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i went to the dealer today, and as while i was there the shop foreman came up to me and told me that lexus was experimenting a couple is's with turbo's. who know, maybe someday they might come equiped with the 320hp from the manufacture...by the way, this was at lexus of pembroke pines, in florida....
 

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Yeah in a galaxy far far away. Lexus has not sold a turbo since they swam a shore here? You think they are ready for that kinda change? I think turbo is "beneath" the refinement of lexus. (PS my nose is still up in the air)
 

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Not only that but the engine bay looks like it's too small for the setup that the Supra TT had.

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I was thinking that the setup in the MA70 supra turbos would work. I think it was either a 2.5 litre I-6 single turbo or the 3.0 litre I-6 single turbo. Anyway, that engine with a little modern updates could make for a fast IS.

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Maybe they'll have the same setup as Tom's Altezza....if they decide to go with it, but I say they won't.
 
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