The fact that the first “green” car of the company will be an SUV, the Japanese said a long time ago. Now we have information, the UX300e will be released on the assembly line by the beginning of 2021. The UX 300e, which was first unveiled at the Guangzhou China Motor Show, will come with an engine that delivers 201 hp. and torque of 201 hp and 300 Nm of torque. Power is provided by a battery with a capacity of 54.3 kW / h, which should provide more than 300 kilometers of power reserve on a single charge.
There is an assumption that the electric modification of the UX crossover is based on the already existing Toyota C-HR electric, which is already sold in the Celestial markets. Its battery will be able to gain 80% of its capacity in just 50 minutes. In addition, Lexus has several driving modes that more clearly control the performance of the electric motor, as well as the ability to select the mode of regenerative braking.
Lexus says the UX 300e, built on the Toyota GA-C platform, was designed with an emphasis on driving performance and is designed to give the driver comfortable control with maximum silence while driving. To achieve maximum balance, engineers worked on the chassis of the crossover, and also equipped it with new shock absorbers.
The company claims that the small crossover will exchange the first hundred in just 7.5 seconds, while the maximum speed will be limited at around 160 km / h. Also, the car has seriously changed the sound insulation in the cabin, which will also positively affect comfort. Integration with a smartphone will allow owners to remotely check the battery charge and remaining power reserve, will also send notifications of completion of charging and will make it possible to remotely start an air conditioning system, to prepare a comfortable atmosphere in the car.