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      12-08-2012, 03:06 AM   #18

Drives: '08 335i
Join Date: Jul 2009
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Originally Posted by Robert View Post
I really like the new GS, a complete step up from before. Toyota has really improved interiors of current line up of Lexus, the LFA gauge is a nice touch. My only complaint is the 3 spoke steering, the vertical (bottom) spoke is too wide, I love to hang my hand on the bottom for a relaxing commute. That said my next car won't be a Lexus, they don't reward you for pushing the car, same can be said for the new 3-5 series BMW, gotten way too big.

If the IS drives as good as BRZ or FT86, watch out!
Apples and oranges.

Nothing in the entry level luxury sport class (BMW 3 series included) will handle as good as a BRZ/FR-S/FT86 on the track.

Those cars are built to have monster handling for a reasonable price (but with mediocre power and limited luxury). They're not even the same class of car.

The BMW 3 series is the king of handling within the entry level luxury sport class where cars are generally much heavier.