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Old 08-04-17, 04:44 PM   #1
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Like the HP noted, there are still 12 unsold LFAs in the States. But I think these are likely models kept around for promotion by Lexus and a few dealers. So while they do come on the market, I wonder if these new versions will stay that way forever... What do you think?
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I know Lexus of Calgary has a grey Lexus LFA owned by the dealership owner. He has had it for over 5 years. I posted pictures a while back as it is usually on display in the fall/winter and driven in the summer. From what the sale rep told me, many people inquire about purchasing it, but the dealership owner wants to hold on to it and does not take offers.

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Like the HP noted, there are still 12 unsold LFAs in the States. But I think these are likely models kept around for promotion by Lexus and a few dealers. So while they do come on the market, I wonder if these new versions will stay that way forever... What do you think?
These are all dealer-used cars, so even if they've never been titled because they are owned by a dealer, it makes no sense to give them a different designation. They're used LFAs just like any other used LFAs.
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I know Lexus of Calgary has a grey Lexus LFA owned by the dealership owner. He has had it for over 5 years. I posted pictures a while back as it is usually on display in the fall/winter and driven in the summer. From what the sale rep told me, many people inquire about purchasing it, but the dealership owner wants to hold on to it and does not take offers.

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Yeah, I think this is how most of them are. Great pic.
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They are used but just Unsold.
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They are used but just Unsold.
Wrong. That is a contradiction. Unless something is classified as a demo model, it cannot be untitled and used at the same time. They are titled with the name of the dealership owner. lfahalo bought a dealership owner's LFA and it was classified as second hand. They are used second hand LFAs.
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I believe some of the available cars have yet to be titled, thus if they have some miles on them they have been used and unsold.
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I believe some of the available cars have yet to be titled, thus if they have some miles on them they have been used and unsold.
this is correct, a lot of these cars have been driven and have miles on them but they are untitled yet.
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I think the technical answer to this is the cars have titles, but are not registered with their respective states. The dealerships have physical titles in hand listing them as the owners – they sign the title over to you when you purchase the car. These particular dealership owners probably didn't register the cars to avoid paying registration fees and taxes.
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Seems that the cost of money involved in floor planning cars that belong to the dealership is
higher than just owning and paying for a car as a civilian, ie., "the person that also owns the business".

Turn and earn might also come into play, until a car turns out of inventory it limits how many newer
cars are earned from the factory. Clearly it is not a matter of multiple LFA's coming to any one
dealer but it might have tied up allocations for other designated models.
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