Lexus RZ 450e – grounded luxury.

The Lexus RZ is the marque’s first shot at a luxury EV competitor, bringing about its famed Japanese refinement and sensibleness. With SUVs being produced by the dozen these days, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the new Lexus RZ is just another run-of-the-mill electric SUV. But, it’s actually Lexus’ first ever purpose-built EV, and it's making a statement for itself. Yes, there was the UX300e, but it was originally conceived ...

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Lexus RX 350h Luxury – sumptuously sensible

the RX 350h Luxury cossets while costing less at the pump. With the Corolla Cross and Sienta dynamic duo from Toyota’s hybrid stable topping our fuel-economy chart, I was certainly looking forward to reviewing more hybrid vehicles to see how they’d stack up. Therefore, I jumped at the offer when the opportunity to review the Lexus RX 350h Luxury came up. Knowing it would not dethrone the smaller and lighter Toyotas, I was nevertheless curious ...

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core competence with the Lexus NX 350h Luxury.

Ostentatious Lexus badge combined with frugal appetite for fuel maketh the NX 350h. The new Lexus NX in its standard internal combustion engine (ICE) form (NX 350 F Sport) left our dear writer Sheldon underwhelmed due to its gruff engine. Now that this author has managed to get his mingy mitts on the NX 350h's steering wheel - does the "high-breed" version make for a better luxury SUV? The major difference between ...

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Lexus UX300e: luxury and ‘lectricity.

The Lexus UX300e, the Japanese automaker's first full-electric model, is all you’d expect from a proper Lexus. Unfortunately, it does come with some little foibles… Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda has long made his stance clear on electric vehicles (EVs). A strong proponent of hybrids and plug-in hybrids, he’s candidly spoken out against the shift toward full electric transportation. In a Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association press conference, he’s gone as far as to ...

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Lexus UX300e: Lexus’ first EV is now in Singapore.

Priced from S$255k, the Lexus UX300e SUV has a 300km range and an 8 year warranty. Owners will also be able to do a short-term swap to any Lexus Hybrid model in conjunction with a new Lexus car-sharing platform. Considering that Lexus was the very first luxury car company to venture into electrified mobility (the hybrid RX400h SUV appeared a good 4 years before anything from BMW or Mercedes-Benz), it’s an ...

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