Discounted because new model will be arriving.
$1400, no tax in most state. LG Gram 2017 model:15.6" 2.4 pounds i7-7500U, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD. This is the lightest 15.6" laptop.
For those waiting for new model:
New model will have slightly bigger battery, and additional expansion slot, but will be priced higher in Q1/Q2 2018, example: $2000 i7-8550U 16GB RAM1TB SSD with thunderbolt. Order from amazon, model: 15Z980-R.AAS9U1