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Forum: Car Chat 06-23-16, 10:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,478
Posted By ydooby
IIHS: RAV4 the only small SUV out of 7 rated POOR in small overlap PASSENGER test

After the disastrous Poor rating given to all Toyota/Lexus/Scion vehicles across the board for 3 years straight, one would think that Toyota would've learned the lesson and tried to be more...
Forum: Car Chat 06-20-16, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By ydooby
Does it even turn?

Does it even turn?
Forum: GS F (2016-present) 06-10-16, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,280
Posted By ydooby
Of course there isn't any proof, and of course...

Of course there isn't any proof, and of course this may very well be a genuine review from him. I was just saying that I wish he had been slightly more critical in his review to make his praises...
Forum: GS F (2016-present) 06-10-16, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,280
Posted By ydooby
Wish he made comparisons to the established cars...

Wish he made comparisons to the established cars in the same segments from other car makers, or at least pointed out some not-so-perfect aspects of any of the three cars; otherwise it does come...
Forum: Car Chat 06-01-16, 12:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,282
Posted By ydooby
At this rate Lexus may soon fall behind BMW again...

At this rate Lexus may soon fall behind BMW again for the year.

Top 3 luxury brands:

Sales of May 2015:
1. Mercedes - 29,299
2. BMW - 29,017
3. Lexus - 26,682

Year-to-date 2015:
Forum: Car Chat 06-01-16, 12:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,282
Posted By ydooby
BMW Group U.S. Reports May 2016 Sales

The new X1 is proving to be a success.
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/bmw-group-us-reports-may-2016-sales-300278039.html

BMW Group U.S. Reports May 2016 Sales

- BMW brand sales...
Forum: Car Chat 06-01-16, 12:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,282
Posted By ydooby
Mercedes-Benz USA Reports May 2016 Sales

Mercedes remains relatively strong.

http://www.theautochannel.com/news/2016/06/01/243430-mercedes-benz-usa-reports-may-sales-32-567.html

Mercedes-Benz USA Reports May 2016 Sales

ATLANTA,...
Forum: Car Chat 06-01-16, 08:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,282
Posted By ydooby
Toyota Reports May 2016 Sales, Sees SUV Surge

Not a pretty month...:sad:
http://pressroom.toyota.com/releases/toyota-lexus-scion-may-2016-sales-release.htm

Toyota Reports May 2016 Sales, Sees SUV Surge

- Toyota retains retail brand...
Forum: Car Chat 04-01-16, 04:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,354
Posted By ydooby
Sales of top 3 luxury brands: March 2016: ...

Sales of top 3 luxury brands:

March 2016:
1. Lexus - 30,198
2. BMW - 30,033
3. Mercedes - 28,164

Year-to-date:
1. Mercedes - 75,769
2. Lexus - 74,221
Forum: Car Chat 04-01-16, 04:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,354
Posted By ydooby
BMW Group U.S. Reports March 2016 Sales

BMW even more so.

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/bmw-group-us-reports-march-2016-sales-300244859.html

BMW Group U.S. Reports March 2016 Sales
- BMW brand sales decrease 12.5 percent...
Forum: Car Chat 04-01-16, 04:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,354
Posted By ydooby
Mercedes-Benz USA 2016 March Sales - 28,164 Units

Not a good month for Mercedes either.

http://www.theautochannel.com/news/2016/04/01/215763-mercedes-benz-usa-reports-march-sales-28-164-units.html

Mercedes-Benz USA 2016 March Sales - 28,164...
Forum: Car Chat 04-01-16, 04:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,354
Posted By ydooby
Not a good month for Toyota and Lexus. ...

Not a good month for Toyota and Lexus.
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/attachments/car-chat/383155d1459554045-march-2016-sales-thread-file-page1.jpg...
Forum: Car Chat 03-31-16, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By ydooby
I stopped reading here. People just don't...

I stopped reading here.

People just don't realize that the stepped transmission has been in the Lexus GS450h since 2005. The LC500h simply bumped the 2AT in the GS450h to a 4AT one that's all....
Forum: GS F (2016-present) 03-16-16, 11:48 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 26,089
Posted By ydooby
That's a used car with 24k mileage.:egads:

That's a used car with 24k mileage.:egads:
Forum: Car Chat 03-10-16, 11:30 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 72,947
Posted By ydooby
I don't understand why some people find it so...

I don't understand why some people find it so hard to understand the "4AT" used in the LC500h when a similar system had existed in the GS450h already for a decade. All Lexus did was to bump the "2AT"...
Forum: Car Chat 03-10-16, 11:21 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 72,947
Posted By ydooby
Exactly. That $150k cost notion had always been a...

Exactly. That $150k cost notion had always been a ridiculously misleading and poor excuse not to put the engine in more models, even if detuned. If BMW was able to build a dedicated V10 just for the...
Forum: GS F (2016-present) 03-03-16, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By ydooby
Driving.ca likens the GS-F to the E39 M5

...and they mean it in the best possible ways.

It's from last October but I don't think it's been posted on CL. Sorry if it's a repost.
...
Forum: Car Chat 03-03-16, 09:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,800
Posted By ydooby
US car sales since 1951

bitkahuna posted in this closed thread (http://www.clublexus.com/forums/car-chat/815185-u-s-car-sales-since-1951-a.html) a link to an interesting bit of data showing annual car sales in the US since...
Forum: Car Chat 03-02-16, 02:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,800
Posted By ydooby
That's only if you don't count hatchbacks,...

That's only if you don't count hatchbacks, wagons, coupes and convertibles as cars...
Forum: Car Chat 03-02-16, 09:55 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,800
Posted By ydooby
But the drop of the GS sales is particularly...

But the drop of the GS sales is particularly disproportionately huge compared to the other luxury sedans, and the GS is the most recently refreshed among its peers. It just doesn't add up.
Forum: Car Chat 03-02-16, 09:52 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,800
Posted By ydooby
No not really. If you observe the actual volumes...

No not really. If you observe the actual volumes instead of year-over-year increases or decreases almost all brands except a couple have been and are still selling many more cars than SUVs, but it's...
Forum: LFA Model (2012) 03-01-16, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,013
Posted By ydooby
Lexus may not necessarily need an LFA successor,...

Lexus may not necessarily need an LFA successor, but what they really need to keep that halo effect of the LFA alive is a true sports car in the regular lineup in the same price range as the AMG GT,...
Forum: Car Chat 03-01-16, 01:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,800
Posted By ydooby
True. I bet it has everything to do with the...

True. I bet it has everything to do with the styling. The facelift is simply way too inelegant for the class.
Forum: Car Chat 03-01-16, 12:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,800
Posted By ydooby
The luxury big 3: February 2016 sales: 1....

The luxury big 3:

February 2016 sales:
1. Lexus - 23,090
2. Mercedes - 22,941
3. BMW - 22,498

Year-to-date:
1. Mercedes - 47,605
2. Lexus - 44,023
Forum: Car Chat 03-01-16, 12:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,800
Posted By ydooby
BMW Group U.S. Reports February 2016 Sales

The questionable year-end push is certainly coming back to bite them hard lol.

http://news.sys-con.com/node/3703627

BMW Group U.S. Reports February 2016 Sales

- BMW brand sales decrease 10.7...
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