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LEXUS ELECTRIFIED

PERFORMANCE HYBRIDS

As the first Lexus hybrid with a turbo-charged engine, it’s no surprise that Lexus RX 500h Performance Hybrids deliver unmatched electrified power and acceleration with every drive. Designed for those seeking both exhilaration and amazing handling, explore how this new hybrid works below.

LEXUS PERFORMANCE HYBRID BENEFITS

EXPERIENCE AMAZING

HAPPINESS IN MOTION

Efficient. Powerful. Luxurious. The new Lexus RX 500h Performance Hybrid provides an invigorating new electrified experience you’ll continue to crave. It’s been masterfully engineered in Japan and tested to the limit all over the world for extra performance and responsiveness. Discover a new kind of driving pleasure.

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UNMATCHED THRILL

NEW ARCHITECTURE. NEW PERFORMANCE.

Achieving high-end electrified power, the RX 500h Performance Hybrid is the first Lexus turbo-charged hybrid. With an enhanced hybrid drivetrain, the 2.4-litre turbo petrol engine and 6-speed automatic transmission deliver 371 DIN hp or 273 kW to reach 0-100km/h in just 6.2 seconds.

HOW DOES PERFORMANCE HYBRID WORK?

DIRECT4 TECHNOLOGY

ALL-WHEEL DRIVE EXHILARATION

Providing exhilarating power and bespoke dynamic handling thanks to DIRECT4 all-wheel drive, feel the stability at high speeds in your RX 500h Performance Hybrid. An exclusive new Lexus drivetrain technology, DIRECT4 works by seamlessly coordinating torque and braking to all four wheels to optimise posture and performance in line with driving conditions and driver intentions. Sit back and enjoy a more responsive and intuitive drive.
LEXUS DRIVING SIGNATURE

FEEL CLOSER TO YOUR CAR

Adding to the natural driver-vehicle dialogue created by DIRECT4 all-wheel drive are more enhancements. Featuring a new multi-link rear suspension, lighter yet more rigid platform and lower centre of gravity, the RX 500h Performance Hybrid presents drivers with more control, comfort and confidence. This is the best execution yet of our Lexus Driving Signature.

OUR PERFORMANCE HYBRID VEHICLES

WHAT ARE THE COST BENEFITS?

PERFORMANCE HYBRID FAQS

The Lexus Performance Hybrid is a completely new hybrid architecture consisting of a 2.4-litre turbo engine and 6-speed automatic transmission.

Using the same technology as our self-charging hybrid vehicles, the performance hybrid engine uses two power sources - a battery-powered electric motor and petrol-driven combustion engine to provide the best of both worlds in electrified driving.

Yes. With a performance hybrid you can enjoy the same benefits as our other self-charging electrified vehicles that charge as you drive.

Exact comparisons will depends on model selection. With the Lexus RX, the difference is in the power.

 

The 350h’s Lexus Self-Charging Hybrid seamlessly orchestrates power from a 2.5-litre petrol engine and electric motor(s), delivering 250 DIN hp or 184 kW. The result is acceleration from 0 - 100 km/h in 7.9 seconds. The RX 500H Performance Hybrid delivers even greater power and exhilaration, using a new hybrid architecture consisting of a 2.4-litre turbo engine and 6-speed automatic transmission, it delivers 371 DIN hp or 273 kW for an exhilarating 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) in 6.2 seconds.

No. Lexus Self-Charging Hybrid vehicles don’t need plugging in to recharge. The battery will recharge as you drive and use ECB-R: Electronically Controlled Braking-Regeneration when you brake.

MORE LEXUS HYBRID VEHICLES

FOR CONVENIENCE

PLUG-IN HYBRID

Combining a conventional combustion engine with an electric battery, our Plug-in Hybrids fit around your driving style. Head below to delve into how it works and discover our range.

FOR CONTENTMENT

ALL-ELECTRIC

From cost and environmental efficiencies, to a variety of charging options, Lexus EV driving reaps many benefits. Discover them all and see our full all-electric range.