Lexus will release a new entry level model in 2021

Lexus will release a new entry level model in 2021

May 2, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

A new car will appear in the model range of the Japanese brand Lexus. The presentation is scheduled for 2021. According to the plans of the brand, the novelty will replace the aging hybrid Lexus CT hatchback, but it will not necessarily be a hatchback.

Remember the Lexus CT? This may come as a surprise to some people, but in some parts of the world, an outdated 5-door compact hatchback is still available, introduced back in 2011. Despite the fact that it exists on the market for more than eight years, it looks like it will not be replaced until 2021. The CEO of the European representation of Lexus delirium, Pascal Ruch, shared this message in a recent interview with Autocar. According to him, before the advent of the successor model Lexus CT two more years.

It is believed that the new entry-level Lexus model will move to the TNGA platform to bring improvements on all fronts compared to the current CT.

It is still unknown what type of body will get a new product, according to insiders, a luxurious division of Toyota may decide to make a bet on the new crossover, given their immense popularity recently.

The new compact car, one way or another, will be electrified, and the edition Autocar believes that it can go down in history as the very first Lexus electric car. As for its size, the official representative of the automaker has already announced that the new product will be smaller than the current UX crossover, which is 4,495 mm long, 1,840 mm wide and 1,540 mm high. In this case, the wheelbase will be equal to 2 640 mm.