|Lexus IS 200 GT-1 Race Car '04|
|Appears in||Gran Turismo 4|
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
|Type in GT5||ST|
|Interior in GT6||Simple|
|Max Power||269 BHP|
|Performance Points||464 PP|
|Weight||1,010 kilograms (2,200 lb)|
This description is taken from the description page in GT5. It is transcluded from here.
The Toyota Altezza (also known as the Lexus IS in the U.S.), with its relatively compact sport-sedan dimensions and rear-wheel drive configuration, made it an ideal candidate for endurance racing. And not long after the car's 1998 introduction, Toyota's in-house performance race shop operation, Toyota Racing Development (TRD), created a number of highly-competitive Altezza-based touring cars and sent them abroad to do battle in everything from the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) in the U.K. to South Korea's biggest motor racing series, the BAT GT.
In the GT1 class of the BAT GT, the Lexus IS 200 GT1 race car saw numerous competition upgrades, including a wider body (to 71.8 inches) and fatter tires. Other changes included an aerodynamic front spoiler, revised side skirts, a new rear diffuser and rear spoiler for better aerodynamics. The hood and fenders on the race car were composed entirely of carbon-fiber and helped bring the car's weight below the 1,010 kg limit.
Under its hood was the 3S-GE, a 2-liter inline-4 that, in endurance racing tune, pumped out 276 HP at 8,600 rpm with torque peaking at 180.8 ft-lb at 6,800 rpm. Power was routed to the rear wheels through a 6-speed sequential gearbox.
In its first year of competition in the South Korean series in 2004, the IS 200 GT1 scored a race victory in its inaugural season and took the BAT GT title the following year.
This car, as the Lexus IS 200 GT-1 '04, can be purchased for 100,000 Credits. It is a simplified car.
As a Standard car, the Lexus IS 200 GT-1 Race Car '04 can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 97,246 Credits. It is a Level 10 car.
This car can be purchased for 400,000 Credits.
This car can be bought at the Lexus Dealership for 450,000 Credits. It is only possible in the Korean version of the game.