Lexus To Launch Updated CT 200h Next Year, Eventually Offer More Variants: Report - Page 2 - Club Lexus Forums

Log In 

Lexus To Launch Updated CT 200h Next Year, Eventually Offer More Variants: Report

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 10-14-13, 11:56 AM   #16
mordecai
Lead Lap
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: CA
Posts: 577
Default

Looks like they're shooting a commercial? And also, you can see the bottom of the standard CT grille in the covered car here:

mordecai is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-13, 12:04 PM   #17
bagwell
Lexus Fanatic
 
bagwell's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: back in Denver
Posts: 8,817
Default

nice! love it --- an F Sport WITH FOG LIGHTS!!!! Finally!!!


hopefully it will come with quad exhaust too??? j/k

Last edited by bagwell; 10-14-13 at 12:08 PM.
bagwell is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-13, 12:13 PM   #18
ydooby
Lexus Champion
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: CA
Posts: 1,963
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by bagwell View Post
nice! love it --- an F Sport WITH FOG LIGHTS!!!! Finally!!!
Pretty sure the current CT200h F-Sport already comes with foglights even in the US.
ydooby is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-13, 12:29 PM   #19
Vladi
Lexus Champion
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Florida
Posts: 1,869
Default

Well CT was the first car to have spindle shape inspired grill so no wonder spindle looks good on it.
Vladi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-13, 12:32 PM   #20
bagwell
Lexus Fanatic
 
bagwell's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: back in Denver
Posts: 8,817
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ydooby View Post
Pretty sure the current CT200h F-Sport already comes with foglights even in the US.
but not with full spindle.....until now.
bagwell is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-13, 12:34 PM   #21
Joeb427
Lexus Fanatic
iTrader: (1)
 
Joeb427's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: NJ
Posts: 10,634
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hoovey2411 View Post
Def gives the A3 something to think about, though more power trains are needed
Quote:
Originally Posted by GiantsFan View Post
+1. Engine options is notice if Lexus' string points.

The upcoming 2.0T would make a great engine for the CT - and the 3.5 V6 would make for an awesome CT-F (with AWD)

Looks a lot nice with the grill,pano and even the wheels.
Still needs to get to at least around 8.5 second 0-60 for me.
Joeb427 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-13, 12:34 PM   #22
ydooby
Lexus Champion
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: CA
Posts: 1,963
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by bagwell View Post
but not with full spindle.....until now.
Well the current one still gets badged as an F-Sport AND has foglights nonetheless.
ydooby is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-13, 02:15 PM   #23
TF109B
Lexus Champion
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Washington
Posts: 2,149
Default

Looking good! They do need a more powerful variant imo. Hopefully some powertrain derived from the ES or Camry hybrid models.
TF109B is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-13, 02:24 PM   #24
MPLexus301
Lexus Fanatic
iTrader: (3)
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Posts: 9,024
Default

CT 300h and NX 300h might be too direct of competitors? Maybe not?
MPLexus301 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-13, 03:27 PM   #25
SLegacy99
Lexus Champion
 
SLegacy99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: PA
Posts: 4,354
Default

Would want this car in a stick.
SLegacy99 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-13, 03:30 PM   #26
bitkahuna
resisting entropy
iTrader: (18)
 
bitkahuna's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Present
Posts: 49,117
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by MPLexus301 View Post
CT 300h and NX 300h might be too direct of competitors? Maybe not?
don't think so - nx300h likely to be much taller/roomier? (hatch vs. cuv)

Quote:
Originally Posted by SLegacy99 View Post
Would want this car in a stick.
not happening with lexus in general, but especially not for a hybrid.
bitkahuna is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-13, 03:45 PM   #27
LexFather
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Just notices the lower front bumpers have a silver outline, not chrome....
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-13, 04:21 PM   #28
Hoovey2411
Moderator
iTrader: (16)
 
Hoovey2411's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: California
Posts: 33,696
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by GiantsFan View Post
+1. Engine options is not one of Lexus' strong points.

The upcoming 2.0T would make a great engine for the CT - and the 3.5 V6 would make for an awesome CT-F (with AWD)
That doesn't make any sense, the 2.0T will have somewhere in the neighborhood of 240hp, and the 3.5L puts out 268-70hp (can't use the DI version because its only for RWD layouts). Not to mention I doubt the engine bay could hold a V6
Hoovey2411 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-13, 05:34 PM   #29
GiantsFan
Northern California Regional Moderator
iTrader: (9)
 
GiantsFan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: CA - Norcal
Posts: 7,410
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hoovey2411 View Post
That doesn't make any sense, the 2.0T will have somewhere in the neighborhood of 240hp, and the 3.5L puts out 268-70hp (can't use the DI version because its only for RWD layouts). Not to mention I doubt the engine bay could hold a V6
How does it not make any sense? 200h base engine. 2.0T mid level. And a (close to ) 300hp "F" variant.

That sounds great to me

Sure, feasibility wise, we dont know... But I'd love to see Lexus expand their engine options. 1 engine choice is bad for a luxury car.
GiantsFan is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-13, 06:05 PM   #30
Hoovey2411
Moderator
iTrader: (16)
 
Hoovey2411's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: California
Posts: 33,696
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by GiantsFan View Post
How does it not make any sense? 200h base engine. 2.0T mid level. And a (close to ) 300hp "F" variant.

That sounds great to me

Sure, feasibility wise, we dont know... But I'd love to see Lexus expand their engine options. 1 engine choice is bad for a luxury car.
Because you said V6 which would have 28-30 more hp than a 240hp Turbo 4. That does not make sense for a F.
Hoovey2411 is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2016 Cadillac CT6 (Page 4) Vh_Supra26 Car Chat 327 05-14-16 04:30 PM
Higher Performance, More Efficient Lexus CT200h Models Coming St00k CT 200h Model (2011-present) 30 12-21-14 12:18 PM
New Lexus Model @ 2012 Paris Motor Show?! flipside909 Car Chat 35 07-28-12 07:34 PM
So if Mercedes is making an A Class AMG, what if Lexus had a CT F? flipside909 Car Chat 32 07-19-12 11:41 PM
Autoweek:Future products: Lexus reloads to do battle with BMW, Mercedes LexFather Car Chat 15 09-28-10 09:59 PM


Tags
2000h, 200h, 2013, 2014, 2015, ct, ct200, ct200h, ct300h, generation, gs350, lexus, lip, power, sport

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:21 AM.


Copyright © 2000-2016 Internet Brands, Inc. All Rights Reserved