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Old 07-11-14, 05:02 PM   #1
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Care to share what you have in mind?
I think a little speculation is fun. We will make more announcements over the next week. We have some big plans for the 3IS.

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Wish your project car would have started as an F sport.
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Wish your project car would have started as an F sport.
After looking at the minor differences between the F-Sport and Non we didn't feel it necessary yet. When we start looking at body components we will probably bring in a F-Sport. The front bumper seems to be the only thing we would have to change for F-Sport parts (or is there something else we are missing)?
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Old 07-11-14, 07:25 PM   #7
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Stillen didn't realize y'all signed up we need to chat

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This is going to be sweet!
We are definitely excited and yes...we need to chat soon
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After looking at the minor differences between the F-Sport and Non we didn't feel it necessary yet. When we start looking at body components we will probably bring in a F-Sport. The front bumper seems to be the only thing we would have to change for F-Sport parts (or is there something else we are missing)?
One of the biggest differences would be the AVS (Sport+ mode) suspension on the IS350 F Sport. It makes a huge difference.
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One of the biggest differences would be the AVS (Sport+ mode) suspension on the IS350 F Sport. It makes a huge difference.
I was under the impression that Sport+ was in all 350's regardless of RWD, AWD, or FSport.
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I was under the impression that Sport+ was in all 350's regardless of RWD, AWD, or FSport.
I believe it's only in the F Sport that the suspension actually stiffens.
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AVS (Active variable steering) is only available on RWD. Not on AWD.
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You are referring to VGRS, Variable Gear Ratio Steering.
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AVS (Active Variable Suspension) is only available on the IS350 F-Sport (RWD and AWD). It is not available on the regular IS350 or the IS250 F-Sport. This the main reason to get an F-Sport and again, it's only available IS350 F-Sport. AVS is activated when in the Sport+ mode.

VGRS (Variable Gear-Ratio Steering) is only available on the IS350 RWD (either base or F-Sport), although it's more common on the F-Sport varient.

The 8-Speed transmission is only available on the IS350 RWD (base and F-Sport), with everything else getting the 6-Speed tranny.

That being said, I own a IS350 F-Sport RWD with VGRS and it's awesome.👍👍 The AVS and VGRS in conjunction with the great 8-Speed tranny makes the F-Sport worth the extra money.
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Along with reasons you listed, RWD F-Sport also gets power tilt and telescopic steering wheels that remember it's position and retracts when engine is shutoff is the reason why I decided to go with RWD IS350 F-Sport even living in MN.
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