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Old 01-18-11, 05:41 PM   #1
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Default IS 250C stopping distance?

I really like my IS 250C, except that I feel the brake is not as sensitive or effective as my previous car, a Honda Accord. Please don't flame me, just want to get some numbers to back up that feeling.

Does anybody know the stopping distance from 60MPH to zero for IS 250C?

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Old 01-22-11, 07:32 PM   #2
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Don't know what size wheels you have, but 114 ft for an IS350C with the 18 in Bridgestone turanzas. (source: motor trend )

Per Lexus, curb weight is about 65 lbs less for the IS250C vs 350C, so distance may be slightly less, although using that philosophy a passenger would sway the results too.

Tires would make a bigger difference. I didn't like the stock Bridgestone all-season 18's at all compared to my Michelin PS2s (which I had on my sedan, then put on my vert before upgrading to 19s)
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Hi Mike,

Thanks for your reply. I am running the 17" stock wheels and tires. I heard nice things about PS2, will consider it in the future.

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i am surprised when i first got my car i found out that the braking was beyond average from the previous car that iv'e own.... it may something defective.
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