The Lexus CT 200h is the one and only full hybrid vehicle to
the core of the premium compact segment. Having started production at
the beginning of 2011, the CT 200h serves as a new gateway to Lexus and
is created for the customers who desire to raise their standards yet
lowering the emissions. The new Lexus CT 200h brings together the unique
stylish synthesis of sophistication, highest standard technology and
unparalleled quality to the best C segment for the very first time.

The Lexus CT 200h combines the new realization of L-finesse design
philosophy with the revolutionary, full hybrid drive and the convenience
and comfort, along with discreet hospitality and cautiously considered
driver interaction, which lie at the bottom of the ownership experience
of the Lexus.

The Lexus CT 200h has been designed and constructed while keeping the
European market in mind, and this luxury vehicle is the first ever
compact, five-door car of Lexus brand. Its packaging, size, full hybrid
technology and the ultra-low emissions are just ideal to meet the
requirements of the particular environmentally-conscientious and highly
discerning customers in the key compact market of Europe. This luxury
vehicle offers no compromise on the driving pleasure, refinement and
quality standard, which hallmarks the progressing luxury inheritance in
every Lexus car.

The new Lexus CT 200h has been designed while combining glamour and
refined charm with ultra dynamic sportiness, thus forming a unique
masterpiece of serenity. Styled for optimum aerodynamic efficiency, the
interior of the Lexus CT 200h offers exceptional level of refinement in
this segment. Elegant and efficient, the new Lexus CT 200h comes with a
powerful simplicity of form, combining superior ergonomics with metallic
finishes and soft touch materials that create an outstanding environment
of premium hand-crafted quality, ideal for driving.

A 1.8 litre VVT-i petrol engine, along with a powerful electric motor,
and the full hybrid drive system of a Lexus CT 200h brings quite a
revolution to the largest premium segment in the market. Featuring an
entirely new platform, the Lexus CT 200h has been particularly designed
to combine the expected comfort of any Lexus, along with superior
handling agility and driving involvement.

Lexus has an experience of more than a decade in full hybrid powertrain
technology; whereas, the rival manufacturers are yet to produce a first
generation hybrid. Introducing the Lexus second generation hybrid
technology for the very first time, the new Lexus CT 200h not only
supports the clear leadership of the company in the development of
hybrid drive systems but also the unmatched breadth of Lexus full hybrid
models available.

The full hybrid system of the new Lexus CT 200h features a powerful
electric motor, a 1.8 litre VVT-i petrol engine, a generator, a power
control unit, a high performance battery, a power split device that
employs a gear set for combining and re-allocating power from the motor,
and the engine and the generator according to the operational
requirements. The power generator and the electric motor along with the
power split device have been housed in one compact casing of the size of
a gearbox. Drive to the front wheels is provided by a Shift-by-Wire,
seamless E-CVT (electric continuously variable transmission) of the full
Hybrid Cars system of the new CT 200h.

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