Wednesday 29 March 2017

Lexus hybrid tries to make the grades

THE new compact CT hybrid from Lexus goes on sale within days. And ex-works prices start at €29,950. There will be four grades: eco, S-design, dynamic and executive.

The CT has the marque's hybrid drive, which develops 136bhp with fuel consumption of 3.8l/100km (74.3mpg).

Driving it are a 1.8-litre engine, 82kw electric motor and E-CVT transmission.

You can choose four different driving modes: normal, electric vehicle, eco and sport.

There's a lot of safety equipment in this new hybrid, including front, side, curtain, and knee airbags for driver and passenger, and active front headrests.

Irish Independent

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