IAB Report – 2014 Lexus CT200h facelift shown at Tokyo & Guangzhou

Posted on: Nov 23, 2013 - 8:53pm IST

The 2014 Lexus CT200h facelift was revealed at the Tokyo Motor Show and the Guangzhou Motor Show this week.

The biggest change to the facelift is the fitment of the spindle grille that all new Lexus models sport. The vehicle can be had with either 16- or 17-inch alloys with a 10-spoke design, and a shark fin-like roof antenna.

2014 Lexus CT200h front at 2013 Tokyo Motor Show

The rear features a revised bumper that is horizontally designed with a black centre section. The body is offered in 6 colour options, with 6 colour options available for the contrast roof.

2014 Lexus CT200h front three quarters at 2013 Tokyo Motor Show

Moving indoors, the 2014 CT200h receives a new steering wheel, a 4.2-inch multimedia screen and a second-gen Remote Touch Interface that is claimed to be more driver-friendly. The stereo is upgraded, with the speakers receiving bamboo technology.

Rear view camera, intuitive parking assistant, traction control with ‘off’ button, and a tyre pressure sensor are some of the new gadgets on-board the 2014 model.

2014 Lexus CT200h rear three quarters at 2013 Tokyo Motor Show

Lexus have increased the rigidity of the 2014 CT200h’s body, with suspension updates and aerodynamic alterations. The drivetrain remains the same, with power tapped from a 1.8-liter petrol engine matched to an electric motor, developing 134 hp.

2014 Lexus CT200h rear at 2013 Tokyo Motor Show

The press release below carries more details.

2014 Lexus CT200h at the Tokyo Motor Show – Image Gallery

2014 Lexus CT200h at the Guangzhou Auto Show – Image Gallery

2014 Lexus CT200h Facelift – Press Release

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