The Lexus CT 200h premiered at the Geneva Motor Show in 2010 as one of the first with full hybrid drive in the compact car segment in the premium segment. With moderate gasoline consumption and low C02 emissions, he found an environmentally conscious target audience around the world. According to the manufacturer, 75.000 vehicles have so far been sold in Europe.
The chief engineer of the CT 200h Chika Kako explains: “We have further increased the progressiveness of the CT 200h. Its updated design is more emotional and sportier and makes it the ideal premium hybrid compact car for younger customers who want to drive spirited but still take responsibility for the environment. "
The design has been revised in the area of the front end with a new grid pattern on the radiator grille, the surrounds of the fog lights in gray and an outer frame with a triangular cross-section. The daytime running lights are positioned above the headlights. The new L-shaped taillights mounted at the rear also look a bit sportier.
The standard 15-inch wheels can be upgraded to 17-inch light-alloy wheels for the F Sport variant.
The Lexus navigation system with a 10,3-inch display is available on request, and nine different materials are available for customization in the interior.
The F Sport variant has a striking design, such as a new black metallic paintwork and an exclusive design for the radiator grille. The headlights with a projection lamp for high and low beam are also new here. There are exclusive material combinations in the interior, the elegant Naguri applications are only available in this version.
Lexus Safety System + as standard
Several safety packages and driver assistance systems are standard equipment for the revised CT 200h. The lane is monitored using cameras and radar. In addition, a so-called pre-crash safety system with pedestrian detection, adaptive cruise control, a lane warning assistant with steering correction, an automatic high beam assistant and traffic sign recognition are part of the standard equipment.
Sources: Text and images Lexus