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Old 10-02-09, 10:21 AM   #31
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wow interesting to see where this is going, I wonder what the outcome will be? id love to jump to a 460!
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Old 10-02-09, 02:09 PM   #32
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I doubt they would do this immediately. But it Wouldnt surpise me if the eventually had to do it. I just bought a new '09 for INV Price. It was the 73K car. Bought it for $64,850. Credit union also gave me a great 4.54 rate too after LFS tried to sucker me into a 6.75
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Old 10-02-09, 04:57 PM   #33
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i hope so, this means i will get back to LS family sooner!
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Old 10-02-09, 07:34 PM   #34
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A few months back there were rumors that Lexus was thinking about dropping the 3.5 V6 into the LS for better fuel economy. That would explain the $9K price drop (about the difference between a GS350 & GS460) !!! Of course it would no longer be an LS460, but an LS350
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Old 10-02-09, 07:49 PM   #35
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They won't replace the LS460 with a LS350, the *may* add the 350 in the future ... and I won't believe they will drop the price for the LS460/600 unless they officially announce it, the Yen is so high now that it's already eating into their profits at the old prices ...
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Old 10-09-09, 10:06 AM   #36
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so much about 9k?
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Old 10-09-09, 11:58 AM   #37
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LOL. So it would appear. I guess my salesman's credibility is shot all to heck.

That's why I put a "?" after the title of my post, though. I needed to see it to believe it ...

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Old 10-09-09, 12:23 PM   #38
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LOL. So it would appear. I guess my salesman's credibility is shot all to heck.

That's why I put a "?" after the title of my post, though. I needed to see it to believe it ...

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lol i think none of us were doubting your suspicion, you should now go back and ask him again about the 9k
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Old 10-09-09, 01:38 PM   #39
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I agree. You need to needle him into an admission of ignorance and for an apology. Unfortunately it' won't save you $9K that you hoped you get (versus 2009 prices).
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LOL. So it would appear. I guess my salesman's credibility is shot all to heck.

That's why I put a "?" after the title of my post, though. I needed to see it to believe it ...

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Not your fault. Sometimes they just talk to hear themselves talk.

Interesting that the price on the L was reduced.
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Old 10-09-09, 04:02 PM   #41
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I wonder what they dropped from the L models in order to reduce the MSRP by $3500?

Maybe its only 4" longer rather than 5".
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They probably dropped some standard equipment from the L model & make them options instead, thus a lower base price ...
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Old 10-10-09, 02:51 AM   #43
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I doubt they would do this immediately. But it Wouldnt surpise me if the eventually had to do it. I just bought a new '09 for INV Price. It was the 73K car. Bought it for $64,850. Credit union also gave me a great 4.54 rate too after LFS tried to sucker me into a 6.75
Sounds like you got a great deal, congrats on your negotiating skills, you're a wise Lexus buyer !! thumbup:
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Old 10-10-09, 08:57 PM   #44
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LOL. So it would appear. I guess my salesman's credibility is shot all to heck.

That's why I put a "?" after the title of my post, though. I needed to see it to believe it ...

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he probably meant 9k total off MSRP of 2009 price for 2010, if that makes sense...

example
2009 LS 460 L RWD MSRP $73,735 - $9,000 = $64,735 selling price for 2010!!!
these salesmen always try to trick u...

"$70,225 -$3,510 -4.8%"
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Old 10-20-09, 08:38 AM   #45
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So, Mike TX, did you confront your salesman? Did he fully fess up, grovel and offer you a car at $9000 below 2009 prices? What was the end reconciliation result with the salesman?
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