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First of all, I would like to say hello since this is my first time posting and just to let you all know that I'm a great admirer of the lexus isF..in design and in engineering.
Now, my question is more focused on how well this car behaves and feels after a good chunk of miles on it. Say...35,000+ miles.
I recently came across an article on car and driver magazine I believe where they compare the Lexus isf and an BMW M3 after dring both for over 30000 miles and they came to a verdict that after a year of driving them in all sorts of conditions, the Lexus felt and drove just as good if not slightly better (I don't know how that is even possible) than the BMW. they compared how the drivetrain just felt tighter and the double clutch transmission on the BMW actually felt as if it were slipping more and that the car overall felt more "used" and "worn" than the Lexus.
I would like to know what some of your experiences have been owning and driving your isF daily and how the whole car has felt like after the high miles.
Does it feel the same? How does the interior hold up? Does the engine run rougher or the tranny feel as quick through the gears? Have their been in any notable suspension or steering issues? How do the brakes feel?
any issues reported on the earlier models? how do the electronics like the radio/nav hold up in the long run?
has anyone had any experience with the factory or extended warranty?
 

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Would a higher mileage isf be a smart buy? Like something more than 50k miles? I see there's a real huge price drop after 50k miles regardless of the year...does this have anything to do with the extended warranty? I've heard of people with more than 60k miles just doing fine...but then again I can easily get to >65k miles really quick as my commutes are pretty long...Toyota/Lexus reliability is world class...but would it be smart to drop $35k on something that used (and most likely abused) lets face it, someone who buys this car is obviously a car enthusiast...there's not too many stories of an old lady buying a new $70k IS and you happen to just snatch it from her untouched garage with less than 20k miles.
 
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