Lexus CT 200h Supercharged to 300 Horses debuts at NYIAS 2011

by Alex

The Big Apple stand as a witness to the debutant in the world of sedans – the notion of a high performance edition of the Lexus CT 200h hatchback that is actually bespoke in nature. The inception and execution of the concept has been taken by the company in collaboration with a marketing company by the name of Fox Marketing.

All of it starts with the production version of the Lexus CT200h. The modification incorporated by the tuner include the addition of an Eaton Supercharger to the stock 1.8-liter gasoline engine. A Climax Racing intake manifold as well as a Yonaka air to water intercooler is also part of the engine package all of which elevate the output to an estimated 300 HP. In addition to all this, Fox Marketing also announced it is providing a boost to the factory battery power though apart from this, no further details were disclosed.

To implement some improvement in the handling department, the entry level model unveiled by the company has got sets of new springs, an improved new braking system from Baer that comes with rotors of dimension 13 inches and four piston calipers. The alloy wheels measuring 20 inches in diameter are shod into Toyo T1R tires of dimensions 225/30 20 up front and 255/30 20 at the rear end.

To add to the cosmetics of the sedan, Fox Marketing decided to add a new body kit that is wider and comes with three inch fender flares. New bumpers and a big diffuser placed at the rear are few other inclusions. The entire package comes in customized color tones. As far as the inside of the car is concerned, on the door panels flash bespoke LED arrays that flash Lexus Logos lights things up. The racing seats are of the type of Yonaka Ronin that come trimmed in black leather with the intricate stitching done by red threads.

Source: carscoop

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