Lexus, one of the leading brands in the luxury hybrid segment, introduced the first 100 percent electric car model. The Lexus UX 300e, which was unveiled at the Guangzhou International Auto Show, is powered by a 54.3 kWh lithium-ion battery that provides a range of approximately 400 kilometers.
Under the umbrella of the Japanese giant Toyota luxury car brand Lexus, electric car will announce a new model in the world announced. Lexus UX 300e, the company’s first fully electric vehicle, can travel about 400 kilometers on a full charge.
Under the hood of the car’s 54.3 kWh 100 percent electric engine, 201 horsepower and 221 Nm torque capacity. The Lexus UX 300e, which comes with 50 kW DC fast charge support, lags behind its competitors like the Kia Niro EV (100 kW) and the Audi E-Tron (150 kW).
Lexus does not specify the charging standard in a press release; however, the 50 kW capacity corresponds to the maximum speed of the CHAdeMo charging standard. Promising a comfortable yet exciting driving experience by focusing on NVH and driving dynamics, the UX 300e features Active Sound Control (ASC), which transmits natural noises to provide a better understanding of driving conditions and provides a natural feel for car occupants. Lexus, the vehicle will be available for sale in China and Europe next year, will sail to Japan in 2021, he said.
Lexus, which aims to bring a different approach to the world of electric cars with its new model, will present the electric version of all models in 2025. In 2020, the company will also introduce its new fully electric vehicle platform and the first rechargeable hybrid (PHEV) vehicle.