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Forum: Car Chat 09-17-14, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3,030
Views: 341,345
Posted By ydooby
But surely the 2.0L engine will be heavier than...

But surely the 2.0L engine will be heavier than the 1.5L, no?
Forum: Car Chat 09-16-14, 02:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,440
Posted By ydooby
You forgot the most important part: a unique...

You forgot the most important part: a unique driving experience unlike any other.
Forum: LFA Model 09-13-14, 04:33 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 47,707
Posted By ydooby
^Which museum is this? The word hanging above the...

^Which museum is this? The word hanging above the car reads "TOYOTA".. why would it not say LEXUS?
Forum: Car Chat 09-13-14, 06:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 533
Posted By ydooby
No dual-zone climate control? Fail. :p I kid....

No dual-zone climate control? Fail. :p I kid. That cockpit looks amazing. Very imaginative design.
Forum: Car Chat 09-12-14, 11:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,440
Posted By ydooby
There's one stat that the LFA can actually claim...

There's one stat that the LFA can actually claim title to. At 75.1mph, the LFA still holds the highest slalom speed of any supercar that Edmunds ever tested, which goes to show the kind of handling...
Forum: NX Models 09-08-14, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 219,659
Posted By ydooby
Technically speaking the IS220d is Lexus's first...

Technically speaking the IS220d is Lexus's first turbo (the IS200d being the second).
Forum: Car Chat 08-14-14, 08:12 AM
Replies: 936
Views: 50,737
Posted By ydooby
Just produce it as-is please!! It'd be a crime...

Just produce it as-is please!! It'd be a crime not to.
Forum: Car Chat 08-13-14, 01:23 PM
Replies: 936
Views: 50,737
Posted By ydooby
Sorry.. but without a point of reference (such as...

Sorry.. but without a point of reference (such as a man standing next to it) the resizing of the pic is pretty pointless.
Forum: RC F 08-12-14, 10:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,938
Posted By ydooby
Are you referring to this pic? I can't really...

Are you referring to this pic? I can't really tell which mechanism in the pic is RWS. Would you point it out? Thanks.
http://lexusenthusiast.com/2014/01/14/latest-information-on-the-lexus-rc-f/...
Forum: LFA Model 08-08-14, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By ydooby
Very exciting news indeed!The larger the...

Very exciting news indeed!The larger the displacement the harder to rev higher and faster. Hope they can surprise us though.
Forum: RC F 08-08-14, 03:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,938
Posted By ydooby
^Thanks for the very relevant post. Sounds to me...

^Thanks for the very relevant post. Sounds to me that the chief engineer purposely avoided DRS because he wants the car to drift better, instead of gripping better and posting faster lap times. So it...
Forum: RC F 08-07-14, 04:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,938
Posted By ydooby
I see. That kind of makes sense now....

I see. That kind of makes sense now. Thanks.:thumbup:

EDIT: But wait, can't the same be said about torque vectoring then? If a car with a short wheelbase wants to rotate so quickly, then surely...
Forum: RC F 08-07-14, 04:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,938
Posted By ydooby
Well you did reply to my comparison of TVD by...

Well you did reply to my comparison of TVD by saying "Right, except FWD doesn't steer by using brakes" so I thought you were inferring that TVD steers using brakes.And you still don't have any...
Forum: RC F 08-07-14, 03:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,938
Posted By ydooby
Don't think TVD works by using brakes. TV"D"...

Don't think TVD works by using brakes. TV"D" works by using a differential.

And how do you gather that RWS is a gimmick? Have you compared two otherwise identical cars, one with RWS and one...
Forum: RC F 08-07-14, 03:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,938
Posted By ydooby
Because the two technologies help the car steer...

Because the two technologies help the car steer through two distinctly different means. TVD distributes torque to the wheel that needs it, while RWS steers the wheels in the direction that the car...
Forum: RC F 08-07-14, 02:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,938
Posted By ydooby
My question exactly.:D The pinnacle F car...

My question exactly.:D

The pinnacle F car should include every performance trick they have in their arsenal, so the omission is particularly curious and puzzling.
Forum: RC F 08-07-14, 02:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,938
Posted By ydooby
The same can be said about TVD--both DRS and TVD...

The same can be said about TVD--both DRS and TVD are designed to enhance grip through a corner, so if you're into power sliding then you shouldn't want any of these technologies in the first...
Forum: LFA Model 08-07-14, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 878
Posted By ydooby
His excitement and spot-on commentaries do add a...

His excitement and spot-on commentaries do add a lot to the video though (compared to a "boring" drive-only video). Thanks for posting. :p
Forum: RC F 08-07-14, 01:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,938
Posted By ydooby
What's preventing Lexus from combining torque vectoring and rear wheel steering?

I was just thinking out loud after watching some recent RC-F videos yesterday--wouldn't it be killer if Lexus could implement both torque vectoring and rear wheel steering in one car? Surely the two...
Forum: Car Chat 08-07-14, 11:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,172
Posted By ydooby
Right, but Toyota's ACC hadn't been able to slow...

Right, but Toyota's ACC hadn't been able to slow down to a stop until very recently, so one couldn't really have trusted the system enough to pull off the same stunt.
Forum: Car Chat 08-03-14, 04:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,803
Posted By ydooby
So what is "what it is"? I'll tell you what it...

So what is "what it is"? I'll tell you what it is--it is a direct E-Class and 5-series competitor. That's what it is. Just like how the LS was made to compete head to head with the S-Class and the...
Forum: Car Chat 08-03-14, 03:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,803
Posted By ydooby
You're mixing up the cause with the consequence....

You're mixing up the cause with the consequence. Have you ever stopped to wonder why the sales target of the GS was set so low in the first place, when on merit alone it is pretty much on par with if...
Forum: Car Chat 08-03-14, 02:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,803
Posted By ydooby
Then the GS must stretch itself if it wants to...

Then the GS must stretch itself if it wants to stay competitive IMHO. Practicality means a lot to most people shopping for a midsize sedan.
Forum: Car Chat 08-03-14, 02:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,803
Posted By ydooby
The LS used to lead the segment so it should not...

The LS used to lead the segment so it should not be content with a #2, especially not with such a huge gap to #1, and not only in sales, but also in luxury and technology.

The GS, as someone on...
Forum: Car Chat 08-03-14, 11:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,183
Posted By ydooby
Need more widgets that display actually useful...

Need more widgets that display actually useful information such as tweets, Facebook updates, stock alerts and the whereabouts of my significant other half vs. the mistresses.:D
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