At the 2010 Geneva Motor Show debut premium Lexus CT 200h hybrid hatchback, which has become a serial implementation shown a year ago in Frankfurt concept LF-Ch. The car was developed with an eye to European buyers, but later became a global model. The basis of the Lexus CT 200h (the letters “CT” in the title means Creative Touring, and “h” – Hybrid) laid the platform Toyota MC, which built models such as the Corolla and Matrix. Under the hood is located a 1.8-liter four-cylinder VVT-i engine capacity of 98 forces (142 Nm) borrowed from the Prius.
Configuration and price Lexus CT 200h (2016).
|Standart||$32,900||Hybrid 1.8 (136 hp)||CVT||front|
|Comfort||$34,000||Hybrid 1.8 (136 hp)||CVT||front|
|Sport Edition||$34,400||Hybrid 1.8 (136 hp)||CVT||front|
|Executive||$37,000||Hybrid 1.8 (136 hp)||CVT||front|
|Sport||$39,100||Hybrid 1.8 (136 hp)||CVT||front|
|Luxury||$41,200||Hybrid 1.8 (136 hp)||CVT||front|
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In tandem with the engine to work two electric hatchback, with the total output of the power plant achieves 136 hp and maximum torque is 207 Nm. Thrust is transmitted to the front axle by means of a stepless variator. By its dimensions Lexus CT 200h is close to the BMW 1-Series (F20) and the Audi A3. Its overall length is 4320 mm (size of the wheelbase – 2600), width – 1765, height – 1 430 ground clearance (clearance) – 140 mm.
However, hybrid turned out about 400 kg heavier than its competitors, but even though this hybrid technology, in the passport, made it more economical. Average fuel consumption in the CT 200h combined cycle is just 3.8 liters per 100 kilometers. The car has four modes of operation of the power plant: Normal, Sport, Eco and EV. The latest Lexus CT 200h can travel solely on electric. Fully charged nickel-metal hydride batteries will allow to pass with zero emissions of about one and a half kilometers.
Now buy a new 2015 Lexus CT 200h can be in one of the six fixed pickings for as low as $32,900 to $41,200. And in July 2013, dealers began taking orders for the version with a package F Sport, which includes a new front bumper and grille, enlarged rear spoiler, tinted rear windows and the respective nameplates on the wings. And in the lounge – upholstered with black leather chairs and aluminum trim on the pedals.
Updated 2016 Lexus CT 200h.
In the autumn of the 2013th, the network appeared photos of the updated Lexus CT 200h hatchback 2016 model year, which will premiere at the end of November at the auto show in Guangzhou, China. The car received a branding bulkhead with a large false radiator grille in the form of an hourglass, retouched lighting fixtures, new wheel design and additional options for paint finishes.
Inside, a restyled version of the Lexus CT 200h has changed the steering wheel and dashboard, enhanced trim materials, and equipment includes rear-view camera and an upgraded entertainment system, which acquired the function of voice recognizers. In addition, engineers retuned suspension hatchback and increased body rigidity, which reduced noise and vibration. But powerplant car remained unchanged.