Long live the Lexus CT. While the hatch will no longer be sold in the states, Lexus’ entry-level model will continue to thrive in the rest of the world. So, the 7 year old car is due for yet another nip-tuck. Making its debut at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, the CT hatch was the first of its kind. Lexus chose to use its successful redubbed parent company Hybrid Synergy Drive, Lexus Hybrid Drive. Exchanges to 2018 models are minor but noticeable.
Since its inception, the Lexus CT 200h 5-door combines an automotive packaging solution that compliments its owner’s active lifestyle with an exciting yet comfortable driving experience and an interior environment featuring the latest technology, premium design and materials. Design of 2018 Lexus CT 200h with features a much more modern and aggressive front fascia, thanks to a new mesh design for the signature spindle grille that elevates the sophistication of the model. In addition, the integrated bumper that ran through the grille just below the Lexus emblem left, just like the horizontal bars in the grille. The fog lamp frames are now painted in metallic gray and are surrounded by an outer frame of triangular section and sharp edges. The daytime running lights (“DRL”) were repositioned over the headlights to a single headlamp to create continuity with the side lines of the car.
At the rear of the car are new shaped -Signature “L” rear lights that give the CT 200h a sportier, wider appearance. The new larger rear combination rear lights have been changed to an all-LED configuration, with the bright LED flashing lights at the bottom of the set, strengthening the “L” -signature look, as well as making the new CT more visible from behind. The upper and lower lines of the light emitting section of the taillights as they thicken outward curve, which accentuates the width of the taillights and providing the rear end with a strong stable presence. Perhaps the most expressive design change at the rear end of the CT 200h is the restyled taillight and the rear door trim wrapping the right Lexus badge between the rear window and taillights that adds some sporty appeal to the sporty rear end of the vehicle. In addition, the lower part of the rear bumper is now silver metallic and black, and reshaped to enhance the aggressive appearance of the vehicle, while the rear reflector bevels have been painted gray metal to match the fog light surrounds the l ‘before. The profile of the CT 200h is embellished with more sporty wheels from the 15-inch base. parts at 17-in F SPORT dark metal alloys. It is worth noting the new 16-in ten-spoke. wheel that has a machined finish and a dark metallic paint.
A look inside the cabin, and it’s easy to see that the 2018 Lexus CT 200h offers some of the most beautiful interiors in its class, thanks to high quality materials, rich surface textures and a following shape Attractive function overall philosophy of style. Lexus Navigation System with Larger 10.3-inch Screen The widescreen (compared to the previous generation 7-inch monitor) is now available. Inside the cabin, the F SPORT features new exclusive interior combinations, including two-tone leather in Flare Red / Black.
The 2018 Lexus CT 200h petrol-electric hybrid drivetrain, it retains the 134bhp 1.8-liter engine, electric drive engines and continuously variable car gearbox pre-update. Lexus claims 74.3mpg on the combined cycle.
Order books for the latest version of the smaller Lexus model are now open, with prices starting at £ 23,495 – an increase of £ 910.