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News Lexus Premiered the LF-30 Electrified Concept at Tokyo Motor Show

Lexus Premiered the LF-30 Electrified Concept at Tokyo Motor Show

The Japanese manufacturer unveiled its “Lexus Electrified” vision with the LF-30 Electrified Concept at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show.

Lexus took the stage at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show to present a world premiere, the Lexus LF-30 Electrified Concept. A concept foreshadowing the brand’s upcoming generation of electrified vehicles.

With the LF-30, Lexus wants to evoke the “original fun of driving” in a sea of autonomous driving concepts. Even though the Lexus will feature the latter, it “targets a fundamental leap in vehicle performance, handling, control and driver enjoyment”, says the manufacturer.

The futuristic look of the concept is not only outside but is also inside. The press release adds that “the vehicle form is meant to visually express the energy created by the wheels set at the corners of the vehicle body streaming toward the vehicle cabin and past the driver to directly flow onto the road surface.

Meanwhile, the cabin was based on the new Lexus concept of “Tazuna”, which is inspired by how the rider and the horse form a whole while riding and holding the rein. Once inside, the occupants can adjust the opacity of the side windows.

Four in-wheel electric motors generate 400 kW and 700 Nm of torque propelling the LF-30 to 100 km/h in 3.8 seconds on its way to a 200 km/h top speed. The 110-kWh battery provides up to 500 km of range according to the WLTP.

The LF-30 uses wireless charging technology as well as an AI-based energy management to simplify daily charging.

Another cool feature is the ‘Lexus Airporter’ that the Lexus LF-30 carries. The drone-technology support vehicle is using autonomous control to transport your luggage from your house to your car.

As previously stated, the Lexus Concept is equipped with an autonomous driving function called ‘Lexus Teammate’. The technology has different modes like Chauffeur and Guardian.

In short, the Lexus LF-30 Electrified Concept is packed with new technologies and functions that will slowly make their way into future vehicles of the brand. In the meantime, the manufacturer announced that by 2025 they will have electrified versions of all Lexus vehicle models available.


Lexus LF-30 Electrified Concept Photo Gallery

Lexus LF-30 Electrified Concept | Photo: Lexus

Lexus LF-30 Electrified Concept | Photo: Lexus

Lexus LF-30 Electrified Concept | Photo: Lexus

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