DETROIT — Lexus, the luxury division of Toyota Motors Sales U.S.A. Inc., is bringing a modified version of its new IS200 European sports sedan to the U.S. market in mid-2000 to attract younger, affluent buyers, says Bryan Bergsteinsson, Lexus group vice president and general manager. The car, which is made in Japan and marketed there as the Altezza, goes on sale in Europe this spring and was introduced at the Detroit auto show. Named the 1998 car of the year in Japan, the IS200 is ...

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