Is this a good idea?

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Lexus gave us the brand new IS500 and it got me thinking: Is this even a good idea?
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Donut Media
Donut Media Πριν μήνα
Big thanks to Lexus for giving us this opportunity! If you want to see us debut more cars on Donut, give me a "vroom vroom Daddy!"
Justin Zheng
Justin Zheng Πριν 12 ημέρες
Vroom vroom daddy doug
Marothi Mahlake
Marothi Mahlake Πριν 18 ημέρες
vroom vroom Papa!
Gustavo HP
Gustavo HP Πριν 19 ημέρες
Vroom Vroom Daddy!
California Spotter
California Spotter Πριν μήνα
Vroom vroom daddy
Mr. Kreepercat
Mr. Kreepercat Πριν μήνα
vroom vroom Daddy!
Ivan.
Ivan. Πριν 5 ώρες
What i don't think is a good idea is putting the sponsor ad at the start of such a special video
C Yang
C Yang Πριν 5 ώρες
Those rear lights makes it look like a Camry.... I prefer the 3IS rear lights.
Kenneth Wesolowski
Kenneth Wesolowski Πριν 14 ώρες
Everyone must have forgotten about the original ISF with a 5.0L V8 😂
B Hags
B Hags Πριν ημέρα
How was Lexus NOT the sponsor of this episode......tf is Lords Mobile? Lmao
Anthony Rodriguez
Anthony Rodriguez Πριν ημέρα
But where’s the manual?
T 800
T 800 Πριν ημέρα
Yeh, no more boring cars from a company that chose ES over GS that chose mass appeal over exclusivity and status. For a company that kicks ass in all kinds of racing that has the biggest number of patents among motor firms that is an innovation leader that can make most modern high budget engines like V35A-FTS (LS500) and most modern 10 speed Aisin transmission, Toyota makes very boring and outdated cars.
OVR XPOSD
OVR XPOSD Πριν 2 ημέρες
I’ve had every is. Currently 2018 3g is350. Definitely getting this one when it drops. Hope I don’t jump the gun & they drop an F.
Jay'Von Ro
Jay'Von Ro Πριν 2 ημέρες
Bro wanna know another sleeper? My girls Infiniti QX-35 2.0T Made me wanna scrap my turbo spec-v
Mazaplay
Mazaplay Πριν 2 ημέρες
the most LOW KEY car debut i've ever seen in my life.
Armani Nguon
Armani Nguon Πριν 3 ημέρες
I love the philosophy of the Lexus and Toyota. But overall, I love it when Lexus and Toyota makes their own in house engine, beautiful, powerful, and potentially less “breakable” then European counter part. LS 400 is so good well designed and Indestructible
*THE VINDACATOR*
*THE VINDACATOR* Πριν 4 ημέρες
"no more boring cars" makes a sleeper
Spectacular Spaghetti
Spectacular Spaghetti Πριν 6 ημέρες
I was so hyped throughout the entire video, until he said it was North-America only.. Well thats a sucker for us Europeans :(
Pranay Sharma
Pranay Sharma Πριν 7 ημέρες
Give it 6 speed and I will dump my BMW. I WILL for sure !
Blue 7lvn
Blue 7lvn Πριν 10 ημέρες
Hot diggity daymn, this is now on the to do list come the end of this Crypto bull run
Klotz Alexandre
Klotz Alexandre Πριν 11 ημέρες
my dream daily, this v8, hmmmmmm
Hundreds
Hundreds Πριν 11 ημέρες
I need one of these! Do an episode on the Lexus Lx!!!
Harry Molore
Harry Molore Πριν 12 ημέρες
YOU HEAR THAT MITSUBISHI?! GET OFF YER ARSE N' TAKE NOTES
Emma Wilson
Emma Wilson Πριν 12 ημέρες
this is my second favorite video, my first, the up to speed on the LS400
Johnny Jouha
Johnny Jouha Πριν 12 ημέρες
That’s a sexy car
Haterade
Haterade Πριν 12 ημέρες
My buddy had a Lexus 300 in HS and drove it for years after graduating then one day he rolled it and totalled it. His dad, who was filthy rich from the multiple Burger Kings he owned, took the smashed roof 300 and completely rebuilt it back to showroom quality. New engine and all. It was such a waste of money too me. Guess not to him tho cause he still owns it and drives it to shows. He has a folder showing the cars life and how it was redone. Probably the most expensive stock 300 ever. Lol. Also that new Lexus looks and sounds amazing.
