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Win a Trip to the Bridgestone Winter Driving School

We're sending two people on an extremely fun and educational trip.

Reader's Ride of the Week: A Lexus With a Whining Passenger

This isn't what you'd call a normal turbo setup.

Your Projects: The Rice Rod

Forum member maschinenbau wins the "something out of nothing" award for 2017.

Your Projects: This Lexus LS400 Is What You Get When You Ignore the Red Flags

What do you get when you ignore that gut feeling that tells you something is off with that car you are about to buy? Apparently, this Lexus LS400.

Lexus Announces a New Vision and a New Concept for Spring 2021

Lexus will go through a rebranding this spring, starting with this silhouetted concept.

Lexus Brings Back a V8-Powered IS

The IS-F is back...sort of.

Lexus articles

Features: Many Cars, One Lap

We attempt a season of racing in one week.

Features: 25 Feature Presentations

In 2009 we celebrated 25 years of the magazine with a countdown of our 25 favorite feature cars to date.

Features: Winter Wonderland

Honing our skills at the Bridgestone Winter Driving School

Features: From the GRM Vault: When Team Lexus Started Road Racing With Two-Ton Monsters

Professional race cars are supposed to be low, sleek and light. Apparently Team Lexus never got that memo.

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Rubbing causing invisible damage to tires?
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2003-2010 Grassroots Motorsports Back Issues
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New DGauge now available!
Lexus/Toyota 1UZ V8
Someone please reel me back in!
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Underwhelming new car review-
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Lexus IS 300 or Infiniti G35 Sedan
Trailer Hitch & cargo net/cargo cover
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Sexiest car for under $10k?
Quick IRS audit question
2008 Biesse Kart $1200
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Cheap seat sliders
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1UZ-FE Miata
Future car culture?
Cheapest form of Racing! Race kart Biesse W/ Clone
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2000 Lexus GS400 Platinum Series
1987 Toyota Supra Project w/ Lexus V8/W58 5-speed - Tampa, FL
2012 Victory Kart W/ Briggs and Stratton 206
Nissan Frontier V.S. Toyota Tacoma
Kart Garage clean up
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LS400...why do I kinda want one?
Why aren't we talking about Lexus LS's?
1971 Spitfire Mk8 - A long overdue build thread
1997 Lexus ES300 Texas ($2000 or trade)
Challenge Priced Lexus LS400. Magnolia, TX - NMNA
Anyone on the Lawrenceville,GA area willing to look at a Lexus for me?
1990 Lexus LS400 - Valrico, FL - $1500
Fuel system technical question above my pay grade.
Manual 2002 Lexus IS300?
Tale of Two Lexuses (Lexi??)
What's up with old Lexus RXs? Or other depreciated luxo crossovers?
What car- I'm being paranoid edition.

Lexus Readers' Rides

Jul 16, 2009 by Powar
Lexus LS400 Coach Edition

For various reasons, I finally decided to spent more than $2008 on a car. This is my new DD: A Lexus LS400 Coach Edition. Seems nice so far. It's my …

Mar 03, 2011 by Scott Lear
2004 Lexus IS 300

We've got enough BMW 3 Series cars around the office, so I was compelled to find my four-door RWD daily driver fun in a slightly different package. This one's got …

Jun 23, 2014 by Rustfinger
2002 Lexus IS-300

Sport package w/5-speed / LSD Bone Stock DD - And going to stay that way.

Jul 16, 2009 by pointofdeparture
2002 Lexus IS300

The biggest mistake I've ever made. Should have listened to everyone here and bought a nice $5k car, but nooo, I had to have something NICE. 10k miles later I …

Sep 01, 2010 by CLNSC3
1995 Lexus SC300

My Lexus serves as my time trials, HPDE and AutoX toy. It is an original 5 speed car, there were only 517 5 speeds made in 1995 so they are …

Nov 26, 2017 by carbo (Forum Supporter)
2002 Lexus is300

5-spd, intake & header

Oct 27, 2009 by SirCharles
1994 Lexus SC400

My stock Lexus SC400

Feb 22, 2016 by calteg
2006 Lexus IS350

The DD.

