If you’re trying to sell us on a car with a name like LF-Z Electrified, you better be able to match it with an equally as enticing product. Well, after getting a look at some of these images, it seems like Lexus might’ve come through with just that.
The BEV (battery electric vehicle) is the latest in a collection of electric luxury sports cars from Lexus which exemplifies its philosophy of designing cars that fit into the eco-conscious world of 2021. The CEO of Lexus New Zealand, Neeraj Lala, has explained that the company’s electrification strategy is all about Lexus doing its part to lower CO2 emissions and “offering the right products in the right place at the right time”.
Beyond just what the car offers from an ecological standpoint, Lexus has included a number of unique features to the LF-Z Electrified designed to give the driver a new level of connection to their vehicle. Lexus doesn’t just want you to use your car as a mundane tool from A to B, they want you to feel fully in-sync and in control of the depth of technology the car possesses.
The main highlight of the LF-Z Electrified is the Lexus’s brand new wheel innovation “Direct4”, which features an electric motor inside each individual wheel. The feature makes handling smoother than ever as it allows the car to automatically make in-drive adjustment to suit the driver’s style, making for a uniquely synchronised driving experience every time.
The interior goes for a minimalist approach, leaving plenty of space to allow you to ride in comfort and preventing that crammed in feeling some smaller sports cars create. The exterior adopts a sleek, streamlined shell that looks beautiful no matter who it’s parked next to and features a glass panoramic roof that can be illuminated to provide the passenger with a beautiful view of the night sky.
If that wasn’t enough for you, the car also features built in AI with voice feature which acts as your personal ride along, helping you find preferred routes and it can even make restaurant reservations for you.