First look at Lexus LF-Z Electrified reveals rapid acceleration and major display shift

Lexus has given us a glimpse of its fully electric car future with the introduction of its new concept, the Lexus LF-Z Electrified.

The Japanese manufacturer currently offers just one fully electric vehicle in its range – the UX 300e – but the LF-Z Electrified Concept signals another step towards a wider EV selection.

During a whistle-stop tour around the vehicle, there was a clear focus on the range of technology Lexus has built into the concept, from its new electric powertrain and steer-by-wire system to an overhaul of interior tech which includes multiple displays, a voice assistant and touch controls.

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SSC Tuatara sustained heavy damage in an accident aboard a car carrier
SSC Tuatara sustained heavy damage in an accident aboard a car carrier

Last December, we talked about the SSC Tuatara hypercar, which is aiming to be the fastest production car in the Read more

Volkswagen v Volkswagen: the new Golf faces its predecessor.
Volkswagen v Volkswagen: the new Golf faces its predecessor.

Spec shootout: 2021 Volkswagen Golf Mk8 v 2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk7.5 If there's one car that has come to define Read more

Rivian R1T by the numbers: EV pickup spills bed, towing & storage secrets
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Rivian’s all-electric pickup truck may promise zero-emissions and futuristic styling, but the R1T still has to deliver on practicality. That’s Read more

Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series details firm
Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series details firm

New platform to underpin Toyota’s big 4x4 off-roader as spy pic-based renders deliver final design As the August reveal of Read more

This fully-restored Mazda MX-81 Aria Concept previews a glorious past
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There’s a funny story behind the Mazda MX-81 Aria Concept you see here. It debuted at the 1981 Tokyo Motor Read more

Polestar 2 digital key update adds new phone features to EV
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Polestar is pushing out a new digital key system for the Polestar 2, tapping drivers’ smartphones for authentication, while the Read more

A stock 2021 Bronco Badlands Took third place in the NORRA Mexican 1000
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Ford is taking time to brag on its 2021 Bronco Badlands four-door SUV. The automaker has announced that two lead Read more

2021 Drive Car of the Year – Best Off-Road Vehicle
2021 Drive Car of the Year – Best Off-Road Vehicle

Off-road vehicles often have a few key common traits: big tyres, big suspension and big ground clearance. And while these Read more

The UAW wants federal EV rebates only on vehicles built in the US
The UAW wants federal EV rebates only on vehicles built in the US

The UAW is continuing to fight Ford and its plan to move production of one of its electric vehicle models Read more

The Suzuki Misano concept is a new speedster with motorcycle-inspired tandem seating
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The Suzuki Misano is a new concept vehicle developed by Instituto Europeo di Design (IED) students in Torino, Italy. It’s Read more

The Use of Smartphone Apps Among Drivers: The Advantages?
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In today’s world, cars are becoming more and more advanced. This is a great thing because it means that our Read more

Ford unveils its big battery lab to win the EV wars
Ford unveils its big battery lab to win the EV wars

Ford is planning a new EV battery hub in Michigan, with Ford Ion Park tasked with figuring out longer ranges Read more