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Lexus LS 430, Sedan
Jun 19, 2003 (7:20 am)
Who do you think the S-class, 7-series cater to? the 30-year old crowd?
Jun 19, 2003 (5:46 pm)
Lexus isn't in the same league in what aspect? Lexus is second to no one in quality--and that is what the luxury segment is about. You can make a great looking car with 500 horsepower, but if it can't run and is built shoddily, what good is it?
#9 of 35 Bland + Quality
Jun 23, 2003 (11:25 am)
pwright2 and coolguyk7 are both right: the styling of the LS430 is bland and conservative BUT the quality of build and ergonomics are superb. I test drove Audi A8, Merc. S-series, and BMW 7 series, they do have an "edge" compared to the Lexus, but they also lack the refinement and thought that goes into the Lexus 430's driving experience. Hopefully, 2004-2006 will see Lexus daring to be cutting-edge, styling-wise. They did it back in 1998 with the GS series (Italian designed influence).
Jun 27, 2003 (1:54 pm)
Thanks for what little information there is out there everybody. I just talked to my salesman and he told me that they will be introducing it September 25 and the new cars won't be in until the second week in October. He doesn't have any more information than that. I'm aggravated that Lexus won't extend my lease past its due date. Now I have to rent a car for two months!
#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?