Slammed 2015 IS F Sport Is a Real Show Stopper
Daily Slideshow: Wild, show-worthy Lexus IS started out with some simple, cheap mods before taking a drastic turn.
Mild to Wild
Like most of the builds we see here at Club Lexus, Saneddie's IS F Sport started out rather mild. And, believe it or not, with nothing more than a handful of budget mods designed to enhance the car's appearance. But it wasn't long before things took a very sharp turn and landed Saneddie this insane, show-worthy machine.
After purchasing his 2015 model IS back in 2016, Saneddie kicked things off by Plasti-Dipping his stock wheels and emblems. And then he made a few more small changes, including yellow DRL overlays, a chrome delete for the front grille, and a fancy carbon license plate frame.
First Big Move
The little mods kept coming, from blue footwell lighting to painting the front corner bumper vents and middle bottom bumper gloss black. But since Saneddie's tires were getting low on tread, he planned his first major mod - a set of brushed titanium 19" Stance SF01 wheels.
While he waited on those new wheels to come in, Saneddie proceeded with a few other welcome changes. First up, a replica Aim Gain front lip. He then kept experimenting with the front end by redoing some bits of the bumper in carbon fiber instead of gloss black.
Make It Bark
Right before the wheels came in, Saneddie also had a Tsudo catless mid-pipe exhaust setup installed to give his IS a little more bark. Then, it was time to wrap those new wheels in a set of Hankook Ventus V12 Evo2 tires, measuring 235/35/19 up front and 265/30/19 in the rear.
Lower Me Down
Next, it was back to the interior as Saneddie wrapped several center console parts with silver carbon fiber. He then tinted the taillights, picked up a carbon spoiler, and started shopping for suspension mods that could get his IS hunkered down over the new rolling stock.
From there, the mods just kept rolling in. From new brake pads to a carbon roof spoiler and exhaust tips, Saneddie was busy ordering and installing various stuff. Then, he eventually settled on a set of Swift springs to lower the car. At that point, he claimed to be "super satisfied" with the look, but that would eventually change.
For a while, it looked like Saneddie was satisfied with his ride. But then, the mods started rolling in again. Starting with a Takeda AFE intake, some sweet custom diamond-stitched floor mats, and a Seibon lip, which sadly didn't last long before a rogue piece of tire on the highway smashed it.
Air Me Up
Saneddie managed to replace the damaged lip and picked up a new diffuser for good measure. But despite his continued insistence that he was happy with his Swift springs, he soon posted a shocker - out of the blue, his IS was suddenly sitting on air ride!
Number One Stunner
Truthfully, that one simple change was enough to transform this already awesome Lexus into a show-stopping stunner. But as much as Saneddie has changed his ride over the last couple of years, you can bet he isn't finished yet. So head over here and keep an eye out for future updates!
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