Lexus LF-Z electric vehicle concept images revealed to give a look at its styling, features, and technology been used.
- Lexus LF-Z based on dedicated EV platform
- LF-Z is powered with a 90 KWh lithium-ion battery pack
- Japanese luxury carmaker revealed their plans for next 5 years
The Japanese carmaker has revealed their concept LF-Z all-electric vehicle based on a dedicated EV platform. The images give us a look at its styling, design elements, and technology been used for powering the vehicle. The exterior styling features a drastically new front grille totally different from Lexus’s iconic Spindle motif grille. Unlike, the Lexus’s earlier electric vehicle UX 300e, the LF-Z is built on a dedicated electric vehicle platform specially build for their future zero-emission products. While some of its concept design elements will be toned down in the production-ready version, like alloy arch wheel design, or prominent roof fin as well as steering wheel design, and so on.
The Interior layout of the concept car is mainly Driver focused on the new EV family. The augmented head-up display, steering mounted controls, pillarless doors, low display positioning, dimmable panoramic roof minimize the distraction. Artificial intelligence technology in the LF-Z allows more functions to be controlled by a mobile phone app, like engine start, climate control, roof controls, and so on.
Talking about the performance LF-Z powered with a 90 kWh lithium-ion battery pack capable enough to develop, 543 HP of maximum power and 700 Nm of peak torque, and comes equipped with a Direct four-wheel-drive system that sends power to the front axle, rear axle, and both the axles as per requirements. The vehicle can go from 0-100 Kmph in just 3.0 seconds with a top speed of 200 Kmph. The vehicle has a claimed certified driving range of up to 600 km and it can be charged up to 150 KW DC Charger. The steering uses the unique drive-by-wire technology which eliminates the mechanical action between the steering and driven wheels, which mainly reduces vibration. Lexus also claims that no production vehicle has used this technology till now.
The Japanese luxury car manufacturer also reveals its future plans as well, that “they now aim to build a zero-emission heritage by launching 20 new or upgraded models out of which 10 will be plug-in hybrid or full-electric vehicle by 2025.