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Lexus LM News in Malaysia

  • Lexus to launch 1 new model in Malaysia in 2024; is it the all-new LM, RZ BEV, or LBX?

    Lexus will be introducing at least one new model in Malaysia next year, according to the company's latest press statement. However, that one-liner in the release doesn't tell all too much about what model it could be, though realistically it could be either the all-new 2024 Lexus LM, Lexus LBX, or the battery-electric (BEV) Lexus RZ. These are the three most plausible ones, given that the rest of the range have either not been updated yet or, not quite suitable, or no longer offered. For example


    Dec 5, 2023

  • Missing in Malaysia, all-new 2023 Lexus LM launched in Thailand - Hybrid-only from equivalent of RM 833k

    The all-new 2023 Lexus LM was recently launched in Thailand following the launch of the AH40 generation Toyota Alphard and Vellfire luxury minivans in the Kingdom. Fully imported from Japan, the all-new Thai-spec LM is available in two variants: LM 350h Executive 7-seater – THB 6.29 million (~RM 833k) LM 350h Executive 4-seater – THB 7.59 million (~RM 1 million) Essentially a pricier AH40 Alphard/Vellfire with a 4-seater layout, the second-generation Luxury Mover sits on the TNGA-K platform and

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    Sep 4, 2023

  • Malaysia says Yes to 2023 Toyota Alphard / Vellfire, No to Lexus LM, at least for now

    Lexus Malaysia has confirmed that it has no plans to introduce the second-generation Lexus LM this year. This is despite parent company UMW Toyota Motor opening its order books for the latest AH40 generation 2023 Toyota Alphard and Toyota Vellfire. Like a Mercedes-Maybach S580 and a regular S-Class, the Lexus LM builds on the highest Executive Lounge variant of the Toyota Alphard. Lexus Malaysia’s confirmation is not surprising, because the LM has not gone on sale even in Lexus’ home market, Jap


    Jul 18, 2023

  • All-new 2023 Lexus LM spotted testing in Japan: luxury MPV looks imposing on the road

    The all-new 2023 Lexus LM has been spotted testing in Japan, and in true LM looks so far off left-field it's hard to mistake it for anything else. Though this one has taped up badges on the front and back, the luxury MPV has already made its global debut, so there's no more need for camera-tricking camouflage elsewhere. Also read: Attacking the heart of BMW and Mercedes - 2023 Lexus LM heads to Europe with 2.4L turbo / 2.5L hybrid, a true business class lounge on wheels The LM is av


    Apr 28, 2023

  • No turbo, all-new 2023 Lexus LM enters European market as 2.5L hybrid only - 250 PS/239 Nm

    Bringing the Toyota Alphard to a global market, its high-flying luxury mover twin, the all-new 2023 Lexus LM will be entering the European market for the first time ever. However, due to the continent’s emissions regulations, the Lexus LM will only be offered a hybrid powertrain. At its global debut at the ongoing 2023 Shanghai Auto Show, the second-generation Lexus LM is powered by a 2.4-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder petrol engine or a 2.5-litre naturally-aspirated hybrid 4-cylinder unit. The l

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    Apr 20, 2023

  • Attacking the heart of BMW and Mercedes - 2023 Lexus LM heads to Europe with 2.4L turbo / 2.5L hybrid, a true business class lounge on wheels

    The second-generation 2023 Lexus LM has just made its global debut at the 2023 Shanghai Auto Show. Previously an Asian market-only model, the 2023 Lexus LM is now a global model that will be exported to more than 60 countries worldwide, including European countries. The minivan’s body is now 85 mm longer, 40 mm wider, 10 mm taller. (5,125 mm long, 1,890 mm wide, 1,955 mm tall). Wheelbase is maintained at 3,000 mm. For China, the Lexus LM will be offered with two powertrain options – a 2.4-litre


    Apr 18, 2023

  • 2023 Lexus LM to debut in Shanghai - A glimpse of how to tell it apart from a fake conversion

    A favourite in Asia, the second-generation Lexus LM will soon be making its debut at the 2023 Shanghai Auto Show, the same location the outgoing generation LM made its global debut in 2019. To further separate the Lexus LM from the regular Toyota Alphard, the Lexus minivan will be making its debut ahead of the new generation 2023 Toyota Alphard. The latter is expected to make its debut in Japan sometime in the middle of this year. In the outgoing generation Lexus LM, the most obvious visual cue


    Apr 11, 2023

  • Only RM26k to convert, here's how to tell a cheap fake from a genuine Lexus LM

    Lexus LM conversion kits are readily available, priced from RM 26k Almost a 1:1 replica, but there are differences Legit LMs are far and between With prices touching RM 1.1 million, the Lexus LM is not a cheap MPV by any means. Which is also why some Toyota Alphard and Vellfire owners decided to convert their MPVs into the more upmarket Lexus LM. A quick check on several marketplaces reveal that enterprising sellers are offering a conversion kit for the Alphard and Vellfire to look like the Lexu


    Mar 13, 2022

  • Priced from RM 1.1m , over 20 Malaysian tycoons bought the Lexus LM, 10 more paid for Kiriko glass in LS

    Long ago, I once met the head of Lamborghini’s global sales. Naturally, I asked him how does one sell a Lamborghini. Said person recounted an experience when he was on a boat with this billionaire client, and the conversation diverted to how much it cost to maintain the yacht, irrespective of whether it’s being used or not. The smooth sales person later pointed to the Murcielago (this was many years ago) that was parked by the pier doesn’t even cost nearly as much. And that was how a Lamborghini


    Mar 6, 2022

  • Resale value king: In China, you can sell a used Toyota Alphard for profit

    In a similar vein as the Suzuki Jimny, the Toyota Alphard can be considered the king of resale value, as prices of a used Alphard are higher than a brand-new one. You read that correctly – in China, prices of a three-year-old used Toyota Alphard are, on average, 17 percent higher than a brand-new unit. Also Read: The Suzuki Jimny defies logic – used units are priced higher than new ones A brand-new Alphard isn’t exactly cheap The third-gen Alphard went on sale in 2017, available only with a natu


    Jan 28, 2022

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