Lexus hybrid hot hatchback long on thrills, short on details

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Vehicle in the news

Make/Model: LF-Ch
Manufacturer: Lexus
In Brief: Car enthusiasts continue to wait for any speck of additional information regarding the LF-Ch hybrid hot hatchback concept from Lexus, Toyota's premium line.

The Word

Described by Lexus at the beginning of September as " BMW 1 Series, but hybrid", the Lexus LF-Ch hybrid hot hatchback concept has been one of the more anxiously anticipated concepts at the Frankfurt Motor Show, and enthusiasts have been awaiting more information from the manufacturer. They have thus far been pretty disapointed.


Lexus LF-Ch (courtesy Lexus)

While it seems likely that Toyota's premium brand will carry the company's Hybrid Synergy Drive under the hood, or something close to it, little else has been released in terms of information about the car.


Lexus LF-Ch (courtesy Lexus)

Initially designed for Europe, there's some speculation that the vehicle could reach US markets by 2012.

And so …

Good luck finding a more dynamic or breathtaking hatchback. If only we knew more about it!

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