Toyota Motor Company has filed a variety of recent logos in Europe and Australia, hinting at a brand new electrical mannequin for its luxurious subsidiary model, Lexus.
The Japanese carmaker has additionally lodged a trademark software for HZ300e with IP Australia below Class 12 (Cars and structural elements thereof).
At this stage it’s unclear what this new electrical Lexus mannequin might appear like. The posh Japanese at present has two all-electric fashions – the UX 300e and the RZ 450e – that are each SUVs and supplied in Australia.
Earlier this yr Lexus trademarked the TZ450e and TZ550e in Europe, which seemingly factors towards a bigger three-row counterpart to the RZ.
Given this, the brand new Lexus HZ might doubtlessly slot beneath the RZ. It might additionally doubtlessly be a passenger automobile as a substitute of a crossover.
Earlier this yr Toyota introduced it’ll launch 10 new electrical automobiles by 2026, by which period it goals to be promoting 1.5 million pure-electric automobiles globally.
Lexus additionally revealed the LF-ZC electrical sedan and LF-ZL electrical crossover ideas at this yr’s Japan Mobility Present in Tokyo. The previous is about for a global launch in 2026.
By 2030, Lexus will cease promoting combustion-powered automobiles in areas resembling North America, Europe and China. From 2035, Lexus will solely promote electrical automobiles globally.