The New Lexus CT 200h Full Hybrid Introduced

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The New Lexus CT 200h Full Introduced

Published 29 September Staff

The Lexus CT 200h is the full hybrid vehicle to be at the heart of the small luxury car It is also Lexus’s first five-door car and takes its place as the new model for the Lexus range.

its presentation at the Paris motor the Lexus CT 200h will be to order from October with first deliveries to early in the New Year. Full of UK prices and specifications will be mid October 2010.

The Lexus CT 200h is a full capable of running on its petrol or electric motor alone, or both working in combination. The Hybrid Drive features an management system which remarkably quiet operation, acceleration and the dynamic performance by customers in the small luxury car

Driving through an electronic variable transmission (E-CVT), the gives the Lexus CT 200h to 62mph acceleration in 10.3 (target figure). Combined fuel consumption and CO2 emissions for CT in the UK are 68.9mpg and a class-leading 96g/km (provisional figures).

The Lexus CT has been engineered to perform in two driving ‘moods’, Relaxing or supported by four selectable modes: NORMAL, EV, ECO and SPORT.

From start-up and at speeds the 28mph, Lexus CT 200h operates in EV mode; the driver can select EV mode manually. the car reaches the limit of its range electric power, or exceeds it automatically switches the petrol back on.


In ECO mode throttle to accelerator pedal input is and the air conditioning control is adjusted to fuel economy. According to conditions, ECO mode encourages a driving style and can help the achieve a significant saving in

SPORT mode is tuned to extra electric motor to contribute to the Dynamic driving with the supply voltage by 150V to a maximum 650V. revs are held longer and the and electric power steering settings are adjusted for quicker and extra feedback. Operation of the Control (TRC) and Vehicle Control (VSC) is also less intrusive.

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To help the change in mood, when the selects SPORT the instrument backlighting switches from to red and the hybrid power indicator into a rev counter.

The Lexus CT 200h has been specifically to deliver superior a rewarding drive and the level of comfort expected of a Lexus. It is on a new platform, has been given the possible centre of gravity and a high-rigidity lightweight bodyshell. the height, position and structure of the seat have been determined to contribute to the car’s and enhance the driving experience.

The CT 200h offers the highest of safety equipment in its segment and is to meet the highest, five-star NCAP independent crash standard for all-round protection of and pedestrians.

In a first for the C-segment, the car can be specified Lexus’s pre-emptive Pre-Crash system (PCS), with Cruise Control (ACC). PCS millimetre-wave radar monitoring of the ahead to detect potential and assist the driver in reducing the of a collision. If the system determines a risk of an impact, it will the driver, pretension the seatbelts as the driver applies the brakes, supplementary brake assist.

If the fails to brake and a collision is PCS will automatically apply the to reduce impact speed.

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