PHOENIX – Toyota Motor Corp.’s Lexus division has taken the U.S. luxury segment by the throat, as the best-selling upscale nameplate for several years. But, unlike its competitors, Lexus never has cracked the $100,000 sticker-price threshold, the gateway to true exotic territory. Until now, the most expensive Lexus could be had for around $90,000. BMW 7-Series begins at $75,800 and tops out at $122,600. Beginning in June, the ’08 LS 600h sedan arrives in showrooms with a base price of ...

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