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Lexus shows off its first electric SUV, the Lexus RZ 450e

Toyota’s luxurious automobile division Lexus lastly has an electric SUV of its personal.

Following Toyota’s large unveiling of electric automobile ideas of every kind, Lexus has now given a better take a look at one in all them, the upcoming Lexus RZ 450e.

Lexus RZ 450e

We get to see the new Lexus from all sides.
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It is simply photographs for now, although; Lexus hasn’t launched any additional particulars or specs about the automobile.

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Toyota’s bZ4X electric SUV has a photo voltaic roof and a wing-shaped steering wheel

Given its appears to be like and measurement, the Lexus RZ 450e will doubtless be comparable (albeit in all probability a bit bigger) to Toyota’s first electric SUV, the bZ4X, which is up for pre-order in Europe and is slated to hit the market in the spring of subsequent yr. We all know fairly a bit about that automobile, so this is a fast recap: It is going to are available in single or twin motor configurations, with the latter hitting 0-60 in 7.7 seconds. Will probably be powered by a 71.4 kWh, water-cooled battery that ought to present a 450 km vary (per WLTP metrics). It’s going to have an (non-compulsory) yoke steering wheel, and an (non-compulsory) photo voltaic panel roof.

Lexus RZ 450e

The brand new Lexus is more likely to be much like Toyota’s upcoming bZ4X.
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Once more, there isn’t any saying whether or not the Lexus RZ 450e will share some or all of the above specs, however it in all probability will not stray too far.

Lexus EV lineup

Lexus’ lineup of battery electric autos.
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Judging from a current picture exhibiting Lexus’ whole deliberate BEV lineup (above), there might be fairly just a few extra reveals in the close to future. Hopefully Toyota/Lexus will begin giving us some precise information on these automobiles as an alternative of simply fairly footage.

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