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Old 09-15-08, 04:37 PM   #1
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I am currently torn between getting a 1st gen or 2nd gen, and thought this would be the best place to post.

Wanted to ask for those of you who have owned a 1g and now have a 2g, or own both, what do you like about the 2g better if anything/

Also i see that the horsepower in the two are the same. Are there any differences as far as performance?

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Old 09-15-08, 04:42 PM   #2
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Keep in mind you posted in the 2GS section so we're going to be bias.
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Keep in mind you posted in the 2GS section so we're going to be bias.
LOL!!! I will keep that in mind

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well if you want the V8, you'll have to go 2gen.

IMO, the 2gen is going to be a classic. I think it's the best looking lexus theyve ever come out with.

there's a ton of aftermarket parts readily available for the 1gen, and pretty affordable. the 2gen's mods will cost more but will look and perform much better.

and i'm trying to keep a balanced opinion haha but for MY money, personally, 2gen is a no brainer.
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2GS
v8
hands down
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2GS - looks much better, will be timeless!
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2gs
V6
gas saver
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V6
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I6, gotcha
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I should have been more specific, Comparing only the gs300 models only please.

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I should have been more specific, Comparing only the gs300 models only please.

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oh well then 2gen all the way. still.
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2GS all the way!
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2nd gen all the way...buy mine!
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i would say the 1st gen..i still love them even tho i have the 2gs.
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The 2nd-Gen
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I should have been more specific, Comparing only the gs300 models only please.

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2GS then
but the V8s and I6 mpg's are so comparable, it's insignificant when comparing
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