on people.... 12 tacoma upgrade was the same around here.
That grille just needs to be redone. It looks ridiculous! I don't mind the slanted headlights but the grille is awful.
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Old 01-16-2013, 08:37 AM   #7
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They put their own spin to an S4/EvoX grille. It didn't work.
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Old 01-16-2013, 10:24 AM   #8
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The front end kind of looks like an overly constipated person trying to fire one off... I like the older look better.
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Old 01-16-2013, 10:30 AM   #9
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Idk how I feel about it yet...I had a 2nd gen IS (current style) that I sold for my truck and I still think that it looked better than this new one
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Old 01-16-2013, 10:32 AM   #10
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I bet the grill looks great in person, though...and where do you see a Nike Swoosh? Am I blind?
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Old 01-16-2013, 10:36 AM   #12
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I clicked no, but the more I look the more I like..
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Old 01-16-2013, 10:52 AM   #13
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NO way, I'd go with a 3 series or Audi if I was looking at a sports sedan. Looks are a big factor with me and cars.
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Old 01-16-2013, 11:03 AM   #14
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Front end looks like when people use photoshop to stretch/compress their pictures so they look smaller.. haha, reminds me of that
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Old 01-16-2013, 01:59 PM   #15
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That grille just needs to be redone. It looks ridiculous! I don't mind the slanted headlights but the grille is awful.

haha I know what you mean, but just remember in 3 months when you start to like it, that I told you so...
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Old 01-16-2013, 01:59 PM   #16
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I bet the grill looks great in person, though...and where do you see a Nike Swoosh? Am I blind?

the LED under the lights, but it doesn't actually look like a swoosh IMO
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Looks nice . Liking the new Vette more though .
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Old 01-16-2013, 02:14 PM   #18
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I voted no. I still love my current 2nd gen is350.
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Old 01-18-2013, 08:04 PM   #20
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That looks nasty. The ass end looks ok, but it you look at the side shot it looks like the side is short and the roof is real tall... The headlights are to small too.
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