Revamped Lexus CT200h is a winner
After tweaks, CT200h remains restrained to maintain economy
Published on Jun 7, 2014 11:26 AM
Driving a Lexus is always a pleasure, even if the car is not an entirely new model but one with a minor facelift.
Why? Because you can always count on a car that is well put together.
There is not a hint of cabin rattle, the windows operate noiselessly and body panels are aligned precisely, with shutlines as narrow and uniform as gaps on a fine-tooth comb.
The engine transmits barely any vibration into the passenger cell, the brakes do not squeal, the seats do not creak and the springs do not squeak.
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LEXUS CT200h (LUXURY)
Price: $219,000 with COE
Engine: 1,798cc 16-valve inline-4 with high-output electric motor
Transmission: Continuously-variable transmission with manual select
Power: 134bhp at 5,200rpm
Torque: 142Nm at 4,400rpm
0-100kmh: 10.3 seconds
Top speed: 180kmh
Fuel consumption: 4.1 litres/100km
Agent: Borneo Motors