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2014 Lexus CT200h on sale from £20 995 Autocar

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2014 Lexus CT200h on from £20,995

24 January

The facelifted Lexus CT200h has on sale, with prices from £20,995.

The facelift to address the biggest complaint the current car: its unyielding Lexus says that have also been to the CT200h’s overall refinement.

most impressively, Lexus have managed to further the CT200h’s official CO2 rating. equipped with 16in see CO2 output fall from to 88g/km. Models fitted 15in wheels see the CO2 figures from 87g/km to just

The front bumper and grille and bumper have also redesigned to fit in with the new Lexus language, particularly the ‘spindle

Prices for the facelifted model in trim start at £20,995, a reduction over the outgoing and rise to £29,495 for the top-spec version.

According to Chika the chief engineer for the 2014 CT200h, the balance between ‘direct handling’ and achieving a absorbent ride has been by selective stiffening of the bodyshell.

To that end, structural as well as spot welds are join the panels around the of the A-pillars, around the rear housings and around the lower opening. The tailgate structure is now constructed using an increased of spot welds.


Kako that the ‘significantly enhanced’ rigidity has allowed ‘direct’ to be retained even thought the and dampers have been for a more compliant ride and a new anti-roll bar fitted.

In order to improve cabin revised sound proofing was to the bulkhead and as many as 94 individual – such as the improved sealing of the in the bulkhead itself – were to reduce sound transmission the cockpit. The current range of six specifications — dubbed S, SE, Luxury, F Sport and Premier, are

The car also gets a revised and intake system, as well as of the way the engine and CVT transmission work

This uses a ‘more build-up of engine revs more closely matches the in vehicle speed to create a experience more akin to of a conventional automatic transmission.’

Lexus says it has further the cabin materials and fit, as as adding a new TFT screen, which is and now fixed in position. New speakers are with super-thin diaphragms from a combination of bamboo plant opal and charcoal.

A new F-sport version also the range. It gets a rear more aggressive grille 17in alloys and a retuned The 2014 CT200h is available to now, with first scheduled for March.


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