2018 Lexus CT Concept, Specs, Redesign, Release Date And Price

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For around couple years existing, the CT series has transformed to be one best vehicle for its technology and fuel economy. To challenge its now competitors, the company has started to bring up the new version of Lexus CT as the 2018 year model. Some news reported that the next 2018 Lexus CT will be significantly updated as the new platform ad major tweaks will be enhanced. Therefore, we might expect to see the completely new CT car. Going further to the car changes, instead of its fuel efficiency, the new Lexus will improve the gear system to serve the better driving journey.

2018 Lexus CT Changes
2018 Lexus CT Exterior

At the obvious sight, the whole appearance of the CT will look almost similar to the new front wheel drive Toyota Prius. Along with this platform, the sportier look and lighter body weight will be carried on the 2018 Lexus CT. Further, seeing to the outer part, we could notice the new front end equipped with the typical Lexus grille, more aggressive bumper, and new headlights as it adopts the LC coupe design. Coming as lighter and more firmed vehicle, it is quite certain that the company is attempting to enhance the car fuel consumption.

2018 Lexus CT Interior

Shifting to the interior design, rather than keeping the high-quality equipment as well as best cabin materials, the car designer is demanded to enhance the new safety standard such as cross-traffic detection, collision warning and also better lane keeping assistance system. To offer comfy driving, the high cloth upholstery and carbon fiber material should be highlighted to the car seats and the cabin.

2018 Lexus CT Engine

As being competitive as a powerful car, the automaker must work hard to select the best powertrain for the upcoming CT. Higher than the new Prius, the new Lexus will be likely powered by a 1.8-liter petrol unit configured with an electric motor. With this setup, the power output is estimated to go around 121 hp and 120 lb-ft of torque. For the transmission system, the engineer maintains a CVT unit to power the front wheels. The latest speed test has shown as the 2018 Lexus CT could reach 50 MPG on average.

2018 Lexus CT Price and Release Date

We probably could see the car release at the end of 2016, according to recent speculation. Speaking of the car price, many auto predictors appraise that the new 2018 Lexus CT will be worth around $31,000, not much far as the previous model.