by missilx on Oct 29, 2009 Vehicle: 1992 Lexus SC 300 2dr Coupe
I loved my SC300. And it saved my life. You just don't know a car's safety until you "try it out" - I rolled my SC300 360 degrees down a 25 foot embankment at around 40 mph. The driver's top and side took the brunt of the impact going down. It landed on all fours, and I walked off with a couple of scratches. Now I have to find another SC300!
by ede19 on Oct 15, 2008 Vehicle: 1992 Lexus SC 300 2dr Coupe
I've had this car for almost 17 years now and can't find a car I want to replace it with. It's still the most beautifully designed car on the market for the price range. Even Lexus hasn't come out with a nicer sporty 2-door model in this range (orig $50k fully loaded). The only mechanical problem I've had is the air conditioner went two years ago. Expensive repairs don't quite get it right. A couple of minor electrical repairs a couple years ago, but nothing serious or expensive. I've worn out the leather on the driver's side. No engine problems at all. This is simply a great car. I'll probably always keep it as a second when I finally bite the bullet and get a new one.
by Charlie Fox on Aug 26, 2008 Vehicle: 1992 Lexus SC 300 2dr Coupe
I purchased this car in 2002 with 136,000 miles. Since then I have added over 100,000 miles. Last year I took 4.5 months traveling around the country. I left with over 210,000 miles and traveled over 18,000 miles with no problems. I got it up to over 150 MPH along the way (it has a 5 speed, racing suspension, 17" wheels, and low profile tires). The car is amazing. In the past I have owned Jags, Benzes, Porsches, and Corvettes; none have measured up to the 300. Due to the incredible construction of the car, I plan to keep it into the far future. If you calculate the current cost to replace the features that come with this masterpiece of machinery, at least $70,000 would be required.
The SC 300 is an all-new model from Lexus although it was introduced in June 1991. The sleek coupe features standard ABS and driver airbag. Traction control is optional with automatic transmission. SC 300 is powered by inline six-cylinder engine.