Kevin Hunter, president of Calty Design Research, said his team was given a blank sheet of paper told to design a car with avant-garde beauty, originality, driving joy and unequaled technology. Toyota boss Akio Toyoda specifically instructed Hunter to make sure the car had the “wow” factor.
But what about the inside technology?
In this video it explains the funtionality of the hybrid system inside this Lexus Concept.
Lexus Hybrid Drive boss Shinichi Abe kicks off a three-part series on the ins and outs of Lexus hybrid technology.
He admits, “Honestly speaking, this is not what we thought at the beginning, but we have adapted in this direction in our evolution process. We need to do something about the energy crisis. We need to meet new demands. Lexus Hybrid Drive can help do that.”