NEW YORK, Aug 01, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- SIRIUS Satellite Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) today announced that SIRIUS hardware is available as both a dealer and post-production option (port installed) for the 2005 Toyota Avalon and the 2006 Lexus GS 300/430.
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The MSRP for the SIRIUS hardware post-production option is expected to be $449 on the Avalon and $486 on the Lexus GS 300/430. With the addition of these two models, SIRIUS will be available nationwide on 11 vehicles from Toyota, Scion and Lexus.
SIRIUS is currently available for the following models: - 2005 Lexus LS 430 and Lexus ES 330 - 2006 Lexus LX 470 - 2006 Toyota Land Cruiser - 2005 Toyota Camry - 2005 and 2006 Toyota Solara (including Solara Convertible) - 2005 Scion xA and Scion xB - 2005 and 2006 Scion tC About SIRIUS
SIRIUS delivers more than 120 channels of the best commercial-free music, compelling talk shows, news and information, and the most exciting sports programming to listeners across the country in digital quality sound. SIRIUS offers 65 channels of 100% commercial-free music, and features over 55 channels of sports, news, talk, entertainment, traffic and weather for a monthly subscription fee of only $12.95. SIRIUS also broadcasts live play-by-play games of the NFL and NBA, and is the Official Satellite Radio partner of the NFL.
SIRIUS radios for the car, truck, home, RV and boat are manufactured by Alpine, Audiovox, Blaupunkt, Clarion, Delphi, Jensen, JVC, Kenwood, Pioneer, Sanyo and XACT Communications. Available in more than 25,000 retail locations, SIRIUS radios can be purchased at major retailers including Best Buy, Circuit City, Crutchfield, Office Depot, Sears, Target, Wal-Mart and RadioShack. SIRIUS is also available at heavy truck dealers and truck stops nationwide.
SIRIUS radios are currently offered in vehicles from Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Infiniti, Jeep(R), Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln-Mercury, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Nissan, Scion, Toyota, Porsche, Volkswagen and Volvo. Hertz currently offers SIRIUS at major locations around the country.
Click on http://www.sirius.com to listen to SIRIUS live, or to find a SIRIUS retailer or car dealer in your area.
About Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc. is the marketing, sales, distribution and customer service arm of Toyota, Lexus and Scion in the United States, marketing products and services through a network of 1,422 Toyota, Lexus and Scion dealers in 49 states. Established in 1957, TMS and its subsidiaries also are involved in distribution logistics, motorsports, R&D and general aviation. The company's main Web site is http://www.toyota.com.
Any statements that express, or involve discussions as to, expectations, beliefs, plans, objectives, assumptions, future events or performance with respect to SIRIUS Satellite Radio Inc. are not historical facts and may be forward-looking and, accordingly, such statements involve estimates, assumptions and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. Accordingly, any such statements are qualified in their entirety by reference to the factors discussed in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2004 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Among the key factors that have a direct bearing on our operational results are: our dependence upon third parties, including manufacturers of SIRIUS radios, retailers, automakers and programming partners, our competitive position and any events which affect the useful life of our satellites.
O-SIRI Contacts: Jim Collins SIRIUS 212-901-6422 firstname.lastname@example.org Rebecca Schnall SIRIUS 212-901-6478 email@example.com
SOURCE SIRIUS Satellite Radio
Jim Collins, +1-212-901-6422, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Rebecca Schnall, +1-212-901-6478, email@example.com, both of SIRIUS
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