Lexus cars will "express the evolution of the automobile brought about by electrification," the brand's president Koji Sato said.
The RZ will have an all-wheel-drive system that can switch between front, rear wheel drive or all-wheel-drive to improve cornering and road holding.
The new RZ crossover propels Lexus into the all-electric age as a driver's EV that focuses on responsive driving dynamics as well as everyday utility.
The fifth-generation Lexus RX repackages the top-selling nameplate on a new platform with four new drivetrains that Lexus says will make it as fun as it is practical to drive.
Lexus' new high-tech yoke steer-by-wire system will be optioned in the upcoming RZ all-electric crossover and offered to U.S. drivers.