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      01-20-2006, 12:05 AM   #1
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Lexus IS vs. 330i (tiAG TiAG pics at a parking lot)

I parked today at the university, by coincidece to the side of a silver lexus IS and took some picks. The 330i seems a lot wider and lower than its competition, and much better in my opinion
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      01-20-2006, 12:07 AM   #2
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ill be the first to admit it, the IS's rear end totally owns the E90.
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      01-20-2006, 12:11 AM   #3
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IMO I think the E90 is one of those cars that look terrible in photographs, but if you view it in person it looks flawless.
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They just ripped off the 5 series and you know it Ed!
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Stew repeats to himself....

My therapist says..stay out of the following threads

AWD vs. RWD
Snow tires vs AWD
IS vs BMW
Lease vs. Buy
Brooke vs. anyone else
325 vs 330
Step vs manual


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Very nice pics tho, and the Bimmer looks GREAT!
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      01-20-2006, 12:17 AM   #6
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Great pics. All around, even the rear, I'm definitely feeling the look of the 3er more.
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      01-20-2006, 12:28 AM   #7
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is it just me, or about 99% of the cars in that parking lot are either white or silver??
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Lol good observation, I guess they are popular colors @ U of miami lol , most of them are german cars also.
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While I maybe somewhat biased, I think the 3er comes out on top.
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What SIRIUS wrote; IMHO, the E90 looks 1000x better up close than in pictures and 10000000000x better than the toyota... I mean the lexus.
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It seems all lexus does is rip off other car companies ideas from the old GS looking like the Mercedes E-class, the new IS looks like a mushed up 5-series, with the sharp cuts in the body and the tail lights and the new LS 460 looks like a softer 750iL. I have lost so much respect for Lexus. I think they are falling off.
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The IS looks very sport and aggressive, but I think that the e90 looks classy, sophisticated, sporty, and timeless. I think that in 4 years, the IS will look very much outdated.
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The IS looks very sport and aggressive, but I think that the e90 looks classy, sophisticated, sporty, and timeless. I think that in 4 years, the IS will look very much outdated.
Agreed.

Front, back or profile, I find the IS looks like any other Japanese car on the road: a bit of Toyota, Honda, Mazda, Nissan mixed in.

Whereas the E90 looks like a BMW, and will still look good in a few years time.

And the 162's wheels on the E90 thoroughly beat the ones on the IS sport pack. :rocks:
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Originally Posted by Nikki
and timeless.
Couldn't have said it better.

IS front is nice. E90 front is beautiful. - E90 wins.
IS rear is plain. E90 rear is....... not so great. - IS wins.
IS side is smooth. E90 side is sweet. - E90 wins.

Overall evaluation: Lux.sh is biased.
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the e90 is not very photogenic, but when u see it in person, its the shizzzznit
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what about that awesome camry on the other side of the E90????
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I like Lexus, but next to the e90 even the new IS looks
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Quote:
Originally Posted by StewtheBassman
Stew repeats to himself....

My therapist says..stay out of the following threads

AWD vs. RWD
Snow tires vs AWD
IS vs BMW
Lease vs. Buy
Brooke vs. anyone else
325 vs 330
Step vs manual


Sorry JBL, I'm on a 12-step program to internet forum mental
health....


Very nice pics tho, and the Bimmer looks GREAT!
Same thoughts here mate
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Same thoughts here mate

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ill be the first to admit it, the IS's rear end totally owns the E90.
yup, i agree! wow, this is like the 30th time i expressed my disappointment in E90 rear
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