Lexus UX-300e



Introduction

NEW ALL-ELECTRIC UX

Take this new futuristic all-electric Lexus UX 300E to the streets and you’ll soon realise what all the hype is about, this will light up any journey you’re on - nipping around the city in complete comfort. The new UX 300E is Lexus’ first battery-electric vehicle (BEV) and it is the first production model produced under ‘Lexus Electrified.’ 

It has the striking urban looks and signature grille from the Lexus UX compact SUV, and a razor-sharp driving experience unique to Lexus. Offering a high level of comfort, safety and faithful driving, as you would expect - the all new UX 300E has beencreated to evoke the original fun of city driving. With swift linear acceleration and confident cornering, the dynamic performance of the UX 300E makes this one of the sportiest, yet quietest full-battery powered compact SUVs in its segment. This first ever battery-electric Lexus feels every inch the quality product, which has been checked and checked again for perfection.

Safety

The UX 300E has the latest Lexus Safety System +, helping in the prevention of accidents. This features a Pre-Collision System, with day and night pedestrian and cyclist detection, Lane Tracing Assist that helps you stay in lane, an Adaptive High-beam System (AHS) to help drivers see road signs, animals and pedestrians more clearly at night, Road Sign Assist that recognises traffic signs, and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control. The UX 300E Safety System features create a safe driving experience in any environment, reducing driver stresses in everyday urban life.

Design

The new Lexus UX 300E mixes elegance and luxury with a muscular presence and athletic build. Whilst retaining the distinctive urban design and characteristics of its predecessor the UX, with its sculpted character lines and statement bold signature grille.

There’s a choice of 17” or 18” alloy wheels, with an option of innovative aero-ventilating flaps either side of the spokes. The Electric emblems are discreet charging ports on both rear quarter panels, and that signature grille has aero-dynamic shutters programmed to open and close automatically depending on the needs of the battery.

Inside and out the UX 300E is smart, seamlessly connected with attention to detail everywhere. The inside is a spacious, luxury cabin driver focused environment, relaxing, quiet, and uncluttered with everything you need located around you. There’s a finely crafted bespoke auto gear selector, elegant EV specific displays, and in the instrument cluster, you’ll find a driving range indicator and a four-level deceleration guide that have replaced the digital speedometer. With intelligent battery packaging the lithium-ion battery is installed beneath the rear seats and extends under the cabin floor, giving an impressive 367 litres of boot space.

The UX 300E is ready for the streets in a new ever-challenging and ever-changing era, with futuristic design innovation it’s dynamic yet extremely refined. 

Technology

The new Lexus UX 300E has advanced milestones in Electric Vehicle technologies. Using new electrification technologies Lexus have increased design flexibility, enhanced performance, quietness and comfort in the all new Lexus UX 300E.

Equipped with innovative quiet aerodynamics the UX 300E has been engineered to be as quiet as possible, there are shutters in the lower front grille to enhance noise reduction, and inside, with one of the quietest cabins in its class, it benefits from the sound management heritage of Lexus DNA.

The UX 300E has been given a brand-new air-conditioning system using seat heaters to maximise its excellent efficiency. It also has a high end 13-speaker Mark Levinson audio system, with a Touch Pad letting you control the 10.3-inch Lexus Premium Navigation system.

The best bit isthesmartphone integration allowing you to to remotely check battery charge, driving range, find charging stations nearby, and even pre condition the climate controls all before you jump in. This is from a seamless connection by linking it with the Lexus Link connected services app. This technology will also deliver outstanding battery reliability, with the battery also being equipped with a sensitive temperature management system, this app can prevent issues related to over-charging, with a full monitoring system at hand.

Performance

The high-capacity 54.3kWh lithium-ion battery enhances the car’s high performance generating plenty of power and more than enough instantaneous torque.

The UX 300E has been developed for excellent on-road performance, with a new all-electric powertrain featuring a 201bhp electric motor/generator that delivers effortless acceleration and is superbly tailored for agile urban driving. As you would expect from Lexus the acceleration has been engineered to be powerful yet extremely smooth, but also on this new model the driver can control the car’s deceleration in four levels with the paddle shifts on the steering wheel.

The Lexus UX 300E is an engaging drive with optimised control in every driving situation from its well-engineered platform, it provides high-end performance, enjoyable driving feel, quietness, and luxury comfort for faithful driving wherever you may take it. 

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