The model was introduced to slot below the ES in the Lexus lineup and to compete against the BMW 3 Series and the Nissan Skyline/Infiniti G. The first-generation Altezza (codename XE10) was launched in Japan in October 1998, while the Lexus IS200 made its debut in Europe in 1999 and the IS300 in North America in 2001.
The "IS" stands for Intelligent Sport. The 2JZ-GE powered IS series engine, although not as popular as it's turbocharged (2JZ-GTE) brother, is a 3.0 liter inline six cylinder, mounted longitudinally and, unlike the 2JZ-GTE, features Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) on the intake camshaft which provides both improved low-end torque and high rpm horsepower. Please message us for a Return Authorization Number before sending anything back to avoid processing delays. Real Street Performance is unlike most "Race Shops".We are a fully functioning wholesale and retail distribution warehouse in addition to a dyno-equipped tuning and engine building facility. Our sales center and order fulfillment center operates with state of the art, industry leading software that allows us to get you ALL of the parts you need for your build quickly and correctly the first time without the headaches or excuses. Sign up to our Newsletter. The item "Brian Crower Cams Stage 2 264 264 for Lexus IS300 GS300 SC300 2JZGTE 2JZ-GE VVTI" is in sale since Saturday, July 27, 2019. This item is in the category "eBay Motors\Parts & Accessories\Car & Truck Parts & Accessories\Engines & Engine Parts\Valvetrain Components\Camshafts". The seller is "realstreetrsp" and is located in Sanford, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.