Lexus Announces CT 200h Premium Compact Hybrid for Canadian Market

- On Display at 2010 New York International Auto Show

- Only Dedicated Hybrid Vehicle in the Premium Compact Segment

- Expected to Lead the Class in Fuel Economy Numbers

- Standard Safety Features Include Eight Airbags

TORONTO, March 23 /CNW/ - Lexus announced today that the all-new CT 200h premium compact hybrid will go on sale in Canada in early 2011 as the first dedicated hybrid vehicle in the premium compact segment.

The sporty five-door will be on display March 31 through April 11 at the 2010 New York International Auto Show. The new CT 200h debuted at the 2010 Geneva Auto Show in early March and will join the HS 250h as Lexus' second dedicated hybrid.

"The Lexus CT 200h hybrid will not only deliver the full hybrid ownership experience in terms exceptional fuel economy and reduced emissions, it will also inject new style and excitement to the luxury marketplace," said Larry Hutchinson, Director of Lexus. "With new levels of attitude and personality, the CT 200h will appeal to a younger group of urban, environmentally-minded Canadian luxury drivers."

SOURCE Toyota Canada Inc.

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