Bert Ernie
Bert Ernie Πριν 13 ημέρες
Why wasn’t this a bumper to bumper
Baludo
Baludo Πριν 14 ημέρες
Thought it was an awd car 🥲
Texas Made
Texas Made Πριν 15 ημέρες
I love my 07 IS 350 I’m going to drive this car till I can’t anymore
Rupinder Singh
Rupinder Singh Πριν 15 ημέρες
400z thats all i'm buying
Mez
Mez Πριν 14 ημέρες
Wait for the ISF
Shoegum
Shoegum Πριν 16 ημέρες
MSRP: $56,0000
Jonathan Pinkerton
Jonathan Pinkerton Πριν 16 ημέρες
but, why doesnt it make 500 hp to match the theme?
林振华
林振华 Πριν 16 ημέρες
Is there a mistake? WIKIPEDIA mention this IS 500 F peformance is run on 2UR engine. It will make sense since the engine is transplanted from the LC and also seen application on the Tundra.
Carboy Dorifuto party
Carboy Dorifuto party Πριν 10 ημέρες
The tundra has the 5.7L 3ur not the 5.0 2ur.
CALIBER 50
CALIBER 50 Πριν 17 ημέρες
When you want E39 M5 but live in 2021😍
Mithbusted
Mithbusted Πριν 19 ημέρες
I hate reviews when ur not allowed to drive the car...then it feels like a commercial
GamingTubeKategidas
GamingTubeKategidas Πριν 20 ημέρες
ok now sell it for 30k
Carboy Dorifuto party
Carboy Dorifuto party Πριν 20 ημέρες
Never happening. V6 models are sell for over 40-45k as is. This'll likely be a 55-60k car at best.
Supa Fance
Supa Fance Πριν 22 ημέρες
The 1UZ was not available in the aristo only the Lexus variant did. The aristo got the 2jzgte
Supa Fance
Supa Fance Πριν 22 ημέρες
It’s begging for a wide boy kit to fix the rear
Supa Fance
Supa Fance Πριν 22 ημέρες
I dig it
//// AMG
//// AMG Πριν 22 ημέρες
Just a typical ISF nothing new here… with typical 5.0 Toyota V8 that’s been around forever.
Mez
Mez Πριν 14 ημέρες
No. It's going to be cheaper. + Wait for the ISF
Mahlok 82
Mahlok 82 Πριν 22 ημέρες
Lexus lc 500 the best car... Sound. 👌👌👌👌👌👉
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Bacchanal Bos Πριν 24 ημέρες
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test1
test1 Πριν 24 ημέρες
I want one
Mernerner
Mernerner Πριν 24 ημέρες
is F lives again
Tropical Storm
Tropical Storm Πριν 24 ημέρες
It's not *all new.* It's a refresh.
Wiktor Grotek
Wiktor Grotek Πριν 25 ημέρες
Thank You @Lexus 👏
ravishankar sammeta
ravishankar sammeta Πριν 25 ημέρες
"vroom vroom Daddy!"
Abel Medina
Abel Medina Πριν 25 ημέρες
NOW PUT THAT V8 IN A MK5 AND CALL IT A 3JZ
Carboy Dorifuto party
Carboy Dorifuto party Πριν 23 ημέρες
It wouldn't need it.
The Rocketeer Gamer
The Rocketeer Gamer Πριν 26 ημέρες
Can't wait to buy one in 5years when. It's dropped to 30 k
Prodigious 909
Prodigious 909 Πριν 10 ημέρες
Don't think it'll drop that fast ... 2008+ ISF still sell for 30k + with 70k+ miles .... Lexus
Anthony
Anthony Πριν 22 ημέρες
$35k*
PlanesTrainsAutos
PlanesTrainsAutos Πριν 27 ημέρες
Twin turbo my 370Z or sell 379Z and Fusion for a Lexus.... 🤔
Vinh Nguyen
Vinh Nguyen Πριν 27 ημέρες
That's how it should be, good job Lexus. Fuck electric vehicles.
Flatsixfiesta
Flatsixfiesta Πριν 28 ημέρες
No manual and starts over 60k. Are we sure this is for enthusiasts?
Prodigious 909
Prodigious 909 Πριν 10 ημέρες
@Mez no it won't .. look at ISF prices they use the same V8 and 2010+ isf in my are are still overpriced at 30k+
Mez
Mez Πριν 14 ημέρες
*56+ It'll be 35k after one to two years.
petayV8
petayV8 Πριν 28 ημέρες
I would de-badge this so fast ha
Aidan Glynn
Aidan Glynn Πριν 28 ημέρες
Timthetatman exit song
Spinnetti
Spinnetti Πριν 28 ημέρες
Feels a little tone deaf to me. Rest of the world is going fast electro, and instead a gas guzzling v8 in a small car people aren't buying? Cool, but makes no sense to me. I do enjoy road racing my LS400 though lol.
