Lexus to bring rival BMW 1 Series in Europe?

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    Lexus to bring rival BMW 1 Series in Europe?

    http://translate.google.com/translat...istory_state0=

    It seems Lexus has something in the woodwork to compete against the BMW 1 Series.

    Andy Pfeiffenberger, director of the European division of Lexus, said recently that "the segment of vehicles' C Premium 'that which remains the fastest growing, and we must therefore be present." Therefore, it is clear that the Japanese luxury brand prepares a rival to the BMW 1 Series and Audi A3. However, our colleagues magazine Top Gear, this compact Lexus could be presented in September 2009 at the Frankfurt Motor Show next!

    For now, information on this future model remain patchy, but we know already that it will be largely based on the Lexus sedan HS250h currently on sale in Japan and the United States. However, if the latter has a natural to say the least, the 5-door (and traction), which will land in Europe should look closely enough at drawing illustration that we present here. Indeed, Lexus would give guidance 'ecological and sports', which explains why the 4-cylinder Hybrid 190 hp equipment is probably the HS250h renewed as is in the compact.


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    Re: Lexus to bring rival BMW 1 Series in Europe?

    Wait Prius is a FWD compact...and the 1-Series is a RWD SUB-compact...so how can they make it into a 1-series fighter again?
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    Re: Lexus to bring rival BMW 1 Series in Europe?

    The wrong page was coming up from your link, it appears as though it is a problem with Google Translate, here is the article:

    http://www.leblogauto.com/2009/05/le...w-serie-1.html

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    Re: Lexus to bring rival BMW 1 Series in Europe?

    Again GM got beat again. Cadillac has nothing to compete here.

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    Re: Lexus to bring rival BMW 1 Series in Europe?

    Saab, however, could have a class-leading vehicle

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    Re: Lexus to bring rival BMW 1 Series in Europe?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bravada View Post
    Saab, however, could have a class-leading vehicle
    Yea but they decided to bring out a lifted 9-3 instead.
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