AgtX wrote:200sx/Silvia is more popular, I think they are the same car but with different names apart from the S15 which was only sold in Japan which has 250bhp. Not many people know what an Altezza RS200 is, that its a lot more powerful than the IS200, most people think my car is just an IS200 without the Lexus badge.
IS200 seems to have been marketed as a sort junior-executive saloon for middle aged men with understated bumpers & everything, while it appears the Altezza in Japan was marketed as a lot more sporty with aggressive kits & addons available from the dealer & a screaming high revving engine, probably because the Altezza was a Japanese touring car.
So I don't think its surprising that theres not a lot of UK demand apart from the people who know about JDM, S15's are brilliant but are still being held to ransom at £9000+ even though they are over 13 years old, I don't think its worth the price.
AgtX wrote:well, 2.0 with turbo will beat 2.0 N/A, I think the Toms version Altezza beats the S14 though haha. Looks wise on S14, I couldn't have a pre facelift one, facelift is much nicer!
DBX wrote:Hmm im very sure 99.9% that UK and japan both got the S14 and s14a, s14a being facelift 200sx/silvia with the not so rounded front lights?? !
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