I may seriously consider upgrading to that instead of the upcoming ATS-V or CTS-V if they keep the weight down. If it is below 3500 lbs and can surpass 500 hp at the crank with I/H/E, and decently improve on the ISF's handling...then I'm sold (as long as it doesn't pass the 85k mark).
...but then again, if I went for a F/I Caddy, I could build and tune as I see fit...but then I lose the exclusivity of only seeing another of my car on the road every month or so.
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2008 Lexus IS F - SGM - OS Giken TCD, RacingBrake 2pc rotors, Carbotech XP8 pads, Sikky headers, Borla exhaust, JoeZ intake pipe, BC Racing BR Coilovers w/Swift springs 16k/12k, FIGS front lower arm bushings, 18x9.5 Enkei PF01s with 275/35R18 Potenza RE-71Rs, track weight 3595 lbs w/a full tank
2014 Ram 1500 Sport Crew Cab 4x4 - GC - lots of mods
2013 Porsche Cayenne diesel - a few mods
2006 Honda CBR1000RR - lots of mods
I don't know about 3500 pounds I think probably closer to 3600 pounds and as far as hitting 500 at the crank that shouldn't be a problem if its 460 at tHe crank with I/H/E you should see the low five hundreds anywhere Between 500 and 510.
2011 USB IS-F Joe-Z intake & PTS Exhaust, PPE Headers, ECT Hi-flow cats, front Carbon fiber splitters,S4play rear diffuser, F-sport carbon fiber shift ****, custom painted calipers, Clear bra on hood,ICE JL W6 sub, JL 500 mono block amp. Winter tires 245/35/19F 285/30/19R Conti Extreme DWS
The LFA in US trim weighs nearly 3500 lbs. I seriously doubt this car will be a featherweight as much as I'd like it to be. I'm a lot more interested in what they've done to the engine and if it will be possible to "update" the 2UR-GSE. Knowing Toyota, it will be impossible, but one can always hope.
Most performance mods need a watch and timed course to demonstrate actual improvement. Few deliver the advertised claims. Many are actually worse than stock. The best performance mods are made to the driver.
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