According tomedia reports, Lexus officially released the 2021 Japanese version of the Lexus ES model, the new car mainly in terms of configuration and power system has made major changes, its starting price in Japan is $56,800. As the world’s first mass-produced car with electronic exterior mirrors, the new ES adds a scale display to the in-car display to help the driver determine the distance between the rear car and the vehicle. The move is also intended to further eliminate the blur of distance caused by camera imaging and improve driving safety.
In addition, for the first time, the Japanese model multimedia system supports mainstream connectivity such as SmartDeviceLink, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and sets up a wireless charging system on the central console.
In terms of the most important power, the new ES (which only offers 300h models in the local market) has replaced the original nickel hydride battery with a lithium-ion battery, further improving fuel economy.
Officially, the combined fuel consumption of the new Japanese version of the ES model is only 4.86L, down from 4.48L, under the WLTC cycle.
In addition, the parameters of the adjusted power output have not changed, still 178 horsepower and 202 Nm.
The upgrade is only for the 2021 Japanese version of Lexus ES, do not rule out future imports into the domestic model will also be in the battery and other aspects of the code. However, due to laws and regulations, China still does not allow the products equipped with electronic mirrors to market.