Lexus introduces vital replace of UX 300e EV


Lexus introduced the worldwide debut of the brand new UX 300e, a big evolution of the model’s first manufacturing BEV mannequin. The up to date UX 300e joins the brand new UX 200/250h introduced earlier this yr, with deliveries scheduled to start in spring 2023.


In 2020, Lexus launched UX 300e because the model’s first manufacturing BEV mannequin. In 2022, this was adopted by the introduction of the Lexus RZ, a devoted BEV mannequin. As of the top of August 2022, cumulative gross sales of Lexus electrified automobiles stand at roughly 2.3 million models, because the model accelerates their growth.

Enhancements distinctive to the BEV powertrain embody a newly developed battery pack with capability elevated from 54.4 kWh to 72.8 kWh, leading to a cruising vary of 450 km—greater than 40% additional than the present mannequin. Power consumption is 166.7 Wh/km.

The UX 300e additionally inherits the additional refinements made to the dynamic precision of the UX collection for confidence-inspiring efficiency, together with the expanded performance of energetic security applied sciences, and the evolution of superior options by way of the most recent multimedia system.

The up to date UX 300e underwent testing and analysis at Toyota Technical Middle Shimoyama. The low middle of gravity created by the under-floor placement of the BEV battery pack provides the UX 300e a pure efficiency benefit, as do normal rear Efficiency Dampers. For much more refined dynamics, physique rigidity was strengthened with the addition of 20 spot welding factors, and the Electrical Energy Steering (EPS) and shock absorbers had been optimally tuned for the all-electric mannequin.

Performance of the “Lexus Security System +” energetic security know-how was expanded with the goal of offering a safer and safer driving expertise. As well as, the most recent multimedia system brings a bigger, larger decision contact panel show, the shape and change structure of the instrument panel and console space have been optimized, and two new Sort-C USB connectors have been added to the entrance of the console for improved usability when charging gadgets.


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