Originally Posted by eet
I am thinking about buying my first Lexus--IS Convertible and want to be able to drive it comfortably in the winter on Long Island (NY). We do get snow and/or ice but I don't plan to drive it during a blizzard!. I'm concerned about the rear wheel drive.
Should I be concerned? Must I get winter tires if I have the all weather tires on the car?
Would I be better off with the smaller or larger engine?
Get winter tires for peace of mind. If you want to risk it, you can stick with the all seasons and just drive very carefully.