LEXUS
SELF-CHARGING
HYBRID

POWERED TO LEAD

A seamless combination of electric power and fuel means that you get to enjoy the best of both worlds with Lexus Hybrid Drive.

ELECTRIC
+
FUEL

A SMOOTH START

When starting your drive with the electric motor, expect immediate power that is delivered seamlessly, silently, and efficiently.

DUAL POWER SOURCES

As the Lexus hybrid electric vehicle speeds up using the fuel engine, a further boost can be provided by the electric motor whenever more power is desired.

ENERGY OPTIMIZATION

During your drive, the electric motor and fuel engine work in tandem to allocate and optimize power for maximum efficiency.

REGENERATIVE BRAKING

Braking converts kinetic energy into electricity that recharges the battery. No plugs are ever needed to power the battery — you’ll always be charged and ready to go.

ELECTRIC

INSTANT AND EFFICIENT

Experience more torque on demand with the electric motor. With minimal emissions and a self-charging battery, it’s one half of our eco-friendly Lexus Hybrid Drive system.

FUEL

VERSATILE POWER

Using fuel guarantees reliable power, anytime, anywhere.

ELECTRIC
FUEL

CLEANER MEANS GREENER

Our self-charging hybrid systems reduce harmful gas emissions to levels that are significantly lower than many international standards. In fact, at lower speeds in the fully electric EV mode, emissions are eliminated with zero fuel used.

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PLUG-FREE CONVENIENCE

Unlike electric cars or plug-in hybrids, you’ll never have to connect a Lexus hybrid electric vehicle to a power socket or charge overnight — they’re self-charging and always ready to go.

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ENERGY ON-THE-GO

Throughout your journey, your battery is charging. When you’re on the move, slowing down, or braking, our intelligent system constantly recovers energy for later use.

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SMOOTH AND SILENT

Lexus Hybrid Drive also helps fight noise pollution. With the hybrid electric vehicle running exclusively on the electric motor in EV mode, passengers can expect quiet comfort in a refreshingly peaceful drive.

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GOOD FOR THE EARTH, AND YOUR WALLET

With superior fuel efficiency and reduced emissions, you’ll save on fuel costs.

BUILT TO GO
THE DISTANCE

Our self-charging hybrid systems are as reliable as traditional power sources and exceptionally durable. Each Lexus hybrid electric vehicle is hassle-free and does not require any additional servicing costs.

NEXT-GENERATION HYBRID DRIVE

A 4th-generation hybrid system has been adopted for the first time ever on the all-new Lexus ES. Besides being lighter and more compact, it also realizes a high level of thermal efficiency and power when combined with the newly developed 2.5L engine.

PIONEERING HYBRID PERFORMANCE

The LC 500h’s revolutionary Multi-stage Hybrid System represents the future of performance hybrid technology. By combining an automatic transmission with a CVT, it enables seamless gear shifts for a visceral drive unprecedented in a hybrid electric vehicle.

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