Lexus HS 250h

Lexus HS 250h: Lexus’ First Dedicated Hybrid

The HS 250h, Lexus’ first and highly devoted hybrid car, joined fellow hybrids GS and LS sedans, and RX SUV in its hybrid line-up when it was revealed at the Detroit Auto Show.

Hoping to conquer an untapped market, Lexus follows through a recent research that reveals 60 percent of novice luxury car buyers would purchase a hybrid. There were rumors that the Lexus hybrid will undoubtedly be founded on the Prius, but Lexus spokesman Greg Thome said that the HS 250h more likely connects to the Toyota Avensis that is being sold in Europe.

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Lexus HS 250h boasts of a 2.4-liter Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder with a total of 187 hp. The Lexus new hybrid is expected to exceed the RX 400h fuel efficiency status by more than 30 percent. The HS 250h is the first Lexus model with a four-cylinder engine.

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