D & K Customs Woodworking
D & K Customs Woodworking Πριν 29 ημέρες
Toyota says "no new boring cars" yeahyeahyeah can I have a supra in forza now? 😆
Richard Whitrod
Richard Whitrod Πριν 29 ημέρες
Did you know that the engine in the LS430 is called 3UZ, which is actually the name of a radio station in Melbourne, Australia
Roh
Roh Πριν 29 ημέρες
This was a good video. However, I wish there was more credit given to the ISF which was the base for this formula of smaller sedan with a V8 engine. Plus, the quad stack exhaust and bulging hood is the ISF's signature look. I think Lexus tried to send the message to the enthusiasts with the creation of the ISF, but due to its lack of interest initially based on retail sales the formula had to be dropped till now. This is our chance as enthusiasts to show that this is something we want so Lexus can continue to make motorsport inspired vehicles which in turn could capture the eyes of other manufacturers and create competition. If not, Lexus will be forced to follow the market and continue to drop performance (discontinuation of GSF and ISF) and sell SUV's. We've all but lost the manual, let's not lose performance too.
BBBT
BBBT Πριν 29 ημέρες
This over a M3 any day of the week. Note if this is only going to be sold in North America, 1/3 of them will end being sold in europe & asia or stolen to be sold
George PPS
George PPS Πριν μήνα
500 numbering badge on a small luxury sedan!!! And GREAT introduction to this car!!!
George PPS
George PPS Πριν μήνα
I’ll take this every time over a BMW or Mercedes’ models.
Siddharth Jr
Siddharth Jr Πριν μήνα
I hate lexus for not bringing this car global 😭🔥but the car is so gorgeous I just love it ,the engineers in lexus are the luckiest to make these lovely monsters 🔥🔥.
kirin
kirin Πριν μήνα
5:21 lexus v8 na sound
sokfat chuoy
sokfat chuoy Πριν μήνα
Sadly still there's no Overhead display and low bean still not bright enough at night #lexusis
sokfat chuoy
sokfat chuoy Πριν μήνα
Sadly still there's no Overhead display and low bean still not bright enough at night #lexusis
sokfat chuoy
sokfat chuoy Πριν μήνα
Sadly still there's no Overhead display and low bean still not bright enough at night #lexusis
Azir's Journey to Diamond
Azir's Journey to Diamond Πριν μήνα
My "possibly attainable" dream car is probably a Maserati GT or a Lc500. Unattainable one would probably be the McLaren GT
hinkenshoken
hinkenshoken Πριν μήνα
I want one!! The car would be nice too!!
Chakra
Chakra Πριν μήνα
GR Supra engine is made by BMW so how its Toyota ? just name tag or body ?
Harvard Ford
Harvard Ford Πριν μήνα
80k, huh id rather get this than that underwhelming new type S if they're both auto anyway, goddam this would be the the perfect sleeper
Mez
Mez Πριν 14 ημέρες
56*
Chris
Chris Πριν μήνα
donut media in 1 year from now will be releasing a video on turbo charging that thing
FRED !
FRED ! Πριν μήνα
I SAW THIS EXACT CAR IN EL DORADO HILLS!!!
irob rf
irob rf Πριν μήνα
I think people hate naturally aspirated v8 vehicles because the name naturally aspirated sounds like a car with asthma or a disability of some kind . Natural ASPY just sounds like it skips PE with a note from the doctor . Meanwhile turbo and twin turbo sound like they are team captains . Little do they know good ol Natural ASPY is going to out live the popular turbo and twin turbo because it doesn’t do all this fancy blow witch is an expensive habit . Also turbo and twin turbo are secretly trying to get rid of Natral ASPY V8 because they mate with its sister natural ASPY V6 and can’t be seen in the same popular group !
Prodigious 909
Prodigious 909 Πριν 10 ημέρες
Using a turbo is like being on steroids and v8 is all natural muscle.
irob rf
irob rf Πριν μήνα
If I get it I’m definitely de badging it first day ! Or replacing the 500 with a F logo . Second I’m doing a muffler delete .
Chuka Nweze
Chuka Nweze Πριν μήνα
I want it.
Vlad Rep
Vlad Rep Πριν μήνα
I think Lexus realizes their main clientele is going to be dead in 10 years.
xxmobstrxx 853
xxmobstrxx 853 Πριν μήνα
I’m just hoping for an AWD manual Corolla
Jon Adan
Jon Adan Πριν μήνα
Sucks gas prices are going up. Would love to have this but money
Callum RICHARDSON
Callum RICHARDSON Πριν μήνα
vroom vroom Daddy!
Alex T
Alex T Πριν μήνα
Same motor and sound as in the LC500?! I'm sold.
