All-Electric Lexus Rz 450e – First look!

From EV Universe.

Electrification is perfect for the Lexus’ mission. The Rz 450e is built on the e-TNGA platform, which, to no ones surprise is the same as the Bz4X ( , it’s strictly an all-wheel drive machine (that’s the DIRECT4 badge) with torque vectoring. It’s stuffed with Lexus creature comforts and technology too. Tom Voelk checks out the driving dynamics, design, features and, of course range and charging speed. He drives a Premium model with the following options- Technology Package, Digital Rear View Mirror, optional 20-inch wheels that lower the EPA rated range to an estimated 196 miles.

About Tom: Tom Voelk is an award-winning automotive contributor to The New York Times. His podcast was the first to win an Emmy Award (he’s won for photography, editing, producing and reporting).