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Old 10-27-2005, 04:38 PM
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Originally Posted by gavriil
What if it switches to being Avalon based?
i thought the avalon was camry based
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Originally Posted by iNteGraz92
i thought the avalon was camry based
I thought so too...
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The Asian eyes thing...it's, it's...racist! I'm so offended.






well, yeah. internet sarcasm is teh suck
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Originally Posted by iNteGraz92
i thought the avalon was camry based
It is. The next one will be too, based on the next gen Camry coming out next spring.
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According to the 2006 Chicago Auto Schedule shown here Lexus will have a "World introduction" on Feb. 8th at 9:15 AM. Since we know the LS will have been introduced by then (Detroit Auto Show), could this be the next generation Lexus ES?

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Originally Posted by gavriil

According to the 2006 Chicago Auto Schedule shown here Lexus will have a "World introduction" on Feb. 8th at 9:15 AM. Since we know the LS will have been introduced by then (Detroit Auto Show), could this be the next generation Lexus ES?

It must be the ES, since we know the next gen will definitely be out in the spring. I look forward to seeing it.
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Old 01-18-2006, 07:06 PM
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I was right above.

Lexus Reveals All-New ES Luxury Sedan at Chicago Auto Show - - Source; http://biz.yahoo.com

TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexus will stage the world premiere of its all-new 2007 ES luxury sedan at a press conference during the Chicago Auto Show on Wednesday, February 8, 2006.
Arriving late this spring, the fifth-generation Lexus ES will set impressive new standards in design, styling, engineering, safety and performance.

The Lexus press conference is scheduled for 9:15 a.m. at the Lexus display area in McCormick Place convention center.

Source: Lexus
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Old 01-18-2006, 08:44 PM
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Cool. ES350, anyone?
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Old 01-18-2006, 09:17 PM
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anything is better than the current ES
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Old 01-18-2006, 10:51 PM
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If the new ES looks is based on the camry, but touched up to fit the lexus line, i think they'll have a serious winner. The 07 Camry looks terrific for a family sedan (with the exception of the nose) =D
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Old 01-18-2006, 11:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Yumchah
I represent that!
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Originally Posted by SeCsTaC
If the new ES looks is based on the camry, but touched up to fit the lexus line, i think they'll have a serious winner. The 07 Camry looks terrific for a family sedan (with the exception of the nose) =D
I agree and disagree. I think the Camry is bland at best, with a somewhat good looking rear, and an ugly front fascia. That shat, it's got the right size and proportions... with the new Lexus look (styling, lines, detailing) applied to it, it'll be a hell of a winner.
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Originally Posted by subtledreamer
omg it has asian eyes on the ass!
(im asian myself btw )
Asians don't have eyes on their ass!! :shakehead
(I'm white and even I know that. )
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Old 01-19-2006, 11:41 AM
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Speaking of ass, the ass is big on that camo'd ES.

I think that ass was made for Bruce Bruce to hit...
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How sad that Joe Grandpa will dust a GS300 in his ES350 and pay much less for it. That GS350 is not coming soon enough.
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Originally Posted by biker
How sad that Joe Grandpa will dust a GS300 in his ES350 and pay much less for it. That GS350 is not coming soon enough.
GS430? that could work.
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How sad that Joe Grandpa will dust a GS300 in his ES350 and pay much less for it. That GS350 is not coming soon enough.
It's not all about the engine.
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Originally Posted by Belzebutt
It's not all about the engine.
Naaahhhhh. Who wants that, now? We know there's a GS460 around the corner, with about 100 more HP.
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Originally Posted by Belzebutt
It's not all about the engine.
True but the gs300 doesn't really have any luxury elements other than rwd that I think will really set it above and beyond the new es350, unless this new car looks as awkward as the current car.
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Old 01-20-2006, 01:31 PM
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Originally Posted by heyitsme
True but the gs300 doesn't really have any luxury elements other than rwd that I think will really set it above and beyond the new es350, unless this new car looks as awkward as the current car.
Sitting in a current ES and GS, the ES felt richer to me, and more comfortable as well. Only thing I found to be better on the GS was the metal plate gauges.
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Originally Posted by chungkopi
anything is better than the current ES
The design on the current ES is fine. It will never be a sport sedan; the IS and GS are there for that role.
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Didnt the current ES just come out in 2003? Damn that was a quick death.
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Originally Posted by Crazy Sellout
Didnt the current ES just come out in 2003? Damn that was a quick death.
Don't expect any huge changes, though. A mild redesign.
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Originally Posted by swift22
GS430? that could work.
GS460 Twin-Turbo...
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Originally Posted by Crazy Sellout
Didnt the current ES just come out in 2003? Damn that was a quick death.
I'm too lazy to check, but that can't be right. First it was ES300, than changed to ES330 in which headlights and taillights were modified, and the latest one where the interior was changed a bit (different wood, metallic accents added). That couldn't have happened in just 3 years.
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Originally Posted by M TYPE X
Don't expect any huge changes, though. A mild redesign.

Its a completly new model now, its not just a refresh of the current body style (that already was done with the es330) just look at the pics of the new camry and you will get a good feel for what it will look like
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Originally Posted by Crazy Sellout
Didnt the current ES just come out in 2003? Damn that was a quick death.
No. The current version's a facelifted refresh. Also, the new engine was introduced then. This will be a complete next gen redesign. Ofcourse, as with it's Camry roots, so goes the ES. From what I understand, it's really excellent, though.
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Originally Posted by Sdog2012
Its a completly new model now, its not just a refresh of the current body style (that already was done with the es330) just look at the pics of the new camry and you will get a good feel for what it will look like
Yeah, the ES330 was a refresh of the ES300.

But I still don't expect anything groundbreaking in terms of style.
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Originally Posted by M TYPE X
Yeah, the ES330 was a refresh of the ES300.

But I still don't expect anything groundbreaking in terms of style.
Well, from what I understand it won't be groundbreaking at all. But it's supposed to be a very handsome car, like a baby LS, with more style than it has now. I'm happy as long as it doesn't look like a pokemon toy.
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My first car was a 1997 ES300. While i have since then converted to the religion of RWD, I have to admit the ES was a great car. The leather was soft, the environment was posh, and the ride waas lux but not too floaty. I am looking forward to see the new ES, and see if it would stand up to the competition.
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Originally Posted by BUD001
My first car was a 1997 ES300. While i have since then converted to the religion of RWD, I have to admit the ES was a great car. The leather was soft, the environment was posh, and the ride waas lux but not too floaty. I am looking forward to see the new ES, and see if it would stand up to the competition.
That was the nice ES..

Fun to drive, luxurious and not too soft
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i drive an 03 es300 right now, its a very nice car, love the interior. the ride is WAY too smooth for me, its just a boring ass car, but this new one should be sick
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Originally Posted by Ken1997TL
That was the nice ES..

Fun to drive, luxurious and not too soft


Have you not driven a lot of cars?
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^^ No, the new one should also be a boring ass soft riding car too. You don't want it to compete with the IS and GS. There is a market for cars like the ES as sales have shown.
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I remember reading somewhere on this forum that the new ES design would retain the current headlight
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Very good looking car. Looks like a chop though.
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Looks like a IS250 chop with Kia Optima tail lights...
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thats a chop. the side profile is excaltly like the IS350
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Rear lights arent too pretty.
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