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RE: Loyalty of car buyers

Lexus is being offered by Toyota dealers in selected European countries
(including Germany). Here in Poland there are many Lexuses brought
directly from US - it's quite popular among wealthy people here (and in
this country being able to buy $50K car means you are  h*ll of a rich
person :-) )

Aleksander Mierzwa
Warsaw, Poland
87 Audi 5000CS turbo (mine)
88 Renault Medallion wagon (mom's)
91 mountain bike (just in case both cars broke at the same time :-)

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Bob Davis [SMTP:rkd@sover.net]
> Sent:	Saturday, November 08, 1997 7:56 AM
> To:	quattro@coimbra.ans.net
> Subject:	RE: Loyalty of car buyers
> John Allred said:
> >This is from the Mercedes list.  I was suprised by the lack of
> high-end
> >Japanese makes (Lexus, Infiniti) -- do these marquees pander only to
> the
> >luxo-barge loving Americans?
> Yes.  Elsewhere Lexus et al. are pretty much unknown.  For instance,
> in 
> Japan, the car known in the US as the Lexus LS400 is the Toyota
> Celsior.