Toyota Motor Corp.'s luxury Lexus Div. expects to sell 200,000 vehicles by year's end, helped in part by the arrival of the new IS300 that went on sale June 23. Lexus sold 185,890 vehicles in 1999 and believes the new sports sedan will provide the 7.5% sales increase in 2000 to achieve its sales goal. Lexus expects to sell 12,000 IS300s this year and 25,000 units annually after that. The rear-wheel-drive sedan starts at $30,995, including delivery charges, and is aimed at a younger crowd, ...

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