Originally posted by Philharmonic:
LexusRex - As far as I know, the reason the IS paint chips so easily is because Lexus is adhering to new environmental standards, which requires auto manufacturers to use special kinds of paint formula, that's suppose to be more environmental friendly. Which is why Lexus paints are softer compared to the typical standard paint use on cars several years ago. Several other car manufacturers are adhering to this standard set by the EPA.
Originally posted by LexusRex:
I have cracks all in my grille b/c of the poor plastic quality. I also have problems with rock scratching on the paint.. Is it just too thin...??