Feb 29, 2012 by dj
1996 Lexus SC300 Turbo


  • Engine
    • PT61 Turbo
    • FMIC
    • Cometic 2mm metal head gasket
    • ARP head studs
    • MVP Motorsports Silver Turbo Blanket
    • EGR blockoff plate
Jan 29, 2012 by jstancel
2002 Lexus IS300

Luxury or racecar, I can't decide...

Mar 29, 2010 by haison
2006 Lexus IS350

Lexus IS350 D Stock in MS Region

Jun 09, 2010 by Slidin_miata
2007 Lexus Rx400H

Make: Lexus Model: Rx400H Year:2007 Color: Alpine White This is my MOTHERS newest car, she bought it back in 2008 it had 20k miles on it and she now daily …

Jul 07, 2010 by Eatroad
1995 Lexus SC300

I love this car.

Mar 01, 2011 by JDewald
1998 Lexus LS400

My daily driver

Sep 02, 2010 by fisherrl
2002 Lexus IS 300

The bosses' daily driver

Nov 16, 2010 by mikelsr
2007 Lexus 350ES

Basic ES (it's my wife's car)

Apr 11, 2012 by Otto Maddox
1999 Lexus GS400

I get that cars aren't supposed to like Lexus. But this one has a 300 HP V8 and a great stereo, so I like it. I also put 19" wheels …

Mar 03, 2011 by DuctTape&Bondo
2002 Lexus IS300

Not just an appliance.

Mar 07, 2011 by czracer
2004 Lexus IS300

Sport Design 18" wheels E-shift Cusco Coil Over conversion

Mar 15, 2011 by semclane
2003 Lexus IS300

Manual Transmission car. Occasional autocross or track day use. Koni Sport shocks, adjustable front bar.

Aug 17, 2012 by e_pie
2005 Lexus IS300 5mt

The new and improved daily. Mods: K&N Intake, Tanabe Swaybars, Tanabe NF210 Springs, OEM LSD, Bronze Sparco Assetto Wheels, and an HKS Drager II exhaust.

May 25, 2011 by KO3AK
2004 Lexus IS300 Sportcross

IS300 Sportdesign Grille Toyota Altezza Gita Grille Badge NA 2JZ-GE, SRT Intake & ECU Add On Teck Grounding Kit in Red OBX SS Headers, Y Pipe HKS Ti-Limited SS Axel …

Sep 06, 2014 by johnnytorque
2005 Lexus IS 300


Aug 01, 2011 by kenbollman
2003 Lexus IS 300 SportBack

My daily driver for now...........

May 13, 2014 by nickt93
2001 Lexus IS300 - LS3 V8 Swap (459hp/ 425tq)

Engine: - 6.2L LS3 V8 - EPS 236 242 .600 lift camshaft - LS7 Roller Lifters - Comp Hardened Pushrods - Comp Dual .650 Lift Valve Springs - Hardened Seats …

Jul 03, 2012 by carbo (Forum Supporter)
2002 Lexus is300

5-speed, Torsen LSD. Hankook RS-3 225's, coilovers , Hotchkis sways, Hawk pads with motul fliuds and SS lines. Runs great and predictable, ran it on 2 track days and it's …

May 06, 2020 by nitro_alltrac (Forum Supporter)
2012 Lexus IS 350 F Sport

This one is on the way. Should be in my possession soon.

Nov 19, 2018 by dculberson (Forum Supporter)
2001 Lexus GS430

Just bought this with bent valves (water pump seized which took out the timing belt) and picked up an engine with hopefully-good heads. Should be a fun driver.

Dec 21, 2012 by MarkBMC
1995 Lexus SC300

Platinum Metallic - Daily Driver

Feb 23, 2013 by DuctTape&Bondo
1993 Lexus LS400

$1300 craigslist find, bought in blind faith with a dead ecu and brought back to life and threw in a few shiny bits as well.

May 16, 2013 by redhookfern
2002 Lexus IS300

5-speed car. SUCH a fun car. TOO much fun, too little traction in the rain. Kaboom.

Jul 22, 2013 by MostExaltedPotentate
2003 Lexus 300is

Daily Driver in scandalous red

Aug 07, 2013 by Carbon (Forum Supporter)
2002 Lexus is300 5mt

My daily drifter. sport package with lsd. absolutely red (as in absolutely hate red cars but they find me no matter where I hide)

Oct 28, 2013 by Spinnetti
1991 Lexus LS400

24hrs of Lemons ride :)

Nov 12, 2013 by mgmike69
1992 Lexus SC400

Not a sports car but a heck of a nice driver.

