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Damn! So only following Lexus models are more expensive than LM Takumi in UK:

LC500h Black Inspiration limited edition (other limited edition Regatta Inspiration is cheaper than the van)
LC 500 Convertible Black Inspiration
LC 500 Convertible Regatta Inspiration
LC 500 Convertible Ultimate Edition

LS500h in following trims
Takumi
Takumi L-White Leather
Takumi L-Aniline
Takumi Kiriko & Pleat
Takumi Nishijin & Haku
 

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LM 350h (front-wheel drive)£89,995
LM 350h (all-wheel drive)£92,995
LM 350h Takumi (all-wheel drive)£112,995

Anyone know if UK will get the 500h?

This is such an outdated powertrain for UK, nobody will get this.

I can see some Asian countries being ok with this, but 4cly non turbo 250hp hybrid from "Rav4/Highlander" for 112k GBP.
 

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LM 350h (front-wheel drive)£89,995
LM 350h (all-wheel drive)£92,995
LM 350h Takumi (all-wheel drive)£112,995

Anyone know if UK will get the 500h?
Gone is the V6 which the previous LM had as an option. An LM 500h with rear wheel steering would be awesome and also a PHEV (LM 550h+).
 

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This is such an outdated powertrain for UK, nobody will get this.

I can see some Asian countries being ok with this, but 4cly non turbo 250hp hybrid from "Rav4/Highlander" for 112k GBP.
It's a hybrid, so long as it feels right with the electric side kicking in for torque no one will care - if it feels underpowered and screams on the motorway then maybe.
 

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Considering what Mercedes Sprinters and V-Class goes for customised to anywhere near as good as the LM inside - the LM should be a smash hit with those that need a luxury people mover. Private sales will be appalling but there will be a market for them - there are a ton of custom V-Class and Sprinters for sale for well over 100k and let's not forget that's some aftermarket coachbuilder trying to make things work together in a van. The build quality and feel of this will be unbelievable in comparison.
 

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It's a hybrid, so long as it feels right with the electric side kicking in for torque no one will care - if it feels underpowered and screams on the motorway then maybe.
The 350h system is a downgrade over the old 300h in NVH. It is actually one of the loudest powertrains in its power class (180kW). It is the weakest link in the entire Dynamic Force power train lineup. It absolutely doesn't belong on a $200k flagship car.

Can confirm both in instrument tests from reviewers and my personal experience.

Also the Alphard/LM are quite small and 2 size classes below the V class and quite low GVM. They can be used neither as people movers nor as custom lounge/limousine builds. That's the role of GranAce/GranVia. The true segment they are aiming for is LWB sedans with easier entry.
 

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The 350h system is a downgrade over the old 300h in NVH. It is actually one of the loudest powertrains in its power class (180kW). It is the weakest link in the entire Dynamic Force power train lineup. It absolutely doesn't belong on a $200k flagship car.

Can confirm both in instrument tests from reviewers and my personal experience.

Also the Alphard/LM are quite small and 2 size classes below the V class and quite low GVM. They can be used neither as people movers nor as custom lounge/limousine builds. That's the role of GranAce/GranVia. The true segment they are aiming for is LWB sedans with easier entry.

I don't believe Lexus will release a £119k luxury people carrier and it sound like a rattly minivan. They know what they are doing. Maybe if it's being thrashed but who is going to thrash this thing?

Yes the V-Class is a bit larger but I wouldn't say it was 2 class sizes above an LM. Are we talking the LWB variant?
 

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By the way, there is a new V Class, made specifically to compete with this, 230 PS diesel and electric version.
 

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Price in China
LM350h-7 seats,¥1,199,000.
Pre-sale
LM500h-6 seats,¥1,380,000.
LM500h-4 seats,¥1,580,000.
As a comparison,
Alphard/Vellfire(2.5L-hybrid)-7 seats,¥899,000--¥909,000.
LM300h-7 seats,¥1,166,000.
LM300h-4 seats,¥1,466,000.
 

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Price in HK
LM350h 7 seat HKD $1,699,980
LM350h 7 seat executive lounge HKD $1,799,972
LM350h 4 seat emperor suite HKD $2,199,940

LM500h coming next year, price around $2.5 millions HKD
 

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