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Just taken ownership of a 2016 IS200t, after getting rid of my 2006 IS250 SE-L.

Some might say its a downgrade on what I had before, especially in terms of the spec.

Anyways, I'm not overly keen on the alloys that came with the car, Lexus said its a "specific" alloy for the particular model.  I did ask what was available as an alternative but was only given 2 options:

  1. Re-paint the alloys which are on the car
  2. Some standard looking silver alloys that are on 300h from the same year, which don't look sporty at all.

Not sure if these are the only options that are available, if it is then fair enough and I will stick with whats on the car.  I've attached a pic of the alloys that are on car at the moment. 

Also looking into new tyres, got Dunlops (225) on the front and some no mark cheap (255) on the rear, surprised they are not branded but I'm putting this down to the lack of choice and costs for the rears on this model.

Any help will be useful, cheers.

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If your IS200t is a ‘Sport’ (not F Sport) then they are the correct alloys.  Have you considered some F Sport alloys

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it is the Sport model, not F Sport.

F sport alloys were the ones I was looking at, see attached, but Lexus said that they weren't available too me. Only the basic ones on the !S300h which are prob 17" were an option.

I'm just going on by what the dealership said, I can't see them not wanting too sell me any.... They stated that they weren't available on the 2016 model, however the below picture is from a 2015 IS300h. I assuming its a different chassis, or something like that.  

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You can possibly get a used set off the bay as they seem to pop up now and again,not sure any dealership would want to swap your current  ones for the f sport  for nothing though,and buying brand new wouldn't be cheap either 🤔

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Very strange. There is currently a 2016 IS200t F Sport for sale on AT with the F Sport wheels. I can’t imagine that there is much difference between the Sport and F Sport models (other than the latter having lower stiffer suspension) that would stop the F sport wheels from fitting your car.  I imagine that they can’t offer it to you as it doesn’t officially state that the F Sport wheels will fit your car on their system, although I’m sure someone with more knowledge than myself will be able to confirm otherwise. 

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They will fit Wolfies car, I think what they are saying is his car didn't come with the f sport wheels and they can therefore not fit them 🤔

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Cheers for your replies and thoughts, as said Lexus probably don't want to sell because the car didn't officially come with them and they don't want to sell something which may come and bite them back on the backside.

It will be left upto me to do it, and go through a non dealer if i wish to pursue this option.

Again thanks for your advice guys

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If you like them,just keep your eyes open for a set,buy them and have them fitted and either sell your current set or use them as a winter set.

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