Dec 06, 2013 by mball19
2002 Lexus IS300

FS autocross and daily driver. We get some rain at our autocrosses.

Jul 23, 2014 by JohnyHachi6
1992 Lexus SC300

Picked this up for a crapcan racer. Check out the build thread here:

Feb 19, 2014 by Slvbulet
2004 Lexus SC430

Millenium Silver w/Black int; Mach V / Dr Gas custom exhaust; PPE headers; Megan LP coilovers; megan motor mounts; Stop Tech Front BBK; Cusco STB; Forgestar F14 wheels F 8.5 …

Jan 15, 2015 by ISF_Bomb
2008 Lexus IS F

All black 5.0L V8 sports sedan used as an autocross/track car during the summer months.

Feb 28, 2015 by Carbon (Forum Supporter)
2004 Lexus is300 sportcross

black onyx

Jul 16, 2017 by Mine
1993 Lexus SC300

Daily driver.

Sep 06, 2015 by Slvbullet430
2004 Lexus SC430

Preview '04 SC430 - Millennium silver/blk. K&N air filter. LED's. VIP front lip. Gen 4 Nav 14.1 DVD. Parrot Bluetooth, Cusco STB, Carbing cooling plate & fr. lower brace, Megan …

Jul 29, 2018 by Vigo (Forum Supporter)
2009 Lexus GS450h

340hp hybrid luxury car does 0-60 in 5.2 seconds. First mod? TOW HITCH.

Jun 30, 2016 by Brokeback (Matt)
1998 Lexus GS400

Pretty much stock!

Dec 20, 2016 by maschinenbau
1997 Lexus SC300

Donor car for the hot rod

Oct 14, 2016 by singleslammer
1992 Lexus LS400 Nascar Spec

$2016 Challenge car. We put a turbo in the passenger seat. Nuh said

Jan 16, 2020 by HiBloatation
2004 Lexus is300

Basic grocery-getter with a slight attitude.

Sep 18, 2020 by Medchin
2002 Lexus IS300

5-Speed manual, 2JZ-GTE-VVTI, <$3000, needed a lot of work. I needed a daily-driver. A match made in hell.

Jul 05, 2018 by eastsideTim
2001 Lexus GS430

The daily

Apr 02, 2021 by docwyte
2008 Lexus GX470

This is now my DD, tow vehicle, parts hauler, ski machine, etc

Jan 04, 2019 by J1000
2007 Lexus LX470

General purpose do-it-all SUV. E85, Slee rock sliders, 18" wheels with Nitto Grabber G2s, bluetooth, heated seats, 240cc 12-hole injectors

Sep 03, 2020 by ebelements
1991 Lexus LS400

Something stupid I built by mistake. Blue on blue, air suspension, VIP curtains, Carlsson wheels, silly custom exhaust. With period-correct JDM Carrozzeria cassette headunit, 19" SSR Vienna Kreis, and Evolution …

Jul 07, 2020 by drewski1611
1999 Lexus ES300

2019- Grandma car. Quite nice... when it works properly.

Apr 14, 2019 by LexusGS400
1999 Lexus GS400

1999 Lexus GS400 This car's been in the family forever, Bought new in 1999 and passed down to every family member. From driving through the snow, getting a speeding ticket, …

Jul 05, 2019 by greenfieldhippi
1997 None Lexus ES300

Honestly looking to sell it let me know if you're interested

Apr 02, 2020 by j_tso
2000 None LS400

another cheap (but very good condition) daily

Apr 04, 2020 by QuasiMofo (John Brown)
2003 None GS430

Traded an $800 Tahoe for this. I overpaid.

Jun 11, 2020 by ZoriyBirenboym
2020 None NX300T

Lexus lease is king of AARP-pleasing luxury crossovers, but the compact segment is where the cool kids play. Cue the NX, a RAV4-based entry with …

Jun 27, 2020 by papamilad
1994 None LS400

Maxpeedingrod coilovers Welded diff hydro line lock 100% certified hot boi

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