Volkswagen is engaged on some upgrades for its mass-market MEB electric-vehicle platform. Lexus gives extra manufacturing particulars for its RZ electrical crossover. And Lincoln reveals us a few of its EV future in an idea automobile. This and extra, right here at Inexperienced Automobile Reviews.
We bought up shut with a Lincoln idea that previews one in all three totally electrical fashions for the model by 2025, with a fourth to comply with in 2026. However with no inside as of but, the Lincoln EV is much off—and it makes us marvel what occurred to all of the EVs from the Ford luxurious model that have been imagined to arrive within the meantime.
Lexus on Wednesday unveiled the model’s first devoted electrical automobile. The 2023 Lexus RZ 450e is because of arrive at U.S. dealerships later this 12 months and can provide about 225 miles of vary with all-wheel drive—though with a extra thrilling driving expertise promised versus the Toyota bZ4X and Subaru Solterra on which it’s based mostly.
And Volkswagen is planning to reinforce the MEB platform, which underpins the ID.4 and upcoming ID.Buzz, with quicker charging, faster acceleration, and extra vary—of as much as 435 miles (by European requirements), and faster acceleration, this platform for tens of millions of reasonably priced EVs will maintain aggressive.