A Glorified Camry Or No, Toyota`s Lexus Es250 Is A Pleasant Machine…

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Lexus ES 250

A Glorified Camry Or No, Toyota`s Es250 Is A Pleasant Machine

The Lexus ES250 is a glorified Camry for a few grand more.

At that`s what rival Acura and Nissan Infiniti tell prospective customers.

fall, the ES250 becomes the the name change signaling not new sheet metal but the unveiling of a 24-valve, twin-cam, 185 horsepower V-6 to replace the current 2.5-liter

The ES300 will share the with the Camry, which undergoes a styling change for the model year.

Sources say was well aware of the ES250-is-too-similar-to-the-Camry so styling on the `92 versions will be different, to avoid a repeat of the fiasco that hampered Motors.

The 3-liter in the ES300 won`t be the as the new 3-liter engine to be offered in the coupe, the coming six-cylinder of the SC400 coupe introduced spring. The SC300 engine be a 3-liter, 24-valve, twin-cam, in-line six-cylinder, not a V-6, to Automotive Industries Insider, a publication.

But we digress. Glorified or not, the ES250 is a pleasant with loads of room and passenger and cargo-carrying capacity and than decent power its 2.5-liter, 156-horsepower, 24-valve V-6

Driver`s-side air bag and antilock brakes are

The ride is whisper quiet and a luxury car. Handling from variable-effort and quick-response steering, front and rear bars, fully independent suspension and 15-inch Goodyear GA About the only shortcoming is the seemed a bit mushy at times in the $22,000 entry-level model in the luxury Lexus lineup, also includes the $37,500 coupe and the $40,000 LS400

It`s nice to have a over bumps in the road, but rather do without the roll and in corners and turns. However, the may have been the result of the ($950) leather seats, don`t hold the body as as cloth in sharp maneuvering. cloth is cooler in the summer and in the winter and easier to clean of the season, save yourself and forget the leather.

Base is $22,050.

Perhaps the extent of the standard is the reason the competition calls it a Camry.

It includes power and steering, four-speed automatic power locks/windows/mirrors, air conditioning, glass, digital clock, stereo, alloy wheels, lower bodyside cladding, wipers, rear-window defogger, and fuel-filler door releases, vanity mirrors, cruise first-aid kit and the ever-popular pullout

In addition to leather seats, the car we added a power moonroof for power driver`s seat for carpeted floor mats for (when you exceed the $20,000 there`s no reason mats be standard) and a trunk mat (ditto) for

Lexus ES 250

ES250 sales have somewhat spotty in 1991, in part due to the it`s-a-ritzy-Camry flap. the new engine for `92 and sheet metal a few bends and twists different the Camry, the ES300 should Toyota settle into its own


What do Sterling, Rolls-Royce, Ferrari, Lotus and all have in common?

They all outsold by Yugo in the Chicagoland last year and thus had to for selecting exhibit space at the Chicago Auto Show Yugo took its turn. By the every make not mentioned on short list outsold and got to choose the exhibit position of it.

The 1992 auto show, to be Feb. 7-16 in McCormick will feature new floor for both the upper and lower the most noticeable change trucks will be housed the far side aisles on the lower while cars will be in the aisles.

On the upper level, for what like an eternity, Olds was to the right and Pontiac to the left you walked in the main door. ahead, Chevy and Ford off across the aisle from one At the next show, when you in the main hall, Chevy be in Olds`

former spot, in Pontiac`s old haunt. And dead Ford will be facing off the aisle from Honda.

For choice locations were on the previous year`s new-car registrations, but with one proviso-once you had a it was yours until you chose to regardless of whether sales up or down. This year the Automobile Trade Association strictly by registrations- and Honda and bumped Olds and Pontiac their old spots.

Lexus ES 250
Lexus ES 250
Lexus ES 250
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