Manufacturer plans to introduce new hybrid compact SUV as opposed Audi Q3 and BMW X1 at the Geneva Motor Show next year.
Reportedly compact SUV platform twin engines are based on the platform of the Lexus Toyota RAV4.
Lexus Officer Kazuo Ohara said, the latest hybrid compact SUV will debut at the Tokyo Auto Show, which takes place in November.
Not much information is disseminated by Kazuo, but he said the performance of the engine with the Lexus IS 300h, the 2,500 cc 4-cylinder engine mated to an electric motor.
Interest in developing a Lexus Hybrid SUV Compact Lantara increasingly popular small SUV segment. And this has been felt by the Audi Q3, the Nissan Juke.
Well, with the eye on that model car, IHS analysts predict even the European compact SUV sales would grow up to the 500,000 units in 2015 from 154,461 units in 2012.