Vegas Martin
Vegas Martin Πριν μήνα
Yes it is a great idea. Limited Edition and Production numbers are already a statement - value and rarity. Anyone who genuinely loves cars should know how special this machine is. But the real reason to buy one is for the personal satisfaction that comes from having something that truly delivers on the promise of driving enjoyment. Combining the bold styling of the new 2021 IS launched last year with this awesome V8 engine, the IS 500 is simply an enthusiast’s dream. Or in other words, those who get, get it.
Sameh Abouez
Sameh Abouez Πριν μήνα
Amazing video as usual Nolan
Miniature Diecast Reviews
Miniature Diecast Reviews Πριν μήνα
“Mustang GT” Shows a picture of a GT500
Asian in a Shed
Asian in a Shed Πριν μήνα
Sadly the 500 doesn't apply to the LS500
cumnmrmpt aaa
cumnmrmpt aaa Πριν μήνα
Lexus is the only brand doing this, I fkn love it.
Darylle Aninao
Darylle Aninao Πριν μήνα
I’m surprised he wasn’t allowed to drive it. I mean...
o Rebelo
o Rebelo Πριν μήνα
Isf big brother na v8 👍
Sam Aspden
Sam Aspden Πριν μήνα
I'd have this one over the new M3 any day of the week. Looks better and sounds better, interior is nicer. THATS how you do a big grille @bmw
Christian Alvarez
Christian Alvarez Πριν μήνα
Dealers are gonna taxed the shit out this car
Carboy Dorifuto party
Carboy Dorifuto party Πριν μήνα
Just like they do with the rest of the V8 rwd Lexuses lol
daniel
daniel Πριν μήνα
Crazy how the LFA looks timeless 9 years later
Aishik Ashraf
Aishik Ashraf Πριν μήνα
It's an IS-F.
Christopher Mac
Christopher Mac Πριν μήνα
They have been doing this for a very long time. My baby 2004 is300 sport design will burn the rubber off all 4 tires, but this car is awesome!
Glibs
Glibs Πριν μήνα
Lexus are quickly becoming a brand i got an eye on but theyre not in england so... thats an iasue
Caleb Rhoades
Caleb Rhoades Πριν μήνα
It's about time @lexus
ctk4949
ctk4949 Πριν μήνα
It will depend on the price. Can't be expensive like the IS-F.
Tj Tucker
Tj Tucker Πριν μήνα
Won’t matter, dealers will charge way over msrp on this car anyways
Alzini Felshoni
Alzini Felshoni Πριν μήνα
I’m preparing myself for the day I trade my Audi E-Tron for the IS500. The dealer is gonna have a good laughter at my expense and I’ll probably join him
daniel cox
daniel cox Πριν μήνα
How could he not bring up it's predecessor the IS-F!?
Chad Tamanaha
Chad Tamanaha Πριν μήνα
O
hockeymann88
hockeymann88 Πριν μήνα
I love the idea behind this thing. Lexus is pushing a sports sedan into a great direction other then hard core. Real day to day driving, this seems fun and perfectly luxurious. Quality is a luxurious , right?
TT Innovations
TT Innovations Πριν μήνα
Thank you Lexus, !!!! keep making the V8 5.0 as long as possible, !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'll order mine in black please ... ( and a unicorn with a 6 speed manual =) ) , and always dream
Pikachulova7
Pikachulova7 Πριν μήνα
Just a wee little $64,000, but dw, this is for you guys!
spraynpray
spraynpray Πριν μήνα
Lexus: "Hello, fellow enthusiasts."
Christopher S.
Christopher S. Πριν μήνα
Lexus even has a link to this video on their website for the IS500 under "future vehicles". You guys have made it big time!
FrankW1029
FrankW1029 Πριν μήνα
it's not a boring car, but it is an old car. reskinned IS is still reskinned. it's a low risk project for them and it doesn't use up the real F name that they can decide to bring back if this brings back buyer for the IS. The IS and RC has been so slow selling compare to the 3, C, and A4 since the last gen when Germans took a leap and Toyota only took a step forward.
FrankW1029
FrankW1029 Πριν 10 ημέρες
@Prodigious 909 “all” going turbo 4? You are taking what Mercedes is doing with the C AMG and applying it to the rest of German brands? Also I wasn’t talking about the engine displacement or configuration. It’s a simple knock on Toyota using a old chassi much like what Nissan did with the G/35/G37/Q50 where European brands developed new chassi for each new generation.
Prodigious 909
Prodigious 909 Πριν 10 ημέρες
German are all going turbo 4 cyl tho 😂 what a "leap"
glovedcop69
glovedcop69 Πριν μήνα
Wow what a big change from the 2008 IS F! 😱
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