What does SXE10 mean?

What does SXE10 mean?

The Toyota Altezza RS200 Z Edition (SXE10) is part of the first generation of the Lexus IS, which was sold under the Altezza name in Japan from 1998 to 2005.

What is JCE10?

The first-generation Altezza (codename XE10) was launched in Japan in October 1998, while the Lexus IS 200 (GXE10) made its debut in Europe in 1999 and in North America as the IS 300 (JCE10) in 2000. The IS designation stands for “Intelligent Sport”.

What IS a Toyota Altezza?

The Toyota Altezza, also known as the Lexus IS, is an entry-level sport and luxury car. It is a car designed for style, luxury, and class, for those seeking a nice car to break them into the world of sports vehicles. The first generation of the Alteza was introduced between 1998 and 2005.

Is Lexus a Toyota?

Toyota owns the Lexus brand, but Toyota has its headquarters in Toyota City, Japan, while Lexus operations are headquartered in Nagoya, Japan. 1989 — Project F1 completed, resulting in the launch of Lexus, a new luxury brand under Toyota that focused on luxury exports for international markets.

Is the Toyota Altezza a Lexus?

The Lexus IS actually launched as the Toyota Altezza in Japan in 1998, a few years before it debuted in America as the IS 300. You see, Lexus wasn’t sold in the home market until 2005.

Is an Altezza and an IS300 the same car?

In Japan the first-generation Lexus IS was sold as Toyota Altezza and had a codename XE10. In the US the JCE10 version was available, also known as Lexus IS300. The first IS generation had 2.0 liter 160hp inline six and a 2.0 liter 200hp inline 4 cylinder engines and was available as a sedan and as a wagon.

What’s the difference between an Altezza and a Lexus?

What is exactly the difference between this two cars? Engines – the IS only has the 2JZGE but the Altezza had everything from the 2L 1G-FE BEAMS (aka Lexus IS200) to the 2L 3S-GE BEAMS engine in the sporty RS200 model. Only difference is the name. Alteeza in Japan, IS everywhere else.

What year Lexus has a 2JZ?

2001-2005 Lexus IS 300 Knowing that a 153-horsepower inline-six wasn’t going to cut it for American buyers, Lexus debuted the 2001 IS 300 with the legendary 2JZ-GE inline-six; a 3.0-liter, naturally-aspirated version of the engine made famous in the Mk IV Supra.