Toyota’s massive EV lineup will feature everything from small hatchbacks, sedans and crossovers to full-size SUVs, pickup SUVs, lifestyle SUVs and even performance electrics.
Toyota has unveiled its future range of electric vehicles, and boy, is it going to be a huge portfolio. Toyota and Lexus will jointly have up to 15 EVs in the future in most segments. And so it’s a huge lineup that will feature everything from small hatchbacks, sedans and crossovers to full-size SUVs, pickup SUVs, lifestyle SUVs, and even performance electric vehicles. Of course, the range will also include the already announced Toyota bZ4x coupe SUV, which is expected to go on sale in 2023.
Good! If you’ve been following the images, you’ve probably guessed by now that these EVs are essentially electric versions of the brand’s existing lineup. For example, electric versions of Toyota FJ Cruiser, Toyota Tundra and even Toyota RAV4 are quite predictable. As for the Toyota bZ4x, the Japanese brand says it has “a nice shape and a design that makes you jump inside and take the car out for a spin. It gives us the impression of an all-electric C-HR inside. future.”
The red compact car is an urban crossover with an interior designed specifically for the European and Japanese markets. With the exception of the bZ4x, the cabins of these models have yet to be revealed and there is no confirmation of their launch schedule either. Then we can see the bZ large SUV and by its size it can easily accommodate three rows. It will be placed above the bZ4X and will be the fifth model in the company’s new line of EVs.
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Then there’s the Lexus RZ which will essentially be a premium alternative to the Toyota bZ4X. And finally, there’s a sports car. It’s a low-slung coupe with a dramatically sloping roofline and two seats. Toyota says that it is being developed with a solid-state battery and that it aims to hit 100 km/h in under 2 seconds along with the ability to offer a range of 700 km, courtesy a “secret sauce”. ” was designed during the development of the already iconic LFA. . And finally, the Toyota Tundra-based pickup truck along with the FJ Cruiser-based lifestyle SUV also appeared on stage. The company also introduced the SU EV, Crossover EV and a two-seat electric sports car with a removable canvas roof.
Finally, there are also two small EVs – the Mid-Box and the Micro-Box, which serve as zero-emissions delivery vehicles for city use. Now, this massive EV lineup is essentially a step in the direction of Toyota’s goal of achieving annual global sales of 3.5 million battery-powered EVs. And to achieve that, the dynamic duo will introduce 30 electric vehicle models by the end of this decade with an investment of $35 billion. Lexus will go all-electric in Europe, the United States and China by 2030, when it is aiming to reach one million EV sales per year. By 2035, Lexus will become an all-electric brand, and both companies will achieve carbon neutrality at their plants.
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