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Lexus LS 430, Sedan
#11 of 35 2004 LS 430
Jul 25, 2003 (8:16 pm)
A reply to Diamond - I was in the same boat as you. My 200 Lexus was up on June 24th. I asked the leasing company for a 3 month extention - they only gave me a 6 month or 12 option. After speaking with my dealer - the leasing company agreed to extend my lease to 3 months so I would be ready to buy the 2004 LS 430. Hope you can do the same.
Aug 05, 2003 (5:43 pm)
You can say that again!
Aug 08, 2003 (11:56 am)
Nice car!!! It looks like Lexus may be going back to the beefy straight finished dual-exhaust tips like original LS, nice touch.
A while back I heard a rumor that Lexus was developing a V-12 for the future LS? Any news?
#16 of 35 No major changes ...
Aug 09, 2003 (9:41 am)
for the 2004 LS430. I can confirm minor exterior and interior changes plus new colors and additional standard/optional features.
#17 of 35 SAT radio in LS 430
Aug 25, 2003 (11:03 am)
FYI, my dealer confirmed for me today that the sat radio service will be XM. I have test driven BMW and their's is Sirrus. I prefer XM because I already have it in my Denali and the stations have more variety. Also...if you already have one XM sat radio, the second is only $5-$6 more a month. I like XM so much I am thinking about getting it for the house and replacing my DSS. There is a noticeable difference in sound quality between regular FM radio and the SAT. Once you experience it you will never buy a car without it.
Keep the info coming on the 2004.
Aug 25, 2003 (9:05 pm)
I have been waiting, reading and watching for almost a year. I almost bought a 2003. When do you think we can get prices on the 2004? I live in Chicago metro area about 6-7 dealers around. I do have some contacts around the country if it would pay to shop.
#19 of 35 pricing
Aug 26, 2003 (10:55 am)
we were told not for another 2-3 weeks or so.
#20 of 35 New 2004 Lexus LS 430
Aug 29, 2003 (3:47 am)
I have been searching and searching for accurate info about the 2004. Everywhere is almost void of info including Lexus' own site. BUT, the latest Car & Driver has a two page ad with a beautiful photo. It is amazing how Lexus can keep secrets until they are ready. Most of the forecasts until the last two weeks were well off with predications of a major body change. New model looks nice but most people will not see a difference, Good or bad?