Lexus has announced a plan to go full battery-electric in North America, Europe and China by the year 2030, followed by a full global switch to EV by 2035. Lexus also expects to grow sales to 1,000,000 vehicles per year by that time.
As part of this stunning announcement, Toyota president Akio Toyota and Lexus president Koji Sato spent some time in an RZ 450e prototype:
There were also a couple new images of the production model released, showing off the smooth front-end and plenty of detailing at the rear:
(This is a major departure for the Lexus brand, one that will definitely take some time to process. 100% EV by 2030? 1,000,000 sales? Let’s enjoy our first look at the RZ 450e and let the other news marinate for a couple days.)