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View Poll Results: Which one of these cars and why?
2007 Lexus IS350 8 23.53%
2007 BMW 335 14 41.18%
2007 Infinity G35 10 29.41%
Other for around the same price ($40-$50k new) 2 5.88%
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Old 12-04-2006, 12:42 AM   #1
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Another hard ?...Lexus IS350 or Infinity G35 or BMW 335?

All 2007 models...

Which one and why...I guess we should compare them all in sedan form (although I do like the G35 coupe and the BMW335 coupe better than their sedan brothers)...

Ive been thinking about this for a while and I cant seem to be able to pick one in my mind...they all have around the same hp and cost around the same price and all have very good features...

What would you pick and why?


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Old 12-04-2006, 01:26 AM   #2
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Old 12-04-2006, 01:28 AM   #3
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bmw 335i...ive heard from many people that its the most well rounded car they have ever drive. virtually no turbo lag, good power, great handling. that block will take lots of power, let the tuners catch up...and that will be one asbsolutely sick car.

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Or find a car that isn't as common as a Camry/Civic in the upper-middle class car chain
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Something about the Bimmer rubs me kinda wrong, although it is epically powerful. Maybe its all the understeer they're apparently endowed the suspension with.

I love the IS350, its a Batmobile, plus luxury, plus an engine that has been labeled an N/A benchmark by nearly every reviewer ever.

Then again the G35 was just redesigned wasnt it, the the VQ35's output increased, no? Is it over 300 yet?

I dont think there's a bad car there, but without driving them, I think its IS350 a nose ahead of the BMW and G35.
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If you want a carbon copy... buy a Lexus...

If you want an original... buy a Bimmer
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I don't really know about the BMW, but I took a test drive in both the IS350 and the G35c. Both my father and I were much more impressed by the styling, handling, and power of the IS350. The only thing we really liked better about the g35c was the electric tilt/telescopic the moves the whole cluster. Overall the IS350 has more trunkspace, has a better 0-60, and was less than the g35c. My dad went ahead and picked up an IS350 two months ago and he really loves it. On a side note he got rear-ended on the wednesday before Turkey Day and is taking it in to get fixed today.
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BTW he got his IS350 for 33,400, so they can be had for much cheaper than the other cars if you know how to work dealerships. In 07 they added 2k to the price though, so with the basic options (no nav no heated/cooled seats package) you could probably pick one up for 34,700 or so.
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Gx35 Imo

I would only buy a bimmer if it was M-class and lexus' are girlie cars << ok, so they arent majority owned by girlies but they may as well be...look what they consider favorite sports of activities. you dont wanna turn into a Mall Walker do you?!!


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http://www.jdpower.com/autos/lexus/is/2006

buyer demographics show mostly males aged: 36-55

Favorite TV Shows**:

* CSI
* Law & Order
* Sports [i watch but dont want to get hurt, so I mall walk]

Favorite Sports or Activities**:

* Walking for Exercise
* Movies
* Entertain at Home

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BTW - looking like g35 is right about the 300hp mark

demographics are looking only a bit better though..you upgrade from mall walking to weight lifting:


Favorite TV Shows**:

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