European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) Trademark Application Confirmed
According to overseas automobile media, it was reported that “LFR” was registered with the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) as a new trademark application for Lexus.
According to the contents, the “LFR” may be the successor to the Lexus LFA that was sold in the past, and the model is the battery that was exhibited at the “Battery EV Strategy Briefing” held in December 2021. It is said that the EV super sports “Electified Sport Concept” may be applicable.
What is the Electified Sport Concept?
What is the Lexus Electified Sport Concept, which is rumored to be the next LFA? Toyota President Akio Toyoda said, “We will develop a next-generation sports car with a battery EV that inherits the development of the LFA.” It is said to be the sports car of the generation. In the video actually released by Lexus, a scene of running side by side with the white Lexus LFA was also shown.
Already at the “Goodwood Festival of Speed” held in England from June 23rd to 26th this year, the electric sports concept “Electrified Sport Concept” was on display.
What are the specs of the Lexus LFR?
It is not yet confirmed whether the specs will actually be adopted in mass-produced vehicles, but the specs are expected to accelerate from 0-100km/h in the low 2 seconds range and to have a cruising range of 700km or more. .
In addition, according to overseas media, the new model that will succeed the LFA may be equipped with a virtual manual transmission with 3 pedals and a manual shift, which Toyota acquired a patent in February this year.
This time, Lexus has filed a trademark application for “LFR”, but expectations are rising for future reports as to whether it is the successor to LFA.