Review: 2013 Lexus CT 200h

Hybrid SUV Blog

And since it’s a Lexus, you’re correct in assuming that it’s nice. Designed primarily for the European market, the 2013 Lexus CT 200h is a 4-door “sport tourer” (aka hatchback) that rides atop a fully independent suspension. Lexus CT 200h

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Luxurious greenwashing, Lexus-style

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Check out my snarky AutoblogGreen.com post on Lexus' greenwashing. Quoting myself, Lexus is taking hybrid hype to the next level, the penthouse.At Lexus has gone literal - "h" is the new green lifestyle. Tags: greenwashing lexus toyota one time Toyota was content to let the Prius subliminally lower consumers' green expectations from electric cars to hybrids which use gasoline-generated electricity to raise efficiency.

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Review: 2013 Lexus RX 450h

Hybrid SUV Blog

2013 Lexus RX 450h. Dubbed by many industry sources the most fuel-efficient luxury SUV, the 2013 Lexus RX 450h certainly delivers. And if that were not enough to entice people to buy this hybrid SUV , Lexus gave the RX 450h a small face-lift modifying the exterior and interior a bit.

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KDDI, AT&T to connect Toyota and Lexus vehicles in US with 4G LTE starting in the fall

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Toyota and Lexus are bringing connected car capabilities to their vehicles in the United States. Toyota Motor North America, KDDI and AT&T will collaborate to enable 4G LTE connectivity for all new model Toyota and Lexus cars and trucks.

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Lexus Compact Luxury Hybrid CUV

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Hybrid SUV fans will be excited to learn that Lexus will soon add a new crossover hybrid to their lineup. Automotive News (Europe) broke this story (subscription is required, but try this ) and noted that Lexus plans to sell this smaller hybrid CUV in North America and Europe.

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Review: 2013 Lexus RX 450h

Hybrid SUV Blog

2013 Lexus RX 450h. Dubbed by many industry sources the most fuel-efficient luxury SUV, the 2013 Lexus RX 450h certainly delivers. And if that were not enough to entice people to buy this hybrid SUV , Lexus gave the RX 450h a small face-lift modifying the exterior and interior a bit.

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New Lexus LC 500h with Multi Stage Hybrid System

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Following the world premiere of the V8-powered LC 500 at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in January 2016, Lexus introduced its hybrid variant, the new LC 500h. Lexus has succeeded in increasing maximum engine rpm from 6,000 to 6,600 rpm.

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Minicars And Microcars: How Small Could Lexus Go?

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The Lexus LF-SA Concept that made a first appearance this past month at the Geneva Motor Show definitely pushes the brand into unexpected design territory—and down to an unexpectedly small size. At just 136 inches long, 67 inches wide, and 56 inches high, the concept that Lexus described as “an ultra-compact, sub-B-segment, urban. Lexus LF-SA Concept Minicars concepts microcars small cars urban-cars

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Lexus CT 200h Starts Around $30,000

Hybrid SUV Blog

Now for Something Completely Different: 2011 Lexus CT Hybrid. The 2011 Lexus CT Hybrid breaks with that tradition. It is completely different from any other Toyota or Lexus model. Body design aside, the Lexus CT Hybrid does leverage technology used in other Toyota hybrids.

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Lexus prices new three-row RX 450hL hybrid starting at $50,620

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Lexus is pricing the new 2018 RX 450hL three-row hybrid SUV—announced at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November 2017—with a starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $50,620—$1,550 more than its gasoline-engined RX 350L AWD three-rowed sibling.

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2012 Lexus CT 200h Review

Hybrid SUV Blog

Review: 2012 Lexus CT 200h. The Lexus CT 200h is in a class by itself, literally. Specifically, the 2012 Lexus CT 200h is categorized as a premium compact, four-door hatchback hybrid. The sedan draws technology from both the Lexus HS 250h and Toyota Prius. Lexus CT 200h

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Hybrid better than diesel, says Lexus

Green Cars News

In a market segment where it seems madness not to have a diesel option, Lexus is boldly defying convention with its new IS model. Lexus

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Lexus: the green helping hand

Green Cars News

Lexus has sold more than half a million hybrids around the world, and 1 in 4 of them have come to Europe. Lexus Weekly Column weekly columnThe brand hasn’t quite achieved the hybrid recognition it perhaps should have, but there’s no arguing with the sheer number of models it’s sold.

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‘11 Lexus 450h Remains Top Pick

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Lexus used the Paris Auto Show to show off the 2011 Lexus RX 450h, the newest update in its RX hybrid SUV model line. The 2011 Lexus RX 450h uses a continuously variable transmission and its powertrain includes a 3.5-liter gasoline V6 engine and electric motors.

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Electric towing, Lexus electric, sharing chargers: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Lexus trademarks a name for a possible upcoming electric SUV. Electric SUVs and pickups could be just the thing for those who tow. ChargePoint signs another sharing agreement, this time with the Greenlots network. And our Twitter poll asks what readers' hopes are for electric cars in the New Year. All this and more on Green Car Reports. People who

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Lexus has sold more than 1M hybrids

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Lexus International announced it has sold more than 1 million hybrid vehicles worldwide since the RX 400h went on sale in April 2005. As of the end of March 2016, Lexus had sold approximately 1,000,600 hybrid vehicles in 11 years. Today, Lexus manufactures ten hybrid models, with more on the way. —Tokuo Fukuichi, President of Lexus International. Today, Lexus sells 10 hybrid models and is the luxury brand with the widest hybrid line-up.

Lexus introducing LC 500h luxury coupe with next-generation Lexus Multi Stage Hybrid System at Geneva

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Lexus will unveil the hybrid version of its all-new LC luxury coupe at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. The LC 500h is equipped with Lexus’ next-generation hybrid powertrain, the Lexus Multi Stage Hybrid System, providing enhanced driving pleasure, more performance, and greater efficiency. Inspired by the LF-LC concept that debuted in 2012, the LC represents a shift in Lexus’ engineering processes and design ideologies, and marks the beginning of a new phase for the Lexus brand.

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New Lexus hybrid for Geneva debut

Green Cars News

Lexus will take the wraps off a new IS 300h hybrid at the Geneva Motor Show in March, ahead of the car’s launch in the UK this summer. Lexus Geneva Motor Show

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Lexus hybrid sales exceed half-million mark

Green Cars News

Worldwide sales of Lexus hybrids have surpassed the 500k point. per cent of all Lexus hybrids sold globally (32,704 units) and between January and [.]. Lexus hybrid

Zoe and Lexus hybrid named safest new cars in 2013

Green Cars News

The Renault Zoe and Lexus IS 300h have been named the safest cars in their respective classes for 2013 in Euro NCAP’s end-of-year list. Lexus Renault

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Lexus reveals new NX compact crossover

Green Cars News

Lexus is the latest name to make a move into the compact crossover sector, unveiling the new NX concept at the Beijing Motor Show. Lexus The new Range Rover Evoque rival is set to be offered with a choice of three drivetrains; a fuel-economy focused hybrid; a newly developed 2.0

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Lexus reveals new NX hybrid crossover

Green Cars News

Lexus has confirmed the prices and specifications for its new NX crossover car which is due to arrive in the UK this autumn. Hybrid cars Lexus Editor Pick

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Lexus names price for new IS hybrid

Green Cars News

Lexus’ latest hybrid model will cost from £29,495 when it arrives in the UK this summer. Lexus hybrid ISSet to make its European debut in Geneva next month, the new IS range will be priced from £26,495, starting with the non-hybrid IS 250, fitted with just a 2.5 litre petrol engine.

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Lexus adds Advance trim to CT 200h hybrid

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Lexus has released a new version of its best-selling CT 200h hybrid model, to give consumers more choice and more equipment for just £500 more than the standard SE grade. Lexus hybrid Lexus CT 200H

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Manufacturer Spotlight: Lexus

Green Cars News

Where we stand: November, 2011 As the luxury vehicle division of Japanese carmaker Toyota, Lexus cars are now sold globally and it is the largest premium cars division to emanate from Japan. Lexus has focused on [.]. Lexus Manufacturer Spotlight CT200h models ToyotaHowever, despite the marquee’s focus on luxury and style it has continued its parent company’s emphasis on greener vehicles.

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Lexus to produce hybrid car in Canada

Green Cars News

Lexus hybrids will be produced outside Japan for the first time, when manufacture of the RX 450h kicks off in Toyota’s plant in Ontario, Canada. Hybrid cars Lexus hybrid

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Lexus reveals new IS including hybrid model

Green Cars News

Lexus’ new IS range is to launch in the UK this summer, including a new hybrid model. Lexus hybrid ISRevealed at the Detroit Auto Show this week, the new IS sports saloon is designed to rival the likes of the BMW 3 Series and Audi A4.

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Lexus debuts in India with hybrid-focused line-up

Green Car Congress

Lexus made its debut in India today. At the launch, Lexus unveiled three models chosen with the Indian driver in mind—the RX 450h, ES 300h , and LX450d vehicles. The all-new Lexus LS made a surprise appearance in a sneak preview at the end of the show. Lexus said that its focus on hybrid vehicles shows a clear understanding of Indian consumers—they have an desire for luxury, coupled with sensibilities around the need for high-performing yet eco-friendly vehicles.

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Lexus to debut new hybrid car

Green Cars News

The Lexus hybrids just keep on coming – and now the luxury branch of Toyota is expected to debut a new concept at the 2011 New York International Auto Show. Known as the LF-Gh, which stands for Lexus Future Grand Touring Hybrid, the vehicle is expected to “redefine” the premium grand touring saloon car. Lexus [.]. Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Lexus Lexus hybrids Lexus LF-Gh new Lexus Hybrid New York Auto Show

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Lexus to launch hybrid RX

Green Cars News

Mark the date in your calendars - December 2 will see the launch of the new Lexus RX (pictured) with a hybrid model to follow in January next year. Latest News Green cars Hybrid cars Toyota Lexus

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Lexus CT 200h Starts Around $30,000

Hybrid SUV Blog

Now for Something Completely Different: 2011 Lexus CT Hybrid. The 2011 Lexus CT Hybrid breaks with that tradition. It is completely different from any other Toyota or Lexus model. Body design aside, the Lexus CT Hybrid does leverage technology used in other Toyota hybrids.

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Compare: Lexus RX 350

Hybrid SUV Blog

One is the Lexus RX 350, a four-door SUV, that is rated one of the most fuel efficient SUVs on the market today. The Lexus RX has EPA-rate fuel economy ranging from 18 mpg city to 24 mpg highway for its gasoline version, while still offering a towing capacity of 3,500 pounds.

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Lexus reveals second version of LF-LC hybrid sports car concept; Advanced Lexus Hybrid Drive develops 500 hp

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Lexus Australia revealed the second version of the Lexus LF-LC hybrid concpet, which made its debut at the Detroit Auto Show earlier this year ( earlier post ), the new LF-LC Blue. Lexus LF-LC Blue.

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EPA mileage estimates mark Lexus ES 300h the most fuel-efficient luxury vehicle without a plug

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The 2019 Lexus ES 300h’s US EPA mileage estimates of 43 mpg city, 45 mpg highway and 44 mpg (5.47 All versions of the seventh-generation ES feature the new Lexus Safety System+ 2.0 l/100 km) combined make it the most fuel-efficient luxury vehicle without a plug.

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Revealed: New Lexus hybrid car

Green Cars News

It may be a quiet revolution – but there’s plenty of noise about Lexus’s latest hybrid car offering. Green cars Latest news Lexus green cars hybrid cars Lexus ES300hThe company has introduced the first hybrid version of the ES – the ES300h (pictured) – along with the sixth generation of the ES350, having earlier unveiled both at the New York International Auto Show. So what [.].

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Lexus reveals new LF-NX hybrid SUV concept

Green Cars News

Lexus is to reveal its latest hybrid concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show next year; a model it describes as a mid-sized crossover. Lexus

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2018 Lexus LC 500h gas mileage review

Green Car Reports

Toyota, along with its luxury division Lexus, is the king of hybrids, so it was no As the industry marches toward greener cars, battery and hybrid drivetrains are expanding into vehicle segments never before concerned with fuel economy ratings or much with emissions. No segment is excluded from this progress, not even luxury grand tourers.

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Toyota's newest self-driving test car is a Lexus LS luxury sedan

Green Car Reports

Perhaps that's the logic behind Toyota's choice of its new Lexus LS large luxury sedan as the basis for the P4, its latest automated-driving test vehicle—unveiled yesterday by the Toyota Research Institute, or TRI.

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Lexus introduces all-new hybrid in Frankfurt

Green Cars News

Chalk up another new vehicle for the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, with Toyota’s luxury brand Lexus, unveiling its all-new 2013 GS450h Hybrid. As such, it features the Lexus Hybrid Drive system with an Atkinson cycle 3.5litre V6 engine that is [.]. Green cars Latest news Lexus Frankfurt Motor Show GS450h Hybrid Hybrid cars Lexus GS450h Lexus Hybrid

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UX small crossover could spawn fully electric Lexus, trademark move suggests

Green Car Reports

as recent executive comments have suggested—there might be a different trajectory planned for electrifying Lexus showrooms. Although Toyota isn’t in any big hurry to develop and push out electric vehicles to its dealerships—especially in the U.S., In a trademark filing earlier this month, found by AutoGuide, Toyota Motor

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Lexus CT 200h hybrid now cheaper but with more kit

Green Cars News

Lexus’ popular CT 200h hybrid has been updated and now costs less yet boasts improvements in styling, handling and equipment levels. Lexus CT Available to order now, prices for the new model start from £20,995 for the entry-level S model—a £1,000 less than the previous model.

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Lexus 450h video footage

Green Cars News

As Lexus themselves say: “Take the same route but a different journey. Tags: Lexus 450h rx Welcome to forward living? The new full hybrid RX 450h featuring 299 DIN hp and only 148g/km CO2. Experience the new RX 450h, the most advanced hybrid.&#.

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Lexus unveils LF-1 Limitless Concept; flagship luxury crossover with full range of options for electrified powertrains

Green Car Congress

The the Detroit Auto Show, Lexus introduced the Lexus LF-1 Limitless concept—a flagship crossover. By around 2025, every Lexus model around the world will be available either as a dedicated electrified model, or have an electrified option.

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