Powerful and fast machine at great price
By TenHanger on
2006 Lexus IS 350 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
IS 350 might be the most economical luxury sedan sports car on the market, but it is also the fastest. Seriously, to get faster than this car, you have to buy a Corvette, a Viper, or a 911 turbo. This car cranks. The luxury package is a must, with a TALKING map navigation (named "Lexy"), keyless pushbutton starting (your key never leaves your pocket for any reason), parking camera, easy sunroof operation. The map alone is worth the extra $5k it costs.
Keyless entry to car and trunk. Keyless ignition. Navigation system rocks.
Add the following for a 10 rating. 1) needs a stick shift option instead of the "tiptronics"-like option. 2) tall drivers heads brush the roof: driver's seat needs ability to go DOWN more, closer to the floor. 3) XM radio should be part of luxury package. 4) nav system needs "show TRAFFIC" option.