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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 12-11-2005, 09:05 AM Thread Starter
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IS 300 on Car and Driver today

Did anyone else see it, there were a few shots of a Red IS drifting on a road coarse that they were driving other cars such as the vette, viper, and a mercedes of some kind. Did anyone else see this it is on right now on spike TV!!
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I think what you saw was the Team Lexus car

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was it orange with graphics? teamlexus.com

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It was the team Lexus race car for their anniversary party car and driver through a big event and had an autocross and they had some famous race car drivers taking people for a ride.
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It was the team Lexus race car for their anniversary party car and driver through a big event and had an autocross and they had some famous race car drivers taking people for a ride.
Yeap, saw it too. Team Lexus basically took their race car and converted it to a drift car.
They will be campaining the new IS next season.

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Yes it was sweet!! my TV showed the car to be red but my tv is a SANSUI and it is junk....LOL I still thought it was sweet especially because I can't even fishtail my car in the snow due to that DAMN VSC!!!
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Yes it was sweet!! my TV showed the car to be red but my tv is a SANSUI and it is junk....LOL I still thought it was sweet especially because I can't even fishtail my car in the snow due to that DAMN VSC!!!
You cannot turn it off? The traction control you can. The VSC, if i recall you could pull the fuse off....

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There is also another way to turn off vsc do a search for it on here.
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Probably the same car from the Speed Test Drive show for the IS350 and Team Lexus demo the team owner did in the parking lot..
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