Originally Posted by memphis2012
i don't know why anybody pays a premium for lexus, infiniti or acura. they're rebadged toyotas, nissans and hondas.
japanese don't even buy them in japan.
Actually, they do. And they have even more lines in Japan than we get here. they are used to seeing a myriad of variations on the same basic car, at all price points. For the last couple years, Lexus sales have been growing rapidly in Japan, while Euro luxury car makes have seen declining sales.