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whilst away at the weekend i had a flick through a copy of what car magazine. i looked up the is200 and it told me that the is200 does 0-60 in 10.3 secs :angry:

i know its not the fastest car off the line but its not that bad!

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I used a Gmeter timing toy thing and thats about the time i got from my car doing 0-60

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in fact i dont think I got it as low as 10.3 more like 10.8 or so for my car

here is my original thred with my first timings Here

I might give it another go someday :)

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I thought the official 0-60 time for a standard IS was 9.5 secs? :huh:

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interesting thread brettster, get yer toy out!

got this off lex gb site:

Acceleration 0-62 mph(0-100 km/h): 9.5 sec

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I thought the official 0-60 time for a standard IS was 9.5 secs? :huh:

yes and the auto is 11.2

I think What Car quote the results of their own tests if available.

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So according to the figures an RX 300 has a quicker 0-60 time!

I know it is quick for a 4X4 but I thought the IS was quicker.

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Isn't it all down to the IS200 needing a second gear change (into 3rd gear) to hit 60. So for 0-55mph it is quite quick, but the 0-60 time is hit by another gear change. Most cars will fly past 60 in second.

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Slow to get going OK ..... but get it up between 60 and 110 and it goes like a good thing. We can't have it everyway ....... or can we ???

franmac.

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I think I can get 60 faster than that.... must dig out my santa pod timings (should give me a good indication)... :shifty:

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0-60 in under 4 seconds and still in first gear - but that's bikes for you.

So what's the GS300 do?

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I thought the official 0-60 time for a standard IS was 9.5 secs? :huh:

yes and the auto is 11.2

I think What Car quote the results of their own tests if available.

****, even my pimpmobile was quoted at 8.3 seconds back in 1989 (realistically probably closer to 9 secs right now). Not bad for a grandpa car ;-)

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So according to the figures an RX 300 has a quicker 0-60 time!

I know it is quick for a 4X4 but I thought the IS was quicker.

The RX is way quicker than the IS in a straight line. It's traction off the line is fantastic and if you just bury the throttle it hangs on to every gear until the red line.

Faster, until you meet a bend or a roundabout that is, .................................................. when it all goes pear shaped.

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0-60 in under 4 seconds and still in first gear - but that's bikes for you.

So what's the GS300 do?

MK1 8.3 secs

MK2 7.9 secs

And the GS is considered the old mans car :)

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official figures for the the GS300 are

Series I 8.6

Series II 8.2

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official figures for the the GS300 are

Series I 8.6

Series II 8.2

Hadn't some uK car mag tested the Mk2 GS300 at 7.4 secs? I will try and find it.

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Doubt it's that quick. The US version doesn't do it that quick. Maybe that were just using the speedo.

The times I put up were 0-62 times so the 0-60 would be about 0.3s less.

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