Lexus has unveiled its next-generation Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) concept car LF-ZC, set for release in2026, along with the BEV flagship concept model LF-ZL, at the the inaugural Japan Mobility Show 2023.
Made with a prismatic structure, the batteries are engineered to increase range through improved aerodynamic integration and weight reduction, enhancing vehicle efficiency and battery performance.
The new BEV features the new software platform ‘Arene OS’ interface that allows continuous updates of functions, including advanced safety technology and multimedia features.
It also provides route and mode recommendations that align with the driver’s preferences by considering their daily activity patterns and mood.
In a press statement, Lexus writes: “The LF-ZC (Lexus Future Zero-emission Catalyst) concept introduced today is part of the forthcoming next-generation Lexus BEV lineup, due for market launch in 2026. As the name suggests, the model forms the catalyst for new experiences in the electric age, including elevated driving dynamics, uncompromised design, and new exclusive services―the epitome of the Lexus brand promise to craft cars that enrich the lives of discerning customers’.
The Toyota-owned Lexus brand is committed to becoming electric brand by 2035.