With a highly modified existing platform incorporating numerous, exclusively
developed body, chassis and Lexus Hybrid Drive powertrain control system
engineering applications, the CT 200h has been designed to offer drivers a
segment-unique choice of Dynamic and Relaxing driving moods.
the low center of gravity with a high-rigidity bodyshell, a unique lateral
performance damper system and new double wishbone rear suspension, the new full
hybrid driving experience is characterized by high speed stability, smooth,
precise handling, rewarding agility and the ride comfort expected of any Lexus.
The dynamic driving experience is further reinforced with a highly focused
driver's environment. While offering a uniquely efficient, elegant and spacious
cabin design, the CT 200h also features a low ergonomical driving position.
Marrying refined elegance to sporting dynamism, the CT 200h is a new
embodiment of the Lexus L-finesse design philosophy. With a powerful new Lexus
frontal design, sweeping lines which mimic the natural flow of wind over and
around the bodywork and a purposeful, wide track stance, the new full hybrid is
the perfect expression of compact precision and power.
The CT 200h is
built at Kokura plant where, in 2008, the plant started operations as the
world's first factory dedicated to hybrid production. The plant maintains high
standards of manufacturing quality through the high-level fusion of innovative
production technology and the skills of Lexus master craftsmen.
production at the end of 2010, the CT 200h will be available in the first
quarter of 2011.
Lexus CT 200h: Photo Gallery, Review (1/2) and Specifications