Lexus unveiled a new concept as promised. Named LF-Z Electrified, it provides a preview of the company’s performance, design style and technologies in 2025.
The LF-Z Electrified demonstrates the evolution of the Lexus design language. This crossover coupe, which may be considered by some to be a high-chassis sedan, like other Lexus models, has a sleek body and sharp lines can be seen in abundance in different parts of it.
One of the differences between the LF-Z Electrified and current Lexus builds is the windshield. The famous Lexus twin windshield has changed slightly in this sense, and due to the electric propulsion, there is no air intake on it. The windshield is cleverly integrated with the LED headlights.
In the side view, the Lexus LF-Z Electrified due to features such as low roof height, different roof and body colors, high C-pillar slope, sharp lines on the door and fenders, wheels in the four corners of the room, large and beautiful rings as well as handles At the level of the body, it fascinates the viewer’s eyes.
Like most recent concepts and models, the LF-Z Electrified uses an all-round LED light in the rear view. This light has the name of the manufacturer in its middle part. The edge of the LF-Z Electrified tailgate is raised and has a sleek bumper with a few blades at the bottom; In addition, like Formula One cars, the third brake light is installed vertically on the bumper of this car.
Lexus says that in its latest concept, the cabin is inspired by the connection between the rider and the horse, and everything is designed with a focus on the driver. Unlike other cars, which are located between the driver’s seat and the side passenger of the center console, the LF-Z Electrified has a retaining wall between the two front seats to make the driver feel more independent; To enhance this feeling, his seat also has a different color from the other occupants’ seats.
Interestingly, the LF-Z Electrified steering wheel is very similar to the steering wheel of the new Tesla Model S and has a U-shaped structure. Behind this strange steering wheel are three displays, each of which is required to provide specific information to the driver.
The Lexus LF-Z Electrified is based on a platform for electric vehicles and uses DIRECT4 technology. This technology manages the force transmitted to each wheel and determines the optimal torque for the wheels. According to Lexus, this technology is compatible with a variety of transmission systems to the front differential, rear differential or all four wheels.
Toyota’s luxury subsidiary has equipped its concept with an all-electric propulsion system that produces 536 horsepower and 700 Nm of torque. Relying on this powerful propulsion, the LF-Z Electrified can reach a top speed of 100 km / h in less than three seconds and record a top speed of 200 km / h in a straight line.
The power of this propulsion is assigned to the 90 kWh lithium ion battery. This bulky battery supports a charge rate of 150 kW and is completely discharged according to the WLTP standard after traveling 600 km.
In addition to introducing the LF-Z Electrified concept, Lexus has also unveiled its electrification strategy. Accordingly, the company plans to unveil 20 new or upgraded vehicles by 2025, of which more than 10 will be electrified (including all-electric, rechargeable and conventional hybrid models).
According to Lexus, the company is committed to expanding the number of its long-wheelbase models and pursues the supply of sports cars with high driving pleasure. The company will add a new model that will redefine the idea of having a dedicated driver. Lexus emphasizes that it will develop models in completely new classes and genres.
Not to mention that Lexus plans to add an electric version of each model to its product lines by 2025. The popular brand also wants to have more electric-powered models sold by 2025 than gasoline-powered models.
In addition, Lexus aims to completely eliminate carbon emissions by 2050 and intends to carry out all the processes related to parts manufacturing, assembly, transportation and recycling of old models using green methods.