The electrical Lexus RZ is getting into its second mannequin 12 months in the marketplace with a brand new front-wheel-drive mannequin positioned on the backside of the vary. The all-wheel-drive dual-motor variant carries on with a handful of small updates, together with a brand new paint shade on the palette.
Energy for the bottom RZ 300e comes from a single, front-mounted electrical motor that attracts electrical energy from a 72.8-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack. The motor develops 201 horsepower, and Lexus says the 300e can drive for as much as 266 miles on a cost when it is geared up with the usual 18-inch wheels. Patrons who choose a trim stage with 20-inch wheels will see their most driving vary drop to 224 miles.
For context, the carry-over RZ 450e makes use of a pair of electrical motors for through-the-road all-wheel-drive. It is fitted with a 71.4-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack that comes from a distinct provider than the unit fitted to the 300e, and it could drive for as much as 220 miles on a cost with the usual 18-inch wheels or 196 miles with the obtainable 20-inch wheels. The 450e takes 5 seconds to succeed in 60 mph from a cease.
Each RZ no matter drivetrain configuration comes commonplace with a dual-voltage charging cable appropriate with 120- and 240-volt retailers. And, the Cooper Crest shade inaugurated by the RZ crossover for the 2023 mannequin 12 months is obtainable on the RZ for 2024; it is priced at $595.
Pricing for the total 2024 RZ vary, together with a $1,150 vacation spot cost, is as follows:
- RZ 300e Premium with 18-inch wheels: $56,300
- RZ 300e Premium with 20-inch wheels: $57,540
- RZ 300e Luxurious: $62,030
- RZ 450e Premium with 18-inch wheels: $61,000 ($1,350 greater than in 2023)
- RZ 450e Premium with 20-inch wheels: $62,240 ($1,350 greater than in 2023)
- RZ 450e Luxurious: $66,730 ($1,580 greater than in 2023)
The checklist of normal options features a 14-inch touchscreen for the infotainment system, 5 USB-C charging ports, plus wi-fi Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility. Choices embody an illuminated Lexus emblem and a 13-speaker Mark Levinson sound system.
Inbuilt Japan, the 2024 Lexus RZ is on sale now throughout the nation.