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

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Old 10-14-13, 11:56 AM   #16
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Looks like they're shooting a commercial? And also, you can see the bottom of the standard CT grille in the covered car here:

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Old 10-14-13, 12:04 PM   #17
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nice! love it --- an F Sport WITH FOG LIGHTS!!!! Finally!!!


hopefully it will come with quad exhaust too??? j/k
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Old 10-14-13, 12:13 PM   #18
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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.
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Old 10-14-13, 12:29 PM   #19
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Well CT was the first car to have spindle shape inspired grill so no wonder spindle looks good on it.
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Old 10-14-13, 12:32 PM   #20
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Pretty sure the current CT200h F-Sport already comes with foglights even in the US.
but not with full spindle.....until now.
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Old 10-14-13, 12:34 PM   #21
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Def gives the A3 something to think about, though more power trains are needed
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+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.
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but not with full spindle.....until now.
Well the current one still gets badged as an F-Sport AND has foglights nonetheless.
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Looking good! They do need a more powerful variant imo. Hopefully some powertrain derived from the ES or Camry hybrid models.
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CT 300h and NX 300h might be too direct of competitors? Maybe not?
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Would want this car in a stick.
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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)

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not happening with lexus in general, but especially not for a hybrid.
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Just notices the lower front bumpers have a silver outline, not chrome....
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+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
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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.
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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.
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