The premiere Lexus NX 200t is the first Lexus turbo engine, an engine that had all the ballots to be extended to other models in the range. The Lexus IS was safe and effectively bet, now Lexus IS 200t is confirmed, making it the second petrol engine that receives the model, in addition to the IS 300h hybrid that has passed our test section.
Thus, the Lexus IS 200t becomes the third model in the brand to adopt 2.0 turbo engine , after the new generation NX and RX. The saloon enjoy 245 horses power and a torque of 350 Nm between 1,650 and 4,400 laps will be sent to the rear wheels through a new automatic gearbox eight-speed himself inherited the Lexus RC F. The arrival of this new combination is scheduled for September, but still do not know which countries will be marketed. In Spain the IS 250 V6 petrol is no longer sold, having only the hybrid version.
In terms of performance, the brand promises for the Lexus IS 200t one 0-100 in 7.0 seconds and a top speed of 230 km / h. Its average consumption would be located at 7.0 liters per 100 kilometers.
This engine uses a series of solutions that enable you to be more efficient without sacrificing performance. One of the highlights is the variable distribution that allows switch engine operation between Otto and Atkinson cycle. Exhaust manifolds and turbo are designed so as to make the most of the flow of gases to avoid the lag in the response of supercharging and get more torque. The intake gases are cooled by water-to-air intercooler.
system It is also used dual injection called D-4ST , which can inject fuel directly or indirectly by the power demand. This reduces the consumption in relaxed driving while driving a sports consumption becomes secondary to unleash the horses.
Source – Lexus
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Lexus IS Article 200t comes the turbo to the Japanese sedan was originally published in Current Motor.