With its Lexus CT 200h the Lexus Company is about to strengthen its leading role in the development of the full hybrid drive systems and production of full hybrid models. The car made its world debut at the Geneva Auto Show in March 2010, introducing new and powerful evolution of Lexus unique L-finesse design philosophy. The Lexus CT targets new market segment with the first hybrid vehicle in the premium compact class. In North America the car debuted at the 2010 New York International Auto Show, but the sporty five-door Lexus CT is to become available in the North American automotive market only in March 2011.
Lexus is already experienced in full hybrid power-train technology. The first generation of full hybrid Lexus cars was introduced by the RX 400h SUV, the 2006 GS 450h, and the 2007 LS 600h models, all belonging to the premium segment. But with the new CT 200h the Lexus for the first time targets the premium C segment. Thus the Lexus CT belongs to the second generation of the hybrid drive systems. Being introduced to the compact segment, the full hybrid Lexus CT 200h competes with the Audi A3 and the BMW 1 Series to confirm the Lexus leadership with the full hybrid drive systems.
The new Lexus CT 200h is powered with 1.8 L inline-four cylinder VVT-i petrol engine and the electric motor, both rated 136hp horsepower. Combining petrol engine and powerful electric motor, the Lexus full hybrid drive system brings innovation to the largest premium segment of the European market. The Lexus hybrid drive technology includes two motor generators, which can operate as both motor and generator. Each of them performs specific functions. The engine-driven generator is used to charge the battery pack or transmit additional power to the drive motor, if needed. And the motor is driven by the hybrid battery pack or generator. The new Lexus is fitted with the exclusive front McPherson strut suspension system. Its innovative rear double wishbone design and solid Lexus parts ensure superior handling and drive comfort. Due to the full hybrid technology, the Lexus CT 200h demonstrates still operation, impressive acceleration, and the best performance that could be expected from the C-segment vehicle. The CT 200h features the maximum fuel efficiency and the minimum CO2 and Nox emissions in its premium segment.
The Lexus CT 200h combines cutting-edge aggressive styling and eco-intelligent design with the optimum aerodynamic efficiency to get the highest for any luxury car fuel economy of 42 mpg. The visual impact of L-finesse design is brought into the interior of Lexus CT 200h. The form simplicity creates an elegant and efficient cabin design. The combination of metallic finishes and dark soft touch material, called NuLuxe™, intensifies the premium class impression. The functional equipment of the driver-centered cabin is positioned close at hand, allowing the driver to use it without posture change or distraction from the road. The instrument panel, console and center cluster layouts represent advanced human-machine interface. The elegant ergonomic cabin includes the advanced interface technologies and covered with hand-crafted materials passengers seats to create comfortable interior environment. Still a viable presence on the road to this day, drivers of the Lexus CT parts tend to add on their own custom accessories and parts to further the legacy.
The new Lexus CT 200h is the first compact luxury hybrid ever produced by the Lexus. In addition to its size, full hybrid technology and low emissions, the CT 200h maintains the main standards of the Lexus Company and proposes no compromise on the top quality, luxury and riding pleasure. You aim not only at powerful but also stylish performance that is exactly what you will find at CARiD.com Lexus CT 200h Accessories and Parts. There is a large selection of automotive accessories and parts that meet the quality standards and customer's liking.
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