Car review: Lexus’ first purpose-built electric SUV is a winner

The electric RZ is close to the size of an RX, and estimated to be priced a little higher. PHOTO: LEXUS
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PROVENCE, France – The sport utility vehicle (SUV) is the most popular consumer model type in many parts of the world. It is little wonder that Lexus chose it for its first designed-from-ground-up electric vehicle (EV).

The RZ450e is four years in the making and will hit Singapore in April. It is similar in size to the RX, Lexus’ first SUV, which turns 25 in 2023.

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