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.
The Toyota Altezza is a compact executive car, sold as the Lexus IS outside of Japan. "Altezza" is Italian for "highness". The Altezza name was dropped when the Lexus brand was introduced to Japan in 2005.
The Altezza RS200 Sedan was exclusive to Japan, with there being no Lexus variant sold in the rest of the world.
- Nobuhiko Akiyama drives a 2000 Silver Metallic Toyota Altezza RS200 Z Edition SXE10, which he uses as leader of the Northern Saitama Alliance.
- Two racers in Extra Stage 2 drive a Black Toyota Altezza.
- An unknown driver from the Akagi RedSuns drives a blue Altezza in the Legend trilogy.
- An unknown driver from the Myogi NightKids drives an orange Altezza in the Legend trilogy.
The Arcade Stages offer several colours that the player can choose from:
- Silver Metallic
- Blue Mica
- Dark Green Mica
- Dark Grey Mica Metallic
- Red Mica Metallic
- Super Bright Yellow
- Super White II
- Orange (Arcade Stage 7 AAX & 8, Initial D.net exclusive)
- Wine Red (Arcade Stage 7 AAX & 8, Initial D.net exclusive)
Arcade Stage Tuning
Cars can be upgraded with different parts, both internal and external, to make the car perform better. The early games offer the player a choice between several courses of upgrades that they would like their car to have, whereas later games give a wider range of options, with players being able to pick what upgrades they want whenever they want them.
Arcade Stage 2 & 3 + Special & Street Stage
- A Course (Nobuhiko Akiyama) (TRD, Toyota) - Wheels, Muffler, Rear Spoiler, Front Body Kit, Side Skirt
- B Course (VOLK Racing, C-ONE) - Wheels, Muffler, Rear Spoiler, Front Body Kit, Side Skirt, Rear Body Kit, Hood
- C Course (TOM'S) - Wheels, Muffler, Rear Spoiler, Front Body Kit, Side Skirt, Rear Body Kit
- Stock (internal upgrades only) (in Special & Street Stage)
Arcade Stage 4
The Toyota Altezza RS200 was added to Arcade Stage 4 in the 1.50 update (Arcade Stage 4 Kai).
The Toyota Altezza RS200 was added to Extreme Stage through a free patch.
Arcade Stage 5
Arcade Stage 6 AA, 7 AAX, 8 Infinity, & Zero
Game Appearances (Stock)
The car's appearances as a vehicle chosen by the player.
|Initial D Games|
|Koudou Saisoku Densetsu:||Absent||Arcade Stage 4:||Appears|
|Initial D:||Absent||Extreme Stage:||Appears|
|Arcade Stage:||Absent||Arcade Stage 5:||Appears|
|Another Stage:||Absent||Arcade Stage 6 AA:||Appears|
|Arcade Stage 2:||Appears||Arcade Stage 7 AAX:||Appears|
|Special Stage:||Appears||Arcade Stage 8 Infinity:||Appears|
|Mountain Vengeance:||Absent||Perfect Shift Online:||Appears|
|Arcade Stage 3:||Appears||Arcade Stage Zero:||Appears|