It is very recent the world preview of the new bZ4X, the first model of the new bZ – beyond Zero – family of battery electric vehicles (BEV), jointly developed by Toyota and Subaru.
bZ4X with front-wheel drive is powered by a high-efficiency 150 kW electric motor.
It produces 204 HP and 265 Nm of torque, permitting a 0-100 km/h acceleration in 8.4 seconds and a maximum speed of 160 km/h. The all-wheel drive model (further details hereunder) has a maximum power of 217.5 HP with 336 Nm of torque; the maximum speed is unchanged whereas the acceleration at 100 km/h is decreased to 7.7 seconds.
It is also the first car manufactured on the new e-TNGA platform, proposed by Toyota for BEV vehicles. Making the battery pack integral part of the frame, under the vehicle floor, you can achieve fundamental advantages: bZ4X is a spacious comfortable SUV, available with a new all-wheel drive system that offers handiness and off-road performances of absolute level, with separate electric motors for each axle.
The battery has been designed to maintain 90% of its original performances after 10 years of service life and, with a completely charged battery, the expected autonomy exceeds 450 km.