Lexus hybrid tries to make the grades
Published 24/11/2010 | 05:00
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.