The first official details and photos of the new Lexus CT 200h has revealed. The car features newly-developed front-wheel drive platform, the smallest Lexus ever is powered by a 1.8-liter gasoline engine mated to an electric motor with power going through an E-CVT transmission.
The gorged amalgam is based on the LF-Ch concept revealed at the Frankfurt show in 2009. It skinned a 1.8-liter four-cylinder VVT-i petrol engine and a lure synchronous exciting motor. The band has not available performance details, but they do say that the motor is “powerful.” Nickel-metal hydride is worn for the high voltage string. Power is sent to the front wheels via an electrically-controlled contiuously alterable transmission, or E-CVT for short.
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The car remaindered a sleek five-door, just like the idea. It has muscular overhangs at the front and back, and a well-located rear spoiler. The car looks to have LED rear lighting. At 4,320mm long, the car is 140mm shorter than the Toyota Prius. The Lexus is 1,765mm expansive by 1,430mm high; 20mm x 50mm excluding than the Prius. It rides on 17-inch alloy wheels, and features McPherson/front- and lookalike wishbone rear suspension.
Lexus needs to use this car to confirm the extensive hybrids do not have to be boring drives. They obtain the car has “enhanced usage alertness” to costume they’re customers’ needs, and three forceful modes (Eco, Normal, and Sport) to adjust to different situations. Again, Lexus remained formless about hurry times, overwhelm ability, and top rate.
The Lexus CT 200h set for an entrance at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. The leaked information also reveals numbers about Lexus LFA sales commands which states allocation will be flat in April, while individual orders will be complete to customers in May. Demand has surpassed the announced 500 units set to be bent.