Lexus Presents New Electrified Concept with the Promise of 10 New EVs

Earlier today, luxury vehicle division of the Japanese automaker Toyota, Lexus unveiled its new battery-electric concept model. Dubbed the Lexus LF-Z Electrified concept, the new concept represents a huge leap for the brand, accelerating it efforts towards future electrification.

Lexus announced by 2025 it plans introduce 20 new or improved models, half of which will be either battery-electric (BEV), plug-in hybrid (PHEV) or hybrid (HEV).

With this announcement and the introduction of the Lexus LF-Z Electrified concept as well as the fact that according to the automaker, the “Electric cars will use BEV-dedicated platform,” it’s safe to say that at least one, if not more of those BEVs will be a proprietary model.

Lexus LF-Z Electrified concept

The LF-Z Electrified concept offers an impressive WLTP-rated range of  600 km (373 miles) WLTP. It’s 90 kWh liquid-cooled battery will be capable of charging up to 150 kW.

With this announcement from Lexus as well as the recent Toyota-Tesla partnership, we can only hope that other brands under the Toyota Motor Corp. will jump on board the (one day electric) train towards full electrification.

Complete specs for the 2021 Lexus LF-Z Electrified concept are as follows:

Range (all-electric) WLTP:
-600 km (373 miles)
-90 kWh battery; liquid cooled
-0-100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.0 second
-top speed of 200 km/h (124 mph)
-dual motor all-wheel drive
-peak system output of 400 kW and 700 Nm of torque
-DC fast charging: up to 150 kW

-Overall length: 4,880 mm
-Overall width: 1,960 mm
-Overall height (mm) 1,600 mm
-Wheelbase: 2,950 mm
-Curb weight: 2,100